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Shelton Firefighters Knock Down Tractor-Trailer Blaze On Route 8

Firefighters from Echo Hose Hook & Ladder knocked down a truck fire early Saturday on Route 8.
Firefighters from Echo Hose Hook & Ladder knocked down a truck fire early Saturday on Route 8. Photo Credit: Echo Hose Hook & Ladder Co. 1, Facebook

SHELTON, Conn. — Companies 1 & 3 from Echo Hose Hook & Ladder Co. 1 in Shelton extinguished a burning tractor-trailer on Route 8 early Saturday morning in the snow, according to a Facebook post.

Units responded at about 5:15 a.m. to Route 8 southbound at Exit 13 to find a working truck fire, the post said.

The crew made a quick knockdown before the fire could reach the trailer, firefighters said.

Engine 32 and Engine 35 provided additional water and scene protection.

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