Call History
No Injuries After Truck Goes Through House 
Sat. Feb 1st 2020

Sandy Hook VFR was dispatched to 76 Church Hill Road at 00:22 Saturday after a caller contacted dispatch to report she thought her home was collapsing.

A second call to dispatch reported a pick-up truck had driven through the northwest corner of the home. Two people who had been inside the home were able to leave the building without injury.

A 20-year-old male had been traveling west on Church Hill Road, operating a Ford F-350, when he lost control of the vehicle and struck the home. The truck continued through the northwest corner of the dwelling, and then struck and destroyed a stone wall before stopping.

Both parties were out of the vehicle upon arrival of SHVFR Chief Halstead, who assumed command of the scene.

Chief Halstead reported heavy damage and open walls in the front of the house. He asked for a representative of the Town’s building department to be contacted immediately.

Quint 440 responded with three, as did Rescue 444.

Engine 442 and a crew assembled, and stood by.

An ambulance was not dispatched to the scene, but later went to the PD to check one of the people who had been in the vehicle at the time of the collision. Neither were transported. 

The Red Cross was contacted to assist the two people living in the home. One person (the original caller) was home at the time of the accident, and was able to make arrangements to stay elsewhere before firefighters left the scene, however. 

JP Maguire was also contacted, and began boarding up the house.

Sandy Hook returned to service at 01:51.

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