All posts tagged "hamden fire department"

  • Fire on York Hill campus causes power outage

    Hamden Fire Department received a call at 12:29 p.m. on Thursday, April 5 with the report of a structure fire. The fire department arrived to the scene at 12:34 p.m. to assess the situation. “It (the call)...

    • Posted April 10, 2018
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  • BREAKING: CAS evacuated after reported fire

    The College of Arts and Sciences was evacuated this morning after a reported fire in the basement of CAS1. Some students and teachers who were in the building reported seeing smoke coming from the basement. The Hamden...

    • Posted December 5, 2014
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  • Flames engulf Aspen Glen building

    A fire broke out at Building Three in the Aspen Glen Apartments Monday night, sending three people to the hospital for precautionary purposes, according to Hamden Fire Chief David Berardesca. The Hamden Fire Department do not know...

    • Posted February 25, 2014
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  • Student survives 30-foot fall

    Courtney Barry’s typical hike on the Sleeping Giant mountain ended wretchedly after she fell nearly 30 feet, landing on rocks during her mid day hike on Nov. 16. The senior was free-climbing the part of the mountain...

    • Posted December 3, 2013
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  • Student rescued from well

    A student fell into a dry well on 3230 Whitney Ave. last night, according to Fire Chief David Berardesca. The Hamden Fire Department rescued the student within a half hour, and the student did not suffer any...

    • Posted November 1, 2013
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  • Cause of Sleeping Giant fire unknown

    Saturday afternoon’s brush fire on Sleeping Giant State Park destroyed five-and-a-half acres of land near the blue trail, also known as the “chin,” according to Hamden Fire Department. Nobody was injured and the fire was contained by...

    • Posted October 29, 2013
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  • Fire extinguisher discharged in Ledges

    At approximately 12:50 a.m. today, a student pulled the pin on a fire extinguisher in the second floor of Ledges residence hall, releasing a white haze and activating the building’s smoke detectors, according to Chief of Public...

    • Posted September 6, 2013
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  • Fire codes in York Hill residence halls

    It is perhaps a college student’s greatest inconvenience when the slightest bit of smoke sets off fire alarms in a residence hall, sending half-asleep students out into the cold, dark night in their pajamas because that guy...

    • Posted March 27, 2013
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  • York Hill puts out

    When a fire starts, it spreads to anything and everything. It doesn’t distinguish between books, clothes or furniture. Fire devours everything in its path until all that’s left is destruction. That is what Saturday’s York Hill Puts...

    • Posted March 26, 2012
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