Easton Police Officer Rescues Man and Dog from Keller Pond

Easton Police Officer Anthony Telesco was on routine patrol at the Helen Keller Middle School on the evening of Dec. 18 at 6:04 p.m. when he was flagged down by a man who reported his dog had fallen through the ice on Keller Pond. Telesco called the Easton Fire Department, requesting Continue reading “Easton Police Officer Rescues Man and Dog from Keller Pond”

Best Advice for Today’s Snowstorm: Stay Home

Easton first responders are urging residents to stay safe by staying home during today’s snowstorm that’s forecast to continue into Thursday.

Winter storm warnings from the National Weather Service are now in effect for the entire region from 2 p.m. this afternoon through 1 p.m. Continue reading “Best Advice for Today’s Snowstorm: Stay Home”

Easton Fire Department Unveils New Fire Engine

The Easton Fire Department unveiled its new fire pumper truck on Friday.

First Selectman David Bindelglass and Controller Christine Calvert joined Fire Chief Steven Waugh for a spin around town in the new Spartan Metro Star pumper truck.

“This fire truck has the newest technology Continue reading “Easton Fire Department Unveils New Fire Engine”

Decision to Hold Annual Fireman’s Carnival Will Be Made This Week

Fire Chief Steve Waugh said the decision about whether to hold the annual Fireman’s Carnival is still pending and will be made this week.

He and the town’s emergency response leaders are taking into consideration social distancing regulations in effect to stop the spread of the Continue reading “Decision to Hold Annual Fireman’s Carnival Will Be Made This Week”

Attic Fire Put Out Before Storm Rolls In

Easton firefighters responded to a call about an attic fire on Pheasant Lane this afternoon at 2:30. The homeowner alerted the fire department and evacuated the house. There were no injuries.

“We arrived on scene and saw smoke showing from the roof line,” Fire Chief Steve Waugh Continue reading “Attic Fire Put Out Before Storm Rolls In”

Fire Destroys Easton Home, Displaces Family

No One Injured In Early Morning Blaze

In what looked like a scene from a roaring inferno, Easton firefighters and first responders answered a call about a structure fire at about 2:45 this morning at 330 Rockhouse Road. 

The family, a mother and her adult son, escaped unharmed, Continue reading “Fire Destroys Easton Home, Displaces Family”

UPDATED: Easton Plans for Coronavirus Outbreak

Police Captain Richard Doyle, who also serves as emergency operations director for Easton’s first responders, offered advice and reassurance to local residents. The police department is in ongoing contact with the Easton Fire Department and Easton Volunteer Emergency Medical Service, Continue reading “UPDATED: Easton Plans for Coronavirus Outbreak”