Wilton road closures


Wilton police report the following road closures: Warnecke Road 48 New Canaan Road Dudley Road 105 Skunk Lane Scribner Hill Road Belden Hill road 21 Grumman Avenue The following roads have trees or wires down but are passable: 48 Belden Hill Road Wolfpit Lane Dudley Road 73 Wolfpit Road Danbury Road 62 Cedar Road Forge Road Eversource reports 2,282 power … read more

Drum Hill house fire caused by oily rags

Fire officials  investigating the cause of a fire Feb. 22 that struck an unoccupied house under construction at 165 Drum Hill Road determined the fire was not set, and began with a self-combusting pile of linseed oil-soaked rags.. The renovation work on the 1700s period historic home was being done illegally, with no permits from the building department, said Fire … read more

Georgetown apartment ‘completely gutted’ by fire


“Flames were blowing out of five windows when we pulled onto the scene,” Georgetown Volunteer Fire Chief Michael Heibeck recalled when describing Saturday’s fire in Georgetown. The fire was reported around 10 a.m. in a six-unit apartment building at 56 Portland Avenue. The apartment where the fire originated was completely gutted, Heibeck said. “It will need work before anyone goes … read more

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