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Norwalk FD Swears-In New Lieutenant
Norwalk, CT - The Norwalk FD held a brief swearing in ceremony Tuesday afternoon, May 16th, during the monthly Board of Fire Commissioners meeting. Lieutenant Adam Sussman was formally sworn in by Mayor Harry Rilling and Fire Commissioners Oscar Destruge and Curtis Langley. Lt. Sussman was promoted from Firefighter on March 8, 2017. Lt. Sussman is a 44-year-old graduate of Staples High School in Westport and has a Bachelor's Degree in Communications from the University of Delaware. He was hired in September 2008. His wife Stacey, and children Hannah and Milo, were in attendance to pin his Lieutenant's badge on.
Motorcyclist Strikes Deer in Franklin
Franklin, CT - Just prior to 9:00 P.M. on Thursday, June 8th, the Franklin Fire Department was dispatched to the area of Norwich Orthopedic Group, located at 82 New Park Avenue, for a motorcyclist that struck a deer. FM-125 arrived with the Connecticut State Police and found a male operator standing in the roadway with minor injuries. Franklin's Rescue provided scene support while a crew from Bozrah's Ambulance tended to the patient. Ambulance-526 transported the single rider to Backus Hospital and all units cleared the scene.