1ST Responder Newspaper - NE
GREG RAMSDELL GREG RAMSDELL
Firefighters respond to vehicle fire
On May 10th, Swanton firefighters responded at approximately 3:25 p.m. for a vehicle fire on Bushey Road. Firefighters knocked the fire down quickly. There were no reported injuries. The cause is under investigation.
Car goes into twenty foot ditch, firefighters free driver in three feet of water
Swanton, VT. On April 22nd at approximately 5:31 p.m., Missisquoi Valley Rescue (MVR) Swanton Fire Department, and the Swanton Police Department responded to First Street in Swanton Village for a car almost on itâ€™s side in an approximately twenty foot ditch.The car was traveling west bound on First Street, when the elderly female operator went off the road and into the ditch. Firefighters had to stabilize the car in about three feet of water before freeing the woman from the car. The woman was transported by MVR to a local hospital for evaluation. The accident is under investigation by SPD.