Lorenz Parkway Recycling Plant Fire - Ledyard

On December 15, 2016 Ledyard and Gales Ferry Departments were dispatched for papers on fire inside the building.  Upon arrival, units found smoke issuing from the building.  Working Fire was transmitted.  Numerous area departments were assigned due to the volume of debris and the amount of overhaul needed combined with temperatures in the teens.  Units operated for over 12 hours.

More photos of this incident can be found www.bryanquilterphotography.smugmug.com

Gales Ferry Fire - Browns Crossing 12.1.16

a few pictures from last nights fire in Gales Ferry on Browns Crossing Rd. A small cottage set back over a wooden bridge. On arrival units found a fully involved Cottage with a brush fire running the embankment. Due to the wooden bridge numerous lengths of 3" was stretched using a gated wye and 2 1 3/4 hand lines closer to the building. Gales Ferry, Ledyard, Ledyard Ambulance, Ledyard PD Subase, Mohegan Tribe Fast responded to the scene. Great work by all companies


I just wanted to post a link to the Channel 3 video of the Haz-Mat in GFFC. A couple of my photos were used in the video.

New Edition

I want to thank everyone for checking in to see if the site has been updated. I have been a little busy and just haven't had the time to put towards the blog.
I have also been working on another web page to display large amounts of photos as well as photos I have taken along the way. Non fire department related photos. I hope you enjoy this new page. I will continue to post FD related photos on the blog with a few photos of each incident. When I have numerous photos I will attach the link. You can also reach the link by using the side bar at any time.
Thank you again for your patience and please keep sending in your photos for everyone to see.


A few pics from the GFFC Haz-Mat involving an antique fire extinguisher. More to come

Ayden James Quilter

I would like to introduce everyone to my son, Ayden James.
He was born on March 17th

2 MVA's - Montville

This was the first accident that lead to the second one.
395 southbound at Raymond Hill Rd underpass 1 car rollover minor injury transported to L&M BLS. Units responding M-17, M-100, and M-200

2nd wreck from 395. these are just 2 of the cars involved. 395 southbound just north of previous rollover. total PT's was 9. 1 Person removed from middle row and rear of Expedition using the tool. Multiple M/A. Units on scene were M17, M-100, M-27, M-200, M-300, M-400. MTFD Engine 1, ALS Ambulance, Medic 55. Waterford Ambulances W-200, W-500. And One ALS ambulance from American Ambulance.

On November 21st PBFD responded to Stop N Shop for a reported trailer fire possibly attached to the building. On arrival found just that. It was reported that the trailer was filled with batteries. The fire was quickly contained but a lengthy smoke evacuation continued.
PBFD, SBFD, MFD, Canteen responded
Thanks to George D for the pics


On November 19th PBFD responded to a report of a plane no longer on radar. The plane was found in Bluff Point. Minor injuries were reported


Some pics of a rough landing on Nov 11th at the Groton Airport.