Tag Archive for Colchester Rescue

Excavator ruptures propane tank


Marble Island Road was closed Tuesday after an excavator in Colchester ruptured a 1,000-pound propane tank. A Colchester Police Department press release said CPD and Colchester Rescue assisted crews from Malletts Bay Fire, Colchester Center Volunteer Fire Company, Winooski Fire and Burlington Fire Department. Residents in the immediate area were evacuated, and fire crews were…

Vehicle catches fire on I-89


Police say a car caught fire on Monday afternoon while traveling southbound on Interstate-89 in Colchester. Vermont State Police troopers responded to the scene and found the 1999 Toyota Camry fully engulfed in fire, according to a press release. The operator, 31-year-old Lemi B. Joyner of Northfield, was able to exit the vehicle. Troopers say…

Open house introduces community to rescue crew


Colchester kids and parents alike channeled their inner child as they climbed into fire trucks and ambulances at Colchester Rescue’s open house last Wednesday, May 24. The annual event, held during national Emergency Medical Services Week, is an opportunity for community members and personnel to meet in a low stress environment, allowing families to put…