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48th Annual Collinsville Volunteer Fire Dept. Jamboree Starts Next Wednesday

May 6, 2014 Fire No Comments

IMG_3691-EditjamboreeIt’s one of those time-honored Canton traditions and next week, the Collinsville Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. presents its 48th annual  Jamboree. The carnival features rides, games of chance, food, a beer and wine garden, fireworks, a firefighter’s parade and more.

“Each year we strive to make the Jamboree better for all of our guests – from something as complex, as a more spectacular fireworks display to something more basic, more port-a lets,” said Thomas J. Gotaski, of the Collinsville Volunteer Fire Department Inc.

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Canton Volunteer Fire and EMS Department Responds to Shoppes Tuesday Night

May 6, 2014 Fire No Comments

DSC_0402Dish n’ Dat in the Shoppes at Farmington Valley was evacuated for a short time Tuesday night after the town of Canton Volunteer Fire and EMS Department responded to a report of a smoke odor near the restaurant’s sprinkler room.

A visible haze could be seen in the bar area when firefighters arrived, said Deputy Fire Chief Craig Robbins. Firefighters determined there was a bad breaker in a fuse panel at the restaurant, disabled it and notified building management.

Patrons and workers were allowed to return to the restaurant shortly after 9:30 p.m.

Canton police and an engine crew from Avon also responded to the incident.

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