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Truck Strikes Gas Pump in Bozrah

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.

At 12:32 pm on Saturday, 7/23/2022 the Bozrah & East Great Plain Fire Departments were dispatched to 419 Salem Turnpike, the Bestway Gas Station for a pick up truck that struck a gas pump with the pump on fire. The Bozrah Fire Marshal arrived at 12:38 reporting a gas pump tipped over with a small fire after being hit.

Engine 52 arrived at 12:43 and used an extinguisher to put the fire out. Crews taped off the area with caution tape and held the scene. The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection responded to the scene and there were no injuries. Bozrah’s apparatus responded to a simultaneous incident that happened at the Odetah Camping Resort.

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RYAN FLAHERTYCorrespondent

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