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Redding Police are investigating how a car ended up in a pond at Putnam Park and what happened to the occupants.  West Redding Volunteer Fire Department and Redding Fire and EMS responded to the park last night.  They found the car in the water with the help of Newtown underwater search and rescue.  There was nobody in the car nor the pond.  The vehicle's driver was later accounted-for at home.

(Photo: West Redding Volunteer Fire Department)

It was a busy Sunday for Brookfield Fire crews.  There was a single car rollover with entrapment at North Mountain Road and Laurel Hill Road shortly after 1pm. Police on scene reported minor injuries, however the doors to the vehicle would not open. Crews were able to gain access to the passenger compartment.  The patient was transported to Danbury Hospital for evaluation. Around 6pm, Firefighters responded to a report of a vehicle hitting a  building on Federal Road near Elbow Hill Road. The patient was out of the car when they arrived, and transported to the hospital for evaluation.  No immediate word on damage to the Winsupply building.

Two rollover accidents in Southbury from Saturday are under investigation.  Around 6pm Saturday,  Southbury Fire was dispatched to I-84 eastbound between exits 15 and 16.  The car was on  its roof in the median. There were no serious injuries and the occupants were able to extricate themselves. As crews were clearing the scene, Fire was again dispatched to a two car crash, at 690 Main Street South.  Southbury Police say one vehicle rolled over in front of the Movie Theatre.  There were no serious injuries and the occupants were able to extricate themselves.

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