Firefighters respond to 100 calls during storm
In the past 24 hours the Milford Fire Dept responded to more than 100 calls as follows:
130 wires down
7 transformer fires
9 fire alarms
30 trees into houses
13 water rescues
5 bldg fires
7 odors of gas
On Snug Harbor there was a tree into a building, which ripped off a gas meter and caused and active gas leak.
There was a fire in the walls at 100 Trumbull Avenue.
Three adjacent homes on Rosebrook Road caught fire due to energized down power lines. There was extensive damage as trees continued to fall around crews as they were working to control spread of flames.
Today crews have been assessing structural damage on the shores in the hardest hit areas and searching and clearing as they go.