Firefighters Put Out Blaze in Bald Hill Road Garage After Midnight Friday

Firefighters after midnight Friday put out a blaze that started in a garage in the northeastern corner of town, officials said. At about 12:13 a.m. on Aug. 3, the New Canaan Fire Department received a report of smoke at 140 Bald Hill Road, according to Fire Marshal Fred Baker. Arriving units found that a refrigerator in the garage had caught fire, according to Baker. It quickly was extinguished, limiting damage to the garage and its contents, he said.

Single-Car Crash into Utility Pole Closes Part of Silvermine Road Sunday

Police closed Silvermine Road between Little Brook Road and Carter Street late Sunday morning after a car crash. Emergency responders at about 10:56 a.m. responded to a single-car crash into a utility pole near 187 Silvermine Road, on the east side of the road. Eversource crews were on scene, and New Canaan Fire Department and EMTs also responded. No one was transported to a hospital. The vehicle had been traveling southbound, fire officials say.

NCFD Crews Extinguish Fire in Oenoke Ridge Road Home 

Firefighters on Tuesday evening extinguished a small fire caused by a recessed light fixture pushed into the ceiling of an Oenoke Ridge Road home undergoing renovations, officials said. No one was injured in the fire at 712 Oenoke Ridge Road, where the New Canaan Fire Department was dispatched at about 6:28 p.m., according to Fire Marshal Fred Baker. Workers at the home, currently unoccupied, said they “had a smoke condition” there, Baker said in a press release. “Crews were able to pinpoint a small fire in the ceiling above the dining room that was quickly extinguished with portable water extinguishers,” he said. The light fixture had been pushed up into the ceiling to allow for painting and “became energized,” Baker said.

Did You Hear … ?

The owner of a commercial property in downtown New Canaan on Wednesday filed a lawsuit seeking $10,200 in back rent from a former tenant. According to the complaint, the plaintiff—ANCAR Inc., a company whose managing partners are Knapp Lane residents, according to Connecticut Secretary of the State records—is seeking two months’ rent due in March and April for a tenant at 149 Cherry St. at $4,600 per month and $1,000 owed for short payments amassed over the prior 10 months. The defendant is Devonshire Holdings LLC, owned by a Greenwich resident, state records show. ***

The New Canaan Fire Department had a very big turnout at the Katonah Fire Parade, as did the Mount Kisco Pipers.

Police: Untimely Death on South Bald Hill Road

An individual found pinned beneath a vehicle and non-responsive at a South Bald Hill Road home around midday Tuesday has died, police confirmed. At about 11:58 a.m. on March 27, officials with the New Canaan Police, New Canaan Volunteer  Ambulance Corps and New Canaan Fire Department were dispatched to the northeastern New Canaan residence, according to a press bulletin issued by Police Lt. Jason Ferraro, the department’s public information officer. There, they found the victim underneath the vehicle and determined him or her to be deceased, Ferraro said. It wasn’t immediately clear how long the victim had been there, he said. An investigation is ongoing, Ferraro said, and no further information will be release regarding the identity of the deceased, pending notification of family members.