Suffield Police Department
** Press Release **
For Immediate Release February 13, 2017
Subject: Suffield Public Safety services and Highway Dept appreciate responsiveness of Town residents to remain off the roadways.
As of 8:00 AM of Monday February 13th, the roadways have been cleared and life is returning to normal after a day of snow and sleet which had begun in the community around 10:00 AM the day before.
The Suffield Police, Fire Department, Suffield Volunteer Ambulance, and Highway Department want to thank all for their cooperation during this storm. Very little vehicle traffic was on our roadways enabling the Highway Department to work diligently through the storm to remove snow for our roadways. Additionally, the Police Department was happy to find no vehicles parked on the streets thus freeing police to respond to other emergencies as they occurred.
From Sunday morning to Monday morning, the storm related incidents included two (2) motor vehicle accidents, one (1) car fire, two (2) emergency medical call for service, and one (1) motorist assist.
As we proceed through the remainder of the winter months, the Town of Suffield Emergency Management encourages residents to review the following winter weather tips:
http://www.ct.gov/dss/cwp/view.asp?A=2353&Q=312698 (provided by CT Department of Social Services)
http://www.ct.gov/demhs/cwp/view.asp?a=1933&q=537556 (provided by CT Emergency Management)
Please follow the Suffield Police Department Facebook page for continued storm related and police activity updates. The Suffield Police Department may also be contacted at (860) 668-3870.