North Haven FD: Person suffers severe electrical burns in accident at Ulbrich Shaped Wire

North Haven FD: Person suffers severe electrical burns in accident at Ulbrich Shaped Wire



NORTH HAVEN — An electrician hospitalized after suffering severe electrical burns in an accident at Ulbrich Shaped Wire Wednesday is in stable condition, according to fire officials.

Firefighters responded to 55 Defco Park Road about 9:45 a.m. for an accident inside the building. The injured electrician was taken to the Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital and was listed in stable condition, Fire Chief Paul Januszewski said.

The building’s power was shut off to mitigate hazards after the accident, Januszewski said. 

The fire department, town building department, United Illuminating Company, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating, Januszewski said. 

– Record-Journal staff 


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