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Fairfield Firefighters Come To Aid Of Injured Hiker At Lake Mohegan

Fairfield firefighter Jeff DeNitto operates the Gator 1 off-road vehicle to help an injured hiker Friday at Lake Mohegan.
Fairfield firefighter Jeff DeNitto operates the Gator 1 off-road vehicle to help an injured hiker Friday at Lake Mohegan. Photo Credit: Fairfield Fire Department

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Fairfield firefighters, using their off-road specialty vehicle dubbed Gator 1, came to the rescue of an injured hiker Friday afternoon at Lake Mohegan, according to a Facebook post. The hiker's accident occurred near the dog beach on the east side of Lake Mohegan.

Firefighter Jeff DeNitto operated the Gator 1 at the incident at Lake Mohegan. He was assisted by Firefighter Will Malkin.

Fairfield Police and AMR also assisted in the rescue effort.

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