October 7, 2018

BANTAM — First responders from several local towns are handling an emergency at Cozy Hills Campground.

A dispatcher with Litchfield County Dispatch said pepper spray was diffused at the campground, but she did not know how many people were affected.

Bantam Fire Company said on Facebook there is a possible “mass casualty hazardous materials” incident at the campground. But the company did not go into further details and could not be reached for comment.

A dispatcher with State Police Troop L said troopers were responding to a medical call at the campground, but did not have additional information.

A woman who answered the phone at the campground directed questions to State Police.

Bantam Fire Company said several of its ambulances, as well as Litchfield Fire Rescue 5 and Washington EMS were on scene. Harwington EMS is covering the town.

Litchfield Fire Department and Washington EMS could not be immediately reached for comment.

The campground is on Bantam Road and offers spots for people to pitch a tent, park a trailer or rent an RV or log cabin.

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