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2017 CONNECTICUT APPARATUS DELIVERIES

Avon, CT Engine 7- 2016 HME/Gowans-Knight 1500/750/30F
Bantam Fire Co (Litchfield, CT) Tanker 33- 2016 Freightliner 114SD/US Tanker 1500/2500
Colebrook Center, CT Engine 1- 2017 Kenworth T370/Toyne 1250/1000
East Thompson (Thompson, Conn)- 1996 Freightliner/4Guys 3000/1000 (ex West Annapolis, MD)
Eastford, CT Engine Tank 171- 2016 Spartan ERV 1500/1000
Hartford, CT Engine 1- 2016 Sutphen Shield 1500/500
Lisbon, CT- 1999 Sutphen 1500/300/75' mid-mount tower (ex Pomfret)
Milford, CT Medic 2- 2016 Ford F-550/Life Line ambulance
Mortlake Fire Co (Brooklyn, CT) Rescue 590- 2016 GMC/? ambulance
Newington, CT Rescue 1- 2016 Pierce Velocity heavy rescue
North Coventry, CT Truck 111- 2001 Pierce 1500/300/105' RMA (ex Rocky Hill)
Rocky Hill, CT Engine 3- 2016 Sutphen 75' quint
Rocky Hill, CT Truck 1- 2016 Sutphen 100' MMA quint
Rocky Hill, CT Truck 2- 2016 Sutphen 1500/500/95' MM Tower
Sandy Hook Fire Co (Newtown, CT) Rescue 444- 2016 Spartan Gladiator/Rescue 1 heavy rescue
Stratford, CT Engine 1- 2016 HME/Ahrens Fox 1500/1000/30F




2017 CONNECTICUT NEWS

Ansonia, Connecticut Fire Department- Fire Marshal Ralph "Ray" Tingley retired from the department on January 13th.

Ansonia, Connecticut Fire Department- has sworn in Edward Adamowski as Fire Chief.

Bridgeport, Connecticut Fire Department- Provisional Fire Chief Richard Thode has been appointed as permanent Chief.

Derby, Connecticut Fire Department- has sworn in Michael W. Goodman as Fire Chief for a 2 year term.

Ellington, Connecticut Fire Dept- selectmen cut funds for new fire truck out of budget. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Fairfield, Connecticut Fire Department- Assistant Chief Christopher Tracy has retired after 26 years of service.

Guilford, Connecticut Fire Department- new fireboat drydocked after electrical fire. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Guilford, Connecticut Fire Department- has named Michael Shove as Assistant Chief of Operations.

Manchester, Connecticut Fire Department- Battalion Chief Dan Huppe has retired after 34 years of service.

Naugatuck, Connecticut Fire Department- has promoted Paul Russell to the rank of Deputy Fire Chief.

New Haven, Connecticut Fire Department- Battalion Chief Thomas Quinn retired after 31 years of service.

Norwalk, Connecticut Fire Department- swears in new firefighters including first female. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Southington, Connecticut Fire Department- Fire Chief Harold "Buddy" Clark has announced he will retire in February after nearly 40 years of service.

Southington, Connecticut Fire Department- has named Eric Heath as Acting Fire Chief.

University of Connecticut Farmington Health Center Fire Department- will cease operation on June 1, 2017. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Westport, Connecticut Fire Department- Fire Chief Andrew Kingsbury will retire March on 1st and will be succeeded by Assistant Chief Robert Yost. Deputy Chief Robert Kepchar is also scheduled to retire on May 31.

Westport, Connecticut- town meeting approves funds for new combined fire/police dispatch. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Wilton, Connecticut Fire Department- Deputy Chief named Emergency Manager of the Year. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.




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