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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
Berlin, CT Truck 9- 2017 Pierce Impel RMA
Bolton, CT Tanker 234- 2017 Kenworth T800/US Tanker 1500/3064
Branford, CT Engine 1- 2017 Pierce pumper
Colebrook Center, CT Engine 1- 2017 Kenworth T370/Toyne 1250/1000
Crystal Lake (Ellington, CT) Tanker 142- 2017 Freightliner M-112/G Guys 1250/3000
Durham, CT Engine 4- 2017 Spartan/4 Guys
East Haddam, CT Tanker 2-15- 2016 Peterbilt 348/4 Guys 500/2000
East Hartford, CT Engine 1- 2017 Seagrave Marauder II 1250/500/20F
East Hartford, CT Ladder 2- 2017 Seagrave Marauder II 100' RMA
East Hartford, CT Rescue 1- 2017 Seagrave Marauder II heavy rescue
East Thompson (Thompson, Conn)- 1996 Freightliner/4Guys 3000/1000 (ex West Annapolis, MD)
Eastford, CT Engine Tank 171- 2016 Spartan ERV 1500/1000
Goshen, CT Ambulance 8- 2017 Ford E/ ambulance
Hartford, CT Engine 1- 2016 Sutphen Shield 1500/500
Kensington Fire CO (Berlin, CT) Engine 2- 2017 Pierce Impel pumper
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)
Northville (New Milford, CT) Engine 4- 2017 Spartan/Marion
Quinebaug Fire Co (Thompson, CT)- 2008 American LaFrance Eagle 75' quint (purch used 2017)
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
Sharon, CT Engine 5- 2017 E-One Typhoon 1500/1000
Stafford, CT Squad 145- 2017 Spartan MetroStar/4 Guys 1500/1000
Stratford, CT Engine 1- 2016 HME/Ahrens Fox 1500/1000/30F
U.S. Navy Groton, CT N 62- 2017 Pierce Saber 1250/750/F
West Stafford, CT Tanker 144- 2017 Kenworth T-800/4 Guys 1250/3000
Windsor Locks, CT Engine 3- 2016 Seagrave Marauder II
Woodbridge, CT Engine 7- 2017 Rosenbauer pumper/tanker




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.

Branford, Connecticut Fire Department- reveals designs for new firehouse for Engine 9. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

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

Bridgeport, Connecticut Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grand in the amount of $219,091 for an Air Compressor / Refill System and Wellness & Fitness Activities.

Burrillville Fire Co (Torrington, CT)- has ceased responding to emergencies citing a lack of volunteers as a primary reason. The department will begin dissolving on March 31. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Burrillville Fire Department (Torrington, Conn)- BFD closes it's doors permanently. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Connecticut- new Fairfield regional fire school christened. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Connecticut Firefighting Academy- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $361,355 for Air Compressor / Air Refill Station and Training Props.

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

East Haven, Connecticut Fire Department- Fire Chief Douglas Jackson has retired after 30+ years of service. Matthew Marcarelli has been named as the new Fire Chief. He had been serving as Acting Fire Chief in New Haven.

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.

Fairfield, Connecticut Fire Department- promotions and new firefighter hired. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

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.

New Haven, Connecticut Fire Department- 35 promoted to officer ranks. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

North Canton, Connecticut Fire Association- Seeks to donate the fire station to the town. To date, the firefighters are municipal but the station is still owned by the Association. The station still has a mortgage on it and the town would have to assume payments for the debt still outstanding. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

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

Norwalk, Connecticut Fire Department- Fire Chief Larry Reilly will retire this June after 42 years of service.

Norwalk, Connecticut Fire Department has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $43,619 for 4 – Thermal Imaging Cameras.

Ridgefield, Connecticut Fire Department- has named Acting Fire Chief Jerry Myers as the new permanent fire chief.

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.

West Hartford, Connecticut Fire Department has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $551,194 for Firefighter Breathing Apparatus, an Air Refill – Compressor System and Training.

Westfield Fire Dist (Middletown, Conn)- Firefighter Scott Kotowski was sworn in as the new Deputy Fire Marshal.

Westfield, Connecticut Fire Department has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $191,800 for 26 - Firefighter Breathing Apparatus and an Air Compressor / Refill System.

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.

Westport, Connecticut Fire Department- promotes 13 firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

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

Wilton, Connecticut Fire Department- Ricky Petrizzi was appointed to the position of Apparatus Supervisor (mechanic).

Wilton, Connecticut Fire Department- moves forward with Station 2 renovations. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.




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