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2018 CONNECTICUT APPARATUS DELIVERIES

Bridgeport, CT Engine 6- 2018 Pierce Enforcer 1250/750/30F
Carver, MA Squad 1- 2017 Ford F-350/BFX Fire Apparatus 4x4 125/200
Danielson (Killingly, CT) Twr 1- 2017 Pierce Velocity 2000/300/100' Twr
East Hampton Ambulance, CT 10-12-4B- 2017 Ford F/Life Line ambulance
East Haven, CT Engine 1- 2018 Spartan/Marion 1500/750
Greenwich, CT Squad 4- 2018 Ford F-550/Firematic BRAT
Lyme, CT Engine 2- 2018 International/4 Guys ?/?
Mashantucket Pequot, CT Engine 1- 2017 Sutphen 1500/1000
Milford, CT Medic 1- 2018 Ford F-550/Horton ambulance
New Canaan, CT Engine 7- 2018 Spartan/Marion 1500/750
North Madison, CT Engine 10-55- 2018 Pierce Arrow XT 2000/1000
Putnam, CT Rescue 4- 2018 Ferrara Ignitor heavy rescue
Simsbury, CT Rescue 15- 2017 Ford F-550/Gowans-Knight light rescue
Stamford EMS, CT Ambulance- 2018 Ford F-350/Horton ambulance
Stevenson Fire Dist (Monroe, CT) Tanker 316- 2018 Peterbilt/KME 1500/3000
Tunxis Fire Co (Farmington, CT) Engine 3- 2018 Pierce Enforcer 1250/1000
Weston, CT Engine 2- 2017 Pierce Velocity 1000/2500
Wethersfield Vol Ambulance, CT 851- 2018 Ford F-550/Road Rescue 4X4 ambulance (demo)
Willimantic Fire (Windham, CT) Engine 101- 2018 Pierce Arrow XT 1500/750




2018 CONNECTICUT NEWS

Avon, Connecticut Fire Department- celebrates 75th anniversary. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Beacon Falls, Connecticut Fire Department- Selectment reject fire truck bids for 2nd time. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Branford, Connecticut Fire Department- Finance Board signs off on new Indian Neck Fire Station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Bristol, Connecticut Fire Department- two firefighters honored for saving woman's life. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Cheshire, Connecticut- Elim Park Retirement Community presented police and fire departments with $360,000 donation. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Cromwell, Connecticut Fire Department- Rescue 1's 1991 Simon-Duplex/Saulsbury Rescue has been retired. The rescue equipment has been moved to Engine 4's 1997 KME, which has changed designations to Tac 4. A new rescue truck is planned, but it is not known when if/when the new vehicle will be ordered. Posted in January.

East Hartford, Connecticut Fire Department- Ladder 2's 2017 Seagrave was damaged when a tree fell on the rear of the truck. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

East Haven, Connecticut Fire Department- has purchased a used KME 1250/1000 pumper. It will be assigned to Engine 6. Posted in April.

Greenwich, Connecticut Fire Department- Firefighter John Kiernan has been named as Deputy Fire Marshal. Posted in January.

Greenwich, Connecticut Fire Department- driver crashes into Glenville Fire Station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Groton City, Connecticut Fire Department- Fire Chief Nick DeLia has announced he will retired on July 1 after serving for 21 years. Posted in May.

Kensington Fire Company (Berlin, Conn)- Fire Chief Mark Lewandowski has retired after 24 years of service. Former Captain Jeff Pajor has been named as the new Fire Chief. Posted in January.

Lisbon, Connecticut Fire Department- hopes to triple station size. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Litchfield, Connecticut Fire Department- budget committee opposes $5.5 million bond for new station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Meriden, Connecticut- The South Meriden Volunteer department has been merged in with the carrer Meriden Fire Department. The South Meriden Statin will remain volunteer, but will be designated Station 6. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

New Britain, Connecticut Fire Department- Deputy Chief William McCrann has retired after 49 years of service. Posted in February.

New Britain, Connecticut Fire Department- Hartford, CT Fire Department Deputy Chief Raul Ortiz has been named as the new Fire Chief. Posted in April.

New Haven, Connecticut Fire Department- firehouse catches fire while crews were out battling a fire. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Norwalk, Connecticut Fire Department- has appointed Acting Fire Chief Gino Gatto as the permanent Chief. Posted in February.

Norwalk, Connecticut Fire Department- has promoted Chris King to the rank of Assistant Fire Chief. Posted in March.

Sherman, Connecticut Fire Department- residents to vote on new radio system. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

South Meriden, Connecticut Fire Department- Fire Chief Keith Gordon has retired after 27 years of service. Deputy Chief Steve Legere will become the new Fire Chief. Posted in January.

South Windsor, Connecticut Fire Department- donates fire truck to Enfield school. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Stamford, Connecticut Fire Department- off duty firefighter helps save man having a heart attack. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Stamford, Connecticut Fire Department- has promoted Matthew Palmer and Thomas Gloersen to the rank of Deputy Fire Chief. Posted in February.

Thomaston, Connecticut Fire Department- has purchased a 2015 Rosenbauer 101' tower. The rig had been in service with the Chester Fire Department in Pennsylvania. It features a pump and water tank, but those specs are not available at this time. Posted in February.

Torrington, Connecticut Fire Department- has named David Tripp as the new Deputy Fire Chief. Posted in February.

Torrington, Connecticut Fire Department- promotes three members. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Torrington, Connecticut Fire Department- has appointed Peter Towey as the new Fire Chief. Posted in May.

Watertown, Connecticut Fire Department- Fire Chief Larry Black has retired after 41 years of service. Posted in February.

Watertown, Connecticut Fire Department- has named David Bromley as the new Fire Chief. Posted in April.




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