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2020 CONNECTICUT APPARATUS DELIVERIES

Andover, CT Tanker 115- 2020 Freightliner 114SD/US Tanker 1250/3000
Avon, CT Rescue 8- 2020 Spartan MetroStar/Rescue 1 heavy rescue
Bethlehem, CT Engine 3- 2020 Spartan/Smeal 1500/2500
Bradley Airport, CT Engine 9- 2019 Sutphen Monarch 1500/500/20F
Branford, CT Rescue 2- 2019 Ford F-550/EVI light rescue
Burlington, CT Rescue 9- 2019 Pierce Velocity 1500/750 rescue pumper
Cheshire, CT Engine 4- 2019 Pierce Enforcer 1250/750
Chesterfield (Montvale, CT) Tanker- 2019 International/Firovac 1250/2640
East Great Plain (Norwich, CT) Engine-Tank 51- 2020 Spartan Evolution/US Tanker 2000/2600
East Hampton, CT Engine 2- 2020 Pierce Enforcer 1500/750/20F
East Haven, CT Squad 5- 2019 Spartan S180 1500/750/20F
Easton, CT Engine 4- 2020 Spartan MetroStar/Marion 1500/1000
Fairfield, CT Tower-Ladder 2- 2020 Pierce Enforcer-Ascendant 100' MM Tower
Gaylordsville (New Milford, CT) Tanker 4-4- 2020 International/4-Guys 1000 GPM Darley pump/3000 gallon elliptical tank/10" square dumps on rear and both sides. Replaces a 1990 Mack/S&S tanker.
Glastonbury, CT Engine 41- 2019 Spartan MetroStar/Marion 1500/750
Hartford, CT Tac Unit- 2020 Spartan/Marion heavy rescue
Hayden, CT (Windsor) Engine 4- 2019 Pierce Arrow XT 1500/500
Laurel Hill (Norwich, CT) Engine-Tank 61- 2020 International/Deep South 1500/2000
Madison Hose #1, CT 2-7-1- 2020 Pierce Velocity 100' MM Tower
Mansfield, CT Engine-Tank 107- 2019 Spartan 1500/1000/30F
Middletown, CT Engine 1- 2019 Spartan/Marion 1500/500
Mohegan Fire (Montville, CT) M-200- 2020 Ford F-450 4X4/Braun ambulance
Mystic (Groton, CT) Engine 1- 2019 Spartan/Marion 1500/750
New Haven, CT Engine 10- 2020 Seagrave Marauder 1500/750
New Haven, CT Engine 15- 2020 Seagrave Marauder 1500/750
New London, CT Engine 2- 2020 Pierce Enforcer 1500/750
New London, CT Truck 2- 2019 Pierce Arrow XT-Ascendant 100' MM Tower
Nichols (Trumbull, CT) Squad 309- 2020 Pierce Enforcer (demo)
North Haven, CT Engine 1- 2020 Sutphen Monarch 2000/1000/30F
Noroton, CT Ladder 30- 2020 Sutphen Monarch 100' MMA
Old Lyme, CT Tanker 38-1- 2019 Peterbuilt/Marion 2000 gallon
Old Lyme, CT Tanker 38-2- 2019 Peterbuilt/Marion 2000 gallon
Padanaram (Danbury, CT) Engine 3- 2019 Spartan MetroStar 1500/750/25F
Plainville, CT Engine 2- 2020 KME Predator XLFD 1500/1000
Plainville, CT Tower 1- 2020 KME Predator 2000/300/102' RM Twr
Plymouth Ambulance, CT 111-2- 2019 Ford F/AEV ambulance
Preston City, CT P-22- 2020 International HV/US Tanker 1250/3000
Ridgefield, CT Tanker 4- 2020 Spartan Gladiator/4-Guys 1500/2500
Shelton, CT Truck 3- 2020 Pierce Accendant 2000/300/100' MM Tower (demo)
Sherman, CT Tanker 1- 2020 Spartan Gladiator/Marion 1250/3000
Somers, CT Ambulance 746- 2020 Dodge Ram 5500/Life Line Super Liner ambulance
Southington, CT Tanker 2- 2020 Kenworth/?? pumper/tanker
Stamford, CT Engine 4- 2020 Pierce Enforcer (demo)
Stamford, CT (Turn of River) Tanker 68- 2020 Spartan/Marion 1500/3000
Taftville (Norwich, CT) Rescue 2- 2020 International/EVI rescue
Voluntown, CT Squad 153- 2019 Ford F-550/Firematic Rally BRAT 1000/300
Wallingford, CT Engine 3- 2020 Sutphen 79' RM quint
Water Witch #2 (New Milford, CT) Engine 27- 2019 Freightliner/Pierce 1500/1000
West Hartford, CT Ladder 4- 2020 Pierce Impel-Ascendant 1500/500/107' RMA
West Thompson (Thompson, Conn) Tanker 128- 2020 Freightliner/Alexis w/ ???? GPM pump and 3000 gallon water tank. It replaces a 1990 Pierce Lance.
Wethersfield, CT Engine 31- 2020 Sutphen Monarch 1500/750
Wilton, CT Engine 2- 2019 Pierce Saber 1500/1000
Wilton Ambulance, CT Ambulance 511- 2019 Ford F-550/Life Line ambulance




2020 CONNECTICUT NEWS

Connecticut- bill could ban the use of PFAS in firefighter training. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Baltic (Sprague, Connecticut) Fire Department- has purchased a 2006 Ford F-550 300/220 forestry and placed it in service as Service 224. It has previously served in Voluntown, CT. Posted in February.

Bethel, Connecticut Fire Department- firefighters respond to fire at the home of the Bethel fire chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Bridgeport, Connecticut Fire Department- firefighter recognized by Royal couple. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Bridgeport, Connecticut Fire Department- ceremony marks 10th anniversary of firefighters killed while fighting a fire. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in July.

Bridgeport, Connecticut Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $601,727.27 for firefighter training.

Bridgewater, Connecticut Fire Department- has acquired a 1991 White/Emergency One 400/2800 tanker that had previously served with the Dodgington Fire Company in Newtown, CT. Posted in March.

Bristol, Connecticut Fire Department- Fire Chief Jay Kolakoski has retired after 35 years of service. Posted in January.

Bristol, Connecticut Fire Department- has appointed Deputy Fire Chief Robert Poggio as Acting Fire Chief. Posted in January.

Bristol, Connecticut Fire Department- Firefighter Alan Rudolewicz honored for quick actions. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Bristol, Connecticut Fire Department- has appointed Lieutenant Mark Flynn as the new Fire Chief. He replaces Fire Chief Jay Kolakoski, who retired in January after 35 years of service. Posted in March.

Bristol, Connecticut Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $139,797.27 for firefighter training.

Bristol, Connecticut Fire Department- honors retiring lieutenant; promotes 1 and hires 2. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in August.

Broad Brook Fire (East Windsor, CT)- Engine-Tank 339's 1991 Mack MC/Ranger 1250/1000/40F has returned to service after being refurbished by Fleetmasters. Posted July 2020.

Burrville Fire School, Connecticut- new firefighting facility debuts. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Coventry, Connecticut- has selected Fire Marshal Bud Meyers to be the Interim Fire Chief of the unified Fire and EMS Department. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Coventry, Connecticut- fire departments merged into one unified agency. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in July.

Cromwell, Connecticut Fire Department- has appointed Jason Brade as Acting Fire Chief and William J. Stacy as Acting Assistant Fire Chief. Posted in November.

Danbury, Connecticut Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $572,727.27 for firefighter breathing apparatus.

Danbury, Connecticut Fire Department- 3 firefighters promoted. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in August.

Danbury, Connecticut Fire Department- fire companies for new battalion. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in September.

Dayville Fire (Killingly, Conn)- Fire Company looking to relocate. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

East Hartland, Connecticut Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $94,761.90 for firefighter breathing apparatus.

East Haven, Connecticut Fire Department- seeks donations to bring antique fire engine home. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

East Haven, Connecticut Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $ 59,091.91 for 2 – Cardiac Monitors.

East Haven, Connecticut Fire Department- promotes new Battalion Chief and swears in six new firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in October.

Ellington, Connecticut Fire Department- seeks funding for new fire engine. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Enfield, Connecticut Fire Department- Deputy Chief Paul Januszewski has retired after 45 years of service. Posted in January.

Enfield, Connecticut Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $ 127,261.90 for 26 portable radios, 7 mobile radios and a base radio station.

Fairfield, Connecticut Firefighters purchase 90 gift cards from local restaurants effected by the pandemic. CLICK FOR ARTICLE>. Posted in April.

Fairfield, Connecticut Fire Department– has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $53,483.64 for chest compression devices and automatic defibrillators.

Falls Village (Canaan, Conn) Fire Department- has placed into service a 2001 Spartan Gladiator/Crimson 1500 GPM, 1000 GWT, 60 Foam for Engine 6. Posted in July.

Farmington, Connecticut Fire Department has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $13,818 for personal protective equipment (PPE). Posted in July.

Flanders Fire Department (East Lyme, Connecticut )- Career Firefighter Edward Waido has retired after 52 years of service. Posted in October.

Glenbrook Fire (Stamford, Conn)- has purchased a 2007 Pierce Arrow XT 2000/750/20A/50B for Engine 32. It previously served in Wilton, CT.

Greenwich, Connecticut Fire Department- Fire Chief Peter Siecienski will retire on May 29th after 40 years of service. Posted in May.

Greenwich, Conneticut Fire Department- Joseph McHugh has been named as the new fire chief. He is currently a Battalion Chief with FDNY. Posted in August.

Greenwich, Connecticut Fire Department- Assistant Fire Chief Robert Kick has retired after 27 years with the department. Posted in October.

Guilford, Connecticut Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $445,454.55 for 70 firefighter breathing apparatus.

Hamden, Connecticut Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $350,163.64 for portable and mobile radios.

Hartford, Connecticut Fire Department- city to close historic firehouse and relocate units. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Hartford, Connecticut Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $173,000.00 for firefighter cancer screenings.

Kensington, Connecticut Fire Department- former fire chief to be inducted into the Connecticut Firefighters Hall of Fame. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Long Ridge Fire Company (Stamford, CT)- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $26,017.14 for a protective gear washer and dryer. Posted in August.

Manchester, Connecticut Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of$ 49,427.27 for wellness & fitness equipment.

Mashantucket Pequot (Foxwoods Casino), CT Fire Department- Engine 2's 2000 Pierce Quantum 2000/750/30F has returned to service after being refurbished. Posted in July.

Middletown, Connecticut- bridge dedicated to firefighter that died in the line of duty. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Middletown, Connecticut Fire Department- firefighters honored for saving elderly man's life. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Muddy Brook Fire (Woodstock, Conn)- recently purchased a 2013 E-One Typhoon 1500/1250/30F and placed it into service as Engine-Tank 175. It had previously served in Wells, ME.

Naugatuck, Connecticut Fire Department- Fire Chief Ellen Murray will retired in June after 32 years of service. Chief Murray was the first female career firefighter in the state of Connecticut. Posted in May.

New Britain, Connecticut Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $84,567.45 for Incident Safety Officer training. Posted in August.

New Canaan, Connecticut Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)- has elected Stuart Sawabini as the new Executive Director. Posted in February.

New Canaan, Connecticut Fire Department- Fire Marshal Fred Baker retires. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in October.

New Haven, Connecticut Fire Department- three firefighters promoted. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

New Haven, Connecticut Fire Department- former Squad 2's 2011 Pierce Arrow XT has been reassigned to Engine 8, replacing a 1998 Pierce Quantum. Posted in July.

New Haven, Connecticut Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $836,727.27 for firefighter breathing apparatus.

New London, Connecticut Fire Department- swears in three new firefighters and promotes one to lieutenant. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

New London, Connecticut Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $307,229.09 for firefighter training, hazardous materials equipment, fir efighter cancer screenings and wellness & fitness equipment.

Newington, Connecticut Fire Department- Volunteer Deputy Chief Jeffrey Trommer has been appointed as the new Fire Chief. Posted in November.

Newtown, Connecticut Hook & Ladder Co- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $65,708.57 for vehicle extrication equipment. Posted in August.

North Branford, Connecticut Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $510,750.05 for portable radios. Posted in August.

Norwich, Connecticut Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $193,977.00 for vehicle extrication equipment.

Oakdale, Connecticut Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $46,666.67 for a fire station – diesel exhaust system.

Orange, Connecticut Fire Department- has sworn-in James "Jamie" Vincent as the new fire marshall. He replaces Tim Smith, a friend and colleague of Jamie's, whom was killed in an automobile accident on January 19th. Posted in March.

Plainville, Connecticut Fire Department- Thomas Moschini has been appointed as the new fire chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in October.

Plainville, Connecticut Fire Department- names new fire chief after current chief reaches maximum term limit. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in November.

Poquonnock Bridge, Connexticut Fire Department- Fire Chief Joseph Winski has retired after 50 years of service. Posted in June.

Poquonnock Bridge, Connecticut Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of$47,928.43 for vehicle extrication training.

Portland, Connecticut Fire Department– has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $208,720.00 for firefighter breathing apparatus.

Sandy Hook (Newtown, Connecticut) Fire Department– has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $23,333.33 for a protective gear washer and dryer.

Shelton, Connecticut Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase new turnout gear. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in July.

Shelton, Connecticut Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $34,000 for personal protective equipment. Posted in August.

Sherman, Connecticut Fire Department- placed into service a new fireboat. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

South Fire District (Middletown, CT)- has received a $27,000 grant for equipment. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

South Fire District (Middletown, Conn)- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $53,950.26 for technical rescue training & equipment.

Southington, Connecticut Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $69,842.73 for installation of a fire sprinkler system. Posted in August.

Stratford, Connecticut Fire Department- Fire Chief Robert McGrath has retired after 50 years of service. Deputy Fire Chief and Fire Marshal Brian Lampart has been appointed as the new Fire Chief. Posted in January.

Stratford, Connecticut Fire Department- has appointed Angelo Garcia as the new Deputy Fire Marshal. Posted in October.

Warehouse Point, Connecticut Fire Department- names station in honor of deceased firefighter. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Waterbury, Connecticut Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $76,509.09 for Incident Command training.

Waterbury, Connecticut Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $185,916.36 for fire officer training.

West Haven, Connecticut Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $ 86,000.00 for an air compressor and for diesel exhaust systems for 2 – fire stations.

West Shore Fire District (West Haven, CT)- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $43,100.00 for an air compressor – breathing apparatus refill system. Posted August 2020.

West Stafford, Connecticut Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $81,642.86 for vehicle extrication equipment.

Westport, Connecticut Fire Department- Firefighter Anthony Maisano has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. Posted in January.

Willimantic, Connecticut Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $136,135.24 for technical rescue training.

Wilton, Connecticut Fire Department- Captain James Blanchfield has been promoted to Deputy Chief. Posted in July.

Windsor Locks, Connecticut- report shows public safety buildings should be upgraded. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Winsted, Connecticut Fire Department – has been awarded a REGIONAL GRANT including Winsted, Winchester, Norfolk Fire Departments and Winsted and Norfolk Emergency Medical Services in the amount of $680,761.90 for portable radios, mobile radios and radio base stations.




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