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2020 CONNECTICUT APPARATUS DELIVERIES

Bradly 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 Hampton, CT Engine 2- 2020 Pierce Enforcer 1500/750/20F
East Haven, CT Squad 5- 2019 Spartan S180 1500/750/20F
Glastonbury, CT Engine 41- 2019 Spartan MetroStar/Marion 1500/750
Hayden, CT (Windsor) Engine 4- 2019 Pierce Arrow XT 1500/500
Laurel Hill (Norwich, CT) Engine-Tank 61- 2020 International/Deep South 1500/2000
Mansfield, CT Engine-Tank 107- 2019 Spartan 1500/1000/30F
Middletown, CT Engine 1- 2019 Spartan/Marion 1500/500
Mystic (Groton, CT) Engine 1- 2019 Spartan/Marion 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
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
Plymouth Ambulance, CT 111-2- 2019 Ford F/AEV ambulance
Somers, CT Ambulance 746- 2020 Dodge Ram 5500/Life Line Super Liner ambulance
Southington, CT Tanker 2- 2020 Kenworth/?? pumper/tanker
Voluntown, CT Squad 153- 2019 Ford F-550/Firematic Rally BRAT 1000/300
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
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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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




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