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2021 CONNECTICUT APPARATUS DELIVERIES

Branford, Connecticut- Indian Neck Vol Fire Captain Mike Mullen retires after 47 years of service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Brookfield, Connecticut Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2020 Ford F-550 Type 1 ambulance manufactured by PL Custom Emergency Vehicles. It replaces a 2010 Ford E/PL Custom. Posted in January.

Danbury, Connecticut Fire Department- councilman proposes tax abatement to help retain volunteer firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Echo Hose Hook & Ladder Ambulance (Shelton, Connecticut)- has taken delivery of and placed into service a 2019 Mercedes 4X4 Sprinter ambulance with a 2nd ambulance being delivered shortly. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Hartford, Connecticut Fire Department- had taken delivery of two (2) 2020 E-One Typhoon pumpers. Each features a 1250 GPM pump, 560 gallon water tank and 30 gallon foam tank. They will be assigned to Engine 2 and Engine 5, replacing a pair of 2003 Ferrara pumpers. Posted in January.

Hartford, Connecticut Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2020 E-One Cyclone-Metro 100' RMA for Ladder 4. It replaces a 2001 Sutphen. Posted in February.

New Fairfield, Connecticut Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2021 Freightliner/Pierce 1800 gallon tanker for Tanker 7. It replaces a 1998 Freightliner/4 Guys. Posted in April.

Quiambaug Fire Co (Stonington, Conn)- has taken delivery of a KME tanker built on a Freightliner chassis. Designated T-24, it features a 1500 GPM pump and a 2000 gallon tank. Posted in January.

South Windham, Connecticut Fire Department- recently placed into service a 2020 Pierce Saber pumper as Engine 204. It features a 1500 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank and replaces a Ford C/E-One pumper. Posted in March.

Southington, Connecticut Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2020 Sutphen Monarch Extreme Duty rescue pumper for Squad 1. It features a 1500 GPM pump and 750 gallon water tank. Squad 1's current 2017 Sutphen will be reassigned to Engine 31, replacing a 1999 Pierce. Posted in February.

Torrington, Connecticut Fire Department- has purchased an E-One stock ladder truck. Built on a Typhoon X with long cab, it features a 2000 GPM Hale QMAX pumper, 500 gallon water tank, 78' rear-mount aerial with 750 lb tip rating, and a Cummins ISL 450 HP motor. Posted in February.

Trumbull Center, Connecticut Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2021 E-One Typhoon X 1500/780/30F pumper for Engine 101. Posted in April.

Waterbury, Connecticut Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2021 Spartan Metrostar/Gowans-Knight 1500/500 for Engine 7. It replaces a 2003 Seagrave 1500/500. Posted in March.

The West Shore Fire District (West Haven, CT)- has taken delivery of a 2019 Ford F-550 4x4/PL Custom re-mounted rescue/ambulance for Rescue 35. Posted in February.

Woodbridge, Connecticut Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2021 E-One Typhoon for Engine 3. It replaces a 1989 Ford F-800/FMC. Posted in March.




2021 CONNECTICUT APPARATUS & VEHICLE NEWS

Ansonia, Connecticut Fire Department- Eagle Hose Hook & Ladder Co Truck 7's 2006 Pierce Dash 95' Mid-Mounted Tower has returned to service after being refurbished. Posted in March.

Hebron, Connecticut Fire Department- has placed into service a 2010 Ford F-550 4x4/Lifeline ambulance as Ambulance 610. The unit previously served with the Bozrah, CT Fire Department and was refurbished before being delivered to Hebron. Posted in January.

Meriden, Connecticut Fire Department- the reserve ladder, a 1999 E-One Cyclone II, has changed designations from Truck 101 to Truck 2. Posted in January.

Quiambaug Fire (Stonington, Connecticut)- with the delivery of the two new KME units, T22's 1987 Spartan/RD Murray 1500/1000, T23's 1990 International/Ranger 1250/1000 and T27's 1997 International/Super Vac rescue have all been retired. Posted in February.

Shelton, Connecticut Fire Department- funds approved to purchase equipment for new tower. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

South Windsor, Connecticut Fire Department- Fire Chief hopes to replace rescue truck and other equipment. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.




2021 CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT NEWS

Bethel, Connecticut Fire & EMS- names new officers. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Danbury, Connecticut Fire Department- Acting Fire Chief Mark Omasta has retired after 36 years of service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Danby, Connecticut Fire Department- hires Kevin Ford from Yonkers, NY to be Interim Fire Chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Derby, Connecticut Fire Department- firefighter clipped by car while at fire scene. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Greenwich, Connecticut Fire Department- promotes four firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Greenwich, Connecticut Fire Department- chiefs unite in fight to increase command staff. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Meriden, Connecticut Fire Department- city council approves 2nd deputy chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Meriden, Connectiut Fire Department- Michael B. Shaw has been appointed as the new Deputy Fire Chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Middletown, Connecticut Fire Department- promotes six firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Monroe, Connecticut Fire Department- firefighter injured battling house fire. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

New Britain, Connecticut Fire Department- firefighter hospitalized after working at mutliple fires. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

New Canaan, Connecticut Fire Department- welcomes two new members. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

New Fairfield, Connecticut Fire Department- awarded Federal grant for COVID supplies. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Nichols Fire Department (Trumbull, Conn)- Assistant Chief Raymond Franko has been appointed as the new fire chief, replacing Fire Chief Andrew Kingsbury. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Norwich, Connecticut- fire service study says to intergrate instead of consolidating the six fire departments. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Plainfield, Connecticut Fire Department- Fire Marshal Paul Yellen is set to retire after 25 years of service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Prospect, Connecticut Fire Department- firehouse roof in need of repairs. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Ridgefield, Connecticut Fire Department- fire and police propose changes to dispatch to cut response times. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Southington, Connecticut Fire Department- interim chief James Paul has been proted to permanent fire chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Tolland, Connecticut Fire Department- Firefighter/EMT Jack Palozie has been promoted to Lieutenant. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Wallingford, Connecticut Fire Department- Fire Chief Richard Heidgerd has announced he will retired after 30 years of service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

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

Wilton, Connecticut Fire Department- hires new deputy chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.




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