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2022 CONNECTICUT APPARATUS DELIVERIES

Ashford Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2021 Freightliner CT114/Spartan for Engine-Tank 220. It is equipped with a Cummins L9 diesel engine, Allison 3000EVS automatic transmission, Hale 1500 GPM pump, Harrison hydraulic generator & carries 1000 gallons of water. Posted in January.

Bloomfield Center Fire Department recently placed into service a 2021 Pierce Velocity rescue-pumper. Features includes a Detroit Diesel DD13 505 hp motor, Waterous 1500 GPM pump and 500 gallon water tank. It has been designated Rescue 6.

Cromwell Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Pierce Enforcer pumper with 1250 GPM pump and 750 gallon water tank for Engine 1. Posted in May.

Bantam Fire Co in Litchfield has taken delivery of a 2022 Ford E-450/Horton ambulance for Ambulance 37. Posted in March.

Connecticut- East Haddam Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Sutphen Monarch Extreme Duty SLR75 2000/500/75' RMA for Ladder 1-15. Posted in June.

East Hampton Fire Department has taken delivery of two (2) 2022 Freightliner M2-106/Pierce tankers for Tanker 1 and Tanker 3. Features include a Cummins L9 360 hp motor, Waterous 1250 GPM pump and 2100 gallon water tank. Posted in June.

East Haven Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Spartan Metro Star/ER pumper for Engine 4. It is equipped with a Cummins L9 diesel engine rated at 450 HP, Allison 3000EVP transmission, Hale 1250 GPM pump, and carries 500 gallons of water. Posted in June.

Georgetown Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Ford F-550/PL Custom ambulance. Posted in January.

Harwinton Fire recently took delivery of a 2021 Sutphen Monarch pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank for Engine 3. The 1991 American LaFrance pumper it replaced has been retired. Posted in January.

New Canaan Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2021 Spartan/Gowans-Knight heavy rescue for Rescue 5. It replaces a 2000 International/EVI. Posted in March.

New Haven Fire Department recently took delivery of a 2022 Seagrave Marauder II 1500/500 for Engine 4. The current Engine 4's Pierce will be reassigned to Engine 16. Posted in April.

Pawcatuck Fire Department in Stonington has taken delivery of a 2022 International/E-One 1500/750/30B pumper for Engine T-43. It replaces a 2006 E-One. Posted in June.

Prospect Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2021 Pierce Enforcer PUC Rescue Pumper for Squad 3. Features include: 1500 GPM pump, 1000 gallon water tank, TAK4 suspension, 214 Body, and Cummins 500hp X12 motor. Posted in March.

Simsbury Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2021 Spartan/4 Guys pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank. It will replace Engine 8's 1994 E-One. Posted in March.

Simsbury Fire has taken delivery of a 2022 E-One quint with 1500 GPM pump, 500 gallon water tank and 100' rear mount aerial. Designated Quint 5, it will replace a 2014 Spartan pumper that will be reassigned to Engine 2. Posted in March.

South Windsor Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Ford F-450 XLT 4x4/Firematic light rescue for Fire-Police 9. Posted in June.

Stamford Fire Department is set to take delivery of a new 2021 Pierce Enforcer for Engine 5. Equipped with a 1500 GPM pump and 1000 gallon tank, it will be delivered to the department after outfitting at the local dealer. Posted in January.

Stamford Fire's new Truck 3 has been completed at the factory. The 2022 Pierce Enforcer 100' RMA will be delivered to the department soon; after outfitting at the local dealer. Posted in February.

Stamford EMS has taken delivery of a 2022 Ford F-350/Horton Type I ambulance. Features include: 72” head room, Main wall Ducted HVAC, Horton Occupant Protection 4 point seat restraints, Horton I4G Electrical system, Whelen LED emergency and non-emergency lighting and Stryker Power Load cot retention system. Posted in March.

University of Connecticut-Farmington has taken delivery of a 2022 Pierce Enforcer pumper for Engine 2. Features include a Cummins L9 motor, 1500 GPM pump and 750 gallon water tank. Posted in March.

Warren Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2021 Pierce Saber 1500/1000 for Engine 6. It replaces a 1991 Simon-Duplex/Boardman. Posted in January.

Williamsville Fire has taken delivery of a 2020 Chevy Tahoe 4X4 EMS vehicle for Rescue 160. Posted in January.




2022 CONNECTICUT APPARATUS & VEHICLE NEWS

Beacon Falls Fire Department has placed into service a 2021 Chevy Tahoe 4X4 as R-1, the EMS fly car. Posted in January.

Bloomfield Center Fire Department donates fire trucks to 2 Tennessee fire departments. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Bristol Fire Department recently placed into service a 2022 Ford F-350 utility as Service 1. The current 2007 Ford will have the body replaced with a flatbed and become Support 1. Posted in May.

East Hartford Fire had placed into service a 2007 Seagrave 1500/500 as Engine 6. The unit previously served at the Bradley International Airport. Posted in February.

East Hartford has reassigned spare Engine 7's 2005 Seagrave to Engine 2 until the new Seagrave Capitol on order has been delivered. Former Engine 6's 2005 Seagrave has been reassigned as spare Engine 7. Posted in March.

Hartford has assigned a 2003 Ferrara pumper to Engine 16. The Ferrara had previously served as either Engine 2, 5 or 8, although which one exactly is not known as of this writing. The 2000 Pierce Engine 16 was running has been assigned to the spare pool. Posted in January.

Hawleyville Fire in Newtown has taken delivery of a 2006 Pierce Enforcer heavy rescue for Rescue 334. Refurbished by Tracy's Garage in Derby, CT prior to delivery, the unit had previously served in Beacon, NY. Posted in June.

New Fairfield Fire Department to get new rescue boat. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

University Of Connecticut Fire Department has changed their apparatus numbering system, doing away with the triple digit numbers in favor of single numbers. As an example, Tower 122 is now Tower 1. See the UCONN FD listing for complete roster change information. Posted in April.




2022 CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT NEWS

Avon Volunteer Fire Department Warns Residents Of T-Shirt Scam. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Bethel firefighters rescue dogs that fell through ice into pond. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Bristol City Council will consider buying land for new fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

The Canton Fire Department recently changed how their stations are identified. The Collinsville is now Station 1, Canton Station is Station 2 and North Canton is Station 3. Posted in March.

Danbury Assistant Fire Chief honored. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Deep River Firefighting Gear Stolen From Firefighter's Vehicle. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Durham- Middlesex Health to take over ambulance operations; Durham Vol Ambulance to discontinue operations. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Person of interst sought in connection to damage done at East Hampton Fire Station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Thieves used plow truck to break into East Hampton fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

East Hartford Fire had appointed Kevin Munson as the new fire chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

East Haven Fire Department gets 12 thermal imaging cameras through grant. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Farmington To Have new Fire Administrator along with a new police chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Greenwich Fire Department hires three new recruits. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Connecticut- Guilford Fire Captain Mike Walston has retired after 33 years of service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Hamden Fire Captain Jeffrey Naples as been appointed as Assistant Fire Chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Historic Hartford firehouse to close due to health and safety reasons. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Lebanon Longtime Firefighter Now A Hall-Of-Famer. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Manchester puts limits on its emergency response to Vernon. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Manchester Fire Officers Retire After 25 Years. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Middletown's emergency call boxes to be decommissioned. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Middletown retired firefighters restoring 1930 Tiller Truck. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Connecticut- New Britain Fire Department- two female firefighters have reached lieutenant rank for 1st time in department history. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

New Haven Lieutenant Samod Rankins appointed to Hamden Fire Commission. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

New Haven: Remembering Firefighter Torres One Year After Deadly Fire. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Norwalk: After responding to blaze that killed child, Norwalk firefighters help each other cope. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Noriwch upgrades expected for Norwich emergency dispatch radios. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Norwich promotes three veteran city firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Southington Fire introduces new firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Southington Fire Department: Study critical of condition, location of fire stations. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Stamford: Three Firefighters Awarded Medals of Valor at the White House. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Stamford FD raises money to help recover relics of department's history. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Stratford Fire Chief Brian Lampart set to retire. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Terryville firefighters warn of t-shirt scam. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Record number of calls in 2021 for Tolland. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Tolland Fire Department's Chief Littell Recognized For 30 Years Of Service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Tolland Fire Lt Richard Walbridge has been promoted to the rank of Captain. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

West Hartford Fire recognizes 10 at badging ceremony. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

West Hartford Fire Department Contracts with AMR for Dedicated Ambulances. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Westport Fire Chief Robert Yost retiring after 34 years of service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Westport swears in Michael Kronick as new fire chief; 2 others promoted. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Westport Fire Department Donates Used Equipment To Ukraine. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Westport's new fire marshal ‘grateful for chance to serve'. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Wilton firefighter retires after 28 years in his 'dream' career. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Windsor Locks former fire chief inducted into Hall of Fame. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Woodbury honors former fire chief's 100th birthday. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.




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