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2022 CONNECTICUT APPARATUS ORDERS and FUNDING

Allingtown Fire District in West Haven has placed an order with Smeal for a pumper built on a Spartan chassis. The department had received a Federal grant that goes towards the cost of the new engine.

Bantam Fire Company in Litchfield has signed a contract with Gowans and Knight to refurbish the 18’ 4 Guys rescue body from the 1995 Freightliner chassis and re-mount it to a new 2022 Spartan FC94 LTD chassis. Nov 2021.

Beacon Hose Company No 1 has placed an order with Firematic for a Pierce Saber pumper. May 2022.

Bolton Fire Department- has placed an order with Pierce for a Velocity pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank. Feb 2022.

Bristol Fire Department has placed an order with Firematic Supply for a 2022 Pierce Enforcer with 1500 GPM pump, 750 gallon water tank and 40 gallon foam tank. Delivery is expected in fall of 2022.

Bungay Fire Bridgade in Woodstock has on order with C&S a light rescue built on a Dodge 4x4 chassis. Sept 2021.

Chaplin Fire Department- has placed an order with E-One for a new custom pumper. Nov 2021.

Clinton Fire Department has placed an order with 4-Guys for a pumper/tanker built on Spartan chassis w/ Gladiator 4-door cab. Features including a stainless steel body, 1000 GPM pump and 2500 gallon water tank. Mar 2022.

Colchester-Hayward Fire Department has placed an order with Pierce for four pieces of apparatus. Two Enforcer pumpers with 2000 GPM pumps, 750 gallon water tanks and 30 gallon foam tanks for Engine 128 and Engine 328. One Enformer pumper with 2000 GPM pump, 1000 gallon water tank and 30 gallon foam tank for Engine-Tank 428. And an Arrow XT Ascendant 100' Mid-Mount tower with pump and 300 gallon water tank. Dec 2021.

Colebrook Fire Department has ordered a 4-Guys pumper built on a Spartan Metro Star chassis. Jun 2022.

Cromwell Fire Department has been issued a bond to purchase 2 new pumpers and an ambulance. The first Pierce pumper was delivered in August 2022. Dec 2021.

Deep River Fire Department currently has in production a pumper being built by Gowans-Knight on a Spartan chassis. When completed and in service, it will replace a 1983 Pierce Dash. Posted July 2022.

East Hartland Fire Department has ordered a 4-Guys pumper on a Spartan Metro Star chassis with 1500 GPM pump, 1000 gallon water tank and a foam system. Jun 2022.

East Litchfield, CT has placed an order with 4-Guys for a pumper built on a Spartan chassis with MetroStar 4-door cab. Features include a stainless steel body, 1500 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank. It will replace a 1991 Pierce and delivery is expected in April of 2023. Mar 2022.

Essex Fire Engine Company #1 has placed an order with Pierce for an Enforcer heavy rescue. Mar 2022.

Fairfield Fire Department has placed an order with Pierce for an Enforcer pumper for Engine 2. Oct 2021.

Guilford Fire Department has placed an order with Pierce for an Enforcer pumper with 1500 GPM pump, 725 gallon water tank and 25 gallon foam tank. May 2021.

Hartford Fire Department has placed an order with E-One for a Metro 100' Rear-Mount ladder truck. May 2021.

Hartford Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for two (2) E-One Typhoon pumpers. Jul 2022.

Jewett City/AA Young Fire in Griswold has awarded a Smeal pumper-tanker on a Spartan Gladiator chassis from New England Fire. It will feature a 1500 GPM pump, 1000 gallon water tank and 20 gallon Class A foam tank. Delivery is expected in the spring of 2023. Sep 2022.

Lisbon Fire Department has placed an order with Pierce for a pumper built on an Enforcer chassis. Nov 2021.

Long Hill Fire in Trumbull has placed an order with Pierce for an Enforcer pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 650 gallon water tank. May 2021.

Mohegan Fire Co in Montville has placed an order with KME for a Panther MFD pumper with 2000 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank. May 2021.

Mortlake Fire Department in Brooklyn has placed an order with Smeal for a pumper built on a Spartan MetroStar chassis. Features include a Cummings 450 HP motor, Allison transmission, 1500 GPM Hale pump, 1250 gallon water tank and 20 gallon foam tank. Nov 2021.

Naugatuck Fire has placed an order with Firematic for a new Pierce pumper. Apr 2022.

New Britain, Connecticut- has on order a 2022 Spartan Gladiator MFD / LTI 110' RM. Nov 2021.

New Britain Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for two (2) E-One custom pumpers. Aug 2022.

New London Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a Horton ambulance built on a Dodge 5500 chassis. Aug 2022.

Norfolk Fire Department has placed an order for a 2022 Freightliner 114SD / Midwest 500/3000 Tanker. Jan 2022.

Plymouth Fire Department- has placed an order with Pierce for a 100' Mid-Mount Tower with Velocity Cab. Aug 2021.

Portland Fire Department has funds to purchase a new tanker to replace Tanker 6's 1985 GMC/Saulsbury 3000 gallon. They also have been given funding to purchase a new pumper next year. Sep 2022.

Ridgefield voters approved $1.8 million to purchase to new pieces of apparatus from Pierce. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Sep 2022.

Sandy Hook Fire Co (Newtown) has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One HR 100' quint built on a single rear axle chassis. Jun 2022.

Sharon Fire Department has ordered a 4-Guys tanker built on a Kenworth T-800 chassis with 3000 gallon water tank. Posted June 2022.

Shelton Fire has placed an order with Seagrave for two (2) Marauder pumpers with 1500 GPM pumps and 750 gallon water tanks. Posted August 2022.

South Fire District in Middletown has placed an order with Specialty Vehicles, Inc. for a 2021 Boise Mobile Equipment (BME) Type 6 brush truck on a 4-door International CV chassis. Features include a Darley 180 GPM pump with Kubota diesel engine, a 400 gallon water tank and Scotty foam system with 12-gallon foam cell. Mar 2021.

South Fire District in Middletown has placed an order with Firematic for a Pierce Enforcer PUC pumper. Mar 2021.

Southbury Fire Department has awarded 4-Guys, Inc and International Trucks two (2) 2800 tankers built on International cabs through IH's "SourceWell" program. Each tanker features a 1000 GPM Hale PTO pump, hydraulic dump tank rack and rear dump with Newton Swivel. Apr 2021.

Stamford EMS has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a Horton ambulance built on a Ford F-350 series chassis. Sep 2022.

Suffield Fire Department has placed an order with E-One for a tanker built on a Kenworth chassis. Dec 2021.

Thompsonville Fire District of Enfield has placed an order with Northern Fire Associates for a Marion pumper built on a Spartan chassis. Sep 2022.

Tolland, Connecticut Fire Department- has awarded 4-Guys, Inc through it's dealer Granite Fire Apparatus, Inc. the bid for a new pumper. The truck will be a Spartan Gladiator with 1500 GPM Hale pump, 1000 water and 30 foam and will function as a rescue pumper. Apr 2021.

Tolland to buy new fire rescue truck. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Jul 2022.

Trumbull Center Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One 100' rear-mount aerial ladder truck built on a single rear axle chassis. Jul 2022.

Vernon Fire Department has placed an order with Firematic for a Pierce Enforcer pumper-tanker. Jun 2022.

West Haven Fire had placed an order with Pierce for an Enforcer pumper with 1250 GPM pump, 630 gallon water tank and 20 gallon foam tank. Mar 2022.

Willimantic Fire has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for two (2) Ford F-550/Horton ambulances. Mar 2022.

Wilton Fire has signed a contact with Pierce for an Arrow XT 105' heavy duty rear mount ladder truck. May 2022.

Wolcott Fire Department has placed an order with Pierce for a tower-ladder for Company 3. Built on and Arrow XT chassis, it will feature a 100' platform with no pump or tank and an aluminum body. Nov 2021.

Woodbridge Fire Department had ordered a Rosenbauer pumper. It will be built on a Commander chassis with an extruded aluminum EXT body, 2250 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank. Jan 2022.

Woodbury Fire Department has placed an order with 4-Guys for a pumper/tanker built on an International chassis with 2-door cab. Features include a stainless steel body, 1250 GPM pump and 2500 gallon water tank. Mar 2022.




2022 CONNECTICUT APPARATUS DELIVERIES (New and Used)

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

Danbury Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Pierce Enforcer PUC 1500/750/30F for Squad 21.

East Granby Fire Department recently purchased a 2003 Pierce Saber 1500/1000 from Coopersburg, PA for Engine-Tank 508. Posted in July.

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 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 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.

Ellington Fire Department recently placed into sevice a 2021 Freightliner/KME 1250/500/20F as Engine 143. Posted in September.

Enfield Fire District 1 has taken delivery of a 2022 Pierce Velocity 100' Mid-Mount tower w/ 2000 GPM pump and 300 gallon water tank. Posted in July.

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.

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.

Middlebury Fire Department recently took delivery of a new 2022 Ford ambulance for FD-11 and a new Ford utility for Squad 2. No further info on these vehicles at this time. Posted in September.

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

New Hartford Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2021 Chevy 3500 4X4/Firematic B.R.A.T. for Brush 2. Features include a CET SM PFP 20 HP Pump, 225 gallon water tank and 10 gallon foam tank. Posted in September.

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.

North Branford Fire Department recently placed into service a new ambulance built on a 2022 Ford F-550 chassis as Medic 4. Posted in September.

Norwalk Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Seagrave Marauder 100' TDA for Truck 2. Posted in July.

Orange Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Spartan ER pumper for Engine 33. It is equipped with a Cummins L9 diesel engine, Allison 3000EVP transmission, Waterous CSU 1500 gpm pump and carries 1000 gallons of water and 15 gallons of foam. Posted in September.

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 Kensington Fire in Berlin has taken delivery of a 2022 Pierce Enforcer pumper/tanker for Engine 12. Features include: Detroit Diesel 525hp motor, TAK-4 independent front suspension, 6kw generator, 1500 GPM pump and 2000 gallon water tank. Posted in July.

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.

South Windsor Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Pierce Velocity heavy rescue for Rescue 5. Posted in September.

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.

Vernon Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Pierce Velocity 100' RM Tower for Tower 541. Posted in August.

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.

Water Witch Hose Co.#2 in New Milford has taken delivery of a 2022 Freightliner M2-106/Rescue 1 medium duty for Rescue 22. Features include: Cummins B6.7 diesel motor, Allison automatic transmission, Harrison 10kw hydraulic generator and a Command Light Shadow RT LED light tower. There are an anchor point on all 4 sides for a portable winch and 4 coffin compartments on top. Posted in September.

West Haven Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Pierce Velocity-Ascendant 100' Mid-Mount tower for Truck 22. Posted in August.

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

Willington Fire Department Puts 'Green Machine' Into Service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in September. 




2022 CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT NEWS

Ansonia Firefighter's Name To Be Added To State Memorial. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in September. 

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.

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

Bolton: Fire trucks too big for Bolton firehouse. CLICK FOR ARTICLE Posted in September.

Branford Assistant Chief Gary Bloomquist Retires. CLICK FOR ARTICLE Posted in September.

Bridgeport first responders recognized for lifesaving acts this year. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in September.

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

Bristol to receive $260,000 FEMA grant for firefighter training. CLICK FOR ARTICLE Posted in September.

Bristol Fire Department set to add a dog to its team. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in July.

Bristol Receives Donation From New Canine-Supporting Nonprofit. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in August.

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.

Columbia Volunteer Fire Department marks 75 years. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in October.

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 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.

East Hartford Fire Department receives grant for equipment. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in August.

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

East Haven Fire Department has hired retired New Haven Deputy Fire Marshal Jennifer Forslund as a fire inspector. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in September.

Enfield Fire District No. 1 station expansion gets wetlands OK. CLICK FOR ARTICLE  Posted in September.

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.

Greenwich Fire Dept Swears in Six New Firefighters, Promotes Two to Lieutenant. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in August.

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.

Hamden Fire Chief Gary Merwede to retire after 28 years with department. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in July.

Hamden Assistant Chief appointed as Acting Fire Chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in August.

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

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.

Killingly wants to bolster volunteer fire departments with federal ARPA money. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in July.

Killingworth Fire Department has contracted with Gowans-Knight to re-mount the body of their 1994 International/Saulsbury Rescue 8-9 to a new Spartan chassis with 4 door cab. Posted in July.

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.

Meriden firefighters give away 800 backpacks to students at annual expo. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in August.

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

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

Middletown fire station grant helps establish gender equality. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in August.

Naugatuck Swears In New Deputy Fire Marshal. CLICK FOR ARTICLE Posted in September.

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

New Britain Fire Department promotes 14 during annual ceremony. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in September.

New Britain Fire Department promotes first female supervisors. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in October.

New Britain Fire receives a FEMA grant of more than $700K, which will allow firefighters to train in safety and survival. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in October.

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.

Norwalk To Host Annual Open House, Touch-A-Truck Community Event. CLICK FOR ARTICLE  Posted in September.

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.

Ridgefield residents asked to bond for two new fire trucks. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in September.

Sandy Hook Community Says Goodbye to Longtime Fire Chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in July.

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.

Southington Fire Chief James Paul has announced he will retire in September. Posted in August.

Southington Fire Department receiving a grant of around $140,760. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in September.

Southington Fire Department Earns Large Federal Training Grant. CLICK FOR ARTICLE Posted in September.

Southington Fire Chief Retires, Interim Takes Over. CLICK FOR ARTICLE Posted in September.

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.

Stamford Fire crew honored by mayor for saving 2 lives on July 5th. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in July.

Stamford firefighters sharpen skills at demolished building training site. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in October.

Stony Hill Volunteer Fire Company Recognized Firefighters of the Year. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in October.

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.

Trumbull Center Fire Department Rescue 100's 2009 Spartan/Crimson heavy rescue has returned to service after being refurbished. Posted in September.

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.

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.

West Hartford Fire Department Celebrates New Members and Promotions. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in August.

West Haven allocates $100,000 for public safety equipment. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in September.

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.

Wilton fire department will be fully staffed for first time since COVID pandemic. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in September.

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.

2022 CONNECTICUT OTHER NEWS

JANUARY

Documentary showcases bravery at harrowing Vernon tenement fire. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Volunteer Fire Department seeing shortage of firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Hartford firefighter and folk musician Charlie Diamond takes his show to wherever it leads him. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

MARCH

New Westport-Fairfield dispatch center is model for the future. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

‘Our best one ever': Annual Chief's Cup resumes as New Haven police, firefighters take to ice. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

APRIL

Madison Exchange Club's Time Out Teddy program helps little ones with ambulance rides. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

60 years later, memories of fatal Van Tassel Warehouse fire remain vivid in Norwich. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Volunteer fire departments statewide impersonated in text scam. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Towns add paid EMTs as numbers of volunteers fall. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Stabilizing device designed by Waterbury firefighters 'helping the fire service globally'. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

MAY

Bridgeport parade held for 6-year-old boy burned by fireball. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Connecticut Fire Academy and Mollie's Fund Educate Firefighters on Skin Cancer Prevention. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Tolland 4th-grader wins state fire prevention poster contest. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Waterbury hosts ceremony for fallen officers and firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Yale New Haven Hospital EMS Awards Honor Guilford Firefighters, EMTs. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Connecticut hero always remembered, inducted into Navy Fire Fighter Hall of Fame. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

JUNE

Expired Westbrook Firefighting Gear to Find New Life in Ukraine. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

State Fire Marshal's Office introduces new Arson K-9 team. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

OSHA Investigating Fire Training Accident in Newington. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

JULY

Connecticut Fire Academy holds graduation ceremony for firefighters in training. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Some fire trucks still carry toxic PFAS foam. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Report: Why Danbury needs new fire headquarters and other upgrades in career, volunteer departments. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Ambulance providers warn of 'EMS deserts' across the state. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

AUGUST

Flags lowered to half-staff across Connecticut today for fallen Woodstock firefighter. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Camp in New Britain empowers young girls to become firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

New Britain girls learn what it's like to be firefighters in unique training camp. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Fire Departments in Southeastern Connecticut to receive $296,732 in homeland security grants. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

West Hartford Teens Train in Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

SEPTEMBER

Five Eastern Connecticut fire departments awarded federal grants. CLICK FOR ARTICLE 

11 Simsbury emergency officials honored for rescue. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Stamford Fire officials say electric car fires could become more common as lithium-ion batteries become more popular. CLICK FOR ARTICLE 

Fallen firefighters remembered at Connecticut Fire Academy ceremony in Windsor Locks. CLICK FOR ARTICLE 

Recruitment program underway at Connecticut Fire Academy in Windsor Locks. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

State celebrates 'Junior Fire Marshal Day' in Hartford, teaches students how to prevent fires. CLICK FOR ARTICLE




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