The Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company has been protecting and serving the residents and visitors of Sandy Hook since 1938.

  Thank you for your support of your local fire company.


The 28th Annual George & Timothy Powell Memorial Golf Tournament, a fundraiser for Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue, will be Monday, September 28, 2015.
This year's tournament will take place at Newtown Country Club, 1 Country Club Road.
This course is 9 holes, so everyone will play through twice. Golf will start promptly at 9 am, after breakfast at our main station at 7:30. 
Registration fee is $125 per player, which includes the 18 holes of golf, late lunch at the country club, and a three-hour open bar (beer and wine). 
There will be trophies and cash prizes, and a large raffle to close out the day.
Players can register as foursomes, or individually; registration forms and additional information are available here.
Sponsorships are still available. Please click through the link or contact Kevin Stoyak at 203-270-4392 for details.


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Main Station, 18-20 Riverside Road  



Substation, 249 Berkshire Road 


News Headlines
Fri. Aug 21st 2015
Sandy Hook Fire & Rescue brought home the 2015 Porges Trophy/Best Overall Unit following the Fireman's Parade at Bridgewater Country Fair.The win represents the fourth straight year the company has won the top honor from Bridgewater, and at least the tenth time the company has earned the hon...
Sun. Aug 9th 2015
Continuing their preparation for a live burn drill coming up in September, Sandy Hook firefighters on August 9 spent a training session going over hydrant and hoseline set-up, pumping between a tanker and a pumper, and setting up and breaking down a portable pond. For a few operators, there was also...
Sat. Aug 1st 2015
Sandy Hook brought home three trophies following from Thomaston Parade, a CT Parade Marshals event.The company returned home with Best Color Guard (3-5 members), Best Brush Truck, and Best Appearing Fire Department (15 men or less). 
Mon. Jul 27th 2015
As part of its planning and training for a live burn drill in September, Sandy Hook welcomed Derek Currao, from Fire Training Innovations, Inc., for a training session on July 27.The focus of the evening drill was Rapid Intervention Teams, including practical skills that could be put to use when a t...
Tue. Jun 16th 2015
Members of Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue traveled to the O'Neil Center at Western Connecticut State University on Tuesday, June 16, to celebrate as three company members finished their high school career. Andy DeWolfe, Rob Lasher and Angelina Ruggeiro were all members of the Newtown Hig...
Recent Calls
Thu. Aug 27th 2015
A  door convertible car struck a parked school bus at 98 Church Hill Road in the morning.  The car had 2 occupants.  The passenger sustained a laceration. 
Tue. Jun 23rd 2015
A very quick but strong thunderstorm moved through Newtown on Tuesday afternoon, leaving a wake of damage in its path. All five of the town's fire companies handled calls in their districts, with Sandy Hook ringing up nine in just a few hours. The first storm-related call was for the area o...
Fri. Jun 19th 2015
Sandy Hook Fire & Rescue, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps and the on-call paramedic were dispatched at 16:04 to the area of 23 Paugussett Road on a reported car vs pole.Engine 442 and a crew arrived on scene at 16:13 and began assessment, followed in short order by Chief Halsrtead and 441 with...
Mon. Jun 8th 2015
At 8:53 am, Sandy Hook Fire & Rescue, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps and the on-call paramedic were dispatched to the area of I-84 West near Exit 11 for a possible childbirth.Chief Bill Halstead was on the scene at 8:56 and reported that a 30-year old female was indeed having contractions, ap...
Sun. Jun 7th 2015
Sandy Hook Fire & Rescue, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps and the on-call paramedic were dispatched at 13:34 Sunday to the area of Walnut Tree Hill Road at Alberts Hill Road, on a report of a car vs motorcycle accident. Chief Halstead arrived on the scene at 13:36 and reported the accident was...
Always Remember

October 7, 2014: Hartford Firefighter Kevin Bell, 48, died while battling a two-alarm blaze on Blue Hills Avenue. 

Forest Fire Danger Level

Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection Daily Forest Fire Danger Report.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Sandy Hook Vol. Fire & Rescue Co., Inc. is to strive for excellence in the performance of prevention of loss of life, personal injury and damage from fire, medical and other emergencies of any or all persons when called upon. We shall do this by maintaining a high standard of training and public education and act and perform in a safe, courteous and professional manner.

Move Right For Blue Light

Volunteer firefighters display a flashing blue light to warn other motorists when they are responding to emergencies in their personal vehicles.

While Connecticut Motor Vehicle laws do not require motorists to pull over to the right, please be courteous and let them pass.

Remember: The faster we can get to the scene of a fire, an accident or a medical call, the sooner we can save lives. After all, you wouldn't want anyone to delay our response time if you needed to call 911, would you?

When you see the blue light, move to the right.



If you would like a patch please send a request, and $5, to

Sandy Hook Vol. Fire & Rescue Company

Attn Patch Request

PO Box 783

Sandy Hook CT 06482

Purchase Reflective Signs



Reflective signs are available from Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue.

They can be purchased for $15, and will be designed to hang vertically or horizontally (your choice) on your mailbox post.

Stop by the firehouse any Monday night or call 203-270-4392 to place an order.

The Fireman's Prayer
A Fireman's Prayer
When I am called to duty, God
Wherever flames may rage,
Give me strength to save some life
Whatever be its age.
Help me embrace a little child
Before it is too late
Or save an older person from
The horror of that fate.
Enable me to be alert and hear the weakest shout
And quickly and efficiently
To put the fire out.
I want to fill my calling and
To give the best in me,
To guard my every neighbor and
Protect his property.
And if according to my fate
I am to lose my life,
Please bless with your protecting hand
My children and my wife. 
Upcoming Events
Every 2nd Monday
Every Monday
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Mon. Sep 7th 2015
Fri. Sep 11th 2015
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Contact Information
Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue
18-20 Riverside Road
Sandy Hook, CT 06482
Non-Emergency: 203-270-4392
Emergency: 911
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