SEE YOU AT THE HALLOWEEN WALK

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Main Station, 18-20 Riverside Road

 

Substation, 249 Berkshire Road (above, view from Berkshire Road; below, view from Nighthawk Lane)

(photo courtesy The Newtown Bee)

Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue is a 501(c)(3) organization.

 

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News Headlines
Mon. Oct 2nd 2017
Nearly 90 golfers showed up for SHVFR's 30th Annual Golf Tournament, which was presented for the second consecutive year at The Golf Club at Oxford Greens. It was a gorgeous Monday, and everyone who participated in the event — a fundraiser for the company — seemed to enjoy themselves...
Mon. Sep 4th 2017
Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue participated in Newtown's 56th Annual Labor Day Parade on September 4.The company was staged in the fourth division. In addition to marching, members also responded to a call when a Shriner's vehicle had a mechanical malfunction and crashed. Hook & ...
Tue. Jul 18th 2017
Firefighters Pete Barresi, Kyle Keeping and Tess Vogel led the first of three Safety Town presentations scheduled this year at Newtown Youth & Family Services on Tuesday, July 18.The crew took Engine 443 that morning to 15 Berkshire Road, where they met the pre-K children participating in the an...
Mon. Jun 26th 2017
Members of Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue spent a few hours on Monday, June 26, working with an instructor from Fire Training Innovations (FTI), who ran firefighters though a number of scenarios using two vehicles that had been donated to the company for training purposes.Firefighters worked...
Sat. Jun 10th 2017
For the 30th consecutive year, Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue hosted a LobsterFest that was attended by thousands of people. Presented Friday and Saturday, June 9-10, this year's event was one of the company's largest presentations to date. A total of 2,050 lobsters were cooked over ...
Recent Calls
Thu. Sep 28th 2017
Sandy Hook Fire & Rescue and Newtown Volunteer Ambulance responded to Berkshire Road, right in front of Newtown High School, at 1643 on a report of a multiple vehicle accident with injuries. A 32-year old female driving a 2015 Honda CR-V had stopped in the eastbound travel lane in front of ...
Sat. Aug 5th 2017
Around 14:30 Sandy Hook and Newtown Volunteer Ambulance were dispatched to the area of Berkshire Road at Jordan Hill Road for a reported two-vehicle accident with rollover and possible injuries.Chief Halstead was first on scene and confirmed the MVA was as described. A white Ford pick-up traveling o...
Fri. Jul 28th 2017
Sandy Hook and Bethel Ambulance responded to a reported three-car MVA on I-84 West just prior to the Exit 10 onramp around 15:10 Friday, July 28. One person was reporting leg pains.Engine 441 and a crew arrived at 15:21 followed by Rescue 444 and a crew at 15:21. Chief Halstead assumed command of th...
Fri. Jul 7th 2017
Sandy Hook was dispatched to Route 34 and Jordan Hill Road around 3 pm today for a reported truck into a pole.Engine 442 arrived on scene confirming one vehicle into a pole with an EMT tending to the patient. Engine 441 arrived next and Lt Andy Ryan assumed command.The patient stated ...
Wed. Jul 5th 2017
Firefighters were dispatched to the area of 71 Great Ring Road at 14:20 for a one vehicle MVA with a hand injury.  While enroute dispatch updated responders that it was a rollover.  The Jeep Cherokee held three male occupants under the age of 18 which self extricated.  The driver...
Always Remember

February 7, 2016: Paugassett Hook & Ladder Co No 4 (Derby, CT ) Past Chief and longtime member James J. Butler, 50, fell ill after responding to a fire call at a local restaurant. He subsequently died of a heart attack.

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.

 

Patches

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

 HELP US FIND YOU FASTER!

IF WE CAN'T SEE YOUR HOUSE NUMBER FROM THE SEAT OF THE VEHICLES RESPONDING TO AN EMERGENCY, IT COULD DELAY OUR RESPONSE AS WELL AS THE RESPONSE OF OTHER EMERGENCY SERVICE PROVIDERS. 

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 Tuesday
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Every 3rd Monday
7:30pm
Every Monday
6:00pm
Sat. Oct 28th 2017
10:15am - 2:15pm
Tue. Oct 31st 2017
ALL DAY
Sat. Nov 4th 2017
3:30pm - TBA
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2017 Call Volume
 Fire-Rescue
Jan27
Feb31
Mar41
Apr41
May30
Jun39
Jul45
Aug43
Sep31
Oct27
Nov 
Dec 
Total355

Call Volume History

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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