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Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company, Inc.
sends its support to and stands behind
Newtown Police Department,
Connecticut State Police,
and police departments of all levels across the country.

The Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company has been protecting and serving

the residents and visitors of Sandy Hook since 1938.

  Thank you for supporting your local fire company.


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.

News Headlines
Mon. Aug 29th 2016
Members of Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue were among those who were ready to welcome children and faculty back to Sandy Hook Elementary School when the brand-new building opened for the 2016-17 academic year.Classes had been taking place in Monroe since January 2013, following the shootings ...
Sat. Aug 20th 2016
About 100 people attended dedication ceremonies on Saturday, August 20, for SHVFR's newly expanded fire substation at 249 Berkshire Road.Kevin Cragin, a member of the Board of Fire Commissioners, served as master of ceremonies at a program held inside the spacious bays that were added to the ori...
Mon. Aug 15th 2016
For the third year, firefighters from Sandy Hook were invited to present programs during Newtown Youth & Family Services's offerings of Safety Town.The program is presented at NYFS, and is for children about to enter kindergarten. It is a national program that was developed in 1964 to teach ...
Fri. Jun 10th 2016
SHVF&R presented its 29th annual LobsterFest on Friday and Saturday, June 10-11. A fundraiser for the company, the event served approximately 1,800 lobster dinner and 700 pounds of rid-eye steak dinners this year.Guests of all ages were again able to dine in, with seating options within the main...
Mon. Jun 6th 2016
As part of Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue's annual meeting on June 7, it was announced that Captain Kevin Stoyak had been selected as the 2016 Outstanding Member of the Year.Captain Stoyak was a firefighter before moving to Sandy Hook, continuing a family tradition. Since starting his me...
Recent Calls
Sat. Aug 13th 2016
An attached garage at a home in the Shade Rest of Sandy Hook was heavily damaged by a fire midday Saturday, August 13, one of the hottest and most humid days so far this year.Firefighters from Sandy Hook, Hook & Ladder and Hawleyville were dispatched at 12:20 to 9 Overlook Knoll shortly aft...
Mon. Aug 8th 2016
Sandy Hook and Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps were dispatched at 15:36, to I-84 West for a reported one-vehicle accident with rollover and injuries.Hook & Ladder had initially been dispatched to the call, at 15:31, following information that put the accident within that company's district...
Mon. Aug 8th 2016
Sandy Hook was dispatched to the area of Berkshire Road and Bennetts Bridge Road at 17:05, for fluids following a motor vehicle accident.Engineer Stephen Clark was first on the scene, arriving at 17:08 and reporting a dump truck on its side. The dump truck, a 1964 Mack dump truck, was on a trailer a...
Fri. Jul 15th 2016
Sandy Hook and Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps were dispatched at 1735 to the area of Berkshire Road near Toddy Hill Road on a reported 2-car motor vehicle accident with possible entrapment.A Honda Accord that had been traveling east on Berkshire Road had veered to the west, into the ditch along B...
Sun. Jul 3rd 2016
Sandy Hook was dispatched to Dayton Street near its intersection with Eagle Rock Road at 0341, on a report of two vehicles on fire with extension toward nearby woods.Chief Halstead was on the scene at 0347, and reported that in addition to the two vehicles already on fire, a third nearby vehicle was...
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

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 Monday
Every 1st Tuesday
6:45pm - 7:45pm
Every 1st Monday
Sun. Oct 2nd 2016
Sun. Oct 2nd 2016
11:00am - 2:00pm
Sat. Oct 8th 2016
9:30am - 4:00pm
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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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