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RIP Life Member

Ken “Pappy” Carlson

July 2, 1936-August 13, 2022

Member since May 1, 1973

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Monday, September 26

2022 Sandy Hook VFR Golf Tournament

The Golf Club at Oxford Greens
Proceeds benefit SHVFR
 

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SHVFR MEAT RAFFLE 

We are raffling a 16-cubic-foot freezer, courtesy Lew White Appliances of Monroe, filled with assorted meats (courtesy Omaha Beef). Second prize is 200 gallons of home heating oil, and third prize is a $100 Visa gift card.

Tickets are $10 each, and available from most members. They are also available at the office of The Newtown Bee, 5 Church Hill Road (weekdays, 8 am-5 pm).

They will additionally be available Monday, September 26, during our Golf Tournament; and Saturday, October 22, during 2022 Fall Festival. The winning tickets will be drawn during Fall Festival, at 4 pm. Winners need not be present. Delivery of the freezer and meat will be within a 30-mile radius. 

Follow our Facebook Event page, contact the main station (203-270-4392) to arrange to buy tickets, or visit our main station on Mondays between 5:30-7:15 pm. 

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SHVFR 2022 FALL FESTIVAL 

Fall Festival will return to our main station Saturday, October 22, 11 am-5 pm rain or shine. 

Follow our Facebook Event page for updates and details.

 

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Labor Day Monday, September 5, 2022

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Main Station, 18-20 Riverside Road; Substation, 249 Berkshire Road (center, view from Berkshire Road; right, view from Nighthawk Lane)

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

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For the first time since 2019, Sandy Hook firefighters marched in two local parades that had been canceled in 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The first return was to Bridgewater, on Friday, August 19, and the company returned home very triumphant.
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A 30-plus year member of our company, Anthony Capozziello was unanimously elected the new chief of Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue during the special election of officers during the company meeting of August 1.
Friday, July 8th, 2022
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(posted Saturday, July 9)With deepest regret, we announce the passing of Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company Chief William Halstead.After responding to a call on the evening of Friday, July 8, the chief returned to his home and became ill.
Sunday, May 15th, 2022
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Sandy Hook VFR firefighters spent the morning of Sunday, May 15, in the Lower Paugussett State Forest. The morning began for most at the company's substation on Berkshire Road, where firefighters went over a map of the state forest, discussed the different trails and other accessways, and went o...
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Sandy Hook VFR was among the local fire companies to respond to a spate of brush fires in August, including one behind a private residence on Berkshire Road. Newtown Fire Marshal Rich Frampton issued a request to all local residents to be extremely careful with outdoor fires due to continued drought...
Monday, August 29th, 2022
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Sandy Hook VFR and Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps were dispatched at 17:43 to I-84 East in Southbury, prior to Exit 14, to assist Southbury VFA at a motor vehicle crash with possible extrication.Sandy Hook provided mutual aid due to Southbury's rescue truck being out of service.
Saturday, August 13th, 2022
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Sandy Hook VFR and Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps were dispatched at 12:33 August 13 to the Lower Paugussett State Forest after dispatch received a call for help from a hiker who had hurt an ankle while hiking.
Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022
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Sandy Hook VFR, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance and Newtown Police were all dispatched at 11:35 to Berkshire Road just west of its intersection with High Rock Road for a reported three-vehicle accident with possible injuries.

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