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Labor Day Monday, September 2, 2019

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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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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 firefights spent the morning of Sunday, April 10, training on truck extrication practices and then vehicle fires.Two trucks had been donated to the company for training, which meant multiple crews were able to work with saws, glass cutters, cribbing and other related tools on both vehicle...
Sunday, March 13th, 2022
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A few weeks after going through the annual classroom portion of HazMat Recertification, Sandy Hook VFR firefighters did the practical segment of this training.Fire Training Innovations instructors Walt Seman and William Stacy opened the morning with a 40-minute recap in the meeting room of Sandy Hoo...
Sunday, February 13th, 2022
Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue finished 2021 with 481 calls recorded.(For details, visit our Call Volume page.)The company also had 23 training sessions, 51 work sessions, and 23 company/business meetings (including two special meetings) last year.
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Sandy Hook VFR, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps and a paramedic were all dispatched at 13:25 to a residence after a call to dispatch reported a man was pinned by a tree that had fallen on him while he was operating a riding lawn mower.
Thursday, June 9th, 2022
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Sandy Hook VFR, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps and an on-call paramedic were all dispatched at 14:49 to Riverside Road near Dickinson Drive for a reported head-on, 2-vehicle crash with injuries.Deputy Chief Anthony Capozziello was first on the scene, which was approximately 200 yards west of the ...
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Sandy Hook VFR and Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps were dispatched at 16:48 to the area of I-84 East near Exit 11 for a reported 2-vehicle crash with minor injuries. Rescue 444 and a crew, including Chief Halstead, responded to the scene, which was on the shoulder of the high speed lane just past ...
Tuesday, May 10th, 2022
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Sandy Hook was dispatched at 12:41 to the area of 102 Church Hill Road after reports of an odor of gas were called in to dispatch. The caller told dispatch they had had gas lines recently replaced, but had smelled gas upon opening their business that morning.Quint 440 and Brush 445 responded to the ...

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