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Labor Day Monday, September 2, 2019 

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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)

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Saturday, November 27th, 2021
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The morning after their Food Truck Festival, it was right back to business for Sandy Hook firefighters, who worked with Fire Training Innovations (FTI) Instructor Derek Currao on tools used and procedures followed during RIT assignments.
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Firefighters from all five of Newtown's companies participated again in the annual pre-Thanksgiving Fill The Fire Trucks event on Saturday, November 20.Sandy Hook EMS Captain Karin Halstead coordinated the event again, which had Sandy Hook, Hawleyville and Hook & Ladder firefighters staged o...
Sunday, November 14th, 2021
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SHVFR firefighters participated in driver recertification and pump ops recert for their Sunday training in November. One rotation was set up in the rear parking lot of the main station, where firefighters worked with Brush 445 and Engine 441 on drafting and water flow.
Sunday, October 3rd, 2021
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SHVFR firefighters participated in the company's live burn training session on Sunday, October 3.The company this year returned to the New Haven Fire Training Division building for the annual drill.
Saturday, November 6th, 2021
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Sandy Hook VFR and Botsford Fire Rescue were dispatched at 1610 to 33 Zoar Road, after a homeowner called to report a carriage shed at that property was burning. The caller reported the shed was not connected to the house, and there was nothing attached to it.SHVFR Second Assistant Chief Andy Ryan w...
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Two women were displaced from their home on Halloween after a fire broke out in one of the antique dwelling's bedrooms around 1930. All five Newtown fire companies and Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps were dispatched to 19 Dayton Street, within Sandy Hook's district, on Sunday, October 31.
Tuesday, October 26th, 2021
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Sandy Hook and Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps responded to the area of 107 Berkshire Road around 1050 Tuesday, October 26, for a reported one-vehicle rollover with possible injuries.The driver of a 1999 Jeep Cherokee hydroplaned while traveling east on Berkshire Road.
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Sandy Hook VFR had two crashes involving tractor-trailer trucks during the early morning of August 19. Both were on I-84, but in different directions and on opposite ends of the 3+ miles of the highway within Sandy Hook's coverage area.The drivers of both trucks were uninjured.In the first incid...

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