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please join us for a brand-new event

Saturday, October 23, 2021

11 am-5 pm

at our main station, 18-20 Riverside Road

Vendor applications are available here; additional details TBA

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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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Monday, May 24th, 2021
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Shortly after returning from a call, Sandy Hook firefighters did some back-to-basics training on May 24.Three teams of firefighters went out within the district to practice drafting. Engine 441 and a crew went to the end of Riverside Road; Engine 442 and a crew went to Narragansett Road and Quail Ho...
Sunday, May 16th, 2021
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Nearly two dozen Sandy Hook firefighters assembled for training Sunday morning, going over basics of SCBA use.FTI Instructor Terry Mincy started the morning by doing an overview of the equipment in the meeting room of the main station.Firefighters and Mincy then headed outdoors, where they spent tim...
Sunday, April 11th, 2021
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Sandy Hook firefighters spent the morning of April 11 working on pump operations and tanker shuttle set-up, use and breakdown. They were assisted by members of the town's four additional companies, who assisted at dump sites and with their tankers.
Sunday, February 14th, 2021
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Sandy Hook firefighters spent Sunday, February 14, honing their forcible entry skills with two instructors from FTI.Bret Newport and Pete Morotto discussed the tools and procedures they felt were most effective for firefighters when encountering doors.
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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...
Tuesday, June 29th, 2021
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Sandy Hook VFR, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps, a paramedic, and Connecticut State Police troopers were dispatched at 16:15 to a two-vehicle crash on I-84 East.First responders were told that the vehicles were in the high speed lane.
Sunday, June 20th, 2021
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Sandy Hook VFR, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps and a paramedic were all dispatched to I-84 West between Exit 11 and Exit 10 at 15:43 Sunday, June 20, for a reported two-vehicle crash with injuries.While en route, first responders were told that CSP troopers had located the crash, which was betwee...
Sunday, May 30th, 2021
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Less than 12 hours after responding to a rollover on I-84 East, Sandy Hook VFR was dispatched to the highway for a similar incident.Sandy Hook VFR, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps and a paramedic were dispatched at 04:02 Sunday, May 30, this time to just west of the Rochambeau Bridge/Southbury-San...

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