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New firefighters join department

NAUGATUCK — They were among 540 candidates who took the test to be Naugatuck career firefighters — and among the only four chosen. The Naugatuck Fire Department has hired three…

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Firefighters douse fire

NAUGATUCK — Firefighters responded to a large fire Sunday night in the Naugatuck Industrial Park. The fire broke out in the parking lot of New Christie Ventures at 31 Sheridan…

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Firefighters hosting golf tournament

NAUGATUCK —Naugatuck Firefighters Local 1219 is hosting its 23rd annual golf tournament in August. The tournament, which will be a scramble format, is Aug. 8 at Western Hills Golf Course,…

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Multiplies the norm at Naugatuck FD

  NAUGATUCK — When they are not responding to emergencies in the community, they are often rushing to fix a mini-crisis at home. A diaper needs changing. A child has…

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Fire quickly extinguished at school

NAUGATUCK — Nobody was injured when a small fire broke out in a bathroom on the first floor of Salem Elementary School Wednesday morning. Fire Chief Ken Hanks said a…

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Beacon Hose names Trzaski chief

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Company No.1’s newest fire chief is no stranger to the firefighting life. Jimmy Trzaski, 48, was named fire chief at a ceremonial dinner in April….

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Firefighters stay busy

NAUGATUCK — Borough firefighters had a busy Monday that included interrupting the Memorial Day Parade to get to a call of a gas leak. By early evening, firefighters had responded…

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Gas leak leads to evacuation of homes

NAUGATUCK — A gas leak caused the temporary evacuation of two homes in Naugatuck Tuesday. The Naugatuck Fire Department responded to 83 Carroll St. at 9:56 a.m. for a report…

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Fire displaces residents

NAUGATUCK — A fire in a two-family house Friday morning caused extensive damage to one apartment and smoke damage to the neighboring unit, displacing several residents, fire officials said. Fire…

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Blasting sends rocks flying

NAUGATUCK — Pieces of rock flew from the Haynes Materials quarry on New Haven Road during a blasting operation at 1:30 p.m. Friday, authorities said. “We’re not sure what happened,…