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Borough transfers funds for firefighters

NAUGATUCK — After voting not to hire firefighters to replace retirees during the municipal budget process in the spring, officials relented last week. On Dec. 9, the Joint Boards of…

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Fire department collecting toys

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Fire Department is collecting gifts for Toys for Kids. The department will begin accepting donations Dec. 1. Donations can be dropped off at the firehouse on…

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Fundraising with facial hair

NAUGATUCK — The firefighter and the mustache have a long and storied history. Like the lumberjack and the long beard or the surfer and the long locks, the mustache on…

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Gas leak causes temporary evacuation

NAUGATUCK — Firefighters shut down part of Water Street and evacuated two homes and two businesses due to a relief valve break on a residential gas line early Saturday. At…

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Fire chief advises residents on grease fires

NAUGATUCK — A kitchen grease fire at the George B. Lewis No. 1 senior housing complex on Osborn Road Wednesday was the third such fire in a month and the…

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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…