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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…


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…


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…


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,…


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…


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…


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….


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…


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…


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…