Tag Archives: jaws of life

Fire company to get new ‘jaws’

BEACON FALLS — While most houses in town were still in the dark following the October snowstorm, residents gathered at Town Hall to approve the purchase of a new “jaws…

Lights are still out in three sections of Beacon Falls.

Request for new ‘jaws’ going to town meeting

BEACON FALLS — Town voters will now get their say on a request for a new “jaws of life.” The fire company’s equipment, which can cut through cars to extract…

Fire Chief Ken Hanks, standing, makes his request for new "jaws of life" to the Joint Boards Tuesday night.

Joint boards approve purchase of new ‘jaws of life’

NAUGATUCK — There was never a question over whether the borough needed to replace its aging hydraulic rescue tools known as the “jaws of life.” The question at Tuesday night’s…

Borough fire chief seeks $40,000 for equipment

NAUGATUCK — The fire department is requesting nearly $40,000 from the borough’s contingency fund for new hydraulic extrication tools, commonly known as the Jaws of Life. “I know what the…

First Selectman Susan Cable said she'd try to find a way to budget a Hurst tool for the fire department.

Fire company needs new ‘jaws of life’

BEACON FALLS — If there is an accident in town, victims may have to wait a few extra minutes before rescuers can extract them from their car.   The fire…