Tag Archives: Naugatuck Fire Department

Blaze in borough displaces family

NAUGATUCK — A family is temporarily displaced following a fire that had spread near the chimney of a two-floor colonial house at 122 Field St. Thursday night. Firefighters reported no…

Solid staffing levels mean less spending

NAUGATUCK — Fire officials requested a budget that would decrease the department’s spending by more than 6 percent next fiscal year. On Monday, the Board of Finance approved the fire…

Borough removes ‘acting’ from fire marshal’s title

NAUGATUCK — The borough’s long-time acting fire marshal has officially stepped into the role. For more than five years Robert Weaver, who has been with the department for nearly 28…

Borough hires new deputy fire chief

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Fire Department’s new deputy chief is a familiar face in the halls of the headquarters downtown. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses last week approved a…

Fire damages borough home

NAUGATUCK — A fire following a New Year’s Eve party left a colonial-style home on Geraldine Drive uninhabitable for now. Firefighters responded to a fire at 106 Geraldine Drive at…

Naugatuck firefighters carrying Narcan

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Fire Department is now equipped with another life-saving tool: Narcan. Narcan, also known as Naloxone, is a drug used to treat opioid overdose. In 2014, the…

Officers climb ranks, firefighters begin careers in borough

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Fire Department marked the ascension of officers and the addition of new firefighters last week during a promotional and swearing-in ceremony. Firefighters Jonathan Raiola, Phillip Becker,…

Firefighter ranks on the rise

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Fire Department may soon be fully staffed for the first time in a few of years. The department recently hired two firefighters who don’t need to…

Career started on a whim for fire chief

NAUGATUCK — Ellen Murray’s ascension to chief of the Naugatuck Fire Department may never have happened if she didn’t act on a whim a more than 35 years ago. Murray’s…

Murray inks contract to become fire chief

NAUGATUCK — Ellen Murray is no longer the interim chief of the Naugatuck Fire Department. She is now officially the chief. Murray and the borough have reached an agreement on…