Tag Archives: Naugatuck Fire Department

Murray among Hall’s ‘heroic women’

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Fire Chief Ellen Murray will be one of 10 “heroic women” honored by the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame next week. Murray, who became the first female…

DeBisschop named second assistant chief

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Fire Department has filled one of its top spots. John DeBisschop was promoted from captain to second assistant fire chief earlier this month. He replaced Paul…

Project designed to eliminate dead zones

NAUGATUCK — A new radio communications antenna will help the fire department communicate everywhere in town. Currently, several areas in the borough, including around New Haven Road and Candee Road…

Fire burns through Tuttle house roof

NAUGATUCK — A fire burned a hole through history on Wednesday afternoon. A cupola on the north side of the roof of the historic Tuttle house, the former Board of…

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…