Tag Archives: Naugatuck Fire Department

Borough firefighters quickly extinguish bedroom fire

NAUGATUCK — Borough firefighters made quick work extinguishing a bedroom fire Saturday afternoon. That fire was contained to the room of origin — a bedroom on the second floor of…

Small kitchen fire at NHS quickly doused

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School was evacuated this morning due to a small fire in the cafeteria’s kitchen. Naugatuck Fire Marshal Robert Weaver said the fire department responded to an…

Police, fire departments present budgets

NAUGATUCK — Police and fire officials have laid out their budget requests for the coming fiscal year. On Monday, Police Chief Christopher Edson presented the police department’s 2018-19 budget request…

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…