Tag Archives: fire department

Tree falls on car, home

NAUGATUCK — A tree fell on a house and car at 15 Melbourne Court on Sunday night. Fire Chief Ken Hanks said the tree fell at about 7 p.m. during…

Brush fire extends to shed

NAUGATUCK — A brush fire extended into a gardening shed in the backyard of 12 Fairwood Road on Sunday, Fire Capt. Vincent Healy said. The fire, called in at 3:21…

Fire destroys Prospect home

PROSPECT — A discarded cigarette may have caused a fire that destroyed a home at 4 Old Schoolhouse Road on Sunday. The fire was called in at 4:30 p.m. by…

Condo fire displaces families

NAUGATUCK — Two families were displaced in a blaze at an apartment complex on Barn Finch Circle on Wednesday evening. The fire started on the back porch of 28 Barn…

Fire department holds honor ceremony

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Fire Department held an awards and honor ceremony April 8 in the St. Francis Church hall. Lt. John Debisschop III, John Debisschop II and Jason Behuniak…

Fire displaces family

NAUGATUCK — A family of three was displaced after a fire broke out early Monday in the condominium unit they rent and caused extensive damage. The Naugatuck Fire Department received…

Morning commute slowed due to car fire

NAUGATUCK — A car fire backed up the morning commute Thursday on Route 8 North. The fire briefly shut down the highway near exit 26. Fire Captain John Debisschop said…

Fire chief requests third inspector

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck fire marshal’s office is currently behind by more than two years on inspections of multifamily buildings, businesses and municipal properties. In an effort to curb that…

New firefighters join borough department

NAUGATUCK — Three firefighters who fell in love with the profession at a young age have attained their dream of working in a career fire department. Michael Ames, 39, Patrick…

Department seeks top dollar for fire truck

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Fire Department is hoping to get as much money as possible when it sells its 1992 Boardman fire truck. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses voted…