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Department names contest winners

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Fire Department has announced the winners of Naugatuck’s 9th annual Connecticut Fire Prevention Poster Contest. Mireya Trelles from Maple Hill School won first place for fourth…

Borough transfers funds for firefighters

NAUGATUCK — After voting not to hire firefighters to replace retirees during the municipal budget process in the spring, officials relented last week. On Dec. 9, the Joint Boards of…

Fire department collecting toys

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Fire Department is collecting gifts for Toys for Kids. The department will begin accepting donations Dec. 1. Donations can be dropped off at the firehouse on…

Fundraising with facial hair

NAUGATUCK — The firefighter and the mustache have a long and storied history. Like the lumberjack and the long beard or the surfer and the long locks, the mustache on…

Gas leak causes temporary evacuation

NAUGATUCK — Firefighters shut down part of Water Street and evacuated two homes and two businesses due to a relief valve break on a residential gas line early Saturday. At…

Fire chief advises residents on grease fires

NAUGATUCK — A kitchen grease fire at the George B. Lewis No. 1 senior housing complex on Osborn Road Wednesday was the third such fire in a month and the…

New firefighters join department

NAUGATUCK — They were among 540 candidates who took the test to be Naugatuck career firefighters — and among the only four chosen. The Naugatuck Fire Department has hired three…

Firefighters douse fire

NAUGATUCK — Firefighters responded to a large fire Sunday night in the Naugatuck Industrial Park. The fire broke out in the parking lot of New Christie Ventures at 31 Sheridan…

Firefighters hosting golf tournament

NAUGATUCK —Naugatuck Firefighters Local 1219 is hosting its 23rd annual golf tournament in August. The tournament, which will be a scramble format, is Aug. 8 at Western Hills Golf Course,…

Multiplies the norm at Naugatuck FD

  NAUGATUCK — When they are not responding to emergencies in the community, they are often rushing to fix a mini-crisis at home. A diaper needs changing. A child has…