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Fire quickly extinguished at school

NAUGATUCK — Nobody was injured when a small fire broke out in a bathroom on the first floor of Salem Elementary School Wednesday morning. Fire Chief Ken Hanks said a…

Beacon Hose names Trzaski chief

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Company No.1’s newest fire chief is no stranger to the firefighting life. Jimmy Trzaski, 48, was named fire chief at a ceremonial dinner in April….

Firefighters stay busy

NAUGATUCK — Borough firefighters had a busy Monday that included interrupting the Memorial Day Parade to get to a call of a gas leak. By early evening, firefighters had responded…

Gas leak leads to evacuation of homes

NAUGATUCK — A gas leak caused the temporary evacuation of two homes in Naugatuck Tuesday. The Naugatuck Fire Department responded to 83 Carroll St. at 9:56 a.m. for a report…

Fire displaces residents

NAUGATUCK — A fire in a two-family house Friday morning caused extensive damage to one apartment and smoke damage to the neighboring unit, displacing several residents, fire officials said. Fire…

Blasting sends rocks flying

NAUGATUCK — Pieces of rock flew from the Haynes Materials quarry on New Haven Road during a blasting operation at 1:30 p.m. Friday, authorities said. “We’re not sure what happened,…

Firefighters respond to brush fires

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Fire Department responded to three calls Sunday morning for small camp fires that got out of control. The most serious one started at 8:35 a.m. when…

Firefighters alert residents of fire

Neighbors called 911 after seeing smoke and fire on the front lawn and exterior of 77 Manners Ave. at 12:15 p.m. Firefighters knocked on the door and alerted the occupants…

Blaze burns home

    NAUGATUCK — A fire severely damaged a single-family home on Beecher Street Sunday night. The fire was called in at 6:46 p.m. Fire Chief Ken Hanks said the…

Hall of Fame calls former chief

NAUGATUCK — During’s first few months as a volunteer firefighter, two children died in a house fire on Melbourne Court in Naugatuck. That was in 1954. Gaspar was in his…