Tag Archives: Naugatuck Fire Department

Borough officials, union clash over hiring new fire marshal

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials and the firefighters union found themselves at odds over how to hire a new fire marshal to replace former Fire Marshal Robert Weaver, who retired June…

Former fire chief remembered for dedication, knowledge

NAUGATUCK — Retired Naugatuck Fire Capt. Vincent Healy remembers his late uncle John Gaspar often being first on the scene, even after retiring as Naugatuck’s fire chief in 1988. Healy,…

Fire damages borough building

NAUGATUCK — No one was injured when a fire broke out in a mixed-use building on Meadow Street Sunday night, but the building sustained significant damage. Deputy Fire Chief Paul…

Department honors firefighters

NAUGATUCK — Borough firefighters — those at the beginning, middle and end of their careers — were honored during a special ceremony. “It takes hard work and dedication to become…

Fire department presents budget request

NAUGATUCK — The fire department is requesting a small increase for its 2019-20 budget. The department’s request, which was presented to the Board of Finance earlier this month, is roughly…

Early-morning fire damages borough home

NAUGATUCK — An early morning fire Monday caused significant damage to a home on Park Avenue. Firefighters responded to a fire at 88 Park Ave. at about 5:30 a.m., Capt….

Vacant buildings offer unique training opportunity

NAUGATUCK — Firefighters battled blazes on Prospect Street last week that left two vacant buildings burned to the ground. The fires were different than ones the Naugatuck Fire Department has…

Borough firefighter battles Montana wildfires

NAUGATUCK — The desire to fight fires can take people a long way. For one borough firefighter, it took him halfway across the country. Naugatuck Firefighter Deven Yudelson, 27, of…

Fire department to conduct live burn training 

NAUGATUCK — Firefighters are preparing to burn down two buildings. The Naugatuck Fire Department is scheduled to conduct live burn training exercises on Sept. 26 and Sept. 27 at 42…

Firefighters douse fire at multi-family home  

NAUGATUCK — Firefighters knocked down a structure fire on one of the hottest days of the year Tuesday. Crews responded to 121 Aetna St. at about 1:30 p.m. and found…