Tag Archives: Naugatuck Fire Department

New ladder truck coming for Naugatuck department

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Fire Department will get a new firetruck this year as officials begin the process of replacing aging vehicles in the department’s fleet. The borough is buying…

New assistant chief rose through the ranks

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Fire Department has a new assistant chief. The department promoted Walter Seaman, a Terryville resident, to assistant chief on Dec. 16. He officially started in the…

Naugatuck Fire Department participating in consortium to hire firefighters

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Fire Department is holding an informational meeting Thursday for people interested to learn how to become a borough firefighter. The meeting is from 6:30 to 8…

Firefighters quickly douse gas station blaze

NAUGATUCK — The cause of a fire Saturday at a gas station on North Main Street appears accidental, but it remains under investigation. Firefighters and police officers responded to a structure…

Fire displaces two residents  

NAUGATUCK — A woman was taken to a hospital and two people were displaced from their home after a fire in an apartment complex on Spring Street Thursday night. Emergency…

Naugatuck, Waterbury fire departments receive grant

WATERBURY — A nearly $300,000 federal grant will provide equipment and training for both the Waterbury and Naugatuck fire departments. The allocation is part of $33.6 million in direct assistance…

Fire displaces Naugatuck family

NAUGATUCK — A fire displaced a mother and her two children from their home on Highland Avenue over Labor Day weekend. Firefighters responded to a structure fire at 163 Highland…

Naugatuck among fire departments sending gear to Peru

Fires are a big problem in Peru, even when the Amazon Rainforest isn’t a raging inferno. The fire departments there need to fight blazes in everything from modern skyscrapers in…

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,…