Tag Archives: Naugatuck Fire Department

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…

Borough, city to share grant for fire equipment

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck and Waterbury will share a $295,264 federal firefighting grant announced last week, using the money for equipment and training. Under the jointly prepared grant application, the two…

Borough firefighters quickly extinguish bedroom fire

NAUGATUCK — Borough firefighters made quick work extinguishing a bedroom fire Saturday afternoon. That fire was contained to the room of origin — a bedroom on the second floor of…

Small kitchen fire at NHS quickly doused

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School was evacuated this morning due to a small fire in the cafeteria’s kitchen. Naugatuck Fire Marshal Robert Weaver said the fire department responded to an…

Police, fire departments present budgets

NAUGATUCK — Police and fire officials have laid out their budget requests for the coming fiscal year. On Monday, Police Chief Christopher Edson presented the police department’s 2018-19 budget request…

Murray among Hall’s ‘heroic women’

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Fire Chief Ellen Murray will be one of 10 “heroic women” honored by the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame next week. Murray, who became the first female…

DeBisschop named second assistant chief

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Fire Department has filled one of its top spots. John DeBisschop was promoted from captain to second assistant fire chief earlier this month. He replaced Paul…