Tag Archives: Naugatuck Fire Department

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,…

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….