Nov
26
2014

Happy Thanksgiving 2014 from New Canaan Fire Company No. 1

New Canaan Fire Company No. 1 wishes you and yours a very happy Thanksgiving
Oct
22
2014

New Canaan Fire Asking for Public’s Help in Being Aware of Firefighters Directing Traffic

New Canaan Fire is asking for the public’s help in being aware of firefighters directing traffic in front of Fire Headquarters as trucks are being backed into their bays. The below article in the New Canaan Advertiser has helped to get the word out to residents about the importance of this plea.   http://www.ncadvertiser.com/39858/motorists-putting-firemen-and-pedestrians-at-risk/
Oct
15
2014

Firefighters Save House on Marvin Ridge

New Canaan’s bravest save a Marvin Ridge home. See the below article from the New Canaan Advertiser.  http://www.ncadvertiser.com/39469/firefighters-save-house-on-marvin-ridge/
Aug
27
2014

2014 Parade Season

New Canaan Fire participated in another successful parade season that included marches at Katonah NY (Best out of State), Mount Kisco NY (2nd Best out of State) and South Salem NY.                  
Aug
6
2014

Engine 1 Wet Down

On Saturday July 26th Members of New Canaan Fire, along with friends and family, officially christened our new first due attack apparatus Engine 1. This piece of equipment was specially designed and built for New Canaan with insight and guidance from both volunteer and career members of the department. A special thank you to all
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Jun
11
2014

Training Update: 93 East Avenue

      On Thursday June 5th 2014 members of the New Canaan Fire Company had the great opportunity to train at a home at 93 East Avenue that was scheduled for demolition. Firefighters trained on search, rescue, fire attack and ventilation. As homes like this are usually torn down within days of receiving the
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Jun
4
2014

2014 New Canaan Memorial Day Parade

                  Members of the New Canaan Fire marched in the annual New Canaan Memorial Day parade in tribute to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the defense of our freedom. I special appearance was made at this year’s  parade by the brand new Engine 1
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May
28
2014

Ed Karl Awarded the Community Hero Award

Our own Firefighter Ed Karl was recently awarded the Community Hero Award by the United Way of Coastal Fairfield County. See the Article below for further details on Ed’s achievement.   http://www.unitedwaycfc.org/outstanding-volunteers-new-canaan-community-honored-recognition-event
May
2
2014

2014 New Canaan Fire Company No. 1 Annual Dinner

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Friday, May 2, 2014 – Members of the New Canaan Fire Company were joined by invited guests that included officers of neighboring departments, local politicians as well as others who have been supporters of the company. The Annual Dinner is a celebration of the past year’s accomplishments as well as a time for certain members
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Apr
24
2014

Forcible Entry Training

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Thursday, April 24, 2014 – Members recently trained on one of the most important skill sets for any firefighter, Forcible Entry. Training was done using the “Friction Force” simulator which allows firefighters to train on inward and outward swinging doors using a variety of different tools including one of the oldest in the trade, the
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