Mar
26
2014

UPDATE: Firehouse Renovations

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014 – The lower level renovations of New Canaan Fire Company No 1 are near completion which include a renovated members room, bunk room and space to install the firehouse’s first elevator.

New Bunk Room

New Bunk Room

Renovated Members Room

Renovated Members Room

Renovated Members Room

Renovated Members Room

Renovated Members Room

Renovated Members Room

Mar
20
2014

Cold Water Rescue Training

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Thursday, March 20, 2014 – Though New Canaan is a land locked community the town still incorporates many large bodies of water that include ponds, lakes, rivers and reservoirs. It is the responsibility of New Canaan Fire to assist in any situations that involves rescue on these waters. That is why one of our annual training exercises is to re-familiarize ourselves with cold water rescue equipment needed for these types of situations.

2nd Lieutenant Mike Esposito suits up firefighter Larry Pitt

2nd Lieutenant Mike Esposito suits up firefighter Larry Pitt

 Lieutenant Tony Ryan reviews the Cold Water Rescue equipment stored on Rescue 5

Lieutenant Tony Ryan reviews the Cold Water Rescue equipment stored on Rescue 5

Firefighter Marc Savini dons a Cold Water Rescue suit with the assistance of Firefighter Ed Karl

Firefighter Marc Savini dons a Cold Water Rescue suit with the assistance of Firefighter Ed Karl

Firefighter Patrick Moley demonstrates the use of PFDs

Firefighter Patrick Moley demonstrates the use of PFDs

Mar
19
2014

Michigan Road Cottage Fire

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014 20:33 - Firefighters responded to the report of a fully involved garage apartment with possible entrapment. Thankfully the cottage was not occupied and though gutted, firefighters made another great stop saving the structure and mitigating any risk to exposures. The Article from the New Canaan Advertiser: http://www.ncadvertiser.com/31001/michigan-road-cottage-destroyed-by-fire/