Tag: fire department

Fire report for the April 7 edition

The Southington Fire Department announced the following 37 incidents from Monday, March 20 to Monday, March 27: Monday, March 20 12:08:37 a.m., 1567 Flanders rd., EMS call, excluding vehicle 7:03:48 a.m., 264 W. Center St., Vehicle accident 9:53:01 a.m., 88…

Fire report for the March 31 edition

The Southington Fire Department announced the following 51 incidents from Monday, March 13 to Sunday, March 19: Monday, March 13 12:01:48 p.m., 1 Darling St., Flanders West, Smoke detector activation 2:50:34 p.m., 191 Lepage Dr., Public service 3:49:22 p.m., 3…

Commentary:

We talk a lot about time in the fire service. In many ways, to quote an area fire officer, “Firefighters do not fight fire. We fight the clock.” Once it gets started, a fire in a building will double in…

Survey aimed at fire safety

By Ed Harris Editor The Southington Fire Department has recently established a new home fire safety survey program that aims to help keep residents safe. “It’s part of our community risk reduction program,” said firefighter Eric D’Arcy about the voluntary…

Storm cleanup is a slow process

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer Southington residents and officials spent several days trying to dig the town out from over two feet of snow left behind by a historic blizzard that overwhelmed the state on Friday evening. Governor Dannel Malloy…