Tag: Southington Fire Department

Fill that fire truck

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The Giving Back Girls partnered with the Southington Fire Department, Co. 1, for a ‘Fill that Fire Truck’ event at Walmart on Queen Street on Aug. 22. Southington firemen Andrew Chamberland, Danny Eshoo, Connor Wardwell, Matthew Currao, Carl Ericsson, August…

Southington marks 9/11 anniversary

By Tammi Naudus
Members of the Southington Fire Department stand at attention in front of the 9/11 monuments during a ceremony last week.

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer Members of the community gathered for an anniversary ceremony around the 9/11 monuments between Summer and Main Street at 8:46 a.m., the time the first plane struck the twin towers, to remember the lives lost…

Death in apartment fire ruled a homicide

The aftermath of Sunday’s early morning fire on Darling Street is shown above. The fire, which took place at the Summer Brook Apartments, resulted in the death of a lone female. Emergency response officials are currently investigating the fire.

The death of a 19-year-old woman in an apartment fire in Southington has been ruled a homicide, the state Chief Medical Examiner’s Office said Monday. The agency determined that Kristen Milano died of smoke inhalation in Sunday’s blaze at the…

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…

Fire company gets new thermal camera

By Ed Harris
The thermal cameras shown at work gauging the temperature of a stove top flame at Engine Company 2 in Plantsville. The new Eagle Attack camera is the smaller one on the left.

By Ed Harris Editor The Southington Fire Department, Company 2 in Plantsville, has a new thermal imaging camera that will help immensely on emergency calls. The new thermal camera, an Eagle Attack, replaces an older thermal camera, the Eagle X,…