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Mission Statement

The mission of the Sandy Hook Vol. Fire & Rescue Co., Inc. is to strive for excellence in the performance of prevention of loss of life, personal injury and damage from fire, medical and other emergencies of any or all persons when called upon. We shall do this by maintaining a high standard of training and public education and act and perform in a safe, courteous and professional manner.


If you would like a patch please send a request, and $5, to

Sandy Hook Vol. Fire & Rescue Company

Attn:  Patch Request

PO Box 783

Sandy Hook CT 06482

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Reflective signs are available from Sandy Hook Volunteeer Fire & Rescue.

They can be purchased for $15

Stop by the firehouse any Monday night or call 270-4392 to place an order!  

The Fireman's Prayer

A Fireman's Prayer
When I am called to duty, God
Wherever flames may rage,
Give me strength to save some life
Whatever be its age.
Help me embrace a little child
Before it is too late
Or save an older person from
The horror of that fate.
Enable me to be alert and hear the weakest shout
And quickly and efficiently
To put the fire out.
I want to fill my calling and
To give the best in me,
To guard my every neighbor and
Protect his property.
And if according to my fate
I am to lose my life,
Please bless with your protecting hand
My children and my wife. 

Contact Information

Sandy Hook Vol. Fire and Rescue
18-20 Riverside Rd/Po Box 783
Sandy Hook, CT  06482



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Alberts Hill Road Rollover
Wed. Oct 15th 2014
Sandy Hook Fire & Rescue, Hook & Ladder, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps and the on-call medic were all dispatched to the area of 119 Alberts Hill Road at 14:37 on a reported single-vehicle rollover.The female driver of a Ford Escape was able to call dispatch after her vehicle, which had b...

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Rush Hour Car Fire
Mon. Oct 6th 2014
Sandy Hook and Hook & Ladder were dispatched at 17:26 to I-84 West on a reported car fire between Exits 10 and 9. Hook & Ladder Chief Ray Corbo was first on the scene, at 17:31, and reported the vehicle was in flames, located on the shoulder of the slow speed lane, just prior to the Parmalee...

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Tractor Trailer vs Tree During Morning Rush Hour on I-84
Wed. Oct 1st 2014
The male driver of the tractor trailer pulled his rig off of the road to avoid hitting other driver's as traffic slowed in front of him and he was unable to stop in time.  Drive was uninjured and was empty of cargo at the time.  Firefighters checked the scene for fluids and then cleare...

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Truck Over Guardrail
Sun. Sep 21st 2014
At approximately 11:30 pm Sandy Hook firefighters were dispatched to a one vehicle accident with a fuel leak in the area of 249 Berkshire Road.Chief Bill Halstead and Engine 441 arrived on scene and confirmed a truck had gone off of the side of the road in the immediate vicinity of Sandy Hook's ...

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Two-Vehicle MVA On Berkshire Road
Sun. Sep 14th 2014
For the second time in less than 36 hours, firefighters, police and ambulance personnel were sent to a notoriously dangerous section of Berkshire Road for a motor vehicle accident. (See previous post concerning car vs tree MVA on September 13.)This time, Sandy Hook Fire & Rescue, Newtown Volunte...

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Berkshire Road Car vs Tree
Sat. Sep 13th 2014
Sandy Hook Fire & Rescue, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps and the on-call medic were dispatched to the area of 119 Berkshire Road at 09:48 for a one vehicle accident with injuries. Police were also sent to the scene. Dispatch was being told that a vehicle had driven into a ...

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Structure Fire Causes Significant Damage To Private Residence
Wed. Sep 3rd 2014
All five of Newtown’s fire companies were dispatched to 40 Alpine Circle on a report of a structure fire Tuesday evening. Hook & Ladder Firefighter Mike McCarthy arrived in less than a minute of the 18:16 dispatch, and reported flames and heavy smoke was showing from the front and one side...

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Three-Vehicle MVA On I-84
Wed. Aug 13th 2014
Sandy Hook and Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps were dispatched around 1825 to I-84 East between the Exit 10 on-ramp and the Exit 11 off-ramp for a reported motor vehicle accident with injuries.Upon arrival, crews found three vehicles had been involved in the incident, with the vehicles coming...

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Single Vehicle Rollover
Sun. Aug 3rd 2014
Mid morning, shortly after firefighters had begun collecting for their annual door-to-door fund drive, Sandy Hook was dispatched to a reported rollover/MVA on Route 34 just north of Zoar Road.The dispatcher advised those responding that the patient might be unconscious....

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Late Night MVA On Route 34 With Ejections
Sat. Jun 21st 2014
At 11:45 pm Sandy Hook Fire & Rescue and Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps were  dispatched to the area of Berkshire Road, west of Great Quarter Road, for an MVA with three occupants entrapped. Due to its proximity to the town line -- less than a quarter of a mile from Monroe -- m...

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Always Remember

October 7, 2014: Hartford Firefighter Kevin Bell, 48, died while battling a two-alarm blaze on Blue Hills Avenue. 

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