THANK YOU TO EVERYONE
WHO JOINED US FOR OUR INAUGURAL
FOOD TRUCK FRENZY
(Saturday, April 13)
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See you next year!
A NOTE TO RESIDENTS OF OUR FIRE DISTRICT:
Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company does not solicit donations over the phone.
It has come to our attention that residents of Fairfield County, including many in Sandy Hook and Newtown, have received calls in recent weeks from people claiming to represent their local volunteer fire company. If you receive such a call — especially if the person says they are a member of our company, or calling on behalf of this company — it is a phishing call.
Please do not give them any of your personal information. Try to make note of the phone number the person is calling from, and what your Caller ID says the person’s name or organization is, and then hang up. Contact Newtown Police (203-270-4255) or Connecticut Better Business Bureau (860-740-4500 or bbb.org/Connecticut) and report what happened.
Sandy Hook will begin its annual fund drive soon. Those who live within our district should receive the 2019 request for donations by late April or early May , asking you to consider a tax-deductible donation to our company. In late July and early August, members began our annual door-to-door appeal. Members visit homes and businesses within the SHVFR district in person. They will be wearing shirts with our company logo as well as photo ID tags when they visit.
If you have any questions or concerns, call our main station at 203-270-4392.
The Officers & Members of
Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company
Main Station, 18-20 Riverside Road
Substation, 249 Berkshire Road (above, view from Berkshire Road; below, view from Nighthawk Lane)
(photo courtesy The Newtown Bee)
Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue is a 501(c)(3) organization.
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March 22, 2018: FDNY Engine Company Firefighter Michael R. Davidson, 37, killed and two other firefighters were seriously injured in a Harlem five-alarm fire; and York (PA) City Department of Fire/Rescue Services Firefighters Zachary Anthony, 29, and Ivan Flanscha, 50, were killed from a collapse at the scene of a multi-alarm fire that began the previous day.
The mission of the Sandy Hook Volunteer 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.
Volunteer firefighters display a flashing blue light to warn other motorists when they are responding to emergencies in their personal vehicles.
While Connecticut Motor Vehicle laws do not require motorists to pull over to the right, please be courteous and let them pass.
Remember: The faster we can get to the scene of a fire, an accident or a medical call, the sooner we can save lives. After all, you wouldn't want anyone to delay our response time if you needed to call 911, would you?
When you see the blue light, move to the right.
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
HELP US FIND YOU FASTER!
IF WE CAN'T SEE YOUR HOUSE NUMBER FROM THE SEAT OF THE VEHICLES RESPONDING TO AN EMERGENCY, IT COULD DELAY OUR RESPONSE AS WELL AS THE RESPONSE OF OTHER EMERGENCY SERVICE PROVIDERS.
They can be purchased for $15, and will be designed to hang vertically or horizontally (your choice) on your mailbox post.
Stop by the firehouse any Monday night or call 203-270-4392 to place an order.