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LobsterFest 2024

Full lobster or steak dinner tickets are $35 in advance, $40 at the door.

Advance tickets are available cash or check only. Credit and debit cards will also be accepted AT THE DOOR ONLY.

Advance sales end at noon Friday, June 7.

Lobster or steak dinners come with corn on the cob, a dinner roll, chowder, potato salad, and a water or soda.

Hamburger or hot dog dinner tickets — which also include all the sides listed above — are $10 in advance and at the door.

Tickets are available from SHVFR members. They can also be purchased at the office of The Newtown Bee, 5 Church Hill Road; and the Office of the Fire Marshal, within Newtown Municipal Center, 3 Primrose Street.

Christmas Trees (and more!) Sale Done For The Season

Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue sold its final tree of the 2023 season on Saturday, December 9, just 3½ weeks into this year’s sales season.

THANK YOU to everyone who purchased a tree, wreath, kissing ball and/or cemetery box this year. We appreciate your support.

First Weekend of Christmas Trees Sale

THANK YOU for a very good first weekend of sales! We sold 272 trees during the first weekend of our 2023 Christmas Trees (& More!) Sale. The first sale on Friday was to a woman heading directly to Maryland, one of the final sales on Sunday was to Erica F (pictured), who was taking hers home to Rhode Island. Between midday Friday and late afternoon Sunday, dozens of trees — as wreaths, cemetery boxes, pine roping, tree stands and tree bags — were sold to friends, family, neighbors and supporters.

Tree sales will resume Thursday, November 30, 6-9 pm at our main station. 

Additional information and updates are available on our Facebook Events page.

Successful Fill The Fire Trucks 

Thank you to everyone who helped make this year’s Fill The Fire Truck — conducted Saturday, November 18, at Big Y and Sand Hill Plaza — another successful pre-Thanksgiving event to fill the shelves at FAITH Food Pantry. 

Between the two locations, firefighters collected 47 turkeys and 7 hams, filled 90 boxes with miscellaneous donations, and received $1,811 in donations. 

RIP George Lockwood Sr

Life Member George Lockwood Sr died Sunday, November 12, at his home.

At the time of his death, George was the senior-most member of our company, having given 71+ years to our company. He joined Sandy Hook Fire & Rescue on his 16th birthday.


Welcome to the new website for Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company, based in Sandy Hook, Connecticut.

Please be patient while we rebuild our online home.

Remember, in the event of an emergency call 911.

For Routine Calls our main station can be reached at 203-270-4392. The station is not manned 24/7 so leave a message if you get our voicemail. Someone will return your call as soon as possible.