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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.

2-Car MVA On Berkshire Road

Sandy Hook VFR and Newtown Volunteer Ambulance were dispatched at 07:48 for a reported two-vehicle MVA with injuries on Berkshire Road near Skidmore Lane.

NVAC arrived on the scene and confirmed minor injuries, and advised SHVFR that fluids were in the roadway.

Sandy Hook First Assistant Chief Andy Ryan arrived soon after and confirmed the scene. Engine 441 also responded with a crew.

Firefighters applied Speedi-Dri to the road, and swept up additional debris before one of the vehicles was towed.

They also assisted with traffic, diverting westbound Berkshire Road traffic around the scene while keeping eastbound traffic moving near the scene.

One driver was transported to the hospital BLS. The other was checked for injuries but did not need transport.

Sandy Hook cleared at 08:29.