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The Southbury Volunteer Firemen's Association, Inc.is a private, member governed corporation, operating as a non-profit organization and is chartered for the purpose of providing emergency service to the community. Serving a rural territory which includes several miles of Interstate 84, single family homes, industrial, heavy commercial, institutional, and some multi-family occupancies. Founded in 1932, we operate out of 4 facilities, with 16 specialty fire vehicles, and 107 department members. The Department provides services including Fire Suppression, Motor Vehicle Extrication, Operations level Hazardous Materials handling, Confined Space, and Water Rescue to the community.
November 13, 2014 Berkshire Rd Structure Fire
Site last updated December 1, 2014 @ 17:40 PM
When You See a Blue Light, Pull to the Right.Volunteer Firefighters are required to display a flashing blue light to warn motorists while responding to emergencies in their personal vehicles. Although Connecticut Motor Vehicle Law does not require motorists to pull to over to the right, be courteous and let them pass.
The members of SVFA decided to hold a "Patch Contest" where several amazing ideas were entered. However the winning patch goes to Assistant ChiefDan Tomascak for his incorporation of the Pomperaug High School Panther. We are selling the patches for $5 each, if you are interested please get into contact with Sarah Palmer or JD McAulay! Thank you!
At approximately 11:30 in the morning, SVFA was dispatched to a fully involved structure fire. Upon arrival members found the house to be a loss. Engine 4 arrived on scene and started an attempt to bring the fire under control while water supply was set up via Engine 5, Tanker 9 and Tanker 11. Once ...
At approximately 12:51 PM Southbury firefighters, ambulance and police were dispatched to a 2 car MVA head on collision. It occurred on Roxbury Road near Country Woods Lane between an SUV and a pick up with a trailer. The driver of the SUV was entrapped needing FD assistance to be cut out of the car...
On Saturday afternoon members responded to an AT&T truck partially rolled over near Stonegate Rd. Hazmat situation with oil/hydraulic fluid getting into small creek. Very small amounts were lost. Rescue 1, Car 1, Car 4 and Car 7 responded....
At approximately 16:20 hours Southbury was called mutual aid to Middlebury for a structure fire. Originally 2 tankers were asked to respond. Tanker 11 and Tanker 9 along with Car 2 responded. About a half hour later an engine was asked to respond for man power assistance. Engine 5 with a full c...
On Friday morning around 5:30 AM SVFA was dispatched to Romatic Manufacturing for an alarm which quickly turned into a confirmed structure fire. Upon arrival fire was already through the roof. Firefighters worked diligently to get apparatus set up and water flowing. Car 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, and 7 were all...
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