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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.
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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!
Early this morning crews were dispatched to an address on Old Waterbury Rd for a vehicle fire around 4:40AM. Upon arrival Car 7 found a full involved pick up that was parked next to the side of the house. Engine 5, Engine 6, Tanker 9 and Rescue 1 were apparatus on scene along with Cars 1, 4, 5 and 7...
SVFA called for mutual aid to Oxford asking for tankers. Oxford structure fire on Thorson Rd @ 03:00 working to extinguish the flames. Tanker 11 and Tanker 10 enroute to the scene. Upon arrival heavy fire still showing. Each tanker dropped 3 full tanks into ponds. Tanker 11 on return aroun...
SVFA Members rescued a doe from the Pomperaug River off of Flood Bridge Rd in the early morning hours on Saturday March 1st. It was unknown as to how long she had been stuck when crews arrived. With the assistance of the Police Department, DEEP, and Southbury Ambulance the doe was brought back to la...
SVFA called for mutual aid by Oxford Car 1 mid morning on Wednesday Feb 26 2014. First call was for a tanker which Tanker 11 responded with two, then a second call for an Engine and crew along with a second tanker. Engine 6 with Car 3 and Tanker 10 with Car 1 also responded for the structure fire. U...
At approximately 11AM on Sunday January 5 2014 SVFA members were called to a car fire in a garage. Within minutes it became a structure fire. Upon arrival Car 1 found the entire structure engulfed. Engine 6, Engine 5, Ladder 1, Rescue 1, Car 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 and 8 were all on scene. Many thanks to S...
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