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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.
Wishing the residents of Southbury a very Happy Holiday Season!!
1st LT Fritz Ludwig
Site last updated December 7, 2013 at 09:17
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 Captain Dan 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 19:30 SVFA members were dispatched to a lawn mower on fire on Fish Rock Rd. Car 6, Engine 4 and Tanker 11 responded. Upon Car 6's arrival it was reported that a ride on lawn mower was fully involved. Engine 4's crew which consisted of Firefighters Dan Gaipa, Eric Brenn, Garr...
Around noon on Wednesday March 13, 2013 SVFA members were dispatched to a multiple vehicle MVA on Interstate 84 between 16 and 15 heading west bound. The crash involved 3 semi tractor trailers and 2 passenger vehicles, leaving at least one victim critically injured and several others with major inju...
At approximately 21:00 hours SVFA members were called to a rollover on I-84 west bound between exits 14 and 13. Two vehicles involved, rolled over vehicle heavily damaged and a second vehicle with slight front end damage. At the time of the call there were no injuries, however upon arrival we found ...
At 17:57 firefighters responded to a fully involved vehicle fire at the intersection of High Ridge Rd and Pond View Rd. Firefighter Mike Nardecchia was first on scene and reported back to dispatch the the engine compartment was completely engulfed, but no exposures. He could not find the owner ...
At around 16:00 SVFA was dispatched to a chimney fire on Cobbler Lane. Upon arrival smoke was seen coming out of the top corners of the chimney. After investigation smoke was also found in the attic. Firefighters put down salvage tarps in order to protect the residents belongings, due to cutting a h...
Be sure your house number is visible from the street.
Change the batteries in your smoke detectors twice a year.
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