Jan
21
2015

Special Fire Commission Ceremony

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This month’s Fire Commission meeting , held at Waveny’s Lapham Community Center, included a special ceremony to honor achievements by New Canaan’s Bravest.

Rookie firefighters Damien Sheerin and Brian Doane were formally sworn in to duty with New Canaan Fire.

Brian Doane Damien Sheerin Pic

 

Additionally, two recently promoted officers were sworn in to their new rank. These promotions included Mike Baker as our newest Captain and Duffy Sasser as Group 4′s new Lieutenant.

 

New Lieutenant Duffy Sasser.  Mike Baker

The Fire Commission also took the opportunity to present a Unit Citation to the 8 man crew that worked a complicated vehicle extrication on October 30 of last year.  These members included Capt. Raidt, Lt Ryan, P/C Ed Karl, FF Pickering, FF Dipanni, FF Aniello, FF Wilson, and FF DeVivo. The young man that the crew worked on that evening (Mike Bivonaa) attend to give his personal thanks to this team.

Unit

Please see the below article from the New Canaan Advertiser that further highlights these achievements:

http://ncadvertiser.com/43051/ncfd-swears-in-personnel-recognizes-unit-for-life-saving-teamwork/

 

Dec
23
2014

New Canaan Fire Company mourns the loss of a beloved friend and Chief.

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New Canaan Fire Company mourns the loss of a beloved friend and Chief John Pickering Jr.

Chief John Pickering

Dec
10
2014

60 Main Street Decorated For the Holidays

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On Sunday December 7th members gathered to deck out for the holidays 60 Main Street, or more commonly known as New Canaan Fire Headquarters. See the below article from the New Canaan Advertiser that highlights this annual tradition.

http://newcanaanite.com/deck-the-firehouse-new-canaan-firefighters-carry-on-local-tradition-18135

Dec
10
2014

Happy 133rd anniversary to the New Canaan Fire Company #1

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This December 8th marks the 133rd anniversary of New Canaan Fire Company #1

Dec
10
2014

Holiday Safety Tips

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New Canaan Fire hopes everyone stays safe this holiday season. See the below article with tips from Fire Marshal Fred Baker as published on newcanaanite.com

http://newcanaanite.com/trees-lights-decorations-fireplaces-holiday-safety-tips-from-new-canaans-fire-marshal-18034

Dec
3
2014

New Canaan Fire Places Wreaths on Veterans Graves

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2014 VFW Wreaths

New Canaan Fire Department assisted the New Canaan VFW by placing upwards of 980 wreaths on headstones of the town’s gone but not forgotten veterans.  This holiday season, we remember them.

See the below article from the New Canaan Advertiser:

http://www.ncadvertiser.com/41689/veterans-graves-decorated-for-christmas/

Nov
28
2014

New Canaan Fire Stops Garage Fire on Thanksgiving

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New Canaan’s bravest save Thanksgiving for Comstock Hill Road family. This call also reinforces the importance of proper disposal of fireplaces ashes. See the article below from the New Canaan Advertiser.

http://www.ncadvertiser.com/41654/ncfd-stops-garage-fire-on-thanksgiving/

Nov
26
2014

Happy Thanksgiving 2014 from New Canaan Fire Company No. 1

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Crazy Turkey Thanksgiving 2014

New Canaan Fire Company No. 1 wishes you and yours a very happy Thanksgiving

Oct
22
2014

New Canaan Fire Asking for Public’s Help in Being Aware of Firefighters Directing Traffic

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New Canaan Fire is asking for the public’s help in being aware of firefighters directing traffic in front of Fire Headquarters as trucks are being backed into their bays. The below article in the New Canaan Advertiser has helped to get the word out to residents about the importance of this plea.

 

http://www.ncadvertiser.com/39858/motorists-putting-firemen-and-pedestrians-at-risk/

Oct
15
2014

Firefighters Save House on Marvin Ridge

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New Canaan’s bravest save a Marvin Ridge home. See the below article from the New Canaan Advertiser.

 http://www.ncadvertiser.com/39469/firefighters-save-house-on-marvin-ridge/