Aug
6
2014

Engine 1 Wet Down

On Saturday July 26th Members of New Canaan Fire, along with friends and family, officially christened our new first due attack apparatus Engine 1. This piece of equipment was specially designed and built for New Canaan with insight and guidance from both volunteer and career members of the department. A special thank you to all
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Jun
11
2014

Training Update: 93 East Avenue

      On Thursday June 5th 2014 members of the New Canaan Fire Company had the great opportunity to train at a home at 93 East Avenue that was scheduled for demolition. Firefighters trained on search, rescue, fire attack and ventilation. As homes like this are usually torn down within days of receiving the
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Jun
4
2014

2014 New Canaan Memorial Day Parade

                  Members of the New Canaan Fire marched in the annual New Canaan Memorial Day parade in tribute to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the defense of our freedom. I special appearance was made at this year’s  parade by the brand new Engine 1
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May
28
2014

Ed Karl Awarded the Community Hero Award

Our own Firefighter Ed Karl was recently awarded the Community Hero Award by the United Way of Coastal Fairfield County. See the Article below for further details on Ed’s achievement.   http://www.unitedwaycfc.org/outstanding-volunteers-new-canaan-community-honored-recognition-event
May
2
2014

2014 New Canaan Fire Company No. 1 Annual Dinner

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Friday, May 2, 2014 – Members of the New Canaan Fire Company were joined by invited guests that included officers of neighboring departments, local politicians as well as others who have been supporters of the company. The Annual Dinner is a celebration of the past year’s accomplishments as well as a time for certain members
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Apr
24
2014

Forcible Entry Training

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Thursday, April 24, 2014 – Members recently trained on one of the most important skill sets for any firefighter, Forcible Entry. Training was done using the “Friction Force” simulator which allows firefighters to train on inward and outward swinging doors using a variety of different tools including one of the oldest in the trade, the
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Apr
24
2014

Recap of New Member Cookout

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Prospective and current members of New Canaan Fire Company No. 1 gathered in the lower apparatus bay on Tuesday April 22nd to enjoy some of Jeff Cuisine’s incredible BBQ and to give these potential new members an insight into what our fire company is all about. If you should have any interest in volunteering with
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Apr
22
2014

New Member Cookout

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 – If you have ever had an interest in Volunteering as a Firefighter here is your chance. Come join us on Tuesday April 22nd at 7pm at the New Canaan Fire Company headquarters to meet our firefighters and to learn more about our service to the community and how you can
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Apr
12
2014

New Canaan Firefighters Attended the Annual FDIC

Lt. Esposito participating in Vent, enter, search operations, a rapid complete search of a room where a known victim is.
Saturday, April 12, 2014 – A few of our firefighters attended the annual FDIC, one of the biggest fire instructors conventions in the country. Members of New Canaan Fire Company No. 1 participated in hands on training taught by firefighters from the Indianapolis Fire Department as well as attended classroom sessions with some of the
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