First and foremost, I would like to wish everybody a very Merry Christmas and a happy and safe New Year. As always my friends, be safe.
Wallingford: Rescue 3 has been delivered. It's a Chevy crew cab pick-up with a custom cap.
Wallingford: Sutphen has been awarded the bid to build a new engine which will replace Engine 1.
Guilford: The Guilford Fire Department has moved away from using the Valley Shore codes such as 1-5-3 etc... They now use Medic 1, Medic 2 & Squad 1 for example.
Andover: The Andover Fire Department purchased a new Lifeline ambulance.
Norwich: I believe one of the fire companies in town, possibly Taftville, may have the funding to purchase a new pumper truck.
Norwich: The Norwich Fire Department has taken delivery of the Prime Mover which was sent out to firematic to reconfigure the compartments. It is now designated Rescue 1.
Bethel: The Stony Hill Fire Department has placed an order with Pierce for a new pumper tanker. It will replace two apparatus both engine one and engine two. Engine one is a 1983 Pierce/Simon Duplex/GK Refurb and Engine Two is an Oren/Ford.
Stratford: The Stratford Fire Department took delivery of a new utility truck and another one should be delivered soon. They also have a HME pumper on order.
Old Lyme: The Old Lyme Fire Department has taken delivery of two Ferrara engine/tankers to replace the older model Pierce engines.
Bolton: Bolton's new Pierce Heavy Rescue should be delivered just after the first of the year.
New Fairfield: Company A new Pierce engine should be delivered after the first of the year. I believe it will replace the Sutphen engine they have.
Plainville: 2012 KME Predator Heavy Recue has been delivered.
Jewett City (Griswold): The Jewett City Fire Departments 2012 Smeal on a Spartan Chassis 1500GWT/2000GPM Engine Rescue should be at the dealer soon and delivered in January. It will be designated ET-256 and be the primary piece out the door on most alarms.
Jewett City (Griswold): The Jewett City purchased an SUV/Suburban type vehicle from Mystic as an first responder unit.
Wolcott: Company 3 took delivery of the new Pierce tanker late last month.
Willington / Canterbury: The Willington Fire Department sold Tower 113 - A 1980 Mack Baker Aerialscope - to the Canterbury Fire Department. There are no plans to replace it.
East Lyme: East Lyme Ambulance ordered a new GMC/Lifeline ambulance for B-100 which should be in early next year.
Guilford: Car 2 is out being refurbished to look identical to Car 1. The body is being mounted on a Chevy Silverado chassis
Madison: Madison recently placed an order for a new ambulance. Until the new one arrives likely in April/May they will be down from four to three ambulances.
Plainfield: Moosup Ambulance took delivery of the second new ambulance.
Preston: Preston Fire has taken delivery of a new Lifeline ambulance.
I would like to take this time to wish each and everyone of you who either visit my site, send me information or help me with photo shoots to have a very happy and safe Thanksgiving. Those travelling, travel safe and for those on duty go easy and be safe. Thank you to all the public safety (Fire, Police, EMS, Dispatchers) and military members that will be away from their families to work or be overseas. God Bless You All.
Somers: Somers has signed a deal for (2) 4-Guys / Spartan pumpers. They will be on Spartan Gladiator six-person cabs, Cummins ISX-12-500HP, Allison EVS4000 Transmission, 1000GWT, 1500GPM, 30 Foam Cell,Waterous CSU1500 pumps w/ Aquis 2.5 foam system. They will have a Whelen lighting package and LED scene lighting as well. Delivery is expected in late June.
Preston: The Preston Fire Department should be taking delivery of a new Lifeline/Chevy Ambulance before the end of the year.
Branford: Engine-10's former Pierce pumper has been assigned to fire headquarters as Engine 3, a department spare.
Plainville: The KME Walk Around Heavy Rescue that was on order should be in or coming in very soon.
Stratford: Stratford Fire has an HME pumper on order.
Ansonia: Ansonia Rescue Medical Services aquired an old lime green and white International/??? ambulance that once served Milford Fire. They are in the process of purchasing one used and one new ambulance. Once both are in Milfords will be traded in. 2B9 is currently oos. The Milford truck is 2B10.
Meriden: The City has signed an agreement with Seagrave for the purchase of a t.d.a. which should be completed late summer or early fall of next year. Also, the pumper fleet isn't in great shape. E-105 (spare) is doa. E-104 (the former E3) is running as E4 which is out getting some work done. The city also aquired for a small fee the old Ranger pumper that once served Middletown and then served CVH. The department will keep that pumper as a spare and will leave yellow. I believe they are applying for a grant for a new Engine 5 which will be the same spec to E3 only with a 750 gallon tank due to the highway responses.
Shelton: Voters in Shelton approved the purchase of four new much-needed fire apparatus. The plan is to replace the following:
Echo Hose - Engine-4 & Squad-5 with a rescue pumper
Huntington - Squad-30 with a heavy recue
Pine Rock - Engine-44 with a Quint
White Hills - Engine 53 with a Quint.
I believe either E44 or E53 will remain a department spare.
Valley Area: I'm saddened to announce the death of VEMS and good guy Jon Fleming. Jon died suddenly at home on October 3, 2012. Prayers for you, your three young children and wife.
Guilford: Car-2 has been sent out to be refurbushed. It will come back on a Chevy Silverado chassis identical to Car-1.
Woodbury: Woodbury Ambulance has a Lifeline on a Chevy Chassis on order due in pretty much anytime. I am also hearing they are going to replace the 1992 KME pumper with a Spartan/GK which has been approved.
West Haven: Allingtown Fire Rescue 1 is from what I understand out of service for good. Unsure as of right now, however I believe the plan is to replace it.
Waterford: W-31, replacement pumper for the Goshen Fire Dept is out to bid until 10/24/12.
Norwich: The Norwich Fire Department is currently refurbishing the Prime Mover Pierce Contender with a new rescue body. It will become the departments heavy rescue truck and will be housed at Fire HQ. I believe a new pumper for one of the fire companies in town has also been approved.
North Haven: It is rumored that North Haven may put the duty officer in his own vehicle and take him off Engine 1.
Ridgefield: I believe Ridgefield's new E-One Engine should be in very soon if not already in.
Wolcott: Wolcott Company 3 new rescue is do in anytime now. Also, a new Pierce tanker is being built for Wolcott Co 3 with a delivery time expected late winter - early spring.
Wallingford: Wallingford has reviewed the bids for a new Engine #1 and once a contract is signed I will announce who is building it. I'm also hearing the new Rescue 3 is almost complete. Truck 2 has returned from Pierce after a very detailed refurb. It will now be assigned to Truck Co 2.
North Branford: Funding to re-cab and chassis one of the two ambulances has been approved. Funding for a new Rescue 11 has also been approved. It will likely be on a commercial chassis and be a 20' Walk Around.
Shaker Pines: Shaker Pines Fire Department in Enfield purchased a Ferrara Rescue Pumper and recently placed it into service.
Old Lyme: Old Lyme has taken delivery of two Ferrara pumper tankers.
Old Saybrook: Old Saybrook should be putting a committee together to begin specing out a new pumper this year.
Newington: Newington Engine 4 should be completed around January. The current Sutphen will go to the Juniors and the Hahn the Juniors have will be sold/disposed of.
Bloomfield: Bloomfield has a new pumper on order which should be completed sometime around the new year. As I understand it, a new rescue will happen in the near future.
Fairfield: Fairfield Fire has taken delivery of a new Fire Apparatus Maintenance Division vehicle. A new pumper is also on order with a delivery time sometime after the first of the year. They are trying for a new aerial, however funding is not looking to good.
Prospect: Prospect Fire has taken delivery of a new utility/service vehicle unsure of the specs.
West Haven: The two new HME pumpers are in service at E21 and E25. E24 will be getting the truck the purchased from West Shore. The twin 1992 Pierce engines will remain in town. One will go to E23 on Spring St and the other will be housed with E25 as a spare. The current E23 is going to a training school in Maine.
New Haven: The bids for Truck 1 came back. The manufacturer should be awarded this week and I believe it will go to Sutphen. The current Truck-1 will be traded in while Truck 1A will remain the spare piece. They're looking at an 8 month delivery timeframe.
Canton: Canton Fire & Ambulance has a new ambulance on order. They are currently specing a new pumper as well, but I do not believe it has been awarded.
Shelton: The Echo Hose Fire Company Ladder 1 was retired from service on October 4, 2012. Also the KME Tower is out of service for some major repairs which will last several months.
I would like to wish everybody a very happy and safe labor day weekend.
Easton: Easton Fire will place into service on September 5, 2012 a 2012 Pierce Arrow XT Rescue Pumper 900GWT/1500GPM. There is a picture of it under the Easton Fire Gallery.
North Haven: The North Haven Fire Department has taken delivery of a Smeal pumper. The engine will be assigned to engine seven on Washington Avenue and the current engine seven will become engine three be housed at fire headqurters as the reserve engine.
New Haven: New Haven aquired a former State Police Fire Investigation Unit. A new cab and chassis is on order the existing body will be remounted on the cab/chassis. This vehicle will replace the current fire investigation vehicle.
Meriden: Seagrave was the only manufactuer to bid on the tiller. If Seagrave is awarded the bid, and nothing changes, it would be late summer or early Fall of 2013 before the truck makes it to town. I believe they are applying for another grant to replace Engine 5. Specs would be much like the current Engine 3 with a 750 gallon water tank since they're first due to highway incidents.
New Haven: The New Haven Fire Dept will be placing into service two Ford Pick-Up Trucks w/ Custom Caps as C33 and C34 the East and West Batt Chief vehicles. The new Car-34 went in service during the afternoon hours of Tuesday September 11, 2012. C33 went in service exactly one week later.
Woodbury: Woodbury Ambulance has a new ambulance on order with delivery expected by Thanksgiving time.
North Canaan EMS: North Canaan Ambulance just took delivery of a new ambulance.
Moosup: Moosup EMS just took delivery of a new ambulance.
Norfolk: Norfolk Volunteer Ambulance took delivery of a 2012 Dodge/Lifeline Ambulance.
Hartford: The Hartford Fire Department has a Sutphen pumper on order.
Bolton: The Bolton Volunteer Fire Department has on order a new Pierce Heavy Rescue.
Bridgeport: The Bridgeport Fire Department should be taking delivery of a 2012 Pierce Arrow XT Mid Mount Aerial for Ladder 5. The current Ladder 5 will become Ladder 6 and the current Ladder 6 will go into reserve status.
Waterford: W-300 at the Goshen Fire Station has just been assigned a 2012 Lifeline on a Chevy Chassis.
Bridgeport: Bridgeport currently has out to bid a new heavy rescue to replace Rescue 5. I am also hearing a new pumper has been approved.
Wallingford: The Wallingford Fire Department has out to bid a new pumper to replace Engine 1. Also, the department has purchased a new Rescue 3.
Waterbury: The Waterbury Fire Department has another GK pumper on a Spartan Chassis being built which should be completed in the near future.
Southington: The Southington Fire Department will be taking delivery of a new Sutphen pumper this month.
Norfolk: Norfolk Ambulance has taken delivery of a Lifeline Ambulance on a Dodge chassis.
West Haven: I believe the 2nd HME Pumper should be delivered in the next few weeks.
Stratford: Stratford has awarded the bid to HME for a new pumper to replace Engine 3.
New Haven: Car-44 is the newest addition to the department fleet. Anyone remember Fox-1 which ran out of E16 before going to the airport? The NHFD shops refurbished the entire truck and it is now designated Car-44. It is a 1970 International - Ansul / 2011-2012 NHFD Shops Dry Chemical and Foam vehicle.
New Haven: New Haven has been approved funding for a new Truck 1. Bids are currently out and will be opened in early October.
Durham: Durham has awarded the bid to Rosenbauer for a new Durham 3.
***I apologize for lack of updates lately, have had a lot going on. Slowly trying to update the photo gallery and news as I get some time. I would also like to thank everyone for the emails, phone calls, text messages etc... after my sister passed. I am still getting them and I do very much appreciate them. Thank you.
North Haven: Engine 7 Smeal should arrive mid August. The current Engine 7 will go into reserve status.
Clinton: The Clinton Volunteer Fire Department has on order a SVI heavy rescue which will be on a Spartan chassis. Delivery is expected in Spring of 2013.
Stratford: The Sikorsky Aircraft has taken delivery and placed into service a 2012 Smeal 750GWT/1500GPM pumper has Engine-10 which replaced the lime green American LaFrance.
Georgetown Fire: Georgetown Fire has taken delivery of a Chevy/Lifeline Ambulance.
Ansonia: Ansonia Rescue Medical Services is currently specing out a new ambulance. They have been approved to run with four ambulances.
West Haven: Engine-21 Pierce Quantum has been sold. The current E23 is slated to go to a Maine Fire School in the near future. The first of two HME pumpers is in service with the second to follow shortly. I believe one of the two 1992 Pierces will be scrapped while the other will be refurbished and possibily go to Engine 23.
Oxford: Oxford Ambulance is currently specing a new ambulance.
Seymour: Citizens Pierce Heavy Rescue is currently in progress and is expected later this year or early next year. It is a Pierce PUC on a walk around box.
Plainville: The Plainville Fire Dept placed into service a 2011 Ford F-350 Crew Cab Reading Utility Body as a service truck. Also on order is a new KME Predator Walk Around Heavy Rescue which is due in for November. Finally, the mini pumper was disposed of and there are no plans to replace it.
Southington: The Fire Department should be taking delivery of a new Sutphen pumper within the next month or so.
Branford: Medic 1 has been assigned a 2012 Chevy/Lifeline.
Ridgefield: Ridgefield took delivery of a Ford/Lifeline earlier this year and should be taking delivery of an E-One Rescue Pumper later this year.
Chrshire: Cheshire Truck-1 Maxim/Pierce Snorkel is out of service for good. It is the last snorkel in the state of Conn that is in active service. The guys were nice enough to let me photograph it one sunny afternoon. I loved those old Maxims!
New Fairfield: Ball Pond has taken delivery of a 4-guys on a Spartan Chassis Rescue Pumper and I believe another engine went/is going out to bid this year.
Bridgeport: Bridgeport's new Ladder 5 should be in for late August or early September. The current ladder 5 will become Ladder 6 and the current Ladder 6 will go to reserve status.
Berlin: The Town of Berlin is purchasing some fire apparatus for the fire companies in town. I believe a new aerial and a new BRAT are included with that purchase.
Newtown (Sandy Hook): the Sandy Hook Fire Department has a new Firematic/Pierce BRAT Brush Truck.
Waterbury: GK in Watertown is building a new engine for the Waterbury Fire Department.
Easton: I believe Easton Fire has taken delivery of a new Pierce pumper.
Suffield: I believe Suffeild has taken delivery of a new Pierce pumper.
Ledyard: Ledyard Fire Department has a new ems style vehicle but I have no specs on it.
Durham: Durham has put out to bid a new rescue pumper. I'm not sure if the truck has been awarded.
Guilford: Guilford has placed into service Squad-1 a new Pierce Arrow Rescue Pumper. A photograph and specs are posted under Guilford Fire Gallery.
Madison: I am a little behind on this, but Madison Ambulance has moved into a new facility just off Exit 61. They will celebrate a 1 year anniversary this month. They have also put in a grant for a new ambulance, fly car and training equipment.
Milford: A new Sutphen Quint has been delivered to the Milford Fire Department which will run as Engine 3.
East Haven: Rescue 4 is currently using the former Rescue 1 and Rescue 2 - a 1997 Ford/E-One Ambulance until the current Rescue 4 completes the refurb.
Shelton: Shelton is currently looking to purchase two new apparatus for Echo Hose Fire Dept. The plan is to replace the Maxim ladder, Pierce engine and rescue with a Quint and a Rescue Pumper. I believe bids have gone out.
East Haven: The new cab and chassis should be in by the end of the month for Rescue 4. It is a Ford E-450 chassis and the current Rescue 4 box will be mounted on the new chassis with all work to be completed in September. The work is being done by EJ Boughton of North Branford.
West Haven: The West Haven Fire Department has taken delivery of the first of two HME pumpers. West Shore Fire Department has taken delivery of a Sea Legs Boat. The Allingtown Fire District has become a part of the City of West Haven.
Guilford: Guilford has taken delivery of Squad 1 a 2012 Pierce Arrow pumper.
Mohegan Tribal Fire: Engine 11 currently went through a refurb.
Waterford: W-11 at the Jordan Village Fire Station is currently out to bid.
Waterford: The town has approved funds to replace W94 (Oswegatchie) and W31 (Goshen).
East Haven: Volunteer Company #4 has approved refurbishing the existing Rescue 4 by remounting the box on a new cab and chassis.
Waterford: Goshen is now runs W-34 which replaced W-33 GMC/Saulsbury. It is a Ford/Reading utility
Guilford: The Guilford Fire Department should be taking delivery of a Pierce Arrow XT pumper which will be designated as Squad-1.
Branford: Branford Fire will begin moving into the new fire station which means the second phase of construction will begin which includes demolishing the existing fire house. The office should move in this week with firefighters moving in later this month.
New Haven: On May 25, 2012 Engine-4's Pierce Arrow XT will be delivered to the New Haven Fire Department shops. It will immediately go to headquarters where the guys will pack hose. Next week radios will be installed and the estimated time for it to go in service is by the first week in June.
Pomfret: The Pomfret Volunteer Fire Department has placed into service a new brush truck which is mounted on a mid-1990's Ford Chassis.
Seymour: Seymour has speced out and put out to bid a new rescue.
Vernon: Vernon has on order two Pierce pumpers and one Pierce Rescue. One engine and the current rescue are already gone and the other engine being replaced will go to reserve status.
New Haven: The final inspection has been done on the new Engine 4. It should be in Ct for the end of the month and should go in service sometime in mid-late June.
Waterford: W27 from Quaker Hill has been sold to the Providence Canteen.
Waterford: Goshen W-33 Saulsbury/GMC Mini Pumper has been sold to the Putnam Fire Department in Putnam, CT.
Branford: The new ambulance is in service as Medic 1.
North Branford: The new budget has been approved and money is allocated to replace Rescue 11.
Fairfield: Fairfield has a Chevy 3500 with a Reading Utility Body on order which will go to the maintenance division. This will be a nicely welcomed vehicle to the fleet.
Easton: Easton has on order a new pumper, possibly being built by Pierce.
Fairfield: U.S. Tanker has been awarded the bid to build a pumper on a Spartan Gladiator Chassis 500/GWT 1500/GPM which will be assigned to Engine 1.
Guilford: The Guilford Fire Department should be taken delivery of a new Pierce Arrow XT pumper in June which will be designated as Squad-1.
Sandy Hook: The Sandy Hook F.D. is Newtown has taken delivery of a Firematic BRAT.
Farmington: The East Farms Fire Department took delivery of a 2012 KME Predator on Tuesday May 1, 2012.
Ansonia: Currently, the new budget in Ansonia approves the purchase of a fourth ambulance for Ansonia Rescue Medical Services.
Guilford: Car-1 which is the ambulance has completed its refurbishment and has been back in service. It is a 2002 Excellance Body remounted on a 2012 Chevy Silverado 3500 Chassis. Pictures can be found under the Guilford Fire gallery.
Branford: The new ambulance has been delivered and will go in service in the near future. Ambulance/Medic 4 was traded in which was the last yellow and white ambulance in town.
Windsor: The Hayden Station in Windsor has placed an order with Pierce for a new Rescue Pumper which is slated for delivery in November.
CT Air National Guard (East Granby): The ANG FD should be taking delivery of a new pumper slated for delivery in November.
New Haven: Engine-4 Pierce Arrow XT should be in CT by the end of May.
Danbury: The Citizens Hose Volunteer Fire Dept has on order a Crimson Rescue/Utility Vehicle due in fairly soon.
Ridgefield: The Ridgefield Fire Dept has ordered an E-One EMAX Rescue Pumper which should be delivered later this year.
Ridgefield: The Ridgefield Fire Dept took delivery of a 2011 Ford/Lifeline Ambulance.
Brookfield: Brookfield Fire has taken delivery of an E-One Typhoon Pumper as well as a Peterbuilt/US Tanker Tanker. Both trucks were delivered on Monday 4/23/12.
New Fairfield: Ball Pond Fire has on order a Four Guys/Spartan pumper.
North Haven: The North Haven Fire Dept has on order a Smeal pumper slated for delivery in June and will be assigined to Engine 7.
Sikorsky, Stratford: A new Smeal pumper is slated for a spring delivery to replace the American LaFrance pumper which is OOS and was traded in.
Windsor: The Windsor Fire Department has taken delivey and placed into service (on 3/29) a Seagrave Rescue Pumper 500GWT/1500GPM as Squad 11.
Milford: Milford has a Sutphen Quint on order which should be in for May.
Manchester: The Manchester Fire Department will be taking delivery of two Sutphen pumper trucks in the coming weeks. One of the two Quints will be coming off line and will be put into reserve status.
Milford: Milford has a new rescue two. They're expecting delivery of a Sutphen Quint later this spring.
Berlin: Berlin has just gotten bids back to replace a few vehicles including Kensington's aerial truck.
Thompson: The Community Fire Company was given approval to purchase a 1991 90' Sutphen Aerial from Mt. Kisco NY. The 1975 Maxim needed major repairs and was sold. Truck should be in service this spring.
Wilton: Wilton Fire is specing a new tanker to replace the 1994 E-One they currently have. At this time, it is still being specd out but will have 2,000/GWT and a 1500/GPM with a custom four-person chassis.
Waterbury: Waterbury has on order a Spartan/GK pumper which will be very much like the last engine they already have (E11).
Newtown: The Sandy Hook Fire Dept has on order a BRAT which should be completed later this spring.
Meriden: The Meriden Fire Dept has recieved a grant plus the rest of the funds have been approved for the purchase of a tractor drawn aerial (tiller).
North Haven: Nice article written on the North Haven Fire Department celebrating 100 years of service. http://www.myrecordjournal.com/north...871e3ce6c.html
Middletown: The Westfield Fire Dept has a new utility style vehicle on order for an ems vehicle.
Middletown: The Middletown Fire Department has taken delivery of a sharp looking Sutphen MMA.
Southington: The Southington Fire Dept has placed an order with Sutphen for a pumper.
New Haven: Emergency Unit 1 has been assigned a 2011 Ford Pick-Up w/ Extended Cab and Cap with sliding tray for equipment.
New Haven: The final of four emergency units has been delivered to New Haven on 2/9/12.
Oxford: The Oxford Fire Department has a new pumper on order and just placed into service a tanker. The tanker, which I believe went to Riverside Fire (Off Route 34 near Stevenson Dam) is a 2011 US Tanker on a Peterbuilt Chassis 2000GWT, 500GPM. Oxford Center is currently have a Pierce pumper built which should be completed by May.
Willington: Willington Fire Dept aquired Willington Hill's American LaFrance pumper which was replaced with a Pierce Velocity last fall.
Plymouth: Terryville Fire just took delivery of a IH/Rosenbauer 4x4 pumper for Engine-3 at the Mountain Fire Station.
Harwinton: Harwinton Fire just took delivery of a Sutphen pumper.
Northfield: The Northfield Fire Dept is currently refurbishing Engine 1 which should be completed by the end of the month. They are currently specing out a replacement for Engine 2.
Litchfield: Litchfield is currently specing out a new Engine 4 which should go out to bid this summer.
Kent: KME has been awarded the contract to build a new pumper to replace Engine 5. The pumper they purchased from Watertown last year will go to reserve status.
East Haven: Rescue 1 has arrived in town. It still needs to be lettered, installation of lights and radios as well as equipment and preparation for service.
East Haven: Truck 3 is getting its final prep work done before going into service in the near future. The former Engine 4 - 1994 Pierce Saber - has been assigned to Engine 6. The former Engine 6 has been taken out of service. Once Truck 3 goes on line, the current Engine 5 - 1995 Pierce Saber - will go to Engine 7 (Reserve) and the current Engine 3 - 2001 American LaFrance - will become Engine 5.
West Haven: The West Haven Fire Dept has on order two HME pumpers slated for delivery later this year.
Simsbury: The Simsbury Vol. Fire Dept. should be taking delivery of a 4-Guys / Spartan pumper in the near future.
Vernon: Vernon has on order two Pierce engines and a Pierce Heavy Rescue slated for delivery later this year.
Manchester: Manchester has on order two Sutphen pumpers that should be delivered soon.
Waterford: The Goshen Fire Department has on order a new utiity truck which will replace W-33. The vehicle is currently being lettered, radios and lights installed and being prepared for service.
Waterford: The Waterford Ambulance Assn has ordered a new Lifeline ambulance which should be delivered this spring.
North Haven: The town approved a bond that includes rennovating and rebuilding the four current fire stations. Fire Headquarters, West Ridge and Northeast Fire Stations will undergo major rennovations while Montowese will be completely torn down and replaced.
Windsor Locks: Windsor Locks just took delivery of a 2011 Seagrave pumper
Milford: Milford's new firehouse is coming along with move-in time being later this year.
Westbrook: Westbrook Chemical Engine Co. 1 is expecting to take delivery of a HME Heavy Rescue this month.
East Lyme: The Niantic Fire Dept has taken delivery of a Lifeline ambulance.
Tolland: Tolland Fire has taken delivery of a 2011 Lifeline ambulance.
Meriden: Engine 4 and its crew has moved back into the Sherman Avenue Firehouse after the roof collapsed on the firehouse last winter. They moved back sometime in December 2011.
Bloomfield: Progress is being made on the new Blue Hills Fire Station which should be completed by this summer.