Wednesday, January 1st, 2020
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WOODBURY CT – Nearly 50 firefighters from the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Dept and four neighboring Connecticut towns contained a fire that destroyed a home in the early hours of New Year’s Da...
Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
On Thanksgiving eve, the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department responded to a MVA accident when a BMW left Middle Road Tpke, crossed over Route 6, and crashed through the Garden’s assembled Christm...
WOODBURY – The Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department extinguished an electrical transformer fire that briefly caused evacuation of 11 units in the Woodlake development Sunday night November 24th. ...
Monday, December 31st, 2018
During the year 2019, the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department responded to 344 total calls with an average of 11 firefighters rolling out each time.Fire (flame involved fires) 15False Alarms - 123Every...
Apparatus
Brush Truck - #7
Brush Truck - #7
2016 Ford 350 with custom body by G & K
Engine 7 (also called simply the Brush Truck) The brush truck is a Ford 350 diesel-powered pickup truck with a slide in water tank that is used to fight brush fires, grass fires and fires in terrain inaccessible to heavier apparatus. The brush truck is also used in dealing with downed power lines, water emergencies, and to pull the department's Haz-Mat (hazardous materials) response trailer.
Engine 4
Engine 4
2013 Spartan Metro-Star with G&K custom body
Engine 4 is housed at the Orenuag Fire Station and is the first to respond to residential alarms, motor vehicle accidents and C/O calls. Spartan Metro-Star MFD 4-Door Chassis with 10" Raise Roof, Cummins ISL9 450 HP Engine, Allison EVS 3000 Transmission, GK Custom Stainless Steel Body, Amdor Roll-up Doors, Hale Q-Max 1500 GPM Pump, Hale FoamLogix Foam System, 1000 Gallon UPF Poly Tank, Harrison Hydraulic Generator, Whelen LED Warning Lights.The 450 HP Cummins-powered diesel engine seats six firefighters and carries a thousand gallons of water in a polypropylene tank, It carries two cross-lay hoselines of 300ft length each with a 1 3/4" preconnect hose line. The bed holds the department's standard 1500ft length of 5-inch hose, 300ft of 3-inch, and 300ft of 2 1/2-inch hose.
Engine 5
Engine 5
2009 Spartan Cab ~ Gowans-Knight Custom Body
This engine is a 6 man enclosed cab - the first for this station. Engine 2, which it replaced, was an open rear crew cab. MetroStar - Spartan Cab, Hale 1500 gpm pump ~ 1,000 gallon poly tank, Gross Vehcile Weight - 49,000 lbs, Cummins ISL 425 are some of it basic components. This Engine will be the first due out of the Hotchkissville Station as per the appropriate S.O.G.. It is a back up engine for MVA's when Engine 4 for is not available.
Engine 8
Engine 8
2006 Spartan / G&K
Engine 8 housed at the Orenuag Station. It was built by Gowans-Knight in Watertown, CT. The Department was awarded $275,000 from the FEMA toward the purchase of this truck. Engine 8 carries six firefighters in an enclosed cab. It has a back up camera, a mini tower light and carries the department's 35' ladder. It has a Hale pump ~ 2000gpm. It carries the departments standard hose assignment of: 2 - 300ft 1 3/4 cross lays, 1500ft of 5", 300ft of 3" and 300ft of 2 1/2". It is first due on any commercial fire alarms.
Rescue 3
Rescue 3
1997 Ford / Louisville
Rescue 3 is house at the Orenuag Fire Station. It was built in 1997 by 4-Guys. The Rescue Truck carries the tools to perform all the various tasks associated with rescue operations and includes but is not limited to: vehicle extrication ~"The Jaws of Life", cold and swift water rescue, below grade, high angle, and any other "rescue" type of incident we are called to. It can also be used as an Incident Command center for larger incidents, a warming or cooling area for firefighters and it also has a light tower to light up the scene.
Tanker 9
Tanker 9
1995 Ford / 4 Guys
Tanker 9 is housed at the Hotchkissville station. It was built by 4-Guys. It carries 2500 gallons of water and has a Hale pump ~ 1250gpm. The truck is used for water supply and is the truck that responds to mutual aid towns when a tanker is requested. This truck is also part of the Region 5 Tanker Task Force.
The "Reel" Truck - #1
The "Reel" Truck - #1
1984 Mack / Ward
The Reel truck is housed at the Orenaug Fire Station. Built by Gowans- Knight in Watertown, CT in 1984. The truck was refurbished in 2007 by Gowans-Knight. It carries a mile of 5" hose. The pump is a Hale, 1500gpm.
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