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...
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Saturday, June 12th, 2010
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The Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department spent the day at Pomperaug High School in Southbury showing middle school students from around the region what a firefighter does. The day is part of a 7 part series that area young people were nominated by their teachers to attend.
Thursday, June 10th, 2010
The Association of the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department held their annual meeting last evening. The election of Association Officers took place. President Susan Burdick turned the meeting over the the nominating committee so the election could take place.
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Woodbury Fire Officers are out training - still, or should we say, yet again. Cpt. Corey Shaker and Lt. Ryan Murphy spent Tuesday, playing with fire. Well, kinda. They both attended Flashover Survial at the Connecticut State Fire Academy during June Fire School.
Monday, June 7th, 2010
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Chief Janet Morgan, Deputy Chief Frank Morgan and Lt. Dave Lampart spent Monday at June Fire School learning new skills to bring to the table. Chief Morgan and Deputy Chief Morgan took Fire Service Instructor III a new class offered this year.
Sunday, June 6th, 2010
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The "Cabaret" came to town again this year at St. Teresa's Church and one of our own firefighters hit the stage, yet again. So...........What does a firefighter who has been with the department for 30+'s years, has been the Deputy Chief and served on many, many committees do in his free t...
Friday, June 4th, 2010
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Last evening the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department elected company officers at their annual meetings. The WVFD is made up of the fire companies - The Hotchkissville Company and The Orenaug Company. The new slate of officers take over July 1st.
Tuesday, May 25th, 2010
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The Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department spent another weekend training. This time it was to certify additional firefighters in Basic Rope Rescue. It was a 2-day class taught by Tom Ashmore, Inc. The firefighters spent 2 hours in the classroom learning rope definitions, "rope-ology", var...
Sunday, May 23rd, 2010
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The day started out with a sense of anticipation and excitement - who would catch that first fish, the biggest fish or the most fish? Would the weather hold and give a great day of fishing? It turned out to be a great day full of sunshine and excitement.
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The Association of the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department is anxiously awaiting for 8am on May 22th. That is the time the first cast can be made into the Kings Pond and start the 6th Annual Mel Synder Memorial Fishing Derby.
Friday, May 14th, 2010
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Firefighters spent their morning at Nonnewaug High School - Vo-Ag center giving a short tour of Engine 5 to area elementary school students. Every year in May the Vo-Ag students host this open house and bring young student in to learn about the agricultural side of school.
Wednesday, May 12th, 2010
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Wow - Firefighter Bud Neal is celebrating his 68th birthday today. Bud is a past Chief of the department and is still a very active firefighter. He teachers the departments annual brush fire training class and can probably out work most of the other members in the woods.
Sunday, May 9th, 2010
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The Orenaug Fire Company held thier first car wash of the season on Sunday May 9, 2010. As in the past, there is no set fee for the wash - just a donation is asked. They held in on Mother's Day to catch those son's and daughter's who might want to have thier moms drive around in a clean car.
Sunday, May 2nd, 2010
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While others were home relaxing with their families and trying to stay cool on what turned out to be a hot and humid day, Woodbury firefighters spent their Sunday training. It was their annual May training day.
Thursday, April 29th, 2010
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Last evening the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department conducted a refresher drill for the "Rope" team. Firefighters practiced tying knots, hauling systems and rigging a rescue basket for removal of patients from a lower angle from the rescuers.
Tuesday, April 27th, 2010
A reminder to all members ---- Sunday is our May “recert” Sunday. The day will begin at 8am sharp. There will be approximately eight stations to go through and update your skills sets. You will be drafting from the river, hitting a hydrant, advancing hose lines, in line pumping and pra...
Wednesday, April 14th, 2010
IAFC On Scene: April 1, 2010 I always considered the photo-ionization detector (PID) as a hazmat meter with rather limited use: primarily as a monitor of volatile organic compounds. At the aftermath of my most recent survey, however, I realized I was fostering an erroneous impression.
Wednesday, April 7th, 2010
9 Houston firefighters, 2 others injured in wreck The Associated Press AP Photo/Pat Sullivan Officials work around the two fire trucks that collided in Houston, Monday.
Tuesday, April 6th, 2010
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Four of Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department Officers recently attended the Connecticut Officer's Weekend at the National Fire Academy in Maryland. Lt.'s Jason Hatstat, Dave Lampart, Ryan Murphy and Bill Garms spent the weekend taking courses to sharpen the skills that officers are called upon to use...
Tuesday, April 6th, 2010
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Brush Fire season is upon us again. The department received its annual training from Past Chief “Bud” Neal. The firefighters review the fire triangle, fire foot print and how brush fires travel quickly across dry conditions.
Thursday, March 25th, 2010
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March 25 is also the date of another New York City fire in 1990. E. Tremont Ave & Southern Blvd, in the Bronx was the site of the Happyland Social Club fire where 87 people died in an arson fire. Soon thereafter a "Hammer" team was created by FDNY and NYPD to crack down on these illega...

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