On Saturday, February 2, 2013, Newtown Hook & Ladder conducted a Fill the Boot style fund drive to raise funds for the Newtown Police Officers who are still out of work following the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14th. Members were able to raise over $22,000 in 6 hours. Hook and Ladder would like to thank all those that supported our efforts. We stand together with the Newtown Police Department and all others affected by the events of 12/14. We are Newtown Strong!
On February 2, 2013 Newtown Hook and Ladder responded automatic aid to Sandy Hook for a working fire with reports of multiple people trapped at 65 Algonquin Trl. Upon arrival, members found a fully involved 2 1/2 story wood frame private dwelling with all occupants out of the house and accounted for. Truck 114 set [...]
On February 1, 2013 Newtown Hook and Ladder responded to the area of 111 South Main St for a motor vehicle accident with extrication required. Rescue 113 and Engine 112 along with Botsford Engine 551 found a two vehicle accident with one patient needing to be extricated. Members removed the drivers side door and extricated [...]
On December 29, 2012 Newtown Hook and Ladder responded automatic aid to Sandy Hook at 54 Charter Ridge Dr for a working structure fire. Truck 114 proceeded to the scene and members assisted with extinguishment, ventilation and overhaul of a fire on the second floor of a 2 1/2 story wood frame private dwelling. Hook [...]
On January 24, 2013 Newtown Hook and Ladder responded to I-84 westbound between exits 10 and 9 for a motor vehicle accident with extrication required. Rescue 113 and Engine 112 arrived on scene to find a 5 car accident with one driver pinned. Members removed the roof and drivers side rear door. The extrication took [...]
Newtown Hook and Ladder is located at 45 Main St., Newtown, Connecticut, in northern Fairfield County. We serve a population of approximately 27,000 residents, covering almost 64 square miles. Newtown Hook and Ladder, one of five independent fire companies in town, provides fire protection and advanced rescue to the town of Newtown.
Newtown Hook and Ladder is the oldest fire department in the town, with its beginnings in the early 1800's. In 1883, a state charter was granted and our first apparatus was purchased.
We are an all-volunteer fire department. Our extremely dedicated department personnel are from all walks of life - from students to corporate leaders - all concerned residents of the community, just like you.
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