Friday, 20th  April  2018  12:23:00  pm 

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Good afternoon, residents. Our Fire Marshal and Fire Chief would like to remind everyone of the importance of clearing around any fire hydrants on or near your property. A hydrant covered in snow prevent firefighters from being able to quickly extinguish a fire in your or your neighbors' home. It is important for anyone whose property is adjacent to a fire hydrant to remove snow from and around it as soon as possible after a snowfall.

Snow should be cleared three feet around the hydrant with a path to the street. If you know someone who has a hydrant attached to their property and they are either incapable of removing the snow or simply haven't cleared it, PLEASE HELP protect them, yourself and the rest of your neighbors by shoveling the hydrant out on your own. This simple good deed can save lives and property damage.

Please don’t continually leave it, storm after storm, year after year, to the property owner (many whom are elderly) residing behind that hydrant. Many hundreds of people enjoy protection from that single hydrant. Help out! The work of just a few minutes might later prove to be vital to the safety of you or your neighbors!

                                fire hrydant1

Congratulations to Jared Fongemie and Aaron Virkler upon receiving their Fire Fighter Shields at the December meeting.

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The Ellington Volunteer Fire Department, Inc.

29 Main Street, P.O. Box 911 Ellington, CT 06029

www.ellingtonfire.org

AWARDS BANQUET – 2018

Ellington Volunteer Fire Department members were recognized for a total of 200 years of volunteer service as listed belo

Jerry Connors – 45 years

Allan Lawrence, Jr - 40 years

Leonard P. Descheneaux, Sr. – 40 years

Steven E. Breault, Sr. – 25 years

Jack A. Rich, II – 25 years

Kevin Gambacorta –20 Years

Michael Bahler - 5 Years

 

Jordan Chamberlin was awarded the Firefighter Training Award in recognition for his dedication to continuing his education in the fire service.  Jordan completed 302 hours of training.

Chief Gary Feldman was awarded the Officer Training Award in recognition for his dedication to continuing his education in the fire service.  He completed 272 hours of training.

A Plaque of Recongnition was presented to Kloter Farms in recognition for their many years of support to the Ellington Volunteer Fire Department.

Past Chief Michael Varney

was awarded the EVFD 2017 Firefighter of the Year Award.

Congratulations to all

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Thu Apr 26 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
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Sat Apr 28 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Fire Officer III
Sun Apr 29 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
OPEN HOUSE
Tue May 01 @ 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Cadets
Thu May 03 @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Water Supply
Thu May 03 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Water Supply
Sat May 05 @ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Water Supply/Mutual Aid Drill
Mon May 07 @ 7:30PM - 10:00PM
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Tue May 08 @ 7:30PM - 10:00PM
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