HVFCo Annual Children’s Christmas Party 2018

Submitted by Olivia Drake, HVFCo. Public Info. Officer. ’Tis the season for Haddam Volunteer Fire Company’s annual Children’s Christmas Party on Saturday, December 15, 2018! All children 10 and under will receive a gift from Santa, a photo with Santa, cookies and hot chocolate. All residents in the Higganum/Haddam area are welcome! Doors open at […]

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HVFCo: October 2018 Report

By Olivia Drake, HVFCo. Public Info. Officer. HVFC responded to 50 calls for emergency services in October 2018. Fire/Alarms: 7 Motor Vehicle Accidents: 7 Medical: 35 Watercraft Rescue: 1 Haddam Volunteer Fire Company responded to its first chimney fire of the season Oct. 28 on Parmelee Road. Dispatch reported flames coming from the chimney, however […]

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HVFCo: Transfer Station Dumpster Fire 11/10/18

By Olivia Drake, HVFCo. Public Information Officer. At 12:15 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, the Haddam Volunteer Fire Company responded to a dumpster fire at the Haddam Transfer Station on Saybrook Road. Upon arrival, firefighters encountered flames and smoke coming from inside a trash compactor and receiving box. Transfer station crews unhooked the motorized […]

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HVFCo: Vehicle Fire on Route 9S

By Olivia Drake, HVFCo. Public Information Officer. Haddam Volunteer Fire Company responded to a vehicle fire on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018 on Route 9S near Exit 8. The vehicle’s operator, who reportedly was returning from an antique auction with a loaded van and trailer, heard a popping sound and pulled over realizing that there was […]

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HVFCo: MVA Drill

By Olivia Drake, HVFCo. Public Information Officer At 6:45 p.m. on Oct. 22, 2018, Haddam Volunteer Fire Company was dispatched to a two-car motor vehicle accident with entrapment on Killingworth Road. Although this was a mock accident set up for training purposes, firefighters treated it as a real scenario. Upon arrival, crews encountered a trapped […]

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HVFCo: Fire Prevention Week 2018

By Olivia Drake, HVFCo. Public Information Officer. (Oct. 15, 2018) — Last week, members of Haddam Volunteer Fire Company visited five area schools to raise awareness about fire prevention and safety. The National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) 2018 Fire Prevention Week theme is “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.” On Oct. 9 […]

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HVFCo: Fatal Accident on Route 81

By Olivia Drake, HVFCo. Public Information Officer. Haddam Volunteer firefighters worked quickly and diligently to extricate two victims involved in a motor vehicle accident Oct. 11, 2018 on Killingworth Road. One patient later succumbed to his injuries and died. Shortly before 5:00 p.m., Haddam Volunteer Fire Company was dispatched to a head-on collision with entrapment […]

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HVFCo: Vehicle Fire on Route 9

By Olivia Drake, HVFCo. Public Info. Officer. On Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, the Haddam Volunteer Fire Company and Chester Hose Company responded to a vehicle fire on Route 9 South between exits 7 and 8. Upon arrival, crews immediately shut down both lanes of traffic. Haddam firefighters stretched a line from Engine 6-13 and quickly […]

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HVFCo: Sept. 2018 Report

By Olivia Drake, HVFCo. Public Information Officer. Haddam Volunteer Fire Company responded to 47 calls for emergency services in September 2018. Fires, Alarms: 8 Motor Vehicle Accidents: 4 Medical: 24 Other: 11 On Sept. 3, HVFC was dispatched to Haddam Meadows State Park for an accident involving a personal watercraft. The operator was already on […]

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