KAA: Pat Miller Retires

Submitted by Clark Judge. Every December the Killingworth Ambulance Association holds its annual Christmas party at the home of a board member, and this year was supposed to be no different. And it wasn’t. Except it was, too. Yes, a board member hosted it. And, yes, EMTs and directors attended, as they have been for […]

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HVFCo: November 2018 Report

By Olivia Drake, HVFCo Public Information Officer. NOVEMBER 2018 REPORT Haddam Volunteer Fire Company responded to 47 calls for emergency services during the month of November. Of those: Fire/alarms: 13 Motor vehicle accidents: 8 Medical: 23 Others: 3 Activities began Nov. 3 with a motor vehicle accident and downed power lines on Old Cart Road. […]

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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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