HVFCo: Kitchen Fire on Old Ponsett Road

By Olivia Drake, HVFCo. Public Information Officer. On January 8, 2019, Haddam Volunteer Fire Company responded to a reported appliance/structure fire on Old Ponsett Road. The homeowner realized that he had left cooking oil heating on the stove, which ignited and set off smoke detectors in his home. He immediately called 9-1-1 and reported a […]

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HVFCo Honors Bob Kadrle

During Haddam Volunteer Fire Company’s meeting on Jan. 7, Firefighter Robert “Bob” Kadrle was honored for 50 years of service to the company. Bob is the first member in the company’s 89 years of history to serve for this length of time. In addition to receiving a 50-years-of-service pin from HVFC Chief Sam Baber, Bob […]

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HVFCo: December 2018 Report

By Olivia Drake, HVFCo. Public Information Officer. Haddam Volunteer Fire Company responded to 46 calls for emergency services in December 2018. Of those: Fire/Alarms: 7 Motor Vehicle Accidents: 7 Medical: 27 Other: 5 On Dec. 10, 2018, HVFC was dispatched to Wiese Albert Road for a chimney fire. Inside the home’s basement, firefighters discovered creosote […]

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HVFCo: Dec. 27, 2018 Motor Vehicle Accident

By Olivia Drake, HVFCo. Public Info. Officer. At 3:45 p.m. on Dec. 27, 2018 Haddam Volunteer Fire Company was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on Killingworth Road near the Route 9 ramp intersection. All four patients involved in the accident were transported to area hospitals for treatment. A driver, who was evading police in […]

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Santa Visited HVFCo on Dec. 15, 2018!

By Olivia Drake, HVFCo. Public Information Officer. More than 130 children attended Haddam Volunteer Fire Company’s annual Children’s Christmas Party on Dec. 15, 2018. Thank you to everyone who came out and visited with Santa! And thank you to the HVFCo Christmas committee under fire police Malcolm Meyer.

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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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