Fire destroys Hamden home

Fire destroys Hamden home

HAMDEN – Fire heavily damaged a Garvin Road home Monday afternoon. A loud explosion could be heard around 12:45 p.m. Monday, and a neighbor, a retired Hamden Fire Department lieutenant, reported that the garage at 220 Garvin Road was “fully involved,” according to Deputy Fire Chief Gary Merwede. The fire spread to the rest of the […]

Fire damages North Haven home

Fire damages North Haven home

NORTH HAVEN – Fire companies from North Haven and Hamden responded to a fire at 61 Maple Ave. Thursday afternoon. The North Haven Police Department closed the road to allow firefighters to work to put out the fire in the three-story house. The fire destroyed a portion of the second and third floors of the […]

Hamden Fire Department takes delivery of new pumper

Hamden Fire Department takes delivery of new pumper

From the Hamden Fire Department: The Hamden Fire Department has taken delivery of its latest piece of apparatus, a 2016 Smeal quintuple combination pumper or quint. The apparatus will serve as a dual purpose engine pumper and a 75 ft. ladder truck. The nick-name “Quint” (derived from quintuple) refers to a vehicle with five functions that […]