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Every year homes are destroyed and lives devastated because of the mishandling of the ashes and coals from wood burning stoves and fireplaces. Fireplace and wood burning stove safety starts with the first fire of the season and continues through to the regular disposal of the ashes and coals to the end of the heating season. The best practice to insure safe disposal is to allow the ashes and coals to cool in the stove or fireplace. Removal while still hot raises the risk of an unintended structure fire. Read more...
It is highly recommended to replace the batteries in your Smoke and CO Alarms when you change your clocks.
This Sunday we will "Spring Forward" and it is very important to your safety and the safety of your family to change these batteries when you change your clocks.
On March 29th, 2014 the Hartford Wolfpack game against the Bridgeport Soundtigers (N.Y. Islanders) will be "Guns and Hoses" Night. For the 4th year the CT Guns HC will join the event with East Hartford Fire Department and will be joined with 2nd years teams Watertown Fire, New Britain Fire, Simsbury Fire and Hartford Fire Departments. A new team will join the fray replacing the Southern CT Firefighters. Tickets are on sale now for $20.00 USD and get you into the 4 Benefit games starting at 12:00pm EST followed up by the Hartford Wolfpack in AHL action. Please join the fun by attending the Guns and Hoses Game and stay for the Wolfpack Game.
The Simsbury Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary is again offering a scholarship in honor of the heartfelt devotion members Lucy Bowman and Marion Kerr have made to the Simsbury Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary during their many years of service.
Please see the letter about the Scholarship and the application on the Forms Tab.
Each year the Simsbury Fire District holds the LT RICHARD KELLEHER AWARDS DINNER to recognize its members as they achieve milestones of service. On Friday February 14, 2014 the following members of the Simsbury Volunteer Fire Company were recognized for their dedicated service to the Town of Simsbury.
LADIES AUXILIARY MEMBER DANIELLE CIVITILLO
LADIES AUXILIARY MEMBER JESSICA STORM
LADIES AUXILIARY MEMBER CAROL TULLER
LADIES AUXILIARY MEMBER MEREDITH TAYLOR
FIREFIGHTER SUSAN COLMAN
FIREFIGHTER MARK ZENICK
LIEUTENANT CHRIS BURKETT
FIREFIGHTER ANSON BROWN
LADIES AUXILIARY MEMBER JACKIE BATTOS
FIREFIGHTER MICHAEL McDONALD
FIREFIGHTER BRYAN BULGER
LADIES AUXILIARY MEMBER DONNA ANDERSON
FIREFIGHTER JIM VANGUTEN
CHIEF RANDY CHESANEK
TECHNICAL MEMBER KENNETH BELIVEAU
CHIEF MIKE JEPEAL
FIREFIGHTER WALTER BANZHAF
CONGRATULATIONS to all those honored.
Three members received special recognition with the annual presentation of the following awards.
LEA HUTCHINSON AWARD presented to Firefighter Brian Everest
CARL BANKS AWARD presented to Engineer Chris Hwang
CHIEF’S AWARD presented to Firefighter Ken Myers