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OUR MISSION

To minimize injuries, and property loss from fire, hazardous conditions, rescue situations, and other disasters, by providing excellent state of the art, life and
property conservation, emergency and educational services while recognizing our people as our most important resource and the key to our success!

Agenda for June's Meeting Shajri Welfare Trust

 

THE SIMSBURY FIRE DISTRICT HELD IT'S ANNUAL DISTRICT MEETING

MONDAY, MAY 1OTH AT THE MAIN FIREHOUSE AND APPROVED THE ANNUAL BUDGET FOR 2021/22 AND ELECTED FOR A TWO YEAR TERM THE INCUMBENT PRESIDENT, GARY WILCOX & INCUBMENT CLERK, JOHN SOLURY.

INFORMATION PRESENTED AT THE MEETING CAN BE FOUND BY CLICKING ON THE ANNUAL MEETING INFORMATION LINK BELOW.

ANNUAL MEETING INFORMATION LINK

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   OUR PLAYER COMPLIMENT IS FULL!!!!  THANKS TO ALL WHO SIGNED UP SO QUICKLY!

(WE STILL NEED SPONSORS AND FUND RAISING SUPPORT!)

Golfing Firefighter

After a year off due to COVID-19 restrictions the Simsbury Volunteer Fire Company and Auxiliary has scheduled the annual golf tournament for June 10th at the Hopmeadow Country Club in Simsbury.  This years focus is on bringing back a great event with great people in a responsible manner.  The number of golfers is limited in order to provide for smooth speed of play combined with a spacious environment, at a premier golf course.

Please click on the the golf ball below to find out more information and register to support the Simsbury Volunteer Fire Company and Auxiliary. 

 

Golf Ball on Tee

 
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TARIFFVILLE RESIDENTS: SVFC NEEDS YOUR HELP!
 
The SVFC has six fire stations across our town that respond to all of Simsbury’s fire and rescue emergencies.
These stations are staffed with volunteers from within our community!
While we are always welcoming residents from across town to join our organization, we need help from our Tariffville residents!
If you have ever wanted to be part of a great team, learn new skills and help your community we would love for you to join us!
The SVFC is accepting applications for both Probationary (over the age of 18) and Junior (ages 15-17) memberships.
You do not need any prior experience, all training is provided at no cost to you.
 

In the early days of the 1900's Simsbury's fire protection was provided by the Ensign Bickford Company which maintained a fire brigade to protect their highly flammable production facilities.  They owned and operated a 1921 Reo fire truck which was sold to the Lost Acres Fire Department following the purchase of a new American LaFrance International Fire Engine in 1935 which would become Simsbury's own Engine 1 when Ensign Bickford ended fire protection for the town and the Simsbury Volunteer Fire Company was formed in 1944.  Engine 1 has been restored and is located in the lobby of the Main Fire Station on Hopmeadow Street,  It is still functional and is displayed at various parades and events during the year.  The 1921 Reo that was sold to Lost Acres has also been restored and is seen at many parades.

We found this video thanks to SCTV, the Simsbury Historical Society and one of our members.  We are excited to share this short clip with you.

E1 vintage CLICK ON IMAGE FOR VIDEO

If anyone has any old pictures or film of early days of the Simsbury especially Fire Department related please contact us as we would like to capture and share.

Remembering the Fallen

Remembering the Fallen

In memory of those firefighters who died in the line of duty

For All Emergencies

Call 911 for all Emergencies