Greenwich Fire Dept

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VIDEO: Safe Driving Day at GHS Features Simulated Crash and Extrication of Passenger

During Tuesday’s Safe Driving Day simulation of a distracted driving crash with fatalities, Officer Shane Geary commented on the consequences for a distracted driver causing a fatality. “His future is ruined. It doesn’t matter where he’s from. It doesn’t matter who his parents are. There is a zero tolerance these days, especially for distracted driving cases with loss of life.” Continue Reading →

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PHOTOS: Greenwich Fire Fighter Lights Up His Stamford Home with Extravagant 360° Display

Greenwich Fire Fighter Tony Pampena never tires of sharing his house in the holiday season. He spends two months, 10 hours a day, decorating all four sides of his house, plus the roof and yards with holiday lights and has no plans to quit! The display is illuminated beginning at 5:00pm, and runs every day through Jan 7. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Fire Department Seeks Volunteers. Do You Have What it Takes?

Eighty percent of all fire personnel in Connecticut are volunteers, and the majority of fire departments throughout the state are experiencing a volunteer shortage.

Local fire departments need volunteers of all skill levels and abilities, people willing and able to respond to emergencies whenever called upon. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Fire Dept Shares Tips to Avoid Home Heating Fires This Winter

Most fires reported in December-February are home heating fires. Have a qualified professional clean and inspect heating equipment and chimneys every year. Remember to turn off portable heaters when leaving the room or going to bed. Always use the right kind of fuel, specified by the manufacturer, for fuel burning space heaters. Continue Reading →

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Head-on Crash on West Putnam Ave Makes Three Crashes in Four Days in Greenwich

It started with a crash that landed two cars in the shrubs outside Computer Super Center Friday night. On Saturday afternoon, a car rolled over on Delavan Ave. On Monday a Verizon truck collided head on with a garbage truck on West Putnam Ave near Wendy’s. Continue Reading →

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