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  • June 19: Fight for Air Climb Fundraiser for American Lung Association

    On Saturday, June 19, members of the SWFD will participate in the Fight for Air Climb Fundraiser for American Lung Association at the Dunkin Donuts Park in Hartford.

    Help us reach out fundraising goal!

    South Windsor Fire Department Fundraising Page
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  • SWFD Training: Rescue Weekend Recap!

    The South Windsor Rescue Weekend has come to an end. For members of the public that were unaware, the South Windsor Fire Department hosted a multi-course, rescue-discipline-based training event in town this weekend. The three courses were:
    - Principles of Lifting and Stabilization and Extrication (hosted in the large field next to Company 3 along Sullivan Avenue) with Connecticut Custom Fire Training LLC.
    - Machinery Rescue (hosted behind Company 3) with Take The Door Training
    - Rope Rescue (hosted at Company 1 and Veterans Memorial Park) with Corvus Professional
    Each course was two days, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. There was also a night lecture on Saturday presented by Firefighter Dan Rinaldi from Providence FD, RI regarding a serious mayday situation he was involved in.

    If you follow along with our Facebook posts, you’ll know the South Windsor Fire Department’s Rescue Squad (and department as a whole) goes through some rigorous training on a monthly (and even weekly) basis. This weekend was a great opportunity for SWFD members to expand their knowledge while working with other like-minded individuals outside our department.

    We want to thank Jay’s Landscaping, Environmental Services, Inc., Axle and Spindle Towing, and South Windsor Parks & Recreation for their generous donation of equipment, props, services, and time, as well as all our other sponsors of the event. Furthermore we want to thank the Town of South Windsor for allowing us to use the town-owned property located adjacent to the firehouse. The field provided the perfect space for event parking as well as ample room for the setup of all the extrication scenarios.
    All attendees received some excellent training throughout both days, and made it through some thoroughly challenging evolutions. The SECOND annual South Windsor Rescue Weekend is already in the works - we’ll see you next year!

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  • Recruitment

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    Complete a Membership Application today!  Contact Deputy Chief Scott Fine at 860-463-0500 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Bring membership application in person.

     Do you have what it takes to become a member of the South Windsor Volunteer Fire Department?  The SWFD is currently recruiting new members.  What does it take?  We are seeking new members of all ages and abilities who possess a desire to help and a passion for service, as well as a sense of pride and tradition.  Founded in 1938, the South Windsor Fire Department has been an all-volunteer service for over 75 years; but we can’t do it without your help!! 

    Come join our team of highly dedicated and well trained members who have the newest apparatus and state of the art equipment at their disposal. 

    Positions include Fire Fighter, Fire Police, Fire Explorer (for youth aged 14-17), Support Staff and Fire and Life Safety.  All training and equipment is included.  For more information, please visit www.southwindsorfire.org.

    South Windsor Volunteer Fire Department
    1175 Ellington Road 
    South Windsor, CT  06074

     
  • Welcome!

    The South Windsor Volunteer Fire Department proudly protects the lives and property of over 25,000 people living and working in a 28.5 square mile area.  Our approximately 130 members, all volunteers, work out of three stations.  In addition to our staff officers and line firefighters, we have a Support Unit (Company 6), a Fire & Life Safety Education & Community Outreach Support Unit, and an Explorer Post (Company 5) for members under 18 years old.  The Department currently operates 5 engines, 1 aerial platform, 1 heavy rescue, a utility truck and 1 marine unit.

    Please browse our site to learn more about the Department and visit us again in the near future for new and additional information.  Thank you for visiting!

NEW ON THE WEBSITE!

Check out the new Training Division page!

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Upcoming Events

May
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05.17.2021 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

May
18

05.18.2021 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

May
24

05.24.2021 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

May
25

05.25.2021 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

May
31

05.31.2021 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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1175 Ellington Road
South Windsor, CT 06074
860.644.8547

 

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