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South Windsor Fire Department Timeline

Engines:  Buffalo Pumper

1926

1938

Chief George F Enes

Firehouse:  Company 1 founded
Technology Upgrades: Phone TreePhoneTree
Engines: Diamond-T Maxim 1938 Pumper

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Technology Upgrades: Horn at Station 1

1945

1948

Engines:  Engine 2 was Diamond-T Maxim 1948 Pumpler

Chief Richard P Jones

Engines:  Engine 3: American LaFrance Pumper

1953

1959

Firehouse:  Company 2 founded

Chief Raymond Ellison

Technology Upgrades:  Plectrons Alert System
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Engines:  Engine 4: Maxim Pumper

1962

1963

Chief Philip E Crombie Sr

Fires:  147 Alarms

1964

1966

Firehouse:  Company 3 founded
Engines:  Engine 6: Maxim Pumper
1st Ladder Truck
Engine 2 Modified

Firehouse:  Company 5
Fires:  8 Brush Fires -Black Friday
Events:  Explorer Post 838 founded.ExplorerPost838Small

1968

1969

Engines:  Truck 7 American LaFrance

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Technology Upgrades:  Public Safety Dispatch Center

Fires:  Pyrofax L.P. Gas

1970

1972

Engines:  Engine 2: Ward LaFrance Pumper
Old E 22

Technology Upgrades:  Rescue Squad

Fires:  Community Hall, Main Street

1973

1978

Firehouse:  Company 1: Headquarters
Engines:  Engine 8: American LaFrance Pumper
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Technology Upgrades:  Jaws of Life - 1st Hurst Tool
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Firehouse:  Company 6 founded
Technology Upgrades:  SCBA (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus)

1979

1982

Technology Upgrades:  Mintor Personal Pagers

Engines:  Ladder 7: E-One 80ft Arial Ladder and Pumper
Ladder 7
Fires:  HB Fisherman and Sons

1986

1987

Chief William Lanning

Engines:  Engine 3: E-One Pumper
Engine 3

Engines:  Engine 6: E-One Pumper
Fires:  Butchers Block

1988

1993

Engines:  Engine 2: E-One Pumper
Fires:  Westgate Condos

Engines:  Engine 8: E-One Pumper

1996

2002

Chief Philip Crombie Jr

Technology Upgrades:  Computer Technology

Technology Upgrades:  Thermal Imaging

2003

2010

Firehouse:  Station 3 built at 232 West Rd.
SWFD Stations 9297

Chief Kevin E Cooney

2012

2017

Events:  New Inflatable Fire Safety House used by Fire and Life Safety for educational purposes.A20170910 164805

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1175 Ellington Road
South Windsor, CT 06074
860.644.8547

 

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