Jun
1
2014

Man Vs. Machine Training

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This weekend members of Botsford Fire & Hawleyville Fire participated in hands on training where members put their skills to work in freeing someone who has become entangled, trapped or impaled. Check out some more photos here on our Facebook Page
May
4
2014

One car rollover with extrication

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Crews responded to a late night roll over with extrication on Toddy Hill Rd last night in the area of Clearview Dr. The car had left the roadway flipped over and landed on a stone wall. After members removed the drivers side doors the driver was able to remove himself
Apr
17
2014

Botsford Fire now accepts online donations via Pay Pal

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Do you live in the Botsford section of town and receive our yearly fund drive mailings? New to this years collection we have made it more convenient by accepting all major credit cards as well as Pay Pal accounts. By visiting our web site you will find a secure link to make an online donation.
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Apr
6
2014

Pool water season is coming

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Just a reminder to all the local residents that as we get closer to the summer Botsford Fire delivers pool water to Newtown and local surrounding towns as well. For more information or to Schedule a delivery call the pool water line @ (203) 364-4135 and leave a message with your information.
Jan
12
2014

Sunday Morning Drill

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This morning members members held a back to basics refresher drill for the basic extrication out of a vehicle. Members sharpened there skills on the general vehicle stabilization, door removal, roof removal and making an access point for the rear seat of a two door auto. Check out the time laps video on our Facebook
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Dec
13
2013

2013 Fill the Fire Truck Food Drive

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SAVE THE DATE! Saturday, November 23 9am-2pm Stop & Shop Supermarket (Sand Hill Plaza) 228 S. Main Street, Newtown Ct We will be collecting non-Perishable food for the local food pantry in town! **Turkeys will be accepted as well as cash**
Dec
13
2013

Labor Day Parade

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Last week was the annual Newtown Labor Day Parade. Despite the gloomy forecast the parade still paraded down main street starting at 10am.
Dec
13
2013

South Main MVA

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Botsford responded to an MVA reported to be in the area of South Main St & Bear Hill Rd. On arrival crews found two cars with heavy front end and side damage. Rt. 25 was closed for roughly and hour. Both vehicle operators were transported to Danbury Hospital.
Dec
13
2013

Summer Bash

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This year we had great weather and a great turn out for our annual Summer Bash. The music by Fast Ricky was great and the ribs were sold out before the end of the night. We look forward to seeing everyone again next year!
Dec
13
2013

Extrication on Brushy Hill

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Late night Botsford was dispatched to Brushy Hill Rd for the reported MVA w/ Extrication. On arrival one car was found to have struck the drivers side against a large stone wall. The driver was extricated and transported to Danbury Hospital.
Dec
13
2013

Appliance Fire

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Late afternoon while members were eating out at the table located in front of the fire house they heard a smoke alarm begin to ring. When they started to look around they noticed smoke starting to show from one of the adjacent trailers from the mobile home next door. After investigation they found an oven
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Dec
13
2013

Lake George Rd Structure Fire

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Botsford responded across town as the RIT (Rapid Intervention Team) for a structure fire in Hawleyville late one night. Once crews arrived the fire became an exterior attack only.