Assistant Chief Scott Bisson

Fairfield Fire Department Promotions & New Hire

#Fairfield CT--The Fairfield Fire Department held a swearing in ceremony for newly promoted Assistant Chief Roger Caisse, Lieutenant Kevin Polcer and new firefighter Justin Crawford on April 5, 2017 at ceremony conducted at fire headquarters at 140 Reef Road. The ceremony, officiated by Deputy Chief Kyran Dunn, was attended by the families of the members along with many current and retired firefighters from both Fairfield and neighboring departments.   Retired Fairfield Fire Chief Richard Felner attended the ceremony and was asked lead the group in the pledge of allegiance to start the ceremony.   Fire Chief Dennis McCarthy welcomed the families to the ceremony and stated, “ You are joining a department that sets the highest standards in everything it…

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Fire At Congregation Beth El Fairfield

On February 14, 2013 at 1:48 PM the Fairfield Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a fire in a room at Congregation Beth El on Fairfield Woods Road. In addition to the initial 911 caller, a police officer on patrol in the area also reported seeing heavy smoke coming from the roof of the building. Initial arriving fire personnel found a natural gas fed HVAC unit on fire on the roof of the building which created a moderate smoke condition inside the building. All students were evacuated from the school and were kept in a safe location along with teachers in accordance with the schools emergency plan prior to the Fire Department’s arrival. Due to the time of…

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