Recent Calls
Wed. Oct 18th 2017
Busy day but thankfully no harm: Oct 17, 2017

Busy day started with a false alarm at the high school and two back-to-back calls, one false on Main Street and a furnace mal...

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Mon. Oct 2nd 2017
Smoke alarm town offices

Call out at 4am due to automatic fire alarm / smoke detector alert at town hall.Trucks 4,5,8,9 and rescue 1 responded with 24...

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Tue. Apr 11th 2017
Structure Fire

The department was called to a structure fire just after 5:30pm.  When the first firefighter arrived on scene, within mi...

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News Headlines
Thu. Jan 4th 2018
Fire report for December 2017

During the final month of 2017, the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department responded 35 times with an average of ten fire-fighter...

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Mon. Dec 18th 2017
The original (restored) 1927 Seagrave fire truck

The Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department received back its fully restored 1927 Seagrave fire truck on Saturday Dec 16th, just i...

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Mon. Dec 18th 2017
Fire report for November 2017

The department responded to 26 call-outs with an average response of 10 firefighters per incident. Fire - 2; Rescue and Emerg...

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215 entries the in Call History
Wed. Oct 18th 2017
Busy day started with a false alarm at the high school and two back-to-back calls, one false on Main Street and a furnace malfunction on Hyland.
Mon. Oct 2nd 2017
Call out at 4am due to automatic fire alarm / smoke detector alert at town hall.Trucks 4,5,8,9 and rescue 1 responded with 24 total crew.Cause was overheated fan caused oil to smoke. Situation promptly contained /  site power shut off temporarily / exhaust fans cleared fumes.Town office opened ...
Tue. Apr 11th 2017
The department was called to a structure fire just after 5:30pm.  When the first firefighter arrived on scene, within minutes of the tone, he reported in the home was fully involved.While in route Car 1 requested Tankers from Washington, Roxbury and Southbury.  She also requested 1 engine ...
Mon. Jan 23rd 2017
Late Sunday evening and part of the early hours of Monday morning Engine 8 and Tanker 9 spent time in Washington at a large structure fire.  The two trucks were part of the tanker shuttle that was requested from Washington that need a large amount of water to extinguish the fore. Engine 8 ...
Thu. Jan 5th 2017
An early morning request for aid to our neighbors in the North jarred the department from their sleep at about 5am.  Bethlehem needed a tanker to assist at a structure fire on Munger Lane.  Luckily, the department was informed that it was under control and were returned prior to them arriv...
Mon. Mar 28th 2016
Just when the department thought they had made it through the holiday without a call................standby "structure fire" across from 113 Minortown Road."  Now if that didn't get the blood going.  Turned out to be a pile of construction debris - luckily.The department...
Mon. Mar 28th 2016
The WVFD had a very busy day.  It was suppose to be a holiday but it was one of the departments busiest days in a while.  The day started out with a car fire at 7:50 a.m., then a MVA at 11 a.m., then an illegal burn at 12:25 p.m. and a CO call shortly after that.  None were major call...
Mon. Feb 29th 2016
The leap year Monday ended with the WVFD being requested to respond to Southbury, with our Tanker for a structure fire.It was a quick stop by the Southbury crew and our truck got home just before midnight.Thanks Southbury for requesting our help - we are here to support our mutual aid towns.
Tue. Feb 9th 2016
Monday proved to be a slick day for driving. Luckily there were no injuries and the driver just needed assistance getting out of the car.
Mon. Oct 19th 2015
During the evening, while Engine 5 was still in New Milford, Engine 8 had just returned from Washington and Middlebury's Engine was still in town for coverage, the department got called to 22 Mountain Lane.Upon arrival Chief Morgan found cooking was the culprit for the alarm.  The tenant ha...
Mon. Oct 19th 2015
Crews from 5 towns battle blaze that gutted home BY JOHN MCKENNA ~ REPUBLICAN-AMERICANWASHINGTON, Conn. — A fast-moving fire left a house at 64 Carmel Hill Road in ruins Sunday.The two-story saltbox on a wooded lot was a charred wreck after the fire, reported at 3:45 p.m., was extinguished by ...
Mon. Oct 19th 2015
BY PAUL SINGLEY ~ REPUBLICAN-AMERICANEarly Sunday morning the WVFD was called to assist the Middlebury Volunteer Fire Department in fighting an early morning barn fire.
Smoke and flames pour from a large storage barn on a South Street farm in Middlebury on Sunday morning. With the closest hydra...
Tue. Aug 4th 2015
So, it's Monday - Yup and it was a busy one.The day started off quiet and the department hoped it would stay that way.  It was hot and humid.  Who wants to put gear on and fight a fire in this weather?Well, that wishful thinking ended a little after the noon whistle.  Dispatch bro...
Thu. Jul 30th 2015
One - Flanders Road - Tree on wires.  Car 3, Cpt. Shaker, investigated and found some tree branches touching the wires as the wind blows.  No FD response needed.Two - Heather Court - Electrical outlet issues - sparking and arching.  Car 6, Lt. Kiessling, investigates and finds that a ...
Thu. Jul 30th 2015
Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department spent the overnight hours in South bury assisting them with a full blown structure fire.  They arrived home about 4:30 and proceeded to put the engine back in order by 5am.  They then had to get home to get ready for a very, long day at their real jobs.&n...
Fri. Jul 24th 2015
Friday morning just before 10 the WVFD was called to the Mitchell Elementary School for a commercial alarm activation.Upon arrival, Car 1 found that the alarm had been set off by the custodial staff.  They alarm was reset and placed in test mode for 1 hour so the staff could finish prep work in...
Sun. Mar 1st 2015
The WVFD responded to one final call to usher March in.  They received an fire alarm activation just after 9pm at a residence on Main St.  While in route they received a update that it was set off by steam from a shower.  All units were cancelled and returned.The remainder of the nigh...
Sun. Mar 1st 2015
WVFD responded to a third call for a two car mva on Hollow Road.  Upon the arrival of Car 4, he assumed command and updated all units the FD was not required but would assist the police with traffic.
Sun. Mar 1st 2015
The WVFD was called out to a C/O activation as their second call of the day.They found readings from 21ppm-34ppm but no initial positive source.  After a in depth investigation, they found the car had been allowed to "warm-up" in the garage and the exhaust was trapped in the far end o...
Sun. Mar 1st 2015
March started off at 5am for WVFD.  They were called to a fluid spill from a car accident at the town line of Woodbury and Watertown.  They were no injuries but the fuel tank was damage and speedi-dri was applied.
Thu. Feb 26th 2015
At 7:58am WVFD was called out to the Library for an alarm activation.  Upon their arrival, there was no smoke or fire found.  The custodial staff was on site cleaning and vacuuming up salt and sand on the entry carpets but, other than that nothing was out of the norm.  The alarm was r...
Wed. Feb 25th 2015
..............Finds no one home.  WVFD were called to assist Woodbury Ambulance Association with gaining access to a apartment for a "life assist" call.  Responders did not get any answer from the tenant when they repeatedly knock on the door, so they call the FD and request...
Wed. Feb 25th 2015
  This car was involved in a serious accident on Quassapaug Road in Woodbury this afternoon. Rick Harrison/RA

WVFD responded to a serious motor vehicle accident today.  Firefigher's did not have to use the jaws to extricate the young man from the car but did assist the ...
Sun. Feb 22nd 2015
WVFD responded to a knee injury at a local ski area.  Upon the arrival of first responding firefighters, the patient was found to be sitting at a table at the bottom of the slope and the fire department was not needed to assist with movement to the ambulance.  All units were clear and the ...
Sat. Feb 21st 2015
WVFD responded to a motor vehicle accident on Saturday just after the roads started getting slippery.  A car went over an embankment of route 6, but the driver was not seriously hurt and the FD assisted him safety up the incline.
Sat. Feb 21st 2015
The WVFD responed to a injury on the ski slopes of the local ski area.  The patient was on the slope and the WVFD assists the WAA with all removals of patients from the hill.The firefighters assisted with the removal of the patient and cleared the scene.
Fri. Feb 20th 2015
WVFD responded to a known location for a commercial alarm activation and found burnt grilled cheese to be the culprit.  All units were cleared quickly.
Fri. Feb 20th 2015
WVFD responded to a water emergency on White Deer Rocks Road.  A pipe in the basement had burst and was spraying water in the direction of the electrical panel.  The water line was turned off.  At the FD request a electrician looked at the panel and confirmed the power could rema...
Fri. Feb 20th 2015
WVFD was requested to standby at Southbury's main station while they worked a working structure fire.  Engine 5 responded with a crew.  While there they were dispatched to a call, which turned out to be burnt food.They returned around 4pm.
Fri. Feb 20th 2015
WVFD was requested by Woodbury Ambulance to meter a home for CO.  The ambulance had responded to a sick party call and was concerned with the signs and symptoms might be part of a exposure to CO.The fire department responded and found very low and insignificant readings.  The home was rele...
215 entries the in Call History

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Due to overcast conditions
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St. Patty's day party

 Mark your calendars and join in: The Sixth annual St. Patrick's Day Corned Beef-and-Cabbage event 3pm to 7pm at the Emergency Services Bldg March 11th from 3 to 7 pm. Adults $12; children 3 - 12 $8, under 3 free.

Woodbury Fall Fest 2017

Recruiting future fire-fighters and the hit-of-the-day at the Woodbury Fall Fest 2017: under blue sky and warm sun, the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department set up a children's firefighting exercise. Youngsters suited up to wash away targets with a fire extinguisher, penetrated a wall, advanced a hose line, and crossed the finish line. See the photos for a sampling of a great day.

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