Jun 7 -
It is with great sadness that the Darien Fire Department mourns today’s passing of past Chief, life long member, and great friend, A. Robert Szanto.
Please pray for Bob and his family in this time of great sorrow. We will publicize memorial arrangements here once they are known.
Apr 15 -
Darien Fire Department joins our brothers in Redding to mourn the line-of-duty death of G. Marshall Sanford, Past Chief & Lieutenant of the Redding Fire & EMS Co. #1.
Our thoughts and prayers are with our brother and sister firefighters in Redding.
Mar 5 -
Darien Fire Department firefighters are supporting the St. Baldrick’s Foundation by shaving their heads to stand in solidarity with kids fighting cancer, and by raising money to find cures.
Please visit our team’s website and support us.
Jan 16 -
This midnight crash on Post Road near Old King’s Highway South required an extrication operation to free the occupant. Darien FD Rescue Co. 44 responded to assist Noroton FD with the incident Sunday night, January 15.
(Photo by Assistant Chief Shane Smith)
Oct 24 -
Darien Fire Department was dispatched to 41 Buttonwood Lane for a reported structure fire at about 9:00 AM on Monday Morning, October 25. First-arriving fire officers reported heavy smoke and fire on the second level of the dwelling.
Oct 21 -
Darien Fire Department’s open house will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 11 AM to 3 PM.
There will be live vehicle extrication demonstrations, hands-on fire extinguisher training, fire truck rides, a (simulated) smoke-filled house, and other fun and informative activities for all ages.
Food will be available for sale, and the event will take place rain-or-shine. Parking is available at the municipal parking lot adjacent to the firehouse.
For more information, contact Assistant Chief Shane Smith: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jul 9 -
Congratulations to Stacey & 2nd Assistant Chief Shane Smith
Married July 9, 2011
Jun 27 -
We took delivery of our new Seagrave Aerialscope today.
In the coming weeks, we will be training with representatives from the factory and our local Seagrave dealer, and finishing up some equipment installation.
Apr 12 -
Darien’s Tower Ladder is in its final stage of construction at Seagrave Fire Apparatus. Our committee will make its final inspection at Seagrave’s Clintonville, WI Factory in late April. Following this trip, the apparatus will be outfitted at Excelsior Fire Equipment in Mamaroneck. Representatives from Seagrave will then proceed to assist the department with training.
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Feb 27 -
The occupants of this car escaped with minor injuries early Sunday morning. Darien Fire Department members assisted one occupant who was trapped inside, and kept the scene safe for everybody working on-scene.