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Beacon Hose Releases New Throwback T-Shirt Logos

IMG_0825The logos for Beacon Hose’s new T-shirts are here! These logos are exact replicas of Beacon Hose’s original logos from decades ago (and the ones you’ll see on the sides of most of our apparatuses). Thanks to Liberty Printing here in Beacon Falls for doing some great work!

Members who ordered the T-shirts at November’s monthly meeting will have them available at the firehouse. Contact the Chief’s office with any questions.

For now, these shirts will be available only to members. We hope to have some offerings for the public in the near future, as well.

BHC Responds to Tractor Trailer Accident

On Wednesday, Nov. 26 at 2:45 p.m., Beacon Hose responded to a report of a tractor trailer into the Naugatuck River near Exit 25 on Route 8 with an occupant still in the vehicle and the cab in the river. Engine 3, Rescue 4, BH-6, R-1 and BH-1 responded. En-route, with the information given during dispatch, BH-1 requested mutual aid assistance from Naugatuck Fire Department.

Off-duty firefighter Kevin O’Oconnell and R-1 Ambulance Coordinator Ken George were first on scene and confirmed the report of the tractor trailer off the road with an occupant inside. Unable to make patient contact a rescue plan was developed.

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Christmas Tree Sales, Bring Santa Home and More Holiday Fun

Update: Thanks for your support!

The Christmas season is one of our favorite times of year at Beacon Hose, and the department has its usual set of exciting Christmas activities planned throughout December. They include the town’s Christmas tree lighting, Beacon Hose’s children’s Christmas party, Bring Santa Home, the first Meat-o Wine-o event, a Christmas lunch and the department’s Christmas tree sales.

First on the list will be the Beacon Hose Children’s Christmas Party, which will be held Sunday, Dec. 7 at noon at the firehouse. All Beacon Hose members are welcome to attend, and the children of Beacon Hose members — those up to and including fifth-graders — will receive gifts from Santa Claus.

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