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Saturday, January 11, 2014
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Sunday, December 15, 2013
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Fire Commissioners for the Westfield Fire District of the City of Middletown which was scheduled for Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. has been cancelled and has been rescheduled for Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at the Firehouse, 653 East Street, Middletown, CT
Ross Andrew, Jr., Chairman
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
The 3 fire departments covering the City of Middletown were unusually busy last night. At approximately 5:30 p.m., Westfield Fire was toned out for a working fire at the Carriage Crossing condo complex. When Chief John Lockwood arrived on scene he confirmed the working fire and requested a second tone. Mutual aid was received from Middletown, South Fire, Cromwell, Middlefield, Portland and East Berlin. Fire spread to 7 condos before being stopped about 40 minutes after WFD's arrival. Westfield Fire, the Westfield FMO and the State FMO remained on-scene through the morning hours to complete their investigation of the cause. At approximately 12:30 a.m., South Fire was toned out for a reported structure fire on Monarcha Lane. Westfield, Middlefield, Durham and Middletown provided mutual aid in the non-hydranted area of the city near the Durham town line. Click the links below to see some video of the Carriage Crossing fire.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Wednesday, July 03, 2013
Our annual neighborhood picnic is a great occasion to catch up with neighbors you know, meet neighbors you don't, and hear about developments in Westfield.
- Middle Street. An environmental remediation company, True Blue, is interested in building their headquarters on a large parcel near the southbound I91 off ramp. We have met with the CEO of the company to review their plans.
- The Firearms Training Facility near Higby Road. The Police Department held a meeting last week.
- Exciting news about the Smith Park Pavilion!!!!
Monday, July 01, 2013
Nineteen firefighters from the Prescott Fire Department's "Granite Mountain Hotshots" were killed Sunday night when fire swept over their position while fighting the Yarnell Hill fire near Prescott AZ. Click here to see the USA Today article which provides a short narrative about five of the firefighters and a video about the Granite Mountain Hotshots. If you're looking for a way to help, the City of Prescott AZ official website suggests going to the Granite Mountain Hotshot's Facebook site.
Sunday, May 26, 2013
Westfield Fire will host the 118th annual Westfield Memorial Day Parade on Sunday May 26th starting at 2:00 p.m. The parade will originate at the Westfield Fire Department at 653 East Street and proceed north on East Street to the East Street Cemetery. From there, the parade will turn around and proceed south on East Street onto Miner Street and into the Miner Street Cemetery where a ceremoney will be held. Following the ceremony the parade will recommence and proceed back up Miner Street to the Westfield firehouse where the WFD will host parade participants with hot dogs, beverages and ice cream.
All marching units should be in place at the WFD and ready to march no later than 1:45 p.m.
Sunday, May 05, 2013
Call for the Budget Meeting of the Westfield Fire District of the City of Middletown;
The budget meeting of the Westfield Fire District will be held on May 14, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. at the Westfield Fire Department, 653 East Street, Middletown CT.
All inhabitants living within the limit of said Fire District for six months and qualified as electors of the City of Middletown are members of said Fire District and are eligible to vote at said meeting.
The purpose of the meeting is:
1) to adopt the proposed budget and set a mill rate for fiscal year July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.
2) To approve the Fire District entering into a contract to purchase a replacement for #3 Rescue vehicle with a value not to exceed $700,000. Secure funding for said vehicle not to exceed $600,000.
3) To transact any and all business which may properly come before said meeting.
Ross Andrew, Jr.
The Westfield Fire District
of the City of Middletown