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Fire Department
Contact TypeContact Information
Contact:
(860) 291-7403
(860) 291-7401
(860) 291-7402
Address:
31 School Street
East Hartford, CT 06108
Phone:
(860) 291-7400
Fax:
(860) 282-9706
Emergencies:
911
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Staff Directory
Name
Title
Department
Chief Training Officer
Training
Fire Marshal
FMO
Emergency Manager
OEM
Superintendent of Alarms
Alarm
Master Mechanic
Apparatus Repair
Chief Medical Officer
EMS



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East Hartford Fire Department

Mission Statement

The East Hartford Fire Department is dedicated to the protection of life and property within our community through professionally delivered services with a commitment to excellence

The East Hartford Fire Department shall meet these goals and objectives through the following functions:

• Fire Prevention and Code Enforcement.
• Fire Inspections, Building Surveys, and Pre-Fire Planning
• Public and Fire Department Education Programs
• Fire Suppression/Rescue/Hazardous Material Services
• Emergency Medical Services - Basic and Advanced Life Support

133 Uniformed personnel and seven civilians make up the full time staff of the East Hartford Fire Department. There are 5 firehouses located throughout the 18 square miles of town. The East Hartford Fire Department operates 5 engine companies, 2 ladder companies, 1 rescue company, and 1 incident command vehicle. The department responded to 9487 emergencies in 2005.

In addition to fighting fires the department plays a major role in the delivery of emergency medical services. Each engine company is staffed with a paramedic and all apparatus carry Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs). All firefighters are trained at a minimum of Basic Life Support (BLS) care. One third of the department's firefighters are paramedics.


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