Watertown Fire Department


Serving our community since 1894
In case of Emergency, call 911

OCTOBER IS FIRE PREVENTION MONTH! REMEMBER FIRE IS EVERYONE'S FIGHT

FIRE PREVENTION MONTH IS OCTOBER! Book your public education event now! Call 860-945-5220 Today

 

Fire Prevention "WEEK" 2018

Successful Clambake!

A great time was had by all. Thank you for joining us!

 

Volunteers Needed

Watertown Fire Department is looking for recruit firefighters to fill our ranks. 

Requirements for membership are as follows:


  • Resident of the Town of Watertown
  • 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Being of good moral character


If you meet the above requirements click here or stop by Headquarters during normal business hours to obtain an application.

Watertown Lions Club!

Fantastic Event !  

Get your tickets today! The Watertown Lions Club is hosting a Cow Chip Raffle and proceeds are going to help buy a fire extinguisher training kit for the Fire Department! $5 for one ticket...buy a book for $20. Only 2000 tickets to be sold! get yours today!

Congratulations to the Watertown Fire Department!


The Fire Department attended the Thomaston Fire Department's Annual Parade on August 4th 2018 bringing home many awards including Best appearing Company in shirts, Best Appearing Color Guard 3-5, Best Appearing Custom apparatus and Best Appearing Junior Unit. The Fire Department was accompanied by the Swift Middle School band who also won FIRST RUNNER UP MUSICAL UNIT!

Congratulations to all those who participated!

STOCK THE PANTRY

The Watertown Fire Department recently took part in The  United Way Stock the Pantry Fire Dept. challenge and for the 2nd year in a row, the Watertown Fire Department came out on top! This year the department raised 3,426 pounds of food (compared to 1,661 pounds in 2017!) to help stock the local food pantry to feed those facing food insecurity in Watertown! As winners, they were treated to dinner from Frankies Food Truck Frankies - generously underwritten by our friends at FD Community Federal Credit Union! THANK YOU to everyone who participated in this years Day of Action to Stock the Pantry!

ANNUAL LIP SYNC BATTLE

Saturday June 9th

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CONGRATULATIONS

The Fire Department once again walked away with a victory after this years Lip Sync Battle but not without some tough competition. Five acts in total competed for the trophy and bragging rights but all had one goal in mind.


 Money raised at this years event will go to benefit two members of our community Mr. Greg OBrien and Jon Senior who are both in a courageous battle with cancer.


 Performances were nothing short of spectacular from Watertown High School's JD Hearon's  Grease Lightning  and Park and Rec's Jake's own version of Flashdance  to the sweetest act of the night by Cupcake War celebrity and owner of Hardcore Sweets and CBBG dessert bar Jeremy Braddock. 


 The Fire Departments toughest competition surely had to come from Local Celebrity  and WHS Football Coach Luigi Velardi with his outrageously funny rendition of "Bootylicious".


The ongoing battle between these two acts sure  do make the event worth attending and they have never left the fans disappointed.  One can only imagine what will be in store for next year but we can be certain that those in attendance will be thoroughly entertained.


Many Thanks go out to John Elliot for organizing the Battle year after year.


Fun was had by all and the community came together once again to support a great cause!

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Headquarters

935 Main St
Watertown CT
(860) 945-5220

Company 2

532 Buckingham St

Oakville CT

(860) 945-5227

Fire Safety Tip

Need a reason to not to fall asleep with your cell phone??? This looks like a good one!

FIRE PREVENTION

Fire is Everyone's Fight

Some great Websites to check out

http://sparkyschoolhouse.org/


fantastic website for younger kids that includes games and songs about fire safety. (check our Little Rosalie...its a hit)


http://www.nfpa.org/public-education

great info for all ages


https://closeyourdoor.org

great campaign on closing your door to help stop the spread of fire

http://www.firstalert.com/firepreventionmonth

Always be prepared!

https://www.nfpa.org/Public-Education/Campaigns/Fire-Prevention-Week



http://www.sparky.org/


We Are Looking For Junior Firefighters 

Do you live in Watertown Connecticut? Are you 14 to 16 years old? Would you like to learn about firefighting and get some of the same training that our firefighters do?


Click here to get an application, or stop by Headquarters during normal business hours.

*** Important Safety Recall!

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Watertown Fire Department celebrates 125 years of Service! 1894-2019

Keep a lookout for upcoming events!

Night Out On Main Street!

Thanks for stopping by to see us!

Hope to see you next year!

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