9/11 Memorial Dedication

Posted on September 11, 2011

On Sunday, September 11, 2011, New Milford Fire Company #1 dedicated a memorial to the firefighters who lost their lives responding to the attack on the World Trade Center.  The memorial consisted of actual steel from the fallen towers.  We would like to thank all those present, including the following people who donated time or materials to make this possible:

Fire Liaison Dominic Colucci

New Milford Department of Public Works

John Kiene

Glen Rock Lumber

Wayne Electrical Supply Company

C&C Masonry

Hi-Way Block & Patio

Thomas Farrell Painting

Rab Lighting

Perrone Farms

Bergen Mobile Concrete

M&N Screen Printing

Rockaway Marble and Granite

Ken Stokes

KSD Electric LLC

Town and Country Rentals

Additional thanks to Lou Denis from Wine & Roses for flowers, Robert Ryan of Shamrock Printing for programs, and New Milford councilwoman Randi Duffie for the memorial wreath.

Northern Valley Fire Chiefs' Parade

Posted on September 26, 2011

The New Milford Fire Department will be participating in the Northen Valley Fires Chiefs' Parade this Saturday, October 1st in Harrington Park/Norwood.  Parade starts at 10AM.

COMPANY 2 SENDS CARE PACKAGE TO TROOPS

Posted on September 27, 2011

Company 2 recently sent a care package overseas to the Marines 2nd Medical Battalion, 2nd Marine Division. When members found out that JJ Tufaro, son of Assistant Chief James Tufaro was being deployed overseas they wanted to do something to give back to our troops especially one with such close ties to NMFD Company 2. JJ Tufaro is a corpsmen (Navy Paramedic) with the 2nd Medical Battalion, 2nd Marine Division of the Marine Corps currently deployed to the middle east. Pictured is a photo of the membership with the package and a photo of JJ and James.

COMPANY 2 AWARDED WELLS FARGO GRANT FOR NEW MEMORIAL

Posted on September 27, 2011

Company 2 announces they were the recent recipient of a $1000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation’s Community Partners Program.  Employees from the New Milford Wells Fargo Bank branch were on hand at our August monthly meeting and presented the ceremonial check. The NMFD Company 2 will be using these funds towards the building of a new monument to honor our fallen and departed firefighters and those firefighters that met the ultimate sacrifice on September 11th, 2001. The monument will incorporate a 12 foot piece of steel from the World Trade Center provided to us by the Port Authority of NY & NJ. Dedication of the monument is tentatively scheduled for November 27th.



Pictured left to right Rafael Martinez(Branch Manager, Wells Fargo), Robert Ryan (President, NMFD Co2), Trfana Ahmed (Wells Fargo)