Fire Danger
in
TOLLAND, CONNECTICUT
LOW
as of
Friday, December 08, 2017




The Tolland Fire Department, Inc. has been providing fire protection for the Town of Tolland since 1933. Today, the men and women who volunteer their services as Firefighters, Emergency Medical Technicians, Medical Response Technicians or Fire Police officers work closely with six paid Firefighter/EMT's in a modern combination department that provides the highest possible level of fire, ambulance and emergency medical service for the town's residents and businesses. These volunteers hope you will find the items on this web site helpful and informative!

Join Us for the Tolland Festival of Lights December 2017

The annual Tolland Santa Tour is here!

TRACK SANTA

as he and the Tolland Fire Department travel the streets of Tolland
spreading joy and collecting toys for kids in-need.
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Tolland Fire Department’s Festival of Lights Parade - November 25th!
The Tolland Fire Department will kick off the holiday season Nov. 25 when it holds its dazzling Festival of Lights Parade at 6:30 p.m. along the historic Tolland Green. In the spirit of the season, the event, which will feature festively decorated fire trucks and floats from Tolland and surrounding towns, will benefit the Tolland Food Pantry. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., audience members can make cash donations or bring non-perishable food and personal hygiene items to collection locations on the green.

Residents, civic groups, businesses and area fire departments are being encouraged to enter vehicles and floats – featuring holiday music and lights – in the event. The parade will begin at the Tolland Senior Center on Tolland Stage Road, travel along the green, turn right onto Old Post Road and will end at the Tolland Recreation Department on Old Post Road.

There is no entry fee, but parade entries are encouraged to make donations to the food pantry as well.

Tolland Fire welcomes UCONN students
We extend a warm welcome to UCONN students as you make your way back to campus! Any student interested in practical EMS experience in a relaxed, professional environment, click below to apply! Better yourself - Better your community - VOLUNTEER TODAY!
UCONN Student Applications - JOIN US!

Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall
Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment: One Death Reported

Name of product: Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles Hazard: The fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and can fail to activate during a fire emergency. In addition, the nozzle can detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard. Remedy: Replace Recall date: November 2, 2017 Recall number: 18-022 Consumer Contact:Kidde toll-free at 855-271-0773 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET Saturday and Sunday, or online at www.kidde.com and click on “Product Safety Recall” for more information. Residents are urged to check fire extinguishers in their possession to see if they are part of this recall. These types of extinguishers are commonly found in homes and garages across the nation. Click to visit the Kidde website for specific models involved in the recall, then select “Product Safety Recall” for more information.
Read more ==> Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall

Private Donation Funds New Thermal Imagers
(Tolland, Connecticut) The Tolland Fire Department is pleased to announce the addition of new Thermal Imaging Camera Units as the result of a sizable private donation.

This purchase replaces our older units which were originally purchased in 1998 through fundraising.Thermal Imaging cameras are important tools used in firefighting. By rendering infrared radiation as visible light, these specialized units allow firefighters to see areas of heat through smoke, darkness or heat-permeable barriers. Along with the private donation the Tolland Fire Department Corporation contributed additional funds so that a total of 3 camera units could be purchased.

The Tolland Fire Department Corporation consistently applies your generous donations to supplement goods and equipment that would not otherwise be available due to budget constraints.

The Department would like to thank those associated with this specific donation as well as all who donate to the Department. Donations in any amount can be mailed to: Tolland Fire Department, Inc., P.O. Box 827, Tolland, Connecticut, 06084

Proper Battery Disposal Can Save Your Life
Watch this video about a fire caused by improper disposal of an everyday 9v battery.

Be Aware. Plan. Prepare.
Recent emergencies, which in the past year alone have resulted from severe winter weather, major flooding, and Tropical Storm Irene, serve as a stern warning to Capitol Region residents that disasters can and do affect the area. Visit the Capitol Region Council of Government's disaster preparedness site for great information and tools to help you and your family.
Click DISASTER PREP for free information.

American Red Cross Mobile App
The official American Red Cross First Aid app puts expert advice for everyday emergencies in your hand and it's free!
Available for iPhone and Android devices, the official American Red Cross First Aid app gives you instant access to the information you need to know to handle the most common first aid emergencies. With videos, interactive quizzes and simple step-by-step advice it's never been easier to know first aid. Click RED CROSS APP for more information.










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