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HFRA Spring Meeting at the Elks Tuesday, April 10, 2012 Our 14th meeting was held at the Hamden Elks Lodge, with 22 members attending.
CLICK at left for photos. CLICK at right for meeting minutes.
Where and When was this photo taken? We finally got an answer.
Lieut. Adam Barletta
The HFRA congratulates Hamden firefighter Adam Barletta on his recent promotion to the rank of Lieutenant. Adam, a nine year veteran of the Department, is the son of retired Fire Marshal and current HFRA president Mark Barletta and his wife, Margaret.
The swearing-in ceremony will take place at the Hamden Government Center on Monday, April 16th at 2:30 p.m.
1962 - At the height of the Cold War, Ff. Dick Carney foots the step ladder for Ff. Kenneth Harrington as he mounts a Civil Defense Fallout Shelter sign to the side of the New Haven Savings Bank building on Dixwell Avenue, across from the Acme Wire Co. (now the Acme Mall). Also pictured (L-R) are Dep. Chief Daniel Hume, Chief V. Paul Leddy, First Selectman John DeNicola, Sr., and an unidentified gentleman. (Photo courtesy of Dick Carney)
Jim Wetmore provided this nice photo of the 1965 Mack 750 pumper after it was assigned as Engine 7 in 1985.