May 2013 - Platoon 3 at Station 2 - Ff/Paramedic Brett Rinehart, Lt. Adam Barletta, Ff. Davis, Ff. Larry Deburra, and Ff. Mike Sperl posed this week next to the new Engine 2, a 2013 Smeal 1,250 GPM pumper.
This new pumper replaces the 1997 3D HME, which is now Engine 1, the Department's spare.
25 Years Ago
April 1988 - Platoon 2 at Station 2 - Ff. Tom Mikolinski, Ff. Tony D'Agostino, Ff. Jim Dunlop, Lt. Clark Hurlburt, Ff. Richard Greening, Ff/Paramedic Harold Prescher.
One of Hamden's First Career Firefighters Told It Like It Was
(How 'bout a 168 Hour Workweek?)
New Haven Register, January 24, 1965 (Courtesy of Chan Brainard) - CLICK to enlarge for easier reading
40 Years Ago
May 15, 1973 - Following civil service exams and the recent retirement of Dep Chief James Strain, Capt. Joseph McDermott was promoted to deputy chief, Lieut. Jack Laffin was promoted to captain, and Firefighter Walt Macdowall was promoted to lieutenant.