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Glenville Cub Scouts tour Fire Department

Cub-Scouts-tour-GFDOn Nov. 15, Greenwich Firefighters Lisa Constantino and Ted Ruehl, career firefighters stationed in Glenville Station 4, gave a tour of Fire Engine 4 to Glenville Cub Scouts Troop 35. In particular the firefighters explained and demonstrated to the Scouts how the various vehicle extrication and rescue tools – such as the jaws of life – are used to cut through metal. read more...

Fire Dept. Prepares for Emergencies with Pre Fire Plans

If you go out to eat at a Greenwich restaurant, or work in a Greenwich office building, there’s a very good chance that the fire department already has a plan on how it would fight a fire in that exact location. I’m going to see first hand how the department does one of these pre fire plans here at the Greenwich Sentinel office. read more...