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Support the Simsbury Volunteer Fire Company

OUR MISSION

To minimize injuries, and property loss from fire, hazardous conditions, rescue situations, and other disasters, by providing excellent state of the art, life and
property conservation, emergency and educational services while recognizing our people as our most important resource and the key to our success!

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Thank to those who attended the 20th Anniversary Remembrance Event hosted by the Town of Simsbury, Simsbury Police, Simsbury Volunteer Fire Co, and Simsbury Volunteer Ambulance.

For those who could not attend you can watch the ceremony on Simsbury SCTV or by clicking the link. 

LINK FOR 9/11 CEREMONY

 

 

 
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ATTENTION TARIFFVILLE RESIDENTS: SVFC NEEDS YOUR HELP!
 
The SVFC has six fire stations across our town that respond to all of Simsbury’s fire and rescue emergencies.
These stations are staffed with volunteers from within our community!
While we are always welcoming residents from across town to join our organization, we need help from our Tariffville residents!
If you have ever wanted to be part of a great team, learn new skills and help your community we would love for you to join us!
The SVFC is accepting applications for both Probationary (over the age of 18) and Junior (ages 15-17) memberships.
You do not need any prior experience, all training is provided at no cost to you.
 

In the early days of the 1900's Simsbury's fire protection was provided by the Ensign Bickford Company which maintained a fire brigade to protect their highly flammable production facilities.  They owned and operated a 1921 Reo fire truck which was sold to the Lost Acres Fire Department following the purchase of a new American LaFrance International Fire Engine in 1935 which would become Simsbury's own Engine 1 when Ensign Bickford ended fire protection for the town and the Simsbury Volunteer Fire Company was formed in 1944.  Engine 1 has been restored and is located in the lobby of the Main Fire Station on Hopmeadow Street,  It is still functional and is displayed at various parades and events during the year.  The 1921 Reo that was sold to Lost Acres has also been restored and is seen at many parades.

We found this video thanks to SCTV, the Simsbury Historical Society and one of our members.  We are excited to share this short clip with you.

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If anyone has any old pictures or film of early days of the Simsbury especially Fire Department related please contact us as we would like to capture and share.

 

WSIM 103.5 FM is here to help the community by providing local information regarding the impact on the Coronavirus.

The Volunteer Staff of WSIM 103.5 FM is working to schedule regular updates as well as periodic recorded public service announcements during the day.

In addition to providing local announcements, WSIM 103.5 FM will continue to broadcast our commercial free music which can be a nice respite from the non-stop information broadcasted by the regional and national media.

You can use the link below to hear the radio station through our streaming service.

 

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LIVE STREAMING RADIO FROM WSIM 103.5 STUDIO

BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE SIMSBURY FIRE DISTRICT AND THE SIMSBURY VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY

 

 

Remembering the Fallen

Remembering the Fallen

In memory of those firefighters who died in the line of duty

For All Emergencies

Call 911 for all Emergencies