Below is the link to the Go Fund Me page created to support the family of New Haven FF Ricardo Torres.
FF Torres was killed in the Line of Duty on May 12, 2021 while battling a structure fire.
Thursday, May 20th, 2021
Today, Local 2687 members had the distinct honor of providing a cover engine for the City of New Haven, as they laid to rest one of their own. Firefighter Ricardo Torres died in the line of duty on May 12th, 2021 while battling a structure fire.
Pictured below is Hamden Engine 1 (a spare), covering New Haven's Whitney Avenue Station.
January 20, 2021
Emeritus status is an honorary designation conferred upon a member to recognize their contributions and accomplishments over their careers.
During last night’s Local 2687 monthly meeting (1/19/21), Past President Kurt Vogt was unanimously voted to Emeritus status.
Kurt has been heavily involved with union activities for the better part of 20 years.
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), more than 200 home fires each year start with a Christmas tree. In this video, NIST fire researchers demonstrate what could happen if a fire starts in a watered Christmas tree vs. a dry Christmas tree. For Christmas tree safety tips, visit the NFPA website
Congratulations to FF Brian Gagnon on his promotion to Lieutenant.
Lieutenant Gagnon was sworn in during a ceremony held at the Memorial Town Hall on Friday, December 4th, 2020.
Six-year veteran Hamden firefighter Brian Gagnon officially joined the department's officer corps this morning by taking the oath inside the Town Hall Council Chamber.