We would like to congratulate Rob Phelan, Matt Nolan, Jeff McGoldrick, and Chris Dosin, who were officially sworn in as Hamden Firefighters. These four new firefighter/paramedics just graduated from the Connecticut Fire Academy as members of Recruit Class 65. We wish you the best of luck in your new careers, stay safe.
Firefighter Raymond Ramelli
(1946 - 2020)
We are deeply saddened to report the passing on August 17th of retired Hamden Firefighter Ray Ramelli, 74, who served on the department from January 1970 until his retirement on the last day of November 1999.
Congratulations to FF Paul Turner and FF Ray Pouncey on your promotions to Fire Inspector. Inspectors Turner and Pouncey were sworn in today during a ceremony held in the auditorium of Memorial Town Hall. In addition to the two new inspectors, four new probationary Firefighter/EMT’s were sworn in.
BAR - New Haven has once again brewed a beer to support a fallen firefighter, in what seems to be an unfortunate recurring event.
“Last Alarm IPA” was brewed to honor Worcester, Massachusetts Fire Lieutenant Jason Menard, who selflessly gave his life fighting a four alarm fire on Nov. 13th, 2019.