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Joseph Carilli (Courtesy Coventry Police)

Police Say Former Fire Chief Tried To Contact Victim

Coventry’s former fire chief. arrested two months ago on sexual assault charges, faces new charges after police say he tried to contact his victim in violation of the terms of his release.

04/26/2013

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Flags Ordered To Half-Staff Saturday, For Firefighter Killed In Storm

Connecticut’s governor has directed flags to fly at half-staff on Saturday in honor of a volunteer firefighter killed during Monday’s storm.

11/02/2012

Firefighter Faces Drug Charges, Including Intent To Sell

A Hartford firefighter is under arrest and has been suspended from his firefighting duties after he was arrested on drug charges Thursday.

08/03/2012

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New London Mayor Halts Firefighter Layoffs

The New London mayor’s office has postponed the layoffs of 25 firefighters following a request by the fire union for a court injunction.

07/17/2012

Report Details Concerns About Fire Academy

A report by the Connecticut public safety commissioner’s office has found problems at the state fire academy including procedural failures, inappropriate communications and possible false allegations of recruit misconduct.

04/24/2012

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Firefighters Injured During Rescue

Three firefighters have been hospitalized rescuing a woman who scaled a cliff at a New Haven Park.

10/07/2011

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Firefighters Checked For Plague, Truck Fumigated After Unusual House Call

Firefighters are used to dealing with danger on the job. But Waterbury firefighters checking an abandoned building recently encountered a smaller — but potentially deadly hazard: fleas.

08/18/2011

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Chief Identifies Firefighter Who Died On Call

Windsor authorities have identified the firefighter who died responding to a call Monday as 50-year-old Robert Watts, a father of two.

04/19/2011

Firefighter Fired After Charges He Dumped Acid On Water Lines

A veteran Bridgeport firefighter charged with dumping poison acid onto his neighbor’s water line has been fired.

02/15/2011

Widow’s Home Robbed During Firefighter’s Funeral

Police are looking for a thief or thieves who broke into the Branford home of a longtime firefighter’s widow and stole about $10,000 worth of valuables while the woman was attending her husband’s funeral.

01/28/2011

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