The Mission of the Lebanon Volunteer Fire Department shall be to provide Fire, EMS, Haz-Mat and Mutual Aid for the preservation and protection of life, property and the environment from fire, medical and environmental emergencies within the Town of Lebanon and surrounding areas.
The LVFD was dispatched at 1345 on 7/23/16 to 3 Resevoir Rd for the reported Structure Fire. Mutual Aid from Bozrah, Gardner Lake and Colchester were started immediately. Colchester Car 128 had a visible header while Enroute and called the "working fire". Car 128 was first on scene and initiated Command. Lebanon ET 206 was the first in Engine encountering a well involved 2 story raised ranch with fire from every opening. A defensive attack was started. Bozrah Ladder 126 set up behind ET206 and started flowing their elevated master stream. Crews from Lebanon Bozrah and Colchester operated multiple 2 1/2 attack lines along with the master stream. A Tanker Shuttle was initiated with Tanker 106, Tanker 127, Tanker 121 and East Great Plains Engine Tank 51 with ET127 at the full site (Red Cedar Lake) and ET 128 as the dump tank engine. The fire was placed under control at 16:24. Extensive overhaul was needed to fully extinguish the fire. An excavator from Grover Construction was requested to the scene to assist. There were no injuries to occupants/owners or firefighters. Here is a list of the departments that operated on scene.
Yantic (Fast Team - Norwich)
East Great Plains (Norwich)
Lebanon Fire Marshals Office
Lebanon Building Dept.
CT State Police
CT State Fire Marshals Office
Salvation Army Canteen
Windham Hospital Paramedics
CT Fire Photographers Association
Bozrah Light and Power
We would like to thank all of our mutual aid partners for their assistance. With only 1 centrally located firehouse, our mutual aid partners are extremely important to complete the mission at hand that far south in town.
Lebanon units returned to the scene this morning to extinguish a smoldering mattress.
South Windham FD provided station coverage and responded to an emergency in Lebanon. Thank you Station 4!
The Lebanon Fire Marshals office continues to investigate the cause of the blaze. ... See MoreSee Less
On Monday night all 4 of Lebanon's cadets, Kojo, Liam, Josh and Jacob participated in a training at Gardner Lake with their Cadet Kevin "Ox". Thanks Chief Tripp for putting on a great training. Here in Lebanon we are always looking for more Cadets. 16 and 17 year olds are eligible to apply. It's a great opportunity to learn what Emergency Services is all about. For more information stop down on any Monday night or message this page. ... See MoreSee Less
Cadets from Lebanon VFD and Gardner Lake's Junior had a training on deploying and advancing hose lines as a team. The junior members had guidance from Jay Shall and Nicholas Tripp.
Rest Easy Chief! Our condolences to the family and the East Granby Fire Dept. ... See MoreSee Less
With deepest sympathies the East Granby Fire Department is saddened to report the untimely death of Peter Ahlstrin, Chief, East Granby Fire Department. Further details and arrangements will be posted...