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New Fairfield fire training center christened

May 20, 2017 |

Chief Chris Tracy, and a classroom inside the building on Richard White Way is named in his honor. ... Chief Chris Tracy did yeoman's work," Chief Denis McCarthy said. ... Elias Fire Training Center, a regional ...

Raises, higher premium costs in new contracts for cops, firefighters

July 16, 2015 |

"We found it to be a fair contract," Assistant Fire Chief Chris Tracy, the firefighter union president, said. ... Tracy said the contract is a "fair and balanced one" for both the firefighters and the town. ...

To the rescue: Fairfield's new fire boat deployed for marina emergency

July 2, 2014 |

The boat's firefighting capabilities were not put to use in Sunday's fire, however, Assistant Fire Chief Chris Tracy said, because it would have pushed the flames from the fire into the dock, making an even more ...

New fire chief selected, but name withheld till deal is sealed

July 31, 2015 |

"I have great faith in the process," said Assistant Chief Chris Tracy, who serves as the head of the local firefighters' union "I look forward to their decision and this department moving forward under new leadership."

Tragedy averted in 2 Fairfield fire incidents despite non-functioning alarms

December 2, 2014 |

The CO reading in his unit was 140 parts per million, according to Assistant Fire Chief Chris Tracy. ... That wooden sill, Tracy said, sat right about the home's electrical panel. ... "In both cases, there were disabled alarms," Tracy said.

Teen's emotional appearance keys theme of police, fire service awards

October 15, 2015 |

Chief Chris Tracy, and Letsch's daughter, Kristin Lestch, listen, at Tuesday's Public Safety Awards.

House on Chatham Road ravaged by blaze

September 6, 2011

Firefighters then doused the large body of the fire at the center of the structure, according to Assistant Fire Chief Chris Tracy, the incident commander.

Top FEMA official inspects Sandy's damage in Fairfield

November 28, 2012 |

Fire Chief Chris Tracy, Deputy Fire Chief Art Reid (with back to camera), top FEMA administrator Craig Fugate and First Selectman Mike Tetreau tour areas of Fairfield Beach Road damaged by Superstorm Sandy. ...

'Crash' course at Warde: Drunken, distracted driving dangers highlighted

May 18, 2013

Assistant Fire Chief Chris Tracy, Fairfield Warde High School assistant counselor Stephanie Swist and Warde Headmaster James Coyne at the Friday mock car crash the school staged as a pre-prom warning about the ...

25 highest-paid municipal employees

January 22, 2013

Fire Chief Chris Tracy$165,760 Police Officer Seth Jenkins$163,862 ($26,400) Police Lt.

NY fire official hired as Fairfield's new deputy fire chief

March 13, 2015 |

"We're looking forward to working together with Deputy Chief Dunn, and whomever becomes our next chief, in protecting Fairfield and its first responders, just as we have with their predecessors," said Assistant ...

Toxic fumes in Warde science lab trigger haz-mat response

December 7, 2012

Firefighters and personnel from the state Department Energy and Environmental Protection were dispatched to the high school shortly after 11 a.m. after the town Emergency Communications Center received a call ...

Propane-fueled garage fire doused on Shady Hill Road

December 4, 2013

In a press release issued after the fire, Assistant Chief Chris Tracy, the incident commander, credited firefighters for quickly containing and extinguishing the fire, and added: "The most important thing that ...

Partisan sniping erupts as GOP selectmen override Tetreau

January 8, 2016 |

Assistant Fire Chief Chris Tracy, president of Firefighters Local 1426, said the union is disappointed by the vote. "Erik has served with distinction on the town Police and Fire Retirement Board for seven years, ...

Fairfield cop crashes en route to report of boy with knife

February 13, 2012 |

Assistant Fire Chief Chris Tracy said Companies 1 and 2 responded to the accident scene, along with an American Medical Response ambulance.

Where missile sites once stood in Connecticut

April 4, 2014

Fairfield Fire Department Assistant Chief Chris Tracy talks about plans for a new fire school at the former Nike missile site in Fairfield, Conn. ... Fairfield Fire Department Assistant Chief Chris Tracy talks ...

Probe advances into firefighter promotions, pension flap

January 24, 2013 |

He said the promotions were made in some cases to fill vacancies created by retirements, or in two instances, because he said he wanted to give Assistant Fire Chief Chris Tracy, in charge of the training center, experience as a shift commander.

Southport pizzeria damaged in early-morning blaze

April 14, 2014

Assistant Fire Chief Chris Tracy said two people running through Southport center spotted the fire and realized it would be faster to go to the Southport firehouse, just around the corner on Main Street, than ...

Fairfield firefighters host truck haz-mat training

June 18, 2011

"This was one of the best programs I've ever participated in for its combination of classroom teaching and real-world practical skills development," said Fairfield Assistant Fire Chief Chris Tracy, "and I'm ...

Gas main break closes part of Knapps Highway

September 12, 2012 |

Assistant Fire Chief Chris Tracy said the rupture in a 1 1/2-inch, high-pressure natural gas line occurred just before 6 p.m. ... Those evacuated were also told to shut down vehicles and other potential ignition ...