The North Haven Fire Department responds to all EMS, Fire, and Rescues calls for service. In addition, the department is a member of the New Haven Area Regional Special Hazards (NHASH) team. The department houses the units special decon trailer which is deployed from headquarters Co#1.
During 2019 the department responded to 4696 alarms. Of these, 64 percent were EMS related. Another 29 percent were fire related, and 7 percent were motor vehicle accidents.
The department continues to see a rise in simultaneous calls with 1095 incidents or 23 percent occurring during the same time. This puts tremendous stress on resource’s and manpower.