Fire & Emergency Services
Central Fire Headquarters
75 Masonic Avenue
Mon thru Fri, 9 am - 5 pm
Tel: (203) 294-2730 (Non-Emergency)
Fax: (203) 294-2736
Fire Chief: Richard Heidgerd
Emergency Management Director: Richard Heidgerd
Deputy Fire Chief - Administration & Operations: Joseph Czentnar
Deputy Fire Chief - EMS & Training: Samuel C. Wilson, III
- Act as liaison with police and civilian dispatchers for fire and emergency medical dispatching through centralized 911 Center located at the Police Department.
- Provide emergency paramedic services at the Paramedic, Ambulance Transport, and Emergency First Responder/Defibrillator levels.
- Offer public fire and emergency medical education.
- Respond as Emergency First Responder to Hazardous Materials emergencies and as local contact for Local Emergency Planning Committee.
- Wallingford Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) and All-Hazards Emergency Response Planning
- Tier II Submissions for Mandated Reporters
- LEPC Meeting Agendas and Minutes
- Quick Links:
- Provide technical rescue services including confine space entry capabilities.
- Respond to fires, accidents and all other emergencies.
- Conduct fire prevention surveys and fire preplanning.
- Act as standby at large community functions.
- Provide general assistance daily to citizens whenever requested.
- Work with local industries to develop emergency plans and conduct emergency drills.