The Union Connecticut Volunteer Fire Department is dedicated to protecting the Town of Union and its residents.
In addition to fighting fires, the Union Volunteer Fire Department is responsible for emergency medical response, vehicle extractions, and hazardous material emergency response.
New members are always welcome. If you are interested in giving time and effort to helping those in need, the department’s meetings are held the 4th Thursday of every month with the annual meeting held the second Thursday in May
Reminder: Your emergency phone number is 911.
When used properly smoke and C.O. detectors do work. Check your batteries regularly and make sure your detectors are in good working condition.
Fire Marshall / Burning Official: Charles Sweetland 684-6703
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TOWN OF UNION CONNECTICUT
Union was the last town to be settled east of the Connecticut River, largely because of its rough terrain and poor soil. In 1633, John Oldham, an adventurer from Massachusetts, obtained specimens of black lead or graphite from the Indians. During the Revolutionary War Governor Trumbull tapped this valuable resource for use at cannon foundries. On July 1, 1720 the General Assembly sold 12,500 acres to 12 proprietors for 307 pounds, comprising the area that is now Union.