Fire Services


Learn Before you Burn

Connecticut traditionally experiences high forest fire danger in the Spring from mid-March through May. Before you burn, Click the link below for the daily Forest Fire Danger and Air Quality Reports for the state.

Most importantly, check with the Fire Marshall's Office and ask if a burn permit is required. 


Daily Forest Fire Danger Report

Daily Air Quality Index




Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Peter Schlink Fire Marshal (860) 440-0544
Jeffrey Lathrop Interim Director of Fire Services & Fire Inspector 860-440-0544
Kathleen N. Peterson Community Safety Educator (860) 444-5892
Linda Finnegan Office Coordinator 860-440-0545
Nancy Natwick Clerk 860-440-0545
Vincent Ukleja Quaker Hill Fire Company (860) 447-3333
Donald Chapman Goshen Fire Company 860-443-6260
Christopher Pafias Oswegatchie Fire Company (860) 442-0666
John Mariano Cohanzie Fire Company (860) 442-0455
Tim Sullivan Jordan Fire Company (860) 443-6302