The Ellington Volunteer Fire Department protects the residents in town from fires and other emergencies. The…More department has a station on Main Street and also houses some of its trucks on Nutmeg Drive.</p>
<p>The department has some engine trucks, a couple forestry trucks, a tanker, a heavy rescue truck, a couple of service vehicles, a special hazards and hazardous material truck, a John Deere gator and trailer, a marine rescue trailer, and special hazards and hazardous materials trailer.</p>
<p>In addition to putting out fires, the department also has the capability to deal with hazardous material incidents, water rescues, technical rescues, medical emergencies, emergency and disaster management, emergencies involving weapons of mass destruction, and off road and forest incidents.</p>
<p>The department also does fire and public safety education programs for the residents in the town.</p>
<p>There are currently 50 firefighters and EMS responders, 19 explorers, and more than 12 non-responding members in the department. To be an explorer, a person must be at least 14 years of age and a graduate of eighth grade. The explorer program goes up through 21 years of age.</p>
Ellington Town Hall and Annex 55-57 Main St, Ellington, CT06029 Many town departments and services can be found in the Ellington Town Hall (55 Main Street) and in the Town Hall Annex…More (57 Main Street) building next door. The assessor, emergency management department and water pollution control authority can be found in the Town Hall. The building official and fire marshal can be found in the Town Hall Annex.
The Crystal Lake Fire Department provides fire and emergency services to the Crystal Lake area and surrounding…More communities. It covers about nine square miles of Ellington.</p>
<p>The department is prepared for cold water rescues, water surface awareness, and off road and hazardous material emergencies in addition to the regular duties of fighting fires. The department also responds to any car accident or other medical emergency.</p>
<p>The Crystal Lake Fire Department has engine trucks, trucks that carry water, a light rescue and dive team truck, a forestry truck, a rescue boat and some other service vehicles. The department has a dive team that dives with the Tolland County Divers.</p>
<p>The Crystal Lake Volunteer Fire Company No. 2, Inc. was organized on August 27, 1934 and had 35 charter members. There is currently a junior program for 16 through 18 years old who are interested in becoming firefighters. </p>
Town of Ellington Resident State Trooper 33 Arbor Way, Ellington, CT06029 The town of Ellington is protected by the state of Connecticut resident troopers. The main function is to protect life…More and property in the town. This is achieved with four resident state troopers, 11 police constables, two Marine constables, and troopers from Troop C in Tolland. The Ellington office is supported by the entire state police department and can use any of the specialized departments, including the major crime squad, detective division, forensic laboratory, fire marshal's division, emergency services unit, narcotics unit, canine corps, bomb squad, and traffic and truck squads. From Monday through Friday, applications for state pistol permits, requests for a record check, requests for a copy of a state police investigation, maps, and motor vehicle forms can be obtained in this office. Appointments can also be made to have fingerprinting done.