Check out the latest UCFD news
- UConn fire department responds to concurrent calls Tuesday
- Let’s put a freeze on winter fires!
- Holiday Fire Safety Message
- Full-time firefighters’ fast response helps keep campus safe
- Campus Fire Department Ensures Fire Safety in ‘City-Within-A-Town’
- Timeframe Tightened for Sprinkler Installation in Residence Halls
- Fire Department to House Fire Marshal’s Office
- New Building Inspection Office Established to Promote Safety
- New Center Improves Response Time To Emergency Cell Phone Calls
- GPS Helps Class Identify Locations Of Hydrants, Phones, And More
- Upgraded Emergency System Promotes Campus Safety
- Fire and building inspectors ensure safety of University structures
- Alert systems working well
In 2014, retired Chief Merrill Cummings was presented a Class A Uniform by retired, alumni and active members of the UCFD. Retired Chief Cummings was the first paid career Chief of the Department from 1946-1978.