Southport Fire Department  A Volunteer Department Since 1895
Thursday, February 22, 2018
History of the Southport Fire Department

The Southport Fire Department was organized following a devastating fire in Southport.   As printed in the New York Times on September 30, 1895:

SOUTHPORT, Conn., Sept. 29. - Henshaw's livery stable in Southport was destroyed by fire to-day. Four horses, a large quantity of hay and grain, and a number of carriages were burned. The wire works of the C. L. Jellif Company near by and several small buildings were also destroyed. Loss, $10,000. It is believed the fire was incendiary in origin.

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You have to do something in your life that is honorable and not cowardly if you are to live in peace with yourself, and for the firefighter it is fire.
Larry Brown

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