Dedicated Service Since 1917

The Stepney Volunteer Fire Company is one of three fire companies in the Town of Monroe, located about 10 miles north of Bridgeport, CT. Our response area consists of 26 square miles and a population of over 20,000. We operate from 2 stations using four engines, a truck, a heavy rescue, a squad and a chief's vehicle. Currently we are the only Ladder Company in the Town of Monroe. The fire company's primary coverage area includes the following sections of Monroe: Stepney, Stevenson and Monroe Center. We also provide coverage to the Towns of Trumbull, Easton, Newtown and Shelton on a mutual aide basis. The Stepney Vol. Fire Company is dedicated to protecting the lives and property of the residents of the Town of Monroe and will continue to do so for many years to come.

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Friday, October 21, 2016
What a wonderful visit we had at Step-A-Way preschool. Stepney firefighters Greg Loehr and Joe Dias, along with junior firefighter Kyle Deegan, brought Engine 104 to the campus to show the youngsters a real firetruck. We also talked about calling 911, what to do if your smoke alarm goes off and what a firefighter looks like when he or she goes to a fire. We also let the children shoot water from the fire hose. Everybody had a great time.

Students got to see what a firefighter looks like at a fire.
   Students got to see what a firefighter
      looks like at a fire.
Three generations at Fire Prevention: Step-A-Way teacher Patti Dias poses next to her son, Stepney member Joe Dias and her grandson and student, Manny Dias.
   Three generations at Fire Prevention:
      Step-A-Way teacher Patti Dias poses next
      to her son, Stepney member Joe Dias and
      her grandson and student, Manny Dias.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
We are having a WONDERFUL time this week, visiting pre-school, kindergarten and first grade students during Fire Prevention Week. We visited Little Ivy Nursery School, Child World Academy, Stepney Elementary School and will be visiting Step-A-Way Nursery School. Here are some photos taken at the Child World visit.

Just one of the many classes we met at Child World.
   Just one of the many classes we met at
      Child World.
Mother-and-daughter moment. Stepney firefighter Samantha poses with her daughter Bails.
   Mother-and-daughter moment. Stepney
      firefighter Samantha poses with her
      daughter Bails.
Thursday, September 22, 2016

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Stepney Fire just completed its annual Lobster Clambake. What a party, um dinner, it was! Great food, fabulous steaks, terrific lobster and wonderful burgers and hot dogs. Special thanks go out to all of the people who were involved in putting on this dinner.

Hungry customers are lining up.
   Hungry customers are lining up.
Roy and Rudy prep lobsters for your dinnerplates.
   Roy and Rudy prep lobsters for your
Happy 92nd Birthday, Vern!
   Happy 92nd Birthday, Vern!
Word just came in to the newsdesk that Stepney member VERN DAVIS will be turning 92 years old on August 31st. Ninety-two years old! That's amazing! A big STEPNEY FIRE HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you, Vern!

Thursday, August 11, 2016
Stepney Fire Chief Scott Rose, Sr. announced the lieutenants for 2016-2017. They are: Lieutenants Joe Dias and Scott Rose, Jr. Contratulations.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 
We had a terrific drill last night. Stepney's Truck 100 joined Monroe's Quint 200 and Long Hill's Ladder Tower 204 for a little cross-company training. There's nothing like playing with other people's toys!

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
We had a fanTAStic time at the National Night Out at Wolfe Park. Stepney's Truck 100 and Engine 102 were on hand, along with apparatus and manpower from Monroe and Stevenson Fire and Monroe EMS, CERT, Monroe PD and DEEP (including their boat). Many people stopped by and a lot of kids (and some parents) took a tour of the insides of the Truck. A GREAT time was had by all.

Friday, July 15, 2016
The election of officers was held at tonight’s annual meeting. Here are the results: Chief: Scott Rose, Sr., Deputy Chief: Eric Bleakney, Assistant Chief: Mike Klemish, President: Jim Mace, Vice-President: Scott Schmaling, Treasurer: Debbie Heim, Financial Secretary: Darren Dyson, Recording Secretary: Bill Truini, Executive Board: Rudy Beers, Chris Doyle, Greg Loehr, Andy Csire, David Engle . Good luck to all…and thanks for stepping up.

Thursday, July 14, 2016
Following last night's annual meeting, we celebrated the birthday of Life Member Arnold Engle, who turns 92 this week. Arnold served in the Army during World War II and joined the department in 1950. He has held the rank of Assistant Chief and is still an active member; attending almost all business meetings and fire department events, including marching in the Memorial Day parade every year. Pictured is Arnold and his son David A. Engle, also a Life Member.

Friday, July 1, 2016
Truck 100 was on hand to help the Monroe Police Department raise money for Special Olympics. Their Cop on Top program (note the cop "on top" of the ladder) raised over $3700 in just a few hours at the intersection of routes 25 and 59 in Stepney.

Monday, June 13, 2016
It is with deep regret that the Monroe Volunteer Fire Department announces the passing of their member, Forrest Ryan, age 24, who died in a motor vehicle accident on June 13th. Forrest joined the Monroe department in 2009 and was an active firefighter serving our community for several years. Forrest was a hard-working member who always shared a smile and a joke, and would gladly do anything to help a fellow member in need. May he rest in eternal peace. On behalf of the Stepney Vol. Fire Dept. we would like to send our deepest condolences to the family, friends and fellow brother firefighters on the tragic loss of Forrest. Forever in our hearts. Rest easy. Chief S. Rose Sr.

Friday, May 13, 2016
Congratulations to Deputy Chief Eric Bleakney and his wife, Michelle on the early-morning birth of their daughter Savannah Grace who, at 9lbs, 3oz, was not so little!. Both mother and daughter are reportedly doing well.

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