Welcome to the official website of the Sound Beach Volunteer Fire Department. Located in Old Greenwich, Connecticut, SBVFD has been providing fire and rescue service since 1904. Comprised of dedicated professional volunteers, SBVFD responds to approximately 900 - 1,000 calls a year including alarms, fires, accidents, technical rescue incidents and public service requests. As the designed "technical rescue" department for the Town of Greenwich, Sound Beach personnel receive extensive training in rescue operations including rope rescue, confined space rescue, trench rescue and collapse operations. The department also has an active SCUBA Rescue and Recovery Team that responds year-round to water related emergencies.

On behalf of the Officers and Members of the Sound Beach Volunteer Fire Department, thank you for visiting our website and for your continued support.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.


R. Scott Hawkins
District Chief

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What We Do

From firefighting to SCUBA diving to hazardous materials response, the Sound Beach Volunteer Fire Department has been protecting the lives and property of Greenwich residents since 1904.

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Make a Difference

Are you dedicated, motivated and have a desire to help others? The Sound Beach Volunteer Fire Department is looking for men and women to become certified firefighters. No prior experience necessary!

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Make a Donation

The Sound Beach Volunteer Fire Department is a non-profit organization that relies on the continued financial support of the community. Invest in the safety of our community by making a donation today!

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Educate Yourself

Get important tips on how you can protect yourself and your family from fire and other emergencies. Visit our Public Education center to learn more about fire safety and disaster preparation.

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