Griswold, Connecticut

and the Borough of Jewett City

A Heritage River Community Growing on Strong Foundations

Griswold Public Safety


Connecticut State Police

Troop E Montville    860 848-6500


Borough Resident State Troopers

860 376-2583


Poison Control Center

In an poison emergency, call 1-866-218-5372


Borough Department of Public Utilities

Emergency  860 376-2955






Borough of Jewett City



American Ambulance

located at

A.A. Young Fire House
105 Hill Street
Jewett City, CT

Emergency  Dial  911


American Ambulance Website



American Ambulance Service, Inc. is based in Norwich, Connecticut. 


Our paramedics respond to over 20 surrounding communities in Eastern Connecticut. We work with several of those communities as a result of our agreement with the Northeast Council of Governments.


Non-Emergency Transportation


In addition to all of our emergency responsibilities, we provide non-emergency or routine ambulance and wheelchair transportation. We are pleased to be working with all of our community hospitals and skilled nursing and rehab facilities.


Our Team


We are proud of our history, and proud of our Team Members, many of whom are active on Regional and State-Wide committees, working to improve Emergency Medical Services in the State of Connecticut



A. A. Young Jr,

Hose & Ladder

Company #1

105 Hill Street

Jewett City, Ct 06351


860 376-2707

Fax:  860 376-3812


Weekly training session are help every Tuesday at 6:30 PM

and every Friday at 10 AM. Any resident interested in joining can

stop by the fire house at those times

or call the station at 860 376-2707.




A. A. Young has been a volunteer organization since 1895 and has approximately 40 active members and many more life members. We average about 600 calls for service a year that include structure fires, fire alarms, motor vehicle accidents, water emergencies, incidents with hazardous materials, and carbon  monoxide incidents. We respond with the Griswold Volunteer Fire Department to ANY fire in the Town of Griswold.

Our Fire Police members respond with us to assist with traffic control. We are certified by the State of Connecticut as Emergency Medical Service First Responders; and as such we respond to any medical emergency in our response area to District 1 that includes Route 12 to the Canterbury/Plainfield town line, Route 12 south to the Lisbon town line, west of I-395 and the borough of Jewett City.We proudly serve all the residents in Jewett City and the Town of Griswold.



2002  Smeal/HME 105 foot ladder truck        

"Ladder 156"

1992  Spartan/Marion engine tank,  

"ET 156"

1981  American La France engine tank,   

"ET 256"

1987  GMC American Eagle heavy rescue,  

"Rescue 156"

1977  Doge Power Wagon,   

"Service 156"

1995  Quicksilver inflatable 12 ft. rescue boat with an Evanrude 25hp motor and trailer 

"Boat 156"
Town of Griswold

Griswold Volunteer

Fire Department

883 Voluntown Road

Griswold, CT 06351

The Griswold Volunteer Fire Department was established in 1947. This is a volunteer organization consisting of  approximately 45 members trained in various levels of fire fighting, emergency medical treatments and HAZMAT certifications.


Griswold Volunteer Fire Department responds to over 400 calls each year. We respond with the Jewett City fire Department to all fires in the Town of Griswold including the Borough of Jewett City and are often called by surrounding towns for mutual aide. We are located in District 2 and we are responsible for everything East to Voluntown including I-395 North and south

from the Lisbon line to Exit 87 in Plainfield.

The Griswold Volunteer Fire Department is always looking for new members and will accept 16 through 18 year olds in our Cadet Program he fire house is located on Route 138, Voluntown Road, in the Pachaug section of Griswold.  Training night is every Tuesday

from 7 to 9 PM. Meeting night is  every third Tuesday of each month at 8 PM.


2002  Spartan/Marion Rescue Truck

R- 455

1996  Spartan/Marion Engine Tanker

ET- 355

1991  E-ONE Engine Tanker

ET - 155

1980  Farrar International Engine

E - 155

1952  Dodge Power Wagon Forestry

F - 155

2008  Achilles 12 FT Rescue Boat with 2009 Mercury 25 HP outboard motor

Boat - 155

2007  John Deer 4 x 4 Diesel Gator

Gator - 155



Contact us:   28 Main Street          Griswold, CT 06351          Phone:  860 376-7060          Fax:  860 376-7070

Town Hall Hours:     Monday - Wednesday  8:30 am – 4:00 pm      Thursday   8:30 am – 6:30 pm.     Friday   8:30 am – 1:00 pm

For all delays, cancellations  & closings, Call the Municipal Hot Line 376-7060, Ext. 2  First Selectman Office Fax 860-376-7109

The official Town of Griswold web site is provided as a convenience to its citizens. Every effort has been made to insure that this site is accurate and up to date. In the event of a discrepancy or error, official town documents supersede any information included in this web site.


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Town of Griswold 2002 - 2016