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Routine Calls: (860) 486 - 4925


“Preserving the Past - Protecting the Future”

The University of Connecticut Fire Department [UCFD] is a fully operational 24/7 department composed of four platoons of Firefighters, Fire Inspectors and Chief Officers responding from one station.

All Firefighters are State of Connecticut licensed Emergency Medical Technicians who can assist students, visitors, faculty and staff with medical emergencies should they occur. Firefighters are also certified as Hazardous Materials – Technicians and continually train in specialized areas such as radiological emergencies, confined space rescue and participate in live fire training.

The Department is equipped with two engines, a tower ladder, four basic life support ambulances, a pair of hazardous materials response vehicles, a decontamination trailer and numerous support vehicles.

The University of Connecticut Public Safety Dispatch Center is also located in the Public Safety Building, located at 126 North Eagleville Road, and is staffed around the clock by Public Safety Dispatchers. The UCONN Public Safety Dispatch Center answers 9-1-1 calls made from the Storrs campus and dispatches the appropriate emergency resources.