NO. We are an "All Hazards Department". Our Fire Department members respond to all types of emergencies, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, in all types of weather. Some of the emergencies we respond to are: structure fires, medical emergencies, carbon monoxide exposures, hazard materials releases, motor vehicle accidents, wildland fires, search/rescue/removals, water/ice emergencies, weather related emergencies and much, much more!
While the calculations that insurance agencies use to compute insurance rates are complicated, the quantified quality of our department has earned the town an Insurance Services Office (ISO) rating of 4/10. This excellent rating, combined with the quality of our membership and equipment, significantly decreases the residential and business insurance rates of norwich tax payers who are within a 5 mile radius of the fire station.