The Newington Board of Fire Engineers is pleased to announce the promotion of Acting Fire Chief Edward J. Hoyt to the position of Fire Chief. Chief Hoyt was hired by the Newington Fire Department approximately one year ago as Assistant Fire Chief and has spent the last several months serving as Acting Fire Chief. Chief Hoyt is originally from Newington and now brings his experience and talent full circle to lead our firefighter first responders.
Chief Hoyt is a Fire Officer with 25+ years of firefighting and EMS experience, multiple certifications and a record of increased responsibility directing emergency personnel in the performance of their duties. In addition, Chief Hoyt brings enthusiasm and a history of success in organizing and managing administrative and fiscal matters as well as community programs.
The Board of Fire Engineers happily extends an invitation to the official swearing-in ceremony for Chief Hoyt to be held on Wednesday, November 20 at 6 pm at the Fire Department. Come meet Chief EJ and his family as well as fire department members and join us for light refreshments. We look forward to seeing everyone!