Municipal Elections November 2
Read More

Emergency Services

Back to
Town Hall
There are three fire departments located in Barkhamsted. The Pleasant Valley Volunteer Fire Department, Riverton Volunteer Fire Company, and Barkhamsted East Volunteer Fire Company. The town employs one paid daytime driver/firefighter to assist the volunteers during normal work hours.

Emergency medical care is provided by the Winsted Area Ambulance Association, the New Hartford Volunteer Ambulance Association, and a Campion Paramedic. Both Winsted and New Hartford are non-profit volunteer based services.

DIAL 911 for all Emergencies (Police, Fire, Ambulance)

For routine police calls:

  • Barkhamsted Resident State Trooper | TFC. Brett Attmore (860) 379-8782   Email:  trooper@barkhamsted.us
  • Connecticut State Police | Troop B (860) 626-1820

For routine fire department or medical business:

  • Barkhamsted Fire District | Richard Winn (860) 738-9254   
  • Barkhamsted Fire Marshal | James Lagassie (860) 936-8006
  • Barkhamsted East Fire Dept. | Chief Stephen Elovirta (860) 379-6598  
  • Pleasant Valley Fire Dept. | Chief James Shanley (860) 738-8965 
  • Riverton Vol. Fire Company |  Chief Norman Bird (860) 379-7473
  • Emergency Management Director | James Shanley (860) 379-8285
  • Winsted Ambulance Association | Arnie Meis (860) 379-6596 
  • New Hartford Ambulance | Nikc Maltby (860) 379-6060

For Animal Control: 

  • Animal Control Officer | Les Archer (860) 309-7228 
  • Assistant Animal Control | Jennifer Abalan (860) 978-1876

Human Services:

  • Emergency Fuel Assistance | Debra Brydon (860) 379-1314
  • Farmington Valley Health District | (860) 352-2333

FVHD Barkhamsted Representative: Debra Brydon 1/1/2021 - 12/31/2024

Municipal Agent for the Elderly:

Cynthia Eastman Williams  (860) 379-2063

Housatonic Mental Health Center:
Jeannette Jakubiak 379-8561
71 Spencer Street
Winsted CT, 06098