PHOTOS FROM ECHO HOSE FIRE DISASTER RELIEF EVENT

Gov. Dan Malloy talks about assistance efforts for victims of the Jan. 6 Shelton fire at the Echo Hose firehouse.

Gov. Dan Malloy talks about assistance efforts for victims of the Jan. 6 Shelton fire at the Echo Hose firehouse.

Here are images from the press event held Saturday, Jan. 25 at the Echo Hose firehouse on Coram Avenue in Shelton. (Photos by Brad Durrell)

At the event, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced that U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest loans and various state programs are available to help victims of the massive Jan. 6 fire that destroyed much of a city block on Howe Avenue.

The fire displaced 29 people and eight businesses, and some of those impacted by the blaze were at the Saturday event.

 

Frank Cirillo, business manager of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 420, talks with Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman during the event at the firehouse.

Frank Cirillo, business manager of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 420, talks with Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman during the event at the firehouse.

 

Echo Hose firefighter Kevin Lantowsky, center, speaks at a press event on fire disaster relief Saturday in Shelton while surrounded by public officials such as Mayor Mark Lauretti, U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and U.S. Rep. Jim Himes.

Echo Hose firefighter Kevin Lantowsky, center, speaks at a press event on fire disaster relief Saturday in Shelton while surrounded by public officials such as Mayor Mark Lauretti, U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and U.S. Rep. Jim Himes.

 

 

Echo Hose firefighter Chris Jones thanks the community for its support of the Jan. 6 fire victims. Jones was praised by others for in his role in helping four people escape from another fire, on Jan. 22 at a multifamily structure downtown.

Echo Hose firefighter Chris Jones thanks the community for its support of the Jan. 6 fire victims. Jones was praised by others for in his role in helping four people escape from another fire, on Jan. 22 at a multifamily structure downtown.

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro addresses the media and others present at the event.

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro addresses the media and others present at the event.

Congressman Jim Himes at the news conference at the Echo Hose firehouse.

Congressman Jim Himes at the news conference at the Echo Hose firehouse.

Mayor Mark Lauretti speaks during the Saturday press conference.

Mayor Mark Lauretti speaks during the Saturday press conference.

 

 

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