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Chief: Mike McCarthy

Charter Member and current Chief of NUSAR. Graduated Newtown High School. Earned a Forestry Degree from Unity College. Charter member Explorer Post 85 Westborough Mass, 1967. Emergency Service Post 5th oldest Post continuously operating in the Nation. Joined Newtown Hook and Ladder Co.#1 1972, has been a continuously Active Firefighter, holding many officers positions and is a Past Chief. Owner Cross Cut Tree and Land Management LLC a tree removal and forestry Company. Owner Applied Rescue Technique LLC ,a Technical rescue training company.Serving the Fire, Police, Rescue Amusement, Tower and Wind Industries. USCG licensed Captain with a 50ton Master rating, Working at the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk CT. Captaining their 40’ research vessel “Oceanic”