The wake and memorial service for fallen Westport Firefighter Turk Aksoy are as follows:
Saturday, November 30th, 2019
Harding Funeral Home
210 Post Road East
Westport, CT 06880
Uniform of the day for out of town Firefighters, Police and EMS will be Class A, white gloves, bell cap, and badge mourning band. Read More...
It is with great sorrow we announce the untimely passing of Westport Firefighter Turk Aksoy who succumbed to an occupational cancer earlier today. He was 46 years old.
Firefighter Aksoy was a 13-year veteran of the Westport Fire Department, and worked many years prior as a paramedic.
Firefighter Aksoy was predeceased by his wife Denise in January of 2019. He leaves behind two children. Read More...
On May 18th at 12:41pm the Westport Fire Department responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident involving a truck that rolled over. The fire department responded with 2 Fire Engines, a Rescue Truck, Safety Officer, and the Shift Commander. Engine 5 was first on scene and reported a roll off dumpster truck had left its hoist in the raised position. Read More...
On March 6th at 8:24pm the Westport Fire Department responded to an activated fire alarm at Christ and Holy Trinity Church. The department responded with 2 engines, a ladder truck and the shift commander. Companies arrived and began their investigation into the cause of the alarm when they found a heavy smoke condition in the church. Read More...
On February 9th the Westport Fire Department was dispatched to I 95 NB between exits 18 and 19 for a report of a tractor trailer fire. The initial dispatch was for Engine 5, Engine 2 and the Shift Commander. Fairfield Fire department also responded with 3 Engines and Car 3.
Engine 5 arrived and confirmed the cab of the tractor trailer fully involved with fire exposing the trailer. Read More...
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