May 23rd, 2015
36 years ago today on May 23, 1979 – Derry Cafe Fire in Bellows Falls, Vt. Multiple Ladders operated at this fire. Dispatchers on duty were Ed (Berg) Bergeron and Robert Mattson. Pictured is Ed (Dispatcher 1 at the time)
Here is the original log for that day. Activity not related to this fire was removed.
Listen to the radio traffic audio from this fire.
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May 15th, 2015
Dispatchers Lt. Matt Yeatman and Erik Kazlouskas dispatched 2 second alarm fires after midnight. At 01:14 Putney was sent to 15 Gassett Rd for a reported building fire. 38C2 arrived on the scene to a fully involved building fire and requested a 2nd alarm be struck. Departments operating on scene were Putney, Rescue Inc., Westminster, Brattleboro, Dummerston, Walpole and Guilford.
At 02:41 hours Keene was dispatched to 169 Church St for a reported outside fire. Two minutes later there was an additional report of a dumpster fire that had extended to a garage and a 1st alarm was immediately dispatched. At 02:45 the first arriving unit reported heavy fire showing and a 2nd alarm was struck. See the below press release from Keene FD
The fire in Keene. Great stop by Keene firefighters on the initial attack. Photos by Keene Fire Chief Mark Howard.
May 11th, 2015
5/11/2015 on Kimball Hill Rd. Photos by Chief Tirrell, Fire Mutual Aid.