Archive for November, 2009
The Professional Fire Fighters of Vermont and participating Ace Hardware Stores Announce the
â€œKeep our Citizens Safe Campaignâ€
On Monday September 28, 2009 the Professional Fire Fighters of Vermont (PFFV), in partnership with Vermont Ace Hardware Stores announce the kick-off of the â€œKeep our Citizens Safeâ€ program. The PFFV and participating Ace Hardware Stores are offering a free smoke detector battery to every household in Vermont. Citizens can receive a voucher through the PFFV office (www.pffv.org or 1-800-652-0085 X 101) that can be redeemed at participating Ace Hardware Stores across Vermont. In conjunction with National Fire Prevention Week October 4-10, 2009, this program is intended to get citizens across Vermont thinking about being Fire Safe at home and at work. Citizens will be eligible to receive a free 9 volt battery through November 30, 2009. PFFV Affiliate Fire Departments will also be distributing vouchers and free batteries during Fire Prevention week. In addition, future community events will be held with Fire Fighters at the participating Ace locations, dates to be announced. For more information please visit www.pffv.org or call 1-800-652-0085 X 101.
On 11/6/2009 at 14:15 hours, East Dover Fire and Rescue/Deerfield Valley Rescue/Wilmington and Brattleboro Heavy Rescues/West Dover Fire/Heavy Wreckers and DHART were dispatched to a log truck rolled over at Dover Hill and Taft Brook Rd. Companies were on scene for a very lengthy extrication. All departments were clear by 00:09 on 11/7/2009. One fatality resulted and a dog in the cab survived.Photos by Capt. Spirka Wilmington Fire Dept.