NEW JAMAICA BRUSH TRUCK

It is a 2013 Ford F550 with a Fire-1 all aluminum body built with a 300 gal. tank and scotty around pump, class A foam system and all LED lighting system. It will be used for brush fires and as the backup rescue …and to tow the Southern Vermont Technical Rescue trailer housed at our fire house as part of our collaborative effort to support specialized Rescue to emergencies in Southern Vermont’s outdoors. Photo provided by Jamaica FD.

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FIRE DEPARTMENTS INVITE TO FITCHBURG MA. 4TH OF JULY PARADE

All area fire departments,

Hope everyone is enjoying the good weather finally! We are again planning the City of Fitchburg’s 4th of July parade. It will be held on Thursday July 4th @ 1000 am. We want as many fire trucks as possible to participate in this years parade. We are looking for hand tubs, antiques, and modern apparatus.
We lead the parade so companies will not be tied up long at all. Line-up is at the Summer St. Station (Engine 1) located at 42 Summer St. Fitchburg Mass. We will line-up at 0830, we will have awards, coffee, and donuts. We are also extending the invitation to all of the Southwest NH Mutual aid cities and towns, the more the merrier. We did have trucks from Rindge, New Ipswich, Greenville and Mason last year! If there are any questions please contact me at pjr35c6@yahoo.com.
Thanks again and please pass this on to anyone that has a fire truck or any city or town interested we want a great turnout.

PJ Roy
Fitchburg Fire Department
Group 4 Engine 4

LOOKING FOR VINTAGE COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT

Any department that has any old pagers, portables, mobiles or base stations that are no longer in service, please don’t throw them away. Please donate them to Fire Mutual Aid and we will add them to our display case. Contact Chief Phil Tirrell at 603-352-1291 or e-mail ptirrell@firemutualaid.com

ON THIS DATE IN HISTORY

Seven years ago today on June 21, 2006 – Train Derailment at Putney Paper Converting Plant on Dummerston/Putney town line. Keene Hazmat and Vermont Hazmat teams to the scene. Dispatchers on duty were Phil Tirrell, Tom Redin and Matt Yeatman.

RENOVATIONS ARE UNDER WAY

Renovations are under way at the Fire Mutual Aid Headquarters at 32 Vernon St in Keene. (The old Keene Central Station). Pictures are what will be the Radio Repair Shop which will occupy the old bay 4 and 5. (West end of the building) Photos by Deputy Sangermano, Fire Mutual Aid.
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