Call was dispatched at 4:47 hours for a house fire at 495 Mountain Rd. The second alarm was struck at 4:52 with the report from 37W2 of fire showing. Mutual Aid towns assisting Francestown at the scene were Bennington, Antrim, Hancock, Deering, New Boston, Peterborough Ambulance, Lyndeborough. Mt. Vernon covered Francestown and Hillsboro covered Antrim and Bennington. Dispatchers on duty were Lt. Tom Redin and Virginia Gilman and taking over on day shift at 05:30 were Lt. Kevin Kennedy and Kassie Dupre. Photo by Chief Tirrell, Fire Mutual Aid.
All pictures by Lt. Tom Redin, Fire Mutual Aid.
Captain Billy Johnson says a few words to the crowd.
Retired Fire Chief T. Howard Mattison who hired Captain Johnson says a few words.
Retired Chief Dave Emery Sr. says a few words to the crowd.
Captain Ron Hubbard presenting a gift from the Firefighters Union IAFF Local 4439 with members in the back ground.
Fire Chief Mike Bucossi saying a few words about Captain Johnson.
Assistant Chief Peter Lynch gives Captain Johnson a farewell hug.
After 28 1/2 years, Brattleboro Fire Captain Bill Johnson is hanging up his gear.