Congratulations to Radio Shop Technician Katherine Skipper (MAR-3) for 5 years of dedicated service to Fire Mutual Aid Radio Shop.
35 years ago today – Anniversary – Joy Fire Claremont. Jun 07, 1981 – Claremont NH – General Alarm – Joy Manufacturing Complex (Belfon Machine and Whipple Paper Company) Mutual Aid- Charlestown, Walpole, North Walpole and Saxton’s River with large diameter hose were dispatched on the second alarm Ladder and Pumper from Newport, 2 engines from Cornish. Wind conditions caused multiples fires in the area jumped the river and started a 6 story foundry on fire also. Pre-Plan -36 Engines, 18 aerials and 441 Firefighters at the scene. Even before the second alarm was fully dispatched, 56C1 requested a third and fourth alarm for box 21.
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Audio of the fire compliments of Claremont Firefighters Association
The dispatcher at Fire Mutual Aid (KCF415) is Ed Mattson, who is still serving proudly today.
Click here to listen to audio from fire
SOUTHWESTERN NH DISTRICT FIRE MUTUAL AID WILL BE CONDUCTING A TRAINING SESSION ABOUT FIRE MUTUAL AID AND PROPER RADIO PROCEDURES AT THE WESTMORELAND SCHOOL ON GLEBE ROAD ON THURSDAY NIGHT JUNE 9th AT 1830 HOURS.
ALL AREA DEPARTMENTS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND.
18 years ago today on June 6, 1998 – Jones Farm Fire on Main St. in Rindge. Dispatchers on duty were Tom Redin and Jim Young. The audio is not in real time.
Listen to the radio audio from the fire click here
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
LOCATION: SWNHD FIRE MUTUAL AID HEADQUARTERS
32 VERNON ST.
June 8, 2016
TIME: 1900 Hours
AGENDA: Introduction of Guests:
Approval of the May 11, 2016 minutes
Report of the treasury
Chief’s monthly activity report
COMMITTEE REPORTS: By-Laws Committee
Regional Training Committee
Public Relations Committee
OLD BUSINESS: Election of officers
Radio issues, additional talk back frequencies
NEW BUSINESS: Dr. Harry Carter for September 24
Request from the Union that they plan to start negotiations.
PERSONNEL ISSUES: Part-time dispatcher, 2 items
OPEN DISCUSSION: Suggestions for the good of the order
PLEASE CONTACT COORDINATOR AT 352-1291 OR 209-2200 (cell) IF YOU ARE NOT ABLE TO ATTEND OR NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.