Archive for August, 2017

DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

It is with deep regret that the Wardsboro Fire Department announces the passing of Jesse Parsons.
Jesse was a 46 year member of the department, serving as Chief, Assistant Chief and was the president at the time of his passing.
During his tenure as Chief, he was responsible for purchasing the first pagers and the department being fully dispatched members of Fire Mutual Aid.
There will be a celebration of life on Saturday, Sept 2 at 14:00 hours at the West Wardsboro Cemetery on Route 100 in West Wardsboro.
All Fire Department personnel attending the service are asked to meet at the West Wardsboro Cemetery in full dress uniform at 13:30 hours

NEXT CLASS IS IN SOUTH LONDONDERRY ON SEPTEMBER 6th

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Don’t miss out on this free training.

2017 Surviving the Insult

FREE ONE DAY COURSE FOR JUNIOR FIREFIGHTERS/EXPLORERS

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

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132nd ANNUAL CLAREMONT FIRE PREVENTION PARADE

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

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KEENE FIRE DEPARTMENT ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

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ON THIS DATE IN HISTORY

Monday, August 28th, 2017

6 years ago today on August 28, 2011 – Tropical Storm Irene devastated many towns in our dispatch area in Vermont. Pictured is downtown Wilmington and Wilmington Firefighters rescuing a lady from the Viking Motel on East Main St. Downtown picture provided to Fire Mutual Aid. Rescue picture by Devon Spirka.
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ON THIS DATE IN HISTORY

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

18 years ago today in 1999, Sawyer Farm Fire in Jaffrey. 120 cows perished in the fire. Dispatcher was John Bates.

FREE SYSTEM WIDE TRAINING OPPORTUNITY

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Southwestern NH District Fire Mutual Aid System was the proud recipient of a grant from The Firefighters Support Foundation to provide free training across our large mutual aid system. Well known instructor, William Greenwood will be presenting Surviving The Insult – 2017 Interior Benchmarking at different locations around our mutual aid system. Please take advantage of this free worthwhile class at a location closest to you. Mark your calendars.

2017 Surviving the Insult

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ON THIS DATE IN HISTORY

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

21 years ago today on August 22, 1996 – PAC Fire (Whelen Engineering) in Charlestown. Dispatchers on duty were Paul Szoc, Walt Kesek and Neal Collier. All 3 dispatchers are now retired.

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TRAINING OPPORTUNITY

Friday, August 11th, 2017

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