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CHATHAM 2ND ALARM

 

CHATHAM STRUCTURE FIRE
A  commercial structure fire in Commerce Park
December 13, 2018

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1 Chatham 2nd Alarm Fire - Commerce Park - Dec 13, 2018
2 Sandwich Promotional Ceremony - Dec 13, 2018
3 Sandwich Working Fire - Timber Way - Dec 13, 2018
4 Middleboro Medflight - Dec 13, 2018
5 Lakeville new Fire Chief Michael O'Brien - Dec 13, 2018
 

 

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God Bless the USA!

Tis the Season

Santa arrived at the 2018 Osterville Village Stroll in the 1930 Ford pumper that was
originally Centerville-Osterville Engine 3. The truck went on to serve as the first
fire engine in Mashpee around 1950.  It was recently purchased by the COMM
Firefighters Association from a private owner.

 





Chatham Fire Station
Dec 2018









 

WORCESTER LODD

 

WORCESTER FIREFIGHTER KILLED
Once again, tragedy has come to the Worcester Fire Department in December.
FIREFIGHTER CHRISTOPHER ROY
Age 36, of Ladder 4
was killed in a 5 Alarm fire at 7 Lowell Street early on Sunday December 9, 2018.
The fire came in around 0358 hours for a fire in a 3 story multi-unit apartment house.
Several firefighters had to evacuate the building as conditions deteriorated.
Two firefighters, including FF Roy were transported to the hospital.
He did not survive his injuries.

Worcester had just remembered two other fatal fires in the city
that occurred in the month of December.
The December 3, 1999 fire at the Worcester Cold Storage Warehouse
took 6 firefighters.
On December 8, 2011, a fire at 49 Arlington Street took the life
of Firefighter Jon Davies.
 



Chatham 2nd Alarm

CHATHAM 2ND ALARM
A commercial structure was heavily damaged in a 2 alarm fire
on December 13, 2018 at about 1745 hours. Chatham was assisted
by units from Harwich, Orleans, and Brewster.

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Sandwich Promotions

SANDWICH FIRE DEPARTMENT
Fire Chief John J Burke promoted several members at a
ceremony at the Sandwich Town Hall on Thursday Dec 13, 2018.
Congrats to All!

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Deputy Chief Timothy McMahon

Captain Peter Pozerski

Lieutenant Michael Harrington

Fire Prevention Officer Sean Miller

 

EMS Officer Sean Gilrein

 

Sandwich Working Fire

WORKING FIRE
Sandwich FD responded to a fully involved car fire in a driveway
on Timber Way on Thursday Dec 13, 2018 at about 0930.
The vinyl siding on the garage melted off the building as
crews knocked the fire down preventing a much worse incident.

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Middleboro Medflight

MIDDLEBORO
Boston Medflight was called on Thursday December 13, 2018
to transport a severely burned woman to a burn center.

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Lakeville Fire Chief

LAKEVILLE FIRE CHIEF
The recently appointed new Lakeville Fire Chief
Michael O'Brien.
Dec 2018

 

 

 

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Lakeville Ambulance

LAKEVILLE A-1
2008 (2018) Chevy / PL Custom Type I Ambulance
On loan - the 2015 Ford F450/PL Custom was damaged in 2018 MVC
Dec 2018

 
Sandwich Command

SANDWICH CAR 460
2019 Ford F150 4x4 Pickup Duty Officer Vehicle
Prior to Graphics and Lights
Nov 2018
 

Dennis Pickup

DENNIS CAR 100
2019 Ford F350 4x4 / Warner Utility Pickup
Nov 2018

 

Harwich Engine

HARWICH ENGINE 68
2018 Freightliner 4x4 / SVI Pumper
1000 / 500
Oct 2018

 

Tisbury Engine

TISBURY ENGINE 622
2018 International 4x4 / KME Pumper
1500 / 1000 / 30A
Oct 2018



 


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Fire & Police Station Projects

Several Fire & Police Station Projects Ahead  
Watch for progress on the following in 2018

BOURNE - New Police Headquarters approved in 2016
UNDER CONSTRUCTION
BOURNE - Study Committee looking at new south side fire station 2018 
CHILMARK - Looking at Fire Station options 2018
DENNIS - Looking at options for a new Station 2 - Summer 2018
HARWICH - New Station for East Harwich Station 2 planned 2018.
UNDER CONSTRUCTION
NANTUCKET
- New Fire Headquarters approved in 2016. Delayed to 2018.
UNDER CONSTRUCTION
ONSET - New Fire Headquarters approved 2017.
PLYMOUTH - Approved new North Plymouth Station 7 - 2018
PLYMPTON - Police Station Approved 2017
UNDER CONSTRUCTION
PROVINCETOWN - Police Station approved 2017
SANDWICH - New Police Station approved 2016.
UNDER CONSTRUCTION
SANDWICH - New Fire Station 3 approved in 2016.

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

 

Recently Opened Stations

 HYANNIS FIRE HEADQUARTERS - 2018
WELLFLEET POLICE STATION - 2018
BREWSTER FIRE HEADQUARTERS - 2018
ORLEANS POLICE STATION
- 2018
EAST SANDWICH STATION 2 - 2018

MARTHA'S VINEYARD AIRPORT - 2017
CARVER FIRE HEADQUARTERS - 2017
OAK BLUFFS FIRE HEADQUARTERS - 2016

 

 

Hyannis Fire Station

Oct 19, 2018

HYANNIS FIRE HEADQUARTERS

(Opened in 2018)

The Hyannis Fire Department approved a new $18.5 Million Fire Headquarters
in April 2016. The new station, to be located on the same site at
95 High School Road Ext. as the previous station, will be built in 2 phases
keeping the old station open to enable un-interrupted operations.

Ground was broken May 8, 2017 on the first phase of the 33,000 sq ft
station including administrative and living areas and the first 4 bays
for apparatus.  The HYFD moved into the station Oct 17, 2018.

Phase 2 will include razing of the 1965 previous station to make room
for additional apparatus bays expected to be completed in 2019. 

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GROUND BREAKING    CONSTRUCTION     END OF ERA

Plan for completed station

The old station is gone Nov 21, 2018

 

 

Bourne Fire Station

Bourne Fire Stations 2 & 4

BOURNE FIRE STATION

(Planning)

The Town of Bourne has a committee looking into a solution to the
"south side" fire stations issue.  Currently the old Monument Beach
Fire Station #2 is a call station and is really not designed for larger
apparatus or staffing.  The Pocasset Fire Station #4 is also old and
barely sufficient for modern apparatus.  It has been staffed for years.
Both are in need of replacement.

The discussion to date has been on where land might be available
to build a single new fire station which would replace Stations 2 and 4.
A piece of land on County Road has had favorable recommendations
but the process has looked at several locations.

Bourne has 4 stations currently, two north of the canal both staffed, and
two south of the canal, 1 staffed. Traffic and geographical issues
require properly located and staffed stations on both sides of the canal to
cover the town.

Nov 2018

 

 

Bourne Police Station

Bourne Police Station
(Bourne Image)

BOURNE POLICE STATION

(Under Construction)

The Town of Bourne is currently building a new Police Station
on Armory Road in Buzzards Bay. The new station will replace the
present 60 year old police station at 175 Main Street.

The $18 Million facility was approved in October 2016.
It will be approximately 29,000 sq ft

Ground was broken on Sept 19, 2018 and construction begun
soon after.  It should be completed in 2019.

NEW STATION

Oct 25, 2018

 



Harwich Fire Station

Future East Harwich Fire Station 2

HARWICH FIRE STATION 2

(Under Construction)

The new East Harwich Fire Station #2 is under construction.
Funding for the $6.8 Million, 9,750 sq ft station was approved
in May 2018.  Studies had looked at renovating and adding on
to the old station, but ultimately a new station was most practical.

The station is located on Orleans-Harwich Road (Route 39)
just south of the present station at the intersection on Rte 137.
The new station will have 3 drive thru bays.
Once completed, the 1976 station will be torn down.

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East Harwich Construction
Photos November 29, 2018

 

East Harwich Construction
Photos August 31, 2018

Sept 2018


 

Martha's Vineyard Airport

MARTHA'S VINEYARD AIRPORT ARFF

(Opened in 2017)

The new Martha's Vineyard Airport ARFF & Snow Removal Equipment
Facility opened in 2017
Photos Sept 2018

 

 


Nantucket Fire Station

Architects rendering of future Fire Station
Link

NANTUCKET FIRE STATION

(Under Construction)

The Nantucket Fire Department's new fire station is under construction.
The $15 Million station was finally approved in 2015.  It will be located
on Fairgrounds Road next to the Police station.

Construction got under way in 2018 on the station which will have
6 double deep drive thru bays and additional office and living space.

The new station will replace the current station at Pleasant St &
Sparks Ave built in 1980.

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Plymouth Station 7

Planned North Plymouth Station 7

PLYMOUTH FIRE STATION 7

(Under Construction)

The old North Plymouth Fire Station 7 was built over 107 years ago
in the days or horse drawn apparatus. Newer apparatus barely fits into
the old station.

Recently, Plymouth purchased a property not far from the 0 Spooner St
station. The new station will be at 15 Hedge Road just east of Court St.

The property has been cleared and preparations are under way to
build a proper new station. The new station is planned to be three
bays, double deep, allowing for an Engine, Brush Breaker, Ambulance,
a spare engine, and a future ladder truck.

Nov 2018
 

Hedge Road location of future fire station
Oct 25, 2018
 

Old North Plymouth Fire Station 7

 

Sandwich Fire Station 3
& Police Station

Sandwich Public Safety Complex

SANDWICH FIRE STATION 3

(Under Construction)

The Town of  Sandwich has for years looked at the need to upgrade its
public safety facilities. In May 2016 the town finally approved a project
to upgrade the East Sandwich Fire Station #2 to be staffed, to replace
the Forestdale Station #3, and to build a new Police Station.

The East Sandwich Station was renovated, opened, and staffed in June 2018.
The new Forestdale Fire Station and the new Police Station are under
construction at the Cotuit Road and Quaker Meeting House Road site.
The new facilities will replace 1970's facilities that have been outgrown.

The new Police are Fire Stations should be opened in 2019.

Nov 2018

STATION 1    STATION 2    STATION 3    POLICE STATION

CONSTRUCTION

The Sandwich Public Safety Complex
including the new Police Station and the Sandwich FD's new Station 3
at Cotuit Road and Quaker Meeting House Road in Forestdale. 

Future Forestdale Fire Station

Fire Station progress
Nov 7, 2018

Future Sandwich Police Station

Future Sandwich Police Station
Nov 7, 2018

  

 

Wellfleet Police Station

 

Wellfleet Police Station
Oct 26, 2018

WELLFLEET POLICE STATION

(Opened in 2018)

The new Wellfleet Police Station was approved in Nov 2016.
The project completely renovated the 1983 previous police (and fire)
station at 36 Gross Hill Road. $7.5 Million was approved for the
project. The WPD moved into a temporary facility up the street
while the old station was renovated.

The new station was re-occupied in early Fall 2018.

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SANDWICH FIRE DEPARTMENT
Members of the Sandwich Fire Department were officially recognized for their recent promotions in a ceremony held at Sandwich Town Hall on December 13, 2018. Left to Right. New Deputy Chief Timothy McMahon, Captain Peter Pozerski, Lieutenant Michael Harrington, Fire Prevention Officer Sean Miller, and EMS Officer Sean Gilrein. Congratulations to All!
Dec 15, 2018

 

WORCESTER FIRE DEPARTMENT
Firefighter Christopher Roy, age 36, died in the line of duty fighting a 5 Alarm fire on December 9, 2018. He was a proud member of Ladder 4 and served the department for about 2 - 1/2 years. Rest in Peace.

 


YARMOUTH FIRE DEPARTMENT
One of the most impactful Fire Chiefs in Cape Cod history passed away on Nov 27, 2018. Yarmouth Fire Chief (Ret) Dana Whittemore, age 96, served as Fire Chief for 23 years from Dec 4, 1952 to Dec 3, 1975. He began his service with the Dennis FD prior to joining Yarmouth FD. He was a very active player in the Cape Cod fire service history. In the early days of radio communications, mutual aid, and EMS, he had a major role in helping Cape Cod lead and develop as it did. Yarmouth FD was the original mutual aid center for Cape Cod and Chief Whittemore was very much a part of that happening. He was very active locally and statewide.  He was well respected and should always be remembered for his contributions to the Cape Cod fire service. Rest in Peace Chief. 
Dec 4, 2018
 

PLYMPTON FIRE DEPARTMENT
Plympton's  new Fire Chief Stephen G. Silva. He begins service in Nov 2018. He was a member of Middleboro FD since 2002 and most recently served as Lt/Paramedic.  The previous Fire Chief was Warren Borsari.

LAKEVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT
Lakeville's  new Fire Chief Michael O'Brien began working in October 2018. He had previously served as a Deputy Fire Marshall in Rhode Island.
Oct 26, 2018
 

CAPE COD HOSPITAL
Sad to report that Dr. David Elmer passed away on Oct 18, 2018.  He had a rare, aggressive cancer.  Dr Elmer was an OB/GYN who delivered over 20,000 babies. I had worked with him when both of us we ER Corpsman (ER Techs) at CCH (1978-1981). Rest in Peace Dave.
Oct 19, 2018
 


SANDWICH FIRE DEPARTMENT
Effective Oct 29, 2018, Capt Timothy McMahon will be promoted to Deputy Chief. He has been a member of the SFD for 35 years. Congrats!
Lt Peter Pozerski will be promoted to Captain of Group 4.  He has been a member of the SFD for 25 years. Congrats!
FF Michael Harrington will be promoted to Lieutenant on Group 4.  He has been a member of SFD for 17 years.
Congrats and best wishes to all.
Oct 12, 2018

 

HYANNIS FIRE DEPARTMENT
Hyannis has announced the following promotions:
Lt Brian Lawrence will be promoted to the Training Captain position upon the retirement of Capt Kenney.
FF Paul Medeiros will be promoted to Lieutenant.
Hyannis also recently promoted Lt Jeffery Huska to Capain, Peter Nagorka and Ryan Clough to Lieutenants.
Congrats to all!
Oct 12, 2018

 



HYANNIS FIRE DEPARTMENT
Hyannis Captain/Paramedic Thomas Kenney is retiring after more than 36 years with the department. His last day of work is Friday October 19, 2018 and all are invited to the Hyannis Fire Headquarters between 1000 - 1600 hours to share stories and wish TK well in his retirement.  A retirement party has been planned for Nov 3, 2018.  CONGRATULATIONS CAPTAIN KENNEY!
Oct 11, 2018


 

 
 



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CapeCodFD.com Live Feed
on Broadcastify.
December 2016


Listen to the Scan New England
Cape Cod Police, Fire, and EMS
Live Feed.

UNFORTUNATELY THE SCAN NEW ENGLAND
CAPE COD POLICE-FIRE BROADCASTIFY HAS
STOPPED BROADCASTING AS OF AUG 16, 2018.
IT WILL BE GREATLY MISSED!

 

 

SCANNERS AND RE-BANDING ISSUES

    Many of you who monitor Cape Cod Fire and Police Departments on various "trunk tracker" style scanners may have noticed problems recently with the implementation of the re-banding of the Massachusetts State Police (MSP) Trunked Radio system.

    Re-banding is a national reallocation of radio frequencies that has been underway for several years across the country. The local switchover took place in March 2013.

    The changes were expected to make many older scanners obsolete, HOWEVER

    It is possible that many, if not all of the newer and older scanners WILL WORK if reprogrammed with the updated frequencies. Older scanners including the BC780, BC785, BC895, Radio Shack units, and others will work if re-programmed!

    I recommend you break out the Owners Manual if you haven't already, or download an online version, brush up on the basics of programming your scanners and give it a try. YOU WILL BE HAPPY!

    Here is a list of the frequencies used by the system. If you enter them correctly (make sure you enter them as M (Motorola) TRUNK channels, they should work.

    SEE FREQS

   Go to RadioReference.com for additional information on frequencies and programming scanners with what you want to listen to.

    For those who are not already aware, you can also listen to the action online as well. The LIVE SCANNER FEEDS that were previously on RadioReference.com have been moved over to a system called BROADCASTIFY.com. You can listen to many different feeds, but should check out the local Cape Cod Fire Departments on the feed provided which covers all the Cape Fire Departments, including OPS channels, and as a bonus also gets much of the Southeaster, Mass area off Cape.

     This same feed is also available on a Phone App. So if you wish to listen to the Scanner here on the Cape you can certainly do so in a number of ways thanks to Broadcastify.

For Fire Departments Only try the CapeCodFD.com feed at Broadcastify:
Barnstable, Dukes, Nantucket, and Plymouth Counties Fire Departments.
On air since Dec 2016.

For a mix of Cape Cod Police and Fire Live Radio try Scott Halligan's
Scan New England site:  UNFORTUNATELY SCOTT HALLIGAN'S FEED HAS GONE SILENT AUGUST 16, 2018. IT WILL BE MISSED!
Cape Cod Police, Fire, and EMS

    The link for   CAPE COD Area Live Fire Radio   at the top of my Home Pages also brings your to this feature.

    CAPE COD FD RADIO LISTING

    Good luck and good scanning!

 

 

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THERE ARE A NUMBER OF GREAT WAYS TO LISTEN TO THE ACTION!
LISTEN TO BROADCASTIFY

BROADCASTIFY

PICK THE STATE - COUNTY - AND DEPARTMENTS
YOU WANT TO LISTEN TO ONLINE

SOME OF THE CAPE COD WIDE AREA FEEDS INCLUDE:

CAPE COD & ISLANDS AREA

LISTEN TO CAPE COD FIRE RADIO LIVE !
Live Scanner Feed listed as "Barnstable, Dukes, Nantucket, and Plymouth County Fire Departments" on Broadcastify. Channels listed below. A mixture of Trunked and Conventional channels. Broadcast provided by CapeCodFD.com. Note: Still a work in progress, not all channels at 100%.
 

Left Feed Right Feed
BANK 1 - Fire Departments

Barnstable Fire
Bourne Fire
Brewster Fire
Chatham Fire
COMM Fire
Cotuit Fire
DCR Fire Towers
Dennis Fire
Eastham Fire
Falmouth Fire
Harwich Fire
Hyannis Fire
Joint Base Fire
Mashpee Fire
Orleans Fire
Provincetown FD
Sandwich Fire
Truro Fire
Wellfleet Fire
W Barnstable FD
Yarmouth Fire
BCC MUTUAL AID
MEMA South
MARSHAL South
 
BANK 2 - Mutual Aid Ops

BCC Mutual Aid
OPS 1 - C4
OPS 2 - C6
OPS 3 - C8
EMS 800
Fire Admin
Marshall South
MEMA South
BANK 3 - Conv. FD Dispatch

COMM Zetron
Dukes Dispatch
Dukes Dispatch
Dukes FG 
Dukes FG 
Dukes FG 

 
BANK 4 - Conv. Mutual Aid

PCC M/A 4
Bristol M/A 1
BANK 5 - Conv. Extended area

Dukes Disp 91
Dukes FG 153
Dukes FG 155
Nantucket FD
Plymouth Disp
Plymouth FD 1
Plymouth FD 2
Onset FD
Wareham FD
Wareham EMS

PCC FG 1
PCC FG 2
PCC FG 3
PCC M/A 4
Bristol M/A 1

 

Cape Cod Police and Fire Departments Live Radio

Martha's Vineyard Police & Fire Live Radio

Plymouth County Fire, Police, EMS Live Radio

Carver, Plymouth, Wareham, Plympton Fire EMS Live Radio

Mattapoisett, Marion, Rochester Fire EMS Police Live Radio


OTHER MASS & RI AREAS

Brockton Fire Live Radio

New Bedford Fire Live Radio

Fall River Fire & Police Live Radio

Boston Fire Live Radio

Worcester Fire & EMS Live Radio

Southern RI, SE Mass, SE CT, Including Providence Live Radio  

Providence Fire

Providence Area Fire Police


FDNY

FDNY Citywide Fire Live Radio

FDNY Manhattan Fire Live Radio

FDNY Brooklyn Fire Live Radio

FDNY Queens Fire Live Radio

FDNY Bronx Fire Live Radio

FDNY Staten Island Fire Live Radio

FDNY All Boroughs Fire Live Radio

 

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New Jersey Brush Trucks

 

Classic Dodge Power Wagon
New Jersey Brush Truck
Dec 2015

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ACCESS AND VIEW
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RUN STATISTICS
DEPARTMENT ANNUAL RUNS STATS
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      Cape Cod Fire Departments
  2017 Run Stats

     NEW    02-08-18
 

2000  2001  2002  2003  2004 
2005  2006  2007 
2008  2009 
2010  2011  2012  2013  2014 
2015  2016  2017

(10 year comparison 2000 vs 2010)

 Unofficial 2017 Stats
Updated 02-08-18

Estimated 63,344 Total Calls in 2017
(Updated Feb 8, 2018)
 
Estimated 63,184 Total Calls in 2016
 

DEPT RANKING 2016 RUNS 2017 RUNS
#1 Falmouth FD 7,265 runs 7,810 runs
#2 Yarmouth FD 6,790 runs 7,211 runs
#3 Hyannis FD 6,503 runs 6,628 runs
#4 Dennis FD 5,103 runs 4,963 runs
#5 COMM FD 4,142 runs 4,519 runs
#6 Bourne FD 4,706 runs 4,510 runs
#7 Sandwich FD 4,022 runs 4,245 runs
#8 Harwich FD 4,324 runs 4,206 runs
#9 Mashpee FD 3,594 runs 3,460 runs
#10 Brewster FD 2,917 runs 2,923 runs
#11 Chatham FD 2,715 runs 2,790 runs
#12 Orleans FD 2,531 runs 2,603 runs
#13 Eastham FD 1,722 runs 1,829 runs
#14Barnstable FD 1,241 runs 1,190 runs
#15 Wellfleet FD 1,181 runs 1,164 runs
#16 P-Town FD 1,246 runs 1,155 runs
#17 Joint Base FD    889 runs    873 runs
#18 Cotuit FD    835 runs    826 runs
#19 Truro FD    829 runs    811 runs
#20 W Barnstable    629 runs    628 runs
#21 BMA      xx runs      xx runs*
     
     
     
      63,184   63,344

    * Dept Stats not reported
 
 

The above run stats are unofficial preliminary estimates presented to show the trends of emergency response on Cape Cod..

 

 

 

 

 

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Bourne 2nd Alarm
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Aug 10, 2016

 

 


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Boston Logan Airport
Aug 2012




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Otis Fire Station 4
East Hospital Road
Breaker 9, Engine 6, Engine 4
1980's

 

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Toronto Fire Boat
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Aug 2013

 

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"American Fire Boats"
- The history of Waterborne Firefighting and Rescue in America -
By Wayne Mutza
Published in 2017
Wonderful new book with lots of up to date information
about fire boats.
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Harwich Fire

Louisville, KY
Station 7
1986

 

 

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Websites to Check Out!

Hyannis Fire Department - Site rebuild - Aug 2015

COMM Fire Rescue New Site April 2014
Bourne Fire Rescue New Site Jan 2014
Hyannis Fire Rescue Station Plans site  Jan 2014

Brewster Fire Rescue New Website Dec 2013

CARVER FIRE Updated Site
 

Cotuit Fire District
Hyannis Firefighters Local 2172
Orleans Fire Rescue
Yarmouth Fire Website
Cape & Islands EMS 
Harwich Fire Department
Bourne Police Website
Falmouth Fire Rescue Website
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VIDEOS INCLUDE SOME HISTORICAL FOOTAGE FROM THE 1940'S, 1950'S, AND 1960'S.

Cape Cod Brush Fire 1946... 15,000 Acres! Part 1
Cape Cod Brush Fire 1946... 15,000 Acres! Part 2

 

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FROM HISTORY
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BOURNE APPARATUS 1976
Engine 6 1976 Maxim F, Ladder 1 1973 Farrar/Grove 85', Engine 1 1972 Maxim F
Bourne FD photo


 

PREVIOUS STORIES
IN THE ARCHIVES
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WELCOME
 



 


Hyannis Remembers Lt Richard Donoghue - Oct 2017
Eastham new Deputy Dan Keane - Sept 2017
Mass Fire Marshal Steve Coan Retires Jan 29, 2016

Onset Chief Anderson Funeral Oct 12, 2013
Boat Training in Osterville Oct 10, 2013
Hyannis MVC Rte 132 & Xmas Tree Shop Sept 24, 2013
Sandwich Fireboat Drills in Provincetown Sept 15, 2013
Cotuit Night Medflight Sept 14, 2013
September 11, 2013 Remembering 9/11
COMM New Deputy Chief July 15, 2013
Hyannis Don Chase Retires July 2, 2013
COMM Chief Farrington Retires June 28, 2013
Nantucket Firefighters Honor Wounded Warriors May 25, 2013
Hyannis Honor Guard Figawoi 2013
Fall River Engine 12 (Former COMM 304)
Harwich Capt Young Passing Dec 2011
Worcester FF Davies LODD Dec 2011
New Boston & Massport Fire Boats, Nov 2011
Wareham 3rd Main St,  Nov 2, 2011
Hyannis 4 Alarm West Main, Oct 31, 2011
9/11 10 Years Later
FDNY Blessing of Fleet, July 2011
Falmouth 2nd Alarm, County Rd, May 14, 2011
Crosby's Retirement Party, 4-9-11
Vinnie Harrington Funeral, April 4, 2011
COMM House Fire Ginger LN, April 20, 2011
Dennis Barn Fire, March 28, 2011
Mashpee Brush Fire, March 27, 2011
Hyannis FF Clough Retires March 18, 2011
Hyannis 2nd 39 Pearl St Mar 18, 2011
COMM 2nd Pecks Boats March 16, 2011
7th Annual Chili Challenge March 13, 2011
Hyannis Fire 447 Main St March 4, 2011
Hyannis Fire General Patton Dr Feb 20, 2011
COMM House Fire Shootflying Hill Rd Feb 15, 2011
MMR Fire Bldg 3596 Gaffney Feb 7, 2011
Eastham Deb Abbott Retires Jan 28, 2011
Hyannis House Fire Walnut St Jan 26, 2011
West Barnstable Deputy Pye passed away Jan 25, 2011
Bourne Fire Chief Martin Greene Jan 24, 2011
Orleans 2nd Alarm Baxter Road Jan 24, 2011
COMM Crosby Sendoff Jan 21, 2011
COMM Crosby's Announce Retirement Jan 14, 2011
Hyannis Chief Farrenkopf Memorial Jan 10, 2011
2010 In Review
New Years Polar Plunge Barnstable Jan 1, 2011
Hyannis LT Roger Cadrin Retires Dec 19, 2010
Osterville House Fire Main St Dec 9, 2010
COMM 2 new Engines Dec 9, 2010
Hyannis Boat Fire Nov 24, 2010
Yarmouth Deputy Kelleher Retires Nov 11, 2010
Cotuit 3rd Alarm Old Post Road Oct 20, 2010
Dennis Capt Paul Cabral Retired Oct 3, 2010
Oak Bluffs Fire Museum September 19, 2010
Hurricane Earl September 3, 2010
Red Shirt Fridays August 27, 2010
Air Force One Visit August 19, 2010
Bourne Squateague Harbor 2nd Alarm August 2, 2010
2010 Lynnfield Muster June 12, 2010
Sandwich 3rd Alarm FFs Hurt May 31, 2010
2010 Tri-State Muster CT May 16, 2010
Onset Cranberry 5th Alarm March 29, 2010
Hyannis FF Chili Challenge March 14, 2010
Chester NH 2nd Alarm March 12, 2010
Wareham Fire Dangelo Road March 9, 2010
Hometown Firehouse - Osterville March 7, 2010

Provincetown Apparatus Feature Feb 1, 2010
Hyannis 4th Alarm Iron House Jan 26, 2010
Harwich Tribute to  "Bobby J" Jan 2, 2010

BMA Airport Crash Drill Oct 22, 2009

Hyannis BMA Drill Sept 24, 2009
Hyannis Baxter Rd Laundry W/F Sept 8, 2009
Harwich Communication Center Aug 11, 2009
Marine Cpl. Nicholas Xiarhos July 31, 2009
Yarmouth 3rd Alarm Knob Hill July 10, 2009
July Weather 2009
Hawaii Trip May 3, 2009
Hawaii Fire Depts May 3, 2009
New Wellfleet HQ Open March 26, 2009
Cape Cod Animal Hospital 3rd Alarm March 9, 2009
Lakeville Fire March 3, 2009
Mashpee Condo Fire Nov 24, 2008
Sandwich EDS Drill Nov 14, 2008
September 11, 2001 Remembered 2008
Orleans Fire Aug 13, 2008
Hyannis Fire Winter Street July 13, 2008
The OTIS TFFT Apparatus July 2008
Cotuit Fire Chiefs July 2008
Otis-Mass Military Reservation Fire Dept July 2008
Hyannis IHOP Fire May 23, 2008
Harwich Oil Tanker Crash May 14, 2008
Falmouth Fatal Deer Run May 17, 2008
Mashpee Brush Fire April 17, 2008
Falmouth House Fire Currier Road Apr 16, 2008
Wellfleet Headquarters Ground Breaking March 6, 2008

New Plymouth Fire Chief Dec 1, 2007
West Barnstable Bob Crocker Nov 25, 2007
Bourne 5th Alarm Mezza Luna Restaurant Oct 20, 2007
Wareham Fire District 100th Anniversary Oct 14, 2007
Farewell to Sandwich Lt. David Boles Sept 15, 2007
Otis Second Alarm - Aug 5, 2007

Baltimore Firehouse Expo 2007 - Aug 1, 2007
Update of Fireboats Pages Aug 1, 2007
New Otis Fire HQ / County Comm Center July 11, 2007
Provincetown Fishing Boat Fire June 29, 2007
Charleston Nine Tribute June 24, 2007
CIEMSS Awards May 24, 2007
Falmouth Decon Training May 2007
Barnstable County Fire & Rescue Academy Training May 2007
Centerville House Fire May 14, 2007
Barnstable High School Docudrama May 2, 2007
West Falmouth House Fire - April 16, 2007
Mutual Aid To Nantucket Brush Fire - April 1, 2007
 
Rochester Fire March 29, 2007
2007 Chili Challenge Mar 11, 2007
Boston 6 Alarm Fire, Endicott St, North End Feb 22, 2007

Bourne 2nd Alarm Chickadee Lane, Feb 8, 2007
Bourne House Fire Easting Road Feb 7, 2007
Barnstable Jan 1, 2007 Splash
Bourne 2nd Alarm House Fire Nov 23, 2006

Mashpee Medflight Nov 21, 2006
Mashpee House fire Main Street Nov 17, 2006
Bourne 1939 Buffalo Engine 3 Oct 8, 2006
Harwich 1928 Maxim Engine 1  Oct 6, 2006
Falmouth Boat Fire Sept 4, 2006
COMM 2nd Alarm Fatal Fire June 21, 2006
COMM Medflight July 7, 2006
Plymouth-Wareham Brush Fires May 7, 2006
Sandwich Fire Tower Visit April 2006
Dennis 2nd Alarm House fire April 2, 2006
Plymouth County Brush Breaker Drill Feature April 2, 2006

Nantucket Ladder Truck Arrives March 28, 2006
West Barnstable Medflight March 28, 2006
Eastham Ship Wreck March 27, 2006
Taunton General Alarm Fire March 19, 2006
Mashpee 2nd Alarm March 1, 2006

Bourne House fire February 26, 2006
Falmouth House of Pizza Nov 27, 2005
Osterville 3rd Alarm Nov 4, 2005
Hyannis 2nd Alarm Rte 132 Nov 4, 2005
Centerville House Fire Oct 13, 2005
Chief Peterson Memorial Oct 1, 2005
School Bus Accident Cotuit Sept 22, 2005
Ambulance Accidents & Problems Sept 2005
Kids Day - August 6, 2005
Staffing Issues - July 6, 2005
Hyannis Dalmation C.J. - June 25, 2005
West Barnstable 2nd Alarm Motel June 13, 2005
Sandwich House Fire June 9, 2005
Marstons Mills Fire April 2005
Plymouth and Barnstable Brush Fires
Hyannis Structure Fire Barnstable Road April 2005
New Mashpee Breaker 354 April 2005

Nantucket FD Apparatus changes Mar 2005
WBFD Chief Jenkins Retires Mar 2005
Orleans Ambulance Accident Mar 2005
New Mashpee Run Cards Mar 2005
Plymouth Station 5 Shutdown Feb 2005

 

 



 

 

NEWS LINKS
ONLINE NEWS SOURCES
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CAPE COD & ISLANDS ON LINE NEWS CAPE COD & ISLANDS PRINT NEWS
ACK .net - Inquirer & Mirror - Nantucket
Barnstable Patriot .com
Cape Cod Chronicle - Chatham/Harwich
Cape Cod Online - Cape Cod Times
Cape Cod Today .com
Cape News .net - Enterprise Newspapers
Cape Wide News .com
Hyannis News .com
Martha's Vineyard Times .com
MV Gazette .com - Martha's Vineyard
PLUMTV - Nantucket
Provincetown Banner .com - Lower Cape
ACK .net - Inquirer & Mirror - Nantucket
Barnstable Patriot .com
Cape Cod Chronicle - Chatham/Harwich
Cape Cod Online - Cape Cod Times
Cape News .net - Enterprise Newspapers
Kingston Observer
Martha's Vineyard Times .com
MV Gazette .com - Martha's Vineyard
Patriot Ledger - SE Mass
Provincetown Banner .com - Lower Cape
CAPE COD & ISLANDS RADIO STATIONS REGIONAL NEWS
WXTK 95.1
WRZE 96.3 - The Rose
WQRC 99.9

FRANK 101.1
WPXY 102,9 - PIXY
WCOD 106.1

 
Boston Herald
Boston Globe
Enterprise South of Boston
New England News  All Papers
South Coast Today

 
FIRE SERVICE NEWS SOURCES NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL NEWS
1st ResponderNews.com
Emergency Net News
Firehouse.com
FirefighterCloseCalls.com
FireNews.Net  NC Fire News
FireTimes.com
International FireNews.com

Mass OEMS

 
ABC News.com
CBS News.com
NBC News.com

CNN.com
FOX News.com
MSNBC.com

DrudgeReport.com

GoogleNews.com
NewsMax.com
USA Today
 
WEATHER LINKS  
Accuweather.com
Cape Cod Times Weather
Intellicast.com
NOAA
Todd Gross' Cape Cod and The Islands Weather Page!
Weather.com
 
 

WE REMEMBER
LET US NOT FORGET
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We Remember
We Remember

Never Forget

NEVER FORGET


 

 

We Remember

The Worcester Six
December 3, 1999

Firefighters Memorial
View Video
 

F.D.N.Y.  343


9-11-01

 

Charleston Nine

June 18, 2007

 

Boston

August 29, 2007
FF Paul J. Cahill - E30
FF Warren J. Payne - L25
 

Boston

January 9, 2009
LT. KEVIN KELLY
Ladder 26

 


Harwich

Capt Robert W. Johnson
Dec. 26, 2009

 

Hyannis

 FF Dana "Danny" Clough
Oct 19, 2011
 

Worcester

 FF JON D. DAVIES
Rescue 1
December 8, 2011
 

BSO

BSO Dispatcher
Jimmy Verrochi
Jan 23, 2013
 

Yarnell Hill, AZ



19 Firefighters
Granite Mountain Hot Shots
June 30, 2013


 

 

Onset

Onset Fire Chief  Howard B. "Howie" Andersen
Retired in September 2013 and passed away Oct 4, 2013.

 

 


Boston

298 Beacon St, Boston
March 26, 2014
Lt Edward Walsh E33
FF Michael Kennedy L15





 

 

COMM FD

Horace Manley "Gus" Crosby III
"Uncle Gus"

Passed away September 19, 2014

The first permanent firefighter in Osterville.
Founding member IAFF Local 2346.
33 Year career COMM FD.
My mentor, Best Man, Neighbor.
Semper Fi Marine

 

 

HYANNIS FD

Retired Hyannis Firefighter - Dispatcher
Robert McGorty

Passed away Oct 9, 2014 age 72
Charter member Hyannis IAFF Local 2172
32 Year member retired 2002
"KCD 454 Clear"

 

 

 

HYANNIS FIRE

BRETT D. GRANDAW
Former Firefighter / Paramedic
Hyannis FD, Age 55, November 18, 2015.
23 years with Hyannis FD
and 17 years with FEMA Team.

 


BARNSTABLE FIRE

William E. "Billy" Fleming
Retired Barnstable Fire Fighter
Past President IAFF 3276
1989-2009
Age 56, Passed away Dec 31, 2015



 


COMM FIRE

Fred Lewis
Retired COMM Senior Private.
Passed away from Cancer
Sept 8, 2016

 

COMM FIRE

Jordan Galvin-Juntas
Age 19
COMM Intern & college student
 killed in Middleborough tragic accident
Oct 23, 2016
 


FALMOUTH FIRE

Retired Fire Chief Paul D Brodeur
Jan 20, 2017
 

 

ONSET FIRE

Ronald A. Aseltine, Jr
Age 49
Onset Call Firefighter
(Retired DCR Dist 2 Warden)
Feb 26, 2017



 

FALMOUTH  FIRE

Captain Gregory D. Clements
Age 54
Died July 30,2017
31 years of service in Falmouth.
 

YARMOUTH POLICE


Yarmouth Police Department
K-9 Officer
Sean Gannon
Age 32
Killed Line of Duty
April 12, 2018

 


BOURNE  FIRE


Retired Call Captain Robert R. "Bobby" Ronayne
Age 64
Cancer
June 17, 2018

 

HYANNIS  FIRE
CIEMSS

Retired Hyannis Lieutenant/Paramedic
Richard "Rick" Knowlton
Age 59
August 4, 2018
Cancer
32 Years with Hyannis - Retired in 2015
Served as Co-Director CIEMSS 2015-2018

 


YARMOUTH  FIRE

Retired Yarmouth Sr. Private / Paramedic Bill Smith,
Age 76, passed away suddenly Sept 25, 2017
30 Years service with Yarmouth FD (1968-1999)
Charter Member IAFF-L2122


 


WORCESTER FIRE



Firefighter Christopher Roy
Age 36, Ladder 4
LODD
Dec 9, 2018

 

 
 

 


 

SEPTEMBER 11. 2001
DEDICATED TO ALL THOSE WHO MADE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE
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REMEMBER
SEPTEMBER 11, 2001


The World Trade Center towers from Liberty Island, summer 2001.



TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT WHAT HAPPENED THAT DAY.

What have we as a fire service learned about the collapses of the
two 100 story twin towers and the 47 story WTC Building 7 that day?

CHECK OUT THESE LINKS 10 YEARS LATER

HERE

LISTEN TO THE FDNY AUDIO TAPES OF THAT DAY

FDNY Live Audio Tapes of 9/11

 

REVIEW THIS VIDEO OF THE EVENTS THAT DAY

September 11th Revisited - Full Movie
 

 
FOR MORE

FIREFIGHTERS FOR 911 TRUTH .ORG

ARCHITECTS & ENGINEERS FOR 911 TRUTH .ORG

GOD BLESS THE USA


 

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REMEMBER ALL THE MEN AND WOMEN
 PROTECTING OUR FREEDOM

 

JOEL'S JOURNEY
A CROSS COUNTRY BIKE RIDE
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CONGRATULATIONS!
HE MADE IT!
Crazy Guy on a Bike
Check out Retired Falmouth FD
Lieutenant Joel Carlisle's
2012 Coast to Coast Bike Ride!

LINK

 

Joel set out from Cape Cod on April 25, 2012
and rode his bike over 4,414 miles
reaching the west coast and the Pacific Ocean at Oregon on July 10, 2012!
His daily logs and photos of his progress
are fun to read.

Welcome Home Joel!
  

 

 

FEATURED PHOTO
JUST FOR FUN
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Centerville
1930 Ford Engine 3
Dec 2018
B Crosby

 

 

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SO EVERY ONE GOES HOME

 

 





 



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