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Retired Truro and Provincetown Firefighter / Paramedic
Leo "Skip" Childs III, age 69, died in an accident in
Provincetown on Friday August 7, 2020.

 

 

 

FALMOUTH CHIEF RETIRES

Falmouth Fire Chief Michael Small retired on Friday July 31, 2020
after more than 32 years of service with the Town of Falmouth.
He served as Deputy from 2010 to 2016, and as Chief since 2016.

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1  Falmouth Fire Chief Mike Small Retires - July 31, 2020
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Falmouth Fire Chief Retires

Falmouth Fire Chief Michael Small (center) shares a few words of
wisdom with his two Deputy Chiefs who will carry on as he retired
Friday July 31, 2020 after more than 32 years of service. Chief Small
served as Deputy from 2010 to 2016, and as Chief since 2016.
Deputy Chief Timothy Smith (right) will take over as Acting Fire Chief.

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Plymouth Fire Station 7 Opens

The new North Plymouth Station 7 at 15 Hedge Road
opened July 13, 2020. The station is home to Engine 7,
the new Ladder 3, Breaker 177, and Forestry 8-1.

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 Harwich Fire Department

CHANGING OF THE GUARD
Harwich Fire Chief Norman Clarke Jr., who has served as the Harwich
Chief since 2011 retired on July 17, 2020 after serving 43 years with
the Harwich FD.

A promotional ceremony was held at the Harwich Headquarters on
Saturday July 18, 2020 to swear in the new Fire Chief David LeBlanc
who has served as Deputy Chief since 2015.

In addition, new Deputy Chief Craig Thornton, Captain Justyne Walorz,
and Lieutenant Brad Willis were sworn in.

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 ~ Recent Retirements ~


 

 COMM Fire Department

COMM RETIREMENT
COMM Lt/EMT Thomas Miskiv has retired after
22 years of service with COMM FD effective
June 29, 2020 

 

 

 Dennis Fire Department

DENNIS RETIREMENT
Firefighter/Paramedic Brad Cross retired from the Dennis FD
on July 15, 2020 after many years of service.
Congrats!

July 20, 2020

 

 Eastham Fire Department

EASTHAM RETIREMENT
Eastham Firefighter/Paramedic Barbara Francke has
retired after 31 years of service effective June 30, 2020.


 

Falmouth Fire Department

FALMOUTH RETIREMENT
Falmouth Fire Department Lieutenant/Fire Prevention Officer
Mel Trott Retired June 20, 2020. Mel started his fire service career
with the Bourne FD as a Firefighter/Paramedic in 1987. In August 1992
he joined the Falmouth FD where he moved up in rank to Lt/Paramedic
serving many years until taking the Fire Prevention Officer position on
September 16, 2007 where he has served since. He served as a fire investigator,
CPR Instructor, and has been active in many other ways over his career.
His 33 years of service are marked by his character, sense of humor,
and competence. Congratulations on your long career and best wishes
in your retirement!
 


 

 Harwich Fire Department

HARWICH RETIREMENT
Fire Chief Norman Clarke Jr retired July 17, 2020
after serving as Chief since 2011 and serving 43 years
with the Harwich FD.

July 20, 2020
 

 

 Hyannis Fire Department


HYANNIS RETIREMENT
Lt Robert Hennessy has retired after 34 years with the Hyannis FD
effective June 30, 2020.

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 ~ Leadership Changes ~

 

Bourne Fire Department
 

David Cody
Bourne Acting Fire Chief

Bourne's new Acting Fire Chief David Cody took over
the department January 31, 2020 with the retirement of
Fire Chief Norman "Spanky" Sylvester.
Cody has been serving as the Assistant Chief since 2018
and previously as Deputy for a number of years.
Congratulations!

Feb 2020


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Chatham Fire Department
 

Fire Chief David DePasquale
Deputy Justin Tavano

The new leaders of the Chatham Fire Department were sworn in
on May 29, 2020. Fire Chief David DePasquale (right) and
Deputy Chief Justin Tovano begin their duties as they take over
for retired Fire Chief Peter Connick who served as chief since
2017 and as a member of the Chatham FD since 1979.

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Cotuit Fire Department

Joseph Pouliot
New Cotuit Deputy Chief

The Cotuit Fire Department recently announced the promotion
of long time Cotuit Lt Joe Pouliot to the newly created position of
Deputy Chief.
Congratulation!

March 29, 2020

 

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Falmouth Fire Department

Mike Small
Fire Chief to Retire
 

The Falmouth Fire Chief, Michael F. Small, announced his plans to
retire at the end of July 2020. Chief Small was appointed Chief in
2016 following the retirement of Chief Mark Sullivan and has served
4-1/2 years in that role. Prior to that, he served as Deputy Chief for
5 years and had many years as Captain and Lieutenant before that.
He also served as a Paramedic for many years.
Congratulations on your over 32 years of service to Falmouth!

 

Fire Chief Michael Small (center),
with Deputy Chief Timothy Smith (right)
and Deputy Chief Scott Thrasher (left).

 

 

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Oak Bluffs Fire Department
 

Martin Greene
Interim Oak Bluffs Fire Chief

Retired Bourne Fire Chief Martin Greene
has be selected to serve the Town of Oak Bluffs
beginning next month as their Interim Fire Chief.
He served as Bourne Fire Chief 2011-2015
and as a Deputy and member for many years
prior to that. He also worked with the Mass.
District 1 Haz Mat Team for many years.

He replaces Chief John Rose who stepped down
in February 2020 after serving as Chief since 2013.
Congratulations!

Mar 22, 2020

 

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Orleans Fire Department

Geof Deering
Orleans Fire Chief
 

Orleans Deputy Geof Deering became the new Fire Chief in Orleans
effective February 21, 2020 with the retirement of Fire Chief Tony Pike
who served as chief since 2014. Deering served as Deputy Chief since
2014 and prior to that as Captain/Paramedic for a number of years.
Congratulations!

Feb 22, 2020

 

Tim Gula
Orleans Deputy Fire Chief

Congratulations to Tim Gula, promoted from Captain to
become the new Deputy Chief in Orleans!
Congratulations!

May 6, 2020

 

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Tisbury Fire Department


 

Greg Leland
New Tisbury Fire Chief
 

The new Tisbury Fire Chief has been named.
Assistant Chief Greg Leland will take over the department
on July 1, 2020 when Chief John Schilling retires.
Leland joined the department 6 years ago and became
Assistant Chief 2 years ago.
He becomes only the 10th Fire Chief to serve the Tisbury
Fire Department since its inception in 1895.
Congratulations!
 

May 2020

 

 

 

 

New Grandparents!

 Reading bookd with almost 10 month old Jackson.
Dec 2019
 

7 month old Jackson visited the Centerville Fire Station
October 2019

 

 

The Crosby's became new Grandparents
March 3, 2019.
Healthy little boy Jackson Alexander.

 

A visit to the Osterville Fire Station
October 2019

 

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 NEW HAMPSHIRE
Amoskeag Reserve Engine Company Show & Muster
NH Fire Academy, 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH
Was May 9, 2020   10 - 2
POSTPONED
 

TRI-STATE MUSTER
Webster, MA
Memorial Park
Was May 17, 2020
RESCHEDULED SEPT 13, 2020

WILMINGTON, MA
43rd Annual Mass Antique Fire Apparatus Asso
Shriner's Center
June 27, 2020   10 - 2
RESCHEDULED SEPT 12, 2020

 

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Mashpee Ambulances

MASHPEE AMBULANCE 361
2019 Ford F550 / Lifeline Type I
Also identified with CMED 316
July 2020

NEWEST MASHPEE AMBULANCE 362
2020 Ford F550 / Lifeline Type I
Also identified with A-3 on box
July 2020

MASHPEE AMBULANCE 363
2018 Ford F550 / Lifeline Type I
Also identified with CMED 317
July 2020

 

Orleans Squad

ORLEANS SQUAD 170
2020 Ford F350 / Warner Pickup
June 2020
 


Chatham Engine

CHATHAM ENGINE 188
The new Chatham Engine 188 was recently delivered
2020 Ford F550 4x4/HME-Ahrens Fox Mini Pumper
1500 gpm / 400 Gallons
May 2020


 

Duxbury Ambulance

DUXBURY AMBULANCE 1
2020 Dodge Ram / Braun Type I Ambulance
May 2020
 

 

Falmouth Ambulances

 

FALMOUTH AMBULANCE 37
 2020 Ford F550/Lifeline Type I
Station 5
May 2020


FALMOUTH AMBULANCE 38
 2020 Ford F550/Lifeline Type I
Station 3
May 2020

 

Hyannis Ambulance

HYANNIS AMBULANCE 5
"Isolation Ambulance"
GMC/Horton Type III Ambulance
Former Bourne A-134
May 2020

 

Mashpee Tanker

MASHPEE TANKER 358
2020 International / Emergency One
500/2000
May 2020

Replaced 1980 GMC/E-One Engine Tanker
1000/2000
 

Wareham Heavy Rescue

WAREHAM RESCUE 1
2020 Spartan / EVI 20' Walkin Heavy Rescue
May 2020




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Fire & Police Station Projects

 

Several Fire & Police Station Projects Ahead  
 

Watch for progress on the following in 2020
 

 
BOURNE FIRE
Study Committee looking at new south side fire station 2018 
 
CARVER POLICE
Carver approved a new Police Station across from Fire Station 1 - 2019
 
CHILMARK  FIRE
Looking at Fire Station options 2018. Approved in Fall 2019. Work expected in July 2020.
 
DENNIS FIRE
Looking at options for a new Station 2 - Summer 2018
 
FALMOUTH FIRE
The West Falmouth Fire Station 4 was planned to close in July 2020.
Being staffed on an OT basis based on new 2 personnel minimum staffing policy.
Considerations for combining Station 3 & 4 in future.
 
MATTAPOISETT FIRE
New Fire Station Approved - May 2019
Ground broken Spring 2020
 
ONSET FIRE
New Fire Headquarters approved 2017.
UNDER CONSTRUCTION
 
PLYMOUTH FIRE
Emergency Repairs (resulted in partial closure) of Station 1 - 2019
Also have repairs under way at Station 2 - 2020
 
PROVINCETOWN POLICE
Police Station approved 2017. Reconsidered in 2019 and on hold.
 

 
 

Recently Opened Stations
 

 
 
 
PLYMOUTH FIRE STATION 7 - 2020
 
BOURNE POLICE STATION - 2020
 
HARWICH FIRE STATION 2 - 2020
 
NANTUCKET FIRE STATION - 2019
 
LAKEVILLE POLICE STATION - 2019 
 
PLYMPTON POLICE STATION - 2019
 
SANDWICH FIRE STATIONS 2 & 3  - 2019
 
SANDWICH POLICE STATION - 2019
 
HYANNIS FIRE HEADQUARTERS - 2018 - 2019
 
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
 
 
 


 

~ OPENED ~

Plymouth Station 7

New North Plymouth Station 7

PLYMOUTH FIRE STATION 7
(Opened July 13, 2020)

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

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

The property was cleared and construction began in 2019.
The new station is two stories, with three bays, double deep
with room for Engine 7, new Ladder 3, Breaker 177, and the
Forestry Engine 8-1. Plans also include an ambulance in future.

The old station closed down early Nov 7, 2019 due to structural issues.
Apparatus had to be relocated until the new station opened in July 2020.

Updated July 27, 2020

PLYMOUTH STATION 7 CONSTRUCTION
 

Bourne Police Station

Bourne Police Station
(Bourne Image)

BOURNE POLICE STATION
(Opened June 2020)

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. 
Opened June 2020

NEW STATION

POLICE STATION CONSTRUCTION

 

 

Nantucket Headquarters

FIRST LOOK AT NEW NANTUCKET FIRE STATION
The new Nantucket Fire Headquarters was completed and occupied
on November 21, 2019. A visit and tour on December 23, 2019 of the new
station is included in a new feature NANTUCKET FIRE HEADQUARTERS.
Jan 5, 2020

NANTUCKET FIRE STATION
(Opened Nov 2019)

The Nantucket Fire Department's new fire station was finally occupied
on November 21, 2019.

It had been under construction since 2018.
The $15 Million station was finally approved in 2015.  It will be located
at 4 Fairgrounds Road next to the Police station.

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

The new station replaced the former station at 131 Pleasant St &
Sparks Ave built in 1980.

 

Harwich Fire Station 2

New East Harwich Fire Station 2

HARWICH FIRE STATION 2
(Dedicated Nov 2019)

The new East Harwich Fire Station #2 at 4064 Orleans Road (Rte 39)
was dedicated in a ceremony on Nov 30, 2019.
Punch list items are being addressed prior to the full move
expected by New Years.
.
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 has 3 drive thru bays.
Once completed, the 1976 station will be torn down.

FIRE STATION CONSTRUCTION

 

 

~ PROJECTS ~

 

Bourne Fire Station

Bourne Fire Stations 2 & 4

BOURNE FIRE STATION
(Planning Stage)

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


 

Carver Police Station



CARVER POLICE STATION
(Approved 2019)

The Town of Carver approved the building a new Police Station.
It is expected to be built almost across the street from the Carver Fire Station.
Nov 2019
Update May 24, 2020
 

 

Dennis Fire Dept

DENNIS FIRE STATION 2
(Proposed 2020)



The Town of Dennis is looking to replace the 63 year old North Dennis
Fire Station 2 on Old Bass Road near Route 6A. The small 2 bay station
has gone from an un-staffed, call station not long ago, to being a staffed station
with 5 personnel on duty in recent years.

The old station is not located in the best location for covering its district
 and the town. The proposed new station will be located at 350 Paddocks Path
closer to the middle of its district. The new station will be larger to facilitate
the personnel and apparatus into the future.

Dennis anticipates seeking funding in Spring 2020 to move forward on
replacing the old station with a new modern facility. 

The future site at 350 Paddocks Path.

 

Duxbury Fire Dept



DUXBURY FIRE STATION

The Town of Duxbury Fire Station and regional dispatch center
have been added onto.
May 2020

 

 

Mattapoisett Fire Dept

 

Future Mattapoisett Fire Headquarters
(Architect images)

MATTAPOISETT FIRE STATION
(Approved 2019)

Mattapoisett Town Meeting approved a $9.27 override 443 - 5
to build a new fire station for the Town of Mattapoisett on May 14, 2019.
The final approval will go before voters in an election on May 21, 2019.
If voters approve funding, the station would be built next to the Police
Station and will replace the very tight present station.

MAY 2019

Ground Broken June 2020

 MATTAPOISETT FIRE STATION PRESENTATION
 




The present station Mattapoisett Fire Station.


 

Onset Fire Station

Proposed Onset Fire Station
 

NEW ONSET FIRE STATION
(Under Construction)

The site of the new station has been cleared and prepared for future construction
as of Dec 2019.

The Onset Fire District voters approved a new fire station on May 15, 2017.
The proposed $13.9 M request was amended at the meeting approving only
$8 Million for the project, forcing the plans to go back to the drawing board.

The new station is planned for a plot near the water department facility
on Sand Pond Road north of Route 6. 

The present station has been in the heart of Onset village forever.
The 5 Central Ave station was built in 1950 next to the older
original station. The station has 6 bays, but is not well suited for
larger apparatus including the departments most recent ladder truck.

FIRE STATION CONSTRUCTION

May 21, 2020

Present Onset Headquarters
May 2019

 

 

 

 



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TRURO & PROVINCETOWN FIRE DEPARTMENTS
Both Truro and Provincetown Fire / EMS Departments suffered a loss on Friday August 7, 2020 when a retired Firefighter and Paramedic of both departments died in a freak accident when the lawn mower he was riding rolled over at the St. Peters Cemetery in Provincetown. Leo "Skip" Childs III was 69 years old.
August 9, 2020


FALMOUTH FIRE DEPARTMENT
Deputy Timothy Smith is now the Acting Fire Chief as Fire Chief Michael Small retired July 31, 2020.  Smith is a long time member of the department, serving as Firefighter/Paramedic, Lieutenant, Captain, and Deputy Chief since 2012.
Congratulations!
July 31, 2020

PLYMOUTH FIRE DEPARTMENT
Retired Plymouth Firefighter Henry C. "Hank" Adams Jr, age 67, passed away on July 16, 2020.
He was an Army Vietnam Veteran who joined the Plymouth Fire Department in August 1975 and served 33 years, retiring in September 2008. Rest in Peace.
August 9, 2020



PLYMOUTH FIRE STATION 7
The new North Plymouth Fire Station 7 opened July 13, 2020.
Home to E7, new L3, BB177, F8-1
July 20, 2020



HARWICH FIRE DEPARTMENT
The Harwich Fire Department promoted the following officers on July 18, 2020
Fire Chief David LeBlanc
Deputy Chief Craig Thornton
Captain Justyne Walorz
Lieutenant Brad Willis
Congratulations to All!
July 20, 2020




HARWICH FIRE DEPARTMENT
Fire Chief Norman Clarke Jr. retired July 17, 2020 after 43 years of service. He served as Fire Chief since 2011.  Congratulations!
July 20, 2020



DENNIS FIRE DEPARTMENT
Firefighter/Paramedic Brad Cross retired after many years of service with the Dennis FD.
July 20, 2020
 



COTUIT FIRE DEPARTMENT
Cotuit Fire Department has promoted Firefighter/Paramedic Shane Clark to Lieutenant.
Congratulations!
July 3, 2020




MASHPEE FIRE DEPARTMENT
The Mashpee Fire Department has promoted Firefighter Lenny Goldman to Lieutenant.
Congratulations!
July 3, 2020



HYANNIS FIRE DEPARTMENT
Hyannis Lt/EMT Robert Hennessy retired after 34 years of service with the Hyannis FD on June 30, 2020. Congratulations and be safe!  MORE
July 3, 2020

 


EASTHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT
Long time Eastham Firefighter/Paramedic Barbara Francke retired June 30, 2020 after 31 years of service with the Eastham Fire Department.
Congratulations and best wishes in retirement!
July 3, 2020



FALMOUTH FIRE DEPARTMENT
The Falmouth Fire Department has implemented a new, improved staffing plan as the result of the new L-3642 contract in effect July 1, 2020.  The following was posted on the Falmouth FD Facebook page explaining the changes in detail.
 

Effective at 0800 hours on July 1st, the Falmouth Fire/Rescue Department implemented a new staffing and deployment model. Among other changes, our new deployment eliminates the practice of a single firefighter responding on a piece of apparatus, and increases the start of shift staffing from 10 to 14 firefighters. The added staffing will be deployed to the two stations that handle 80% of the emergency calls in Falmouth: two additional firefighters will be assigned to the East Falmouth fire station, and two additional firefighters will be assigned to HQ. The new rule prohibiting deployment of and engine or ladder truck with only one firefighter does impact our ability operate all five fire stations given present staffing levels. The Town is offering overtime shifts every day in an attempt to raise daily staffing from 14 to 16 firefighters and will operate all five stations when 16 firefighters are on duty. On shifts when fewer than 16 firefighters are on duty, the West Falmouth fire station will not be staffed. The Town is also in the process of recruiting and hiring 10 additional firefighters made possible thanks in significant part to voter approval of an override. Once these new positions have been filled, the Falmouth Fire Department will be able to on a consistent basis, maintain the two firefighter per apparatus minimum. These are all positive steps that will improve fire and EMS response for the entire Town and we are grateful for the community support which made this possible

 

As a result of the plan, 4 new Lieutenants have been promoted as well.
FF/P Tim Bailey promoted to Lieutenant
FF/P Ben Wellington promoted to Lieutenant
FF/P Mark Deyo promoted to Lieutenant
FF/P Chris Hamblin promoted to Lieutenant
Congratulations to all!

In addition, following the retirement of Fire Prevention Lt Mel Trott, EMS Supervisor Lt Craig O'Malley has transferred into Fire Prevention. Lt Terry Rogers has been moved into the EMS Supervisor position, and Firefighter/Paramedic Sean Ellis has been promoted to Lieutenant on Shift.
Congrats to All!
July 3, 2020



COMM FIRE DEPARTMENT
COMM FF/LT Thomas Miskiv Retired June 29, 2020. He joined COMM FD in 1998 and served 22 years as a firefighter/EMT and Lieutenant. His service also included 25 years as a military firefighter with the USAF 104th Fighter Wing where he achieved rank of Asst Chief. Congratulations and best wishes Tom!
July 3, 2020

 


FALMOUTH FIRE DEPARTMENT
Fire Chief Michael F. Small announced his plan to retire at the end of July 2020 after 4-1/2 years as the Falmouth Chief. Prior to that he served as Deputy for 5 years, and many years as Lt and Captain, as well as serving most of his career as a Paramedic. His 32+ years as a member of the Falmouth FD saw a great deal of changes. Congratulations on your career and in your retirement!
June 20, 2020 

FALMOUTH FIRE DEPARTMENT
Falmouth Fire Department Lieutenant/Fire Prevention Officer Mel Trott Retired June 20, 2020.
Mel started his fire service career with the Bourne FD as a Firefighter/Paramedic in 1987.
In August 1992 he joined the Falmouth FD where he moved up in rank to Lt/Paramedic
serving many years until taking the Fire Prevention Officer position on September 16, 2007
where he has served since. He served as a fire investigator, CPR Instructor, and has been active in many other ways over his career.
His 33 years of service are marked by his character, sense of humor, and competence. Congratulations on your long career and best wishes in your retirement!
June 20, 2020


FDNY (RETIRED) CAPE COD RESIDENT
Retired FDNY Firefighter William F "Bill" McCarthy, age 73, passed away June 14, 2020 in Mashpee. Bill served a distinguished career with the FDNY, starting out with Engine 216 in Queens, then moving to Ladder 108 (same house in Queens), prior to serving 15 years with Queens Rescue Company 4. He was a founding member of the FEMA NY-TF1 Urban Search & Rescue Team. He was among those who responded to the Oklahoma City Murrah Federal Building bombing April 19, 1995. He had retired before September 11, 2001 but came back to work the pile at ground zero to help recover so many brothers and sisters lost that day. As a result, he developed Cancer. During his retirement he lived in Mashpee on Cape Cod for many years, and continued to don his Class A at the annual 9-11 Memorial Ceremonies at COMM HQ.  Rest in Peace Bill!
June 20, 2020




CHATHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT
The new Chatham Fire Chief David DePasquale and new Deputy Chief Justin Tovano took the oaths of office on May 29, 2020.  Fire Chief Peter Connick retired after 3 years as Chief and over 40 years on the Chatham FD.
May 29, 2020

 


TISBURY FIRE DEPARTMENT
Tisbury has selected Asst Chief Greg Leland to become the next Tisbury Fire Chief effective July 1, 2020.  He replaces retiring Chief John Schilling who has served as Chief for 18 years.
May 24, 2020

 

 

 
 



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    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.

BACK ON LINE FEB 2019
For a mix of Cape Cod Police and Fire Live Radio try Scott Halligan's
Scan New England site: 
Barnstable County Public Safety - Police, Fire, and more

   
 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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LISTENING LIVE
ONLINE SCANNER LISTENING
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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

 

LISTEN TO A GREAT TRIBUTE TO BROOKLYN DISPATCHER 102 UPON HIS RETIREMENT. GREAT AUDIO.

 

 



 

PHOTO FEATURES
THE LATEST FROM PHOTO FEATURES
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MACK
RHODE ISLAND MUSTER
2014
 

MORE

 

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MUTUAL AID
MUTUAL AID & RUN CARD NEWS
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January 5, 2019
Updated Some Mutual Aid Pages
Barnstable
Bourne
Brewster
 
 



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Run Cards

Barnstable County Control
Enter a department and zone
for actual official run cards

LOOK UP RUN CARDS

LOOK UP SPECIAL CALL CARDS

 

 

RUN STATISTICS
DEPARTMENT ANNUAL RUNS STATS
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      Cape Cod Fire Departments
  2019 Run Stats

     NEW    01-08-20
 

2000  2001  2002  2003  2004 
2005  2006  2007 
2008  2009 
2010  2011  2012  2013  2014 
          2015  2016  2017  2018  2019           

(10 year comparison 2000 vs 2010)

 Unofficial 2019 Stats
Updated 01-20-20

Estimated *67,348 Total Calls in 2019
*Incomplete Reporting (Updated Jan 8, 2020)
 
Estimated 70,311 Total Calls in 2018
 

DEPT RANKING 2018 RUNS 2019 RUNS
#1 Falmouth FD 8,002 runs 8,159 runs
#2 Yarmouth FD 7,303 runs 7,413 runs
#3 Hyannis FD 6,964 runs 7,344 runs
#4 Dennis FD 5,404 runs 5,480 runs
#5 COMM FD 4,888 runs 5,053 runs
#6 Harwich FD 5,029 runs 4,862 runs
#7 Sandwich FD 4,897 runs 4,637 runs
#8 Bourne FD 4,493 runs 4,449 runs
#9 Mashpee FD 4,050 runs 3,870 runs
#10 Chatham FD 3,160 runs 3,097 runs
#11 Brewster FD 3,429 runs 2,952 runs
#12 Orleans FD 3,002 runs 2,690 runs
#13 Eastham FD 2,205 runs 2,124 runs
#14 Barnstable FD 1,435 runs 1,595 runs
#15 P-Town FD 1,311 runs *        runs
#16 Wellfleet FD 1,281 runs 1,353 runs
#17 Truro FD    980 runs *        runs
#18 Cotuit FD    920 runs    898 runs
#19 Joint Base FD    897 runs    761 runs
#20 W Barnstable    661 runs    611 runs
#21 BMA      xx runs*      xx runs*
     
     
     
    70,311  *67,348

    * Dept Stats not reported
 
 

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

 

 

 

 

 

HOT SHOT
FEATURED FROM THE INCIDENT PHOTO COLLECTION
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BMA AIRPORT DRILL
October 2015

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PREVIOUS HOT SHOTS

 PREVIOUS YEARS
[2017] [2018] [2019]
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CRASH TRUCKS
FEATURED FROM THE ARFF COLLECTION
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JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT
Orange County, CA
Oct 2016




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ARFF  CRASH TRUCKS

 

BRUSH BREAKERS
FEATURED FROM THE BRUSH FIRE COLLECTION
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MARSHFIELD, MA
Brush Breaker
2012

 

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BRUSH BREAKER FEATURE

 

FIRE BOATS
FEATURED FROM THE FIRE BOATS COLLECTION
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FALL RIVER, MA
MARINE 1
2020 Munson Fireboat

MORE

 

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FIRE BOAT FEATURE

 

"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.
(A must have for fire boat fans!)
 

 

 

 

FIRE STATIONS
FEATURED FROM THE FIRE STATION COLLECTION
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Harwich Fire

BALTIMORE SUPER HOUSE
"Steadman Station"
Summer 2001

 

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FIRE STATIONS FEATURE

 

 

 

ON THE WEB
DEPARTMENTS & OTHER WEB SITES ON INTEREST
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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
Wellfleet Fire new website
 

More to check out...

RadioReference.com
Listen to Live Radio

Don Teague Fire Photography
Vent-Enter-Search.com
Fire Helmet Camera.com

The Housewatch.com
Back Step Firefighter 

Nord Fire Photos - Chicago Area
Alarm of Fire Photography

 

 

VIDEO

 

IN THE MOVIES
CHECK OUT THE VIDEOS & MORE
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CHECK OUT THE VIDEO AND YOU TUBE PAGE FOR SOME VERY COOL VIDEOS!
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

 

ADDITIONAL VIDEOS LISTED ON
OUR VIDEO PAGE

GO TO

     

NEWER VIDEOS CAN BE FOUND
at CapeCodFD Videos on YouTube
 

 

 

FROM HISTORY
FEATURED FROM THE HISTORICAL COLLECTION
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FALMOUTH ENGINE 25
1963 Maxim S 1000/1000 Pumper
East Falmouth


 

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

~ Wife Connie passed away Oct 12, 2019 ~

 

 

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

 


Marion Fire

LODD
Marion Call Firefighter Thomas Nye, Age 72,
45 year member, passed on Feb 27, 2019 within
24 hours of a chimney fire.
 
 

Hyannis Fire

Retired Hyannis Captain / Paramedic Thomas Kenney
Age 65
Passed away June 5, 2019 from Cancer
Served Hyannis for 36+ years - Retired Oct 2018.

 

Brewster Fire

Retired Fire Chief Roy E Jones III
Age 74
Passed away June 22, 2019
Member Brewster FD 47 years
Chief 29 years 1981 - 2010


 

Worcester Fire

Lieutenant Jason Menard
Age 39
Line of Duty Death
4 Alarm Fire, Stockholm St
November 13, 2019

 

Savannah Fire
Sandwich Fire


Captain Matthew James Kelly
Age 48
Died from Cancer May 4, 2020
Past member of  Sandwich FD 2007-2009
Captain Savannah, GA Rescue 1
Obit



 

 
 

 


 

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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PREVIOUS YEARS PHOTOS
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  2017    2018   2019    2020

 

RETIRED

FALMOUTH FIRE CHIEF
MIKE SMALL
Helmet Shield - July 31, 2020

 

 

BE SAFE
SO EVERY ONE GOES HOME

 

 





 



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