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Cotuit new Deputy Chief

COTUIT DEPUTY JOSEPH POULIOT
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

 

Oak Bluffs Interim Chief

OAK BLUFFS INTERIM 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.
Mar 22, 2020
 

 

Next Chatham Chief

CHATHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT
Deputy Fire Chief David DePasquale
will become the next Chatham Fire Chief
at the end of May when Chief Peter Connick
retires after.
Mar 22, 2020



 


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"My Last Working Fire"

A LOOK BACK
A 3 Alarm House Fire on Old Post Road in Cotuit.
October 20, 2010

It turned out to be "My Last Working Fire"

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 ~ Bobby O Retiring ~

COMM Firefighter/EMT Robert "Bobby" O'Melia
is retiring March 27, 2020 after 26 years of service with
COMM FD. Best wishes in Retirement!

BUNCH OF PHOTOS!

 

 

 

 

 ~ 10 YEARS AGO ~

ONSET CRANBERRY FIRE
March 29, 2010

One of the most spectacular fires.
10 Year Anniversary.

PHOTOS

 

 

~ ON THE ROAD ~

 

FLORIDA WINTER 2020
Visit to JetBlue Park (Fenway South).

The Trophy

The Red Sox Lineup

Beautiful day at the ball park

Found some Fireboats

Blue looks good 

Bike Week 2020

About a 180 acre Brush Fire closed I-4

DELAND ENGINE 83

 

VOLUSIA COUNTY HOUSE FIRE
Multiple units were required to quell a house fire in the out of city
area of Deland, Volusia County. A lack of hydrants required water
being trucked in by several tenders.

 

SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE, VA
8 Fireboats on One Lake
Feb 2020

MASSIVE FIRE FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA
Heavy black smoke visible for miles just south of I-95 in Fairfax County, VA
as a massive fire consumed a huge apartment complex under construction
on Saturday February 8, 2020.

VIDEO

Smoke as seen from miles away in Washington, DC.

 

 

 ~ Leadership Changes ~

Orleans Fire Chief
Geof Deering

Orleans Deputy Geof Deering will become the new Fire Chief
in Orleans replacing Chief Tony Pike who retired effective
February 21, 2020. Deering has been Deputy since 2014
and prior to that served as a Captain/Paramedic for a
number of years.
Feb 22, 2020

Retired Orleans Fire Chief Anthony "Tony" Pike
 

Orleans Fire Chief
Anthony Pike

Orleans Fire Chief Anthony "Tony" Pike
announced his intentions on Dec 11, 2019 to retire in 2020
following 40 years in the fire service with Orleans FD.
He joined as a call firefighter in 1979 and became a fulltime
firefighter/paramedic in 1988. He was promoted to Captain
serving from 2000-2008, to Deputy from 2008-2014, and
as Fire Chief since 2014. He has served in many capacities
including as President of the Barnstable County Fire Chiefs
Association in recent years.

A "Last Day Coffee" is planned for February 21, 2020
at 0900 at the station.

 

Bourne Acting Fire Chief
David Cody

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

Feb 2020

 

Bourne Fire Chief
Norman "Spanky" Sylvester Jr

Bourne Fire Chief Norman "Spanky" Sylvester Jr retired
affective January 31, 2020. He had previously announced in
March 2019 that he would retire in July 2019, but stayed on until
January. He had served in the fire service since 1982 and as Fire
Chief in Bourne since 2015. 

 

 

Joint Base Cape Cod
Fire Chief
Walter Stecchi

Joint Base Fire Chief Walter Stecchi is
Retiring after 13 years as Fire Chief.
During his tenure the department transitioned
from the Otis Fire Department, to the Massachusetts
Military Reservation (MMR) Fire Department in 2008,
and then to the Joint Base Cape Cod Fire Department
in 2015

A retirement party is planned for March 13, 2020
in Plymouth.

February 2020


Oak Bluffs
Fire Chief John Rose
 and
Deputy Chief Shawn Broadly

OAK BLUFFS FIRE DEPARTMENT
Oak Buffs Fire Department Fire Chief John Rose
has stepped down after serving as Chief since 2013.

VINEYARD GAZETTE STORY

The OBFD Deputy Chief Shawn Broadly has also announced
he is also departing as of Feb 17, 2020.

Assistant Chief Manuel Rose is expected to take over
command of the department in February as the town
looks for an interim chief.

Feb 2020

 

 

Tisbury Fire Chief
John Schilling

TISBURY FIRE DEPARTMENT
Tisbury Fire Chief John Schilling who has served as the Fire Chief
for the past 18 years will be retiring in June 2020.
He oversaw the planning and construction of the
town's fire station.

Feb 2020

 

 

Harwich Fire Chief
Norman Clarke

Harwich Fire Chief Norman Clarke
announced his intentions on Dec 11, 2019 to retire in July 2020.
He has been a member of the Harwich Fire Department
for 43 years since being hired in 1977. He worked his way
up through the ranks serving as Captain, Deputy, and
Fire Chief since 2011.

 

 

Chatham Fire Chief
Peter Connick
Chatham Fire Chief Peter Connick, who took over
from Chief Michael Ambriscoe in March 2017, will be retiring
as Fire Chief in the Spring of 2020. Chief Connick joined Chatham
Fire in 1979, and served as Deputy from 2011 until 2017.

Feb 2020



Hyannis Working Fire

Hyannis House Fire
Hyannis Fire Department responded to a house fire at
64-66 Murray Way on Sunday Dec 22, 2019. On arrival
units found smoke showing from a 2 story duplex. A Working
Fire assignement brought a COMM engine to scene and coverage
units for the station. It was the second fire at the same structure
in 24 hours.

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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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OAK BLUFFS ISSUES

FIRE CHIEF AND DEPUTY CHIEF RESIGN
Feb 2020

 

 

 

 


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

TRI-STATE MUSTER
Webster, MA
Memorial Park
May 17, 2020

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

 

Musters & Parades

Anita Ford's Best on the Web
Nationwide Listing of Musters, Parades and Special Events




 

 

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Brewster Ambulance

 

BREWSTER AMBULANCE 244
 2020 Ford F550/Lifeline Type I
Feb 2020

 

Dennis Car

 

DENNIS CAR 101
2020 Ford Explorer Fire Chief Car
Feb 2020

 

Bourne Ambulances

BOURNE AMBULANCES 133 AND 134
Bourne placed twin ambulances in service Jan 2020.
2019 Ford F550/Lifeline Type I
Jan 2020

 

Plymouth Engine

PLYMOUTH ENGINE 3
2020 Emergency One Cyclone 1500/1000 Pumper
Jan 2020

 

Onset Engine

ONSET ENGINE 2
2003HME/Smeal 1500/750/25 Pumper
Refurbished 2019
Jan 2020
 

 

Sandwich Engine

SANDWICH ENGINE 451 - ENGINE 1
2009 Sutphen 1500/750 Pumper
Formerly Engine 453 - reassigned to Engine 451
Jan 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 
 
BOURNE POLICE
New Police Headquarters approved in 2016
UNDER CONSTRUCTION
 
CARVER POLICE
Carver approved a new Police Station across from Fire Station 1 - 2019
 
CHILMARK  FIRE
Looking at Fire Station options 2018
 
DENNIS FIRE
Looking at options for a new Station 2 - Summer 2018
 
FALMOUTH FIRE
The West Falmouth Fire Station 4 will close in July 2020.
Discussions include potentially combining Station 3 & 4 in the future - Oct 2019
 
HARWICH FIRE
New Station for East Harwich Station 2 planned 2018. Dedicated Nov 30, 2019.
UNDER CONSTRUCTION
 
MATTAPOISETT FIRE
New Fire Station Approved - May 2019
 
NANTUCKET FIRE
New Fire Headquarters approved in 2016. Delayed to 2018.
OCCUPIED NOV 21, 2019
 
ONSET FIRE
New Fire Headquarters approved 2017.
UNDER CONSTRUCTION
 
PLYMOUTH FIRE
Emergency Repairs (resulting in partial closure) of Station 1 underway - 2019
 
PLYMOUTH FIRE
Approved new North Plymouth Station 7 - 2018
UNDER CONSTRUCTION
 
PROVINCETOWN POLICE
Police Station approved 2017. Reconsidered in 2019 and on hold.
 

 
 

Recently Opened Stations
 

 
 
 
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 ~

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

 

Bourne Police Station

Bourne Police Station
(Bourne Image)

BOURNE POLICE STATION
(Under Construction 2018)

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

POLICE STATION CONSTRUCTION

 

 
 

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

 

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.

 

 

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

 MATTAPOISETT FIRE STATION PRESENTATION
 




The present station Mattapoisett Fire Station.


 

Onset Fire Station

Original Proposed Onset Fire Station
(Note: plan changed after amendment at Dist Meeting)

NEW ONSET FIRE STATION
(Approved 2017)

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

 

Future Onset Fire Station
Oct 15, 2019

Present Onset Headquarters
May 2019

 

Plymouth Station 7

Future 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.

The new station is taking shape with a plan to move in June 2020
which is particularly important since the Spooner Street station 7
was permanently closed Nov 7, 2019.

Nov 2018
Update Jan 2020

PLYMOUTH STATION 7 CONSTRUCTION
 

Jan 7, 2020

 

 

 

 



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COTUIT FIRE DEPARTMENT
Cotuit has announced the promotion of Joseph Pouliot to the newly created position of Deputy Chief. He is the senior member of the department and has served as Lieutenant/shift officer for many years. Congratulation!
Mar 29, 2020



OAK BLUFFS FIRE DEPARTMENT
Retired Bourne Fire Chief Martin Greene has been selected to serve as the Interim Fire Chief for the Town of Oak Bluffs starting in April 2020. Chief Greene served Bourne from 2011 to 2015, and as Deputy and Lieutenant for years prior. Oak Bluffs Fire Chief John Rose left his position recently after serving as chief for 7 years.
Congrats.
Mar 22, 2020 



CHATHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT
Chatham Deputy Chief David DePasquale will replace Chatham Fire Chief Peter Connick when he retires at the end of May 2020 as he reaches mandatory retirement age. Deputy DePasquale has been Deputy since June 2017 and had served as Captain for many years prior.
Congrats.
Mar 22, 2020  
 


COMM FIRE DEPARTMENT
Firefighter/EMT Robert "Bobby" O'Melia is retiring on March 27, 2020 after 26 years with COMM FD. He started out with Boston EMS and came to COMM in 1994. "Bobo" was always the heart and soul of COMM and will be missed. Best wishes in your retirement!
Mar 18, 2020

ORLEANS FIRE DEPARTMENT
Orleans Selectmen selected Deputy Chief Geof Deering to be the next Orleans Fire Chief replacing retired Fire Chief Tony Pike as of February 21, 2020. Deering has served as Deputy since 2014.
Congratulations!
Feb 22, 2020


 
CHATHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT
Chatham Fire Chief Peter Connick is expected to retire this spring (contract ends May 31, 2020) as he reaches the mandatory retirement age. Chief Connick has been chief since the retirement of Chief Mike Ambriscoe in 2017. He served as Deputy from 2011 to 2017, and has been a member of the department since 1979. In addition to serving the Town of Chatham for many years, he is also well known for many years of teaching EMT and Paramedic classes at CCCC and elsewhere.
Feb 14, 2020



JOINT BASE CAPE COD FIRE DEPARTMENT
JBCC Fire Chief Walter Stecchi, Jr is retiring after serving as Chief since 2007. Prior to that he had served as an Assistant Chief.  His tenure saw the transformation from the Otis Fire Department to the Massachusetts Military Reservation Fire Department in 2008, and to the Joint Base Cape Cod Fire Department in 2015. A retirement party is planned for Friday March 13, 2020 in Plymouth.
Best wishes Chief!
Feb 14, 2020




OAK BLUFFS FIRE DEPARTMENT
Oak Bluffs Fire Chief John Rose is stepping down as Chief according to a Feb 10, 2020 report. He has been  member of the OBFD for 30 years and has served as Chief since 2013.

Oak Bluffs Deputy Chief Shawn Broadly will serve as Chief until his retirement on February 17, 2020 after which Assistant Chief Manuel rose will take over the duties of Fire Chief as the town looks for an interim chief.
Feb 14, 2020




BOURNE FIRE DEPARTMENT
The Bourne Fire Department has made Assistant Fire Chief David Cody the Acting Fire Chief effective January 31, 2020 with the retirement of 5 year Fire Chief Norman "Spanky" Sylvester Jr. Chief Cody joined the Bourne FD in 1994 and worked his way up the ranks, serving as Deputy and the Assistant Chief in 2018. Congratulations.
Feb 14, 2020




BREWSTER FIRE DEPARTMENT
Brewster FD has announced a couple promotions. Congratulations to officially promoted Captain/Paramedic Chad Foakes Group 4 and Captain/Paramedic Michael Gerlach Group 1. Brewster has also promoted Firefighter/Paramedic Carrie McEnaney to Fire Prevention Officer.
All effective January 27, 2020. Congratulations to all!
Feb 14, 2020



TISBURY FIRE DEPARTMENT
Tisbury Fire Chief John Schilling has announced his upcoming retirement in June 2020 after serving the past 18 years as Fire Chief.
Jan 20, 2020

 

HYANNIS FIRE DEPARTMENT
Hyannis recently made a permanent promotion, John Talin promoted to Lieutenant.
Jan 15, 2020


EASTHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT
Eastham Fire Department promoted Kyle Morse to Captain of Group 4 on January 8, 2020 replacing retired Captain Bill Sprague. Morse began his fire service in Wellfleet and was hired as a fulltime Firefighter in Eastham in 2001. Congrats!
Jan 8, 2020




EASTHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT
Eastham Captain William "Bill" Sprague has retired after 40 years as a member of the Eastham FD serving as a call firefighter in 1979, becoming a paramedic in 1982, hired fulltime in 1989, and promoted to Captain in 2001. Captain Sprague's son Michael was sworn in as the newest member of Eastham FD upon retirement of his father on Dec 30, 2019. Congrats and safe journeys to both!
Jan 5, 2020
 

BOURNE FIRE DEPARTMENT
Bourne Fire Chief Norman "Spanky" Sylvester Jr first announced in March 2019 his intention to retire in July 2019. Prior to that actuality, he changed his mind and stayed on. Once again, he is announcing  his intention to retire at the end of January 2020. He served as Bourne's Chief since 2015. Prior to that he had been a member of the Hyannis FD since 1993 and in the fire service since 1982.
Dec 25, 2019

 


HYANNIS FIRE DEPARTMENT
Hyannis Firefighter/Paramedic Andy Kleamenakis is retiring effective at 00:00 Hrs on January 1, 2020 after 29+ years of service with Hyannis FD. Congratulations and Best Wishes "Operator K"!  Be Safe, Healthy, and Happy for many years to come!
Dec 18, 2019 

 


HARWICH FIRE DEPARTMENT
Fire Chief Norman Clarke Jr announced his intentions to retire in 2020. He has served as Fire Chief for 8 years since 2011 when he replaced Fire Chief William Flynn. He served as Flynn's Deputy Chief and prior to that as a Captain. He joined the Harwich FD in 1977 and has been a member for 43 years. Congratulations!
Dec 11, 2019
 


ORLEANS FIRE DEPARTMENT
Fire Chief Anthony "Tony" Pike announced his intention to retire in 2020.  His "Last Day Coffee" will be on February 21, 2020 at 0900 at the station. He has served the Orleans FD since joining as a call member 40 years ago in 1979. He was hired as a Fulltime Firefighter/Paramedic in 1988, became a Captain in 2000, Deputy in 2008, and has served as Fire Chief since 2014.  Most recently has also served as the President of the Barnstable County Fire Chief's Association. Congratulations!
Dec 11, 2019



ORLEANS FIRE DEPARTMENT
Orleans has promoted Firefighter/Paramedic Leslie Vasconcellos to a Fulltime EMS Officer position. She has been a member of the Orleans FD for many years. Congratulations!
Dec 11, 2019
 


EASTHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT
Eastham Captain/Paramedic William "Bill" Sprague has been a member of the Eastham FD for 40 years.  He will be retiring soon. Eastham will hold a "Last Day Coffee" on Monday December 30, 2019 from 0900 - 1400 at the Eastham Fire Station to wish Capt Sprague well in his retirement. Congratulations!
Dec 11, 2019

 
BREWSTER FIRE DEPARTMENT
Brewster FD Captain/Fire Prevention Officer Jeffery Sturtevant is retiring after 22 years with Brewster FD. Congratulations and Best Wishes in retirement.
Dec 8, 2019
 

 
 



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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.

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!

 

 

 FOR MORE 
 

 

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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ONSET 5TH ALARM
Ocean Spray Cranberry
March 29, 2010
 

MORE

 

 FOR MORE 
 

Photo Features

 

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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ONSET 5TH ALARM
March 29, 2010
Ocean Spray Cranberry

MORE

 

 


PREVIOUS HOT SHOTS

 PREVIOUS YEARS
[2017] [2018] [2019]
[ 2007 ] [2008] [2009] [2010] [2011] [2012] [2013] [2014] [2015] [2016]
 


 

CRASH TRUCKS
FEATURED FROM THE ARFF COLLECTION
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MASS MILITARY RESERVATION
FOAM 404
March 2012




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ARFF  CRASH TRUCKS

 

BRUSH BREAKERS
FEATURED FROM THE BRUSH FIRE COLLECTION
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OTIS AFB
Breaker 9
1970s

 

 FOR MORE 

BRUSH BREAKER FEATURE

 

FIRE BOATS
FEATURED FROM THE FIRE BOATS COLLECTION
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FDNY
Fireboat Senator Robert F Wagner

MORE

 

 FOR MORE 

 

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

NORWALK, CT
Jan 2019

 

 FOR MORE 

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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BARNSTABLE FIRE SCHOOL
1960s-1970s


 

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

 
 

 


 

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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Cape Cod Cares for Our Troops
www.CapeCod4TheTroops.com

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
[2007] [2008] [2009] [2010] [2011] [2012] [2013   2014]  2015   2016  
  2017    2018   2019    2020

 

WELLFLEET FIRE NEW PATCH

WELLFLEET FIRE PATCH
Congrats to Wellfleet on their new uniform patch.
Feb 2020

 

 

BE SAFE
SO EVERY ONE GOES HOME

 

 





 



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