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Updated: January 29, 2016
Harwich Fire Rescue
Harwich promoted Lt Craig Thorton to Captain
on January 29, 2016
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Harwich Promotes Captain
Congratulations to Harwich Fire Department's new
Captain Craig Thorton who was sworn in January 29, 2016
at a ceremony held at the Harwich Public Safety Building.
In addition, the department recognized Firefighter/Paramedic
John Ayer for his 40 years of service. Several new members
were introduced and other recognized for their service.
Jan 29, 2016
State Fire Marshal Retiring
Massachusetts Fire Marshal Stephen Coan
is retiring after 20 years as the leader of the
Massachusetts Department of Fire Services.
Marshal Coan was the first leader of the Department
of Fire Services. His work to promote fire prevention and
fire training saw implementation of laws, regulations, and
various programs designed to reduce fire deaths and improve
state support of local fire services.
He oversaw the rebuild and enhancement of the state's
for basic and continuing training, the state's Hazardous Materials Response
System, the Incident Command Support units and Firefighter Rehab units.
Marshal Coan was frequently at fire scenes and other
often serving as the public spokesman with the media.
The Marshal has a home on the Cape and has served the
as well as the rest of the state with great dedication.
Peter J. Ostroskey has been selected as Marshal Coan's
Best wishes to both and thank you for your service to
Mashpee Fire Training
MASHPEE FIRE RESCUE
Mashpee Firefighters out in the yard training.
Falmouth Chief Retires
Many turned out to wish Falmouth Fire Chief Mark
and his wife well upon his retirement from the Falmouth Fire
Department on Friday January 15, 2016. He has been the chief
since 2011 and served prior to that as a Deputy Chief for several
years. His 40 years of service included a number of years with
the US Air Force as a firefighter.
Deputy Chief Michael Small takes over as the Acting
until the process of selecting the new fire chief is completed
early in the spring.
Acting Fire Chief Michael Small.
Hyannis Fire Chief Harold Brunelle wishing Chief
A few reminders of
the "Great Old Days" found in the
Falmouth FD archives!
Falmouth's "new" Engine 24
Goes In Service
FALMOUTH ENGINE 24
The West Falmouth Fire Station #4 once again has a fire engine!
The "new" 1992 Sutphen 1500 gpm / 500 gallon pumper was
squeezed into the old 1930's station on Friday January 15, 2016
and placed "In Service."
The engine wsa bought from the
Southhold Volunteer FD on Long Island, NY in December
after the last two of Falmouth's 1987 / 1989 Ford C8000
Emergency One pumpers were taken out of service in
November leaving the department with only 4 engines
to cover its 5 stations.
The absence of a fire engine allowed the
to do some necessary improvements to the station
by removing the old apparatus bay floor, lowering it
several inches, and pouring a new concrete floor.
Local West Falmouth residents and some of
assigned to Station #4 were on hand to witness the engine
being delivered to the station.
Read up on the events leading up to getting
the new Engine
SEE MORE ON FALMOUTH ENGINES
IN THE NEWS
THE BARNSTABLE COUNTY
From Cape Cod Times
January 12, 2016
EVENTS & NOTICES
12th Annual Fire Fighter's Chili Challenge
Reserve The Date
Sunday March 6, 2016
HYANNIS AMBULANCE 831
2015 International / Life Line Type I Ambulance
Delivered Jan 2016
Falmouth "new" Engine
FALMOUTH ENGINE 24
1992 (2016) Sutphen 1500 gpm / 500 gallon Pumper
Former Southhold, LI, NY Engine
Went in service as Falmouth Engine 24
at the West Falmouth Station 4
on January 15, 2016
Yarmouth Ambulance 55
2015 International TerraStar /
Life Line Type I Ambulance
2015 Ford F550 / PL Custom Type
Onset Ladder 1
ONSET LADDER 1
2015 Rosenbauer Commander
78' Viper Aerial Ladder
1500 gpm / 300 gals
Nov 15, 2015
New ladder truck is replacing the iconic
1971 Maxim open cab
photos and news
MORE APPARATUS NEWS
Recent Deliveries, Plans, Rumors,
Hyannis to seek Fire Station
Approval in April 2016
A special district meeting
will be held on April 9, 2016 to once again
ask the voters to approve a new fire station. Three previous
over the past two years failed to get the necessary votes.
The building committee has slashed
about 22,000 square feet off
the original proposed building that would have been designed to
meet present and future needs. The present proposal will be about
33,000 square feet. Several lots surrounding the present
were already purchased years ago with the intention of building
a new fire station and having the lot to support parking and
outside training on site.
The present station opened in 1965 on
high School Road Ext.
At that time, the department was a mostly on call fire department
with only a couple permanent firemen on duty. Apparatus in
those days were much smaller and EMS was still in infancy.
The department responded to about 600 calls a year in a much
simpler time. That original building has already been added
onto a couple times to house ambulances and equipment.
The original drive through and drive around station with
adequate parking was lost over 20 years ago when the
addition was squeezed onto the lot, taking parking spaces.
Today, Hyannis responds to more than
7,000 calls a year.
Staffing is at 12 per shift and it is not unimaginable to
continue to see a need for additional staffing over the
next decade or so. Modern apparatus is considerably larger
and some of the specialized equipment that is needed
today was not even imagined in 1965. The apparatus
floor is packed to the max with little or no flexibility
to do anything differently.
While there is a mechanic bay for
repairs, it was not designed
for the larger apparatus which must frequently be maintained
outside, sometimes in foul weather, or sent out of the district
to Centerville or elsewhere to conduct work with apparatus being
taken out of service sometimes weeks at a time.
The department has utilized a master
mechanic to keep the fleet
of 3 engines, an aerial tower, a heavy rescue, 3 very busy frontline
ambulances, a fire boat,a dive rescue vehicle, several cars
and support units in safe operational service.
The new facility would increase the work shop area for
maintaining and repairing apparatus, some of which are
valued at over $1 Million each and are expected to serve
actively and safely for 20-30 years.
So much of the modern fire service
and fire stations today
involves the "business" end of the job including administrative,
fire prevention, public education, training, record keeping,
information technology, billing, and so much more that was
not part of the 1965 design of a fire station.
Having 12 or more personnel on duty
24 hours a day in one
building also requires appropriate facilities. Obviously there
are spaces for basic human needs such as kitchen and dining
areas, sleeping/ready rooms for overnight rest, bathrooms,
locker rooms, and rooms for meetings, training, and such.
Administrative, fire prevention, and various public access
spaces are also required and expected today by a community.
The need for a modern fire rescue
station is Hyannis is
without question. It was without question already, even
to those who refused to vote in favor. It came down to
how much it would cost, as is unfortunately how many
decisions are made, rather than what is the need and the
most effective and efficient way to provide the services
over the long term.
That said, the building committee
wisely designed a
facility to meet present and future needs of the district
when it first presented its plans. It took into account
the fact that history shows additional space needs in
the future are inevitable and the price of building that
space is unlikely to go down over the years.
To cut the price of the job, the
committee has worked
hard to chop the size of the building in ways that
hopefully will not cause too much regret down the road.
Wisdom comes from learning from the mistakes
made by others and that includes those who by
not anticipating the realistic needs of the future
have doomed communities to paying more for less
instead of saving money by doing it right.
Hopefully the Hyannis voters will
support the new
station now while borrowing is as cheap as it has
ever been and get this job done right so that the
next generation doesn't have to face the same problems.
Jan 16, 2016
Oak Bluffs Moves In to
Video of Progress Nov 2015
Oak Bluffs Fire Station
The new Oak Bluffs
Fire Station has been completed and the department
moved into the new $8.3 Million, 20,000+ square foot, 12 bay station
on December 6, 2015. The station is located on the site of the
station at Wing Road and County Road. Construction took just 1 year
while the department worked out of the DPW garage and other
quarters. The station has been dedicated the Nelson W. Amaral
Station in memory of the retired chief who served the department for
54 years, 34 as chief. The station is equipped with essential
living, classroom, and other space that the previous station lacked.
Voters in Oak Bluffs on Martha's Vineyard approved the
of a new Fire Headquarters in 2014.
The present facility (shown above) will be
torn down in the Fall of 2014
and apparatus will be relocated for about 1-1/2 years while a new
headquarters is built on the same site.
SEE OAK BLUFFS PLANS
NOVEMBER 19, 2014 MV TIMES STORY
Brewster voters gave the go
ahead to build a new $13.4 million
fire headquarters at the November 16, 2015 special town meeting. .
The new station will be approximately 22,000 square feet, with
5 drive through bays and facilities necessary for future operations.
It will be built behind the present station. Construction is expected
to begin in 2017.
Chatham Headquarters Const.
October 26, 2015
Chatham Fire Headquarters is taking
The Chatham fire station has been
torn down and the lot is being
prepared for a new station.
THE CHATHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT
Moved out of their Depot Street home of the last 62 years
into temporary quarters in the DPW garage at 221 Crowell Road.
The old station was torn down to make room
for the new headquarters on the same site.
Sept 10, 2014
approved approximately $15 Million
in April 2015 to construct a new fire station at the
Fairgrounds Road location of the Nantucket Police station.
The town had sought to fund a
full public safety complex
including fire, police, and communications in 2008,
but funding was only approved for the police and radio
communications at that time.
The present Nantucket Fire
Station was built in 1980
at Pleasant St & Sparks Ave. It replaced the old fire
station in the congested center of town.
Nantucket has grown
significantly since the station
was built in 1980. Increased demands for service
and a station that has been full for years, and the
inability to expand on site have led to the need
to move off site and start new.
In addition to the central
station, Nantucket also has two
small unstaffed stations in Siasconset and Madaket.
The department has 5 personnel on a shift with a
minimum of 3 personnel on duty.
It operates 5 pumpers, 1 aerial, 2 tankers,
1 heavy rescue, 3 ambulances, and a number
of support units.
Carver Fire Headquarters
CARVERFIRE.ORG TO SEE PROGRESS
CARVER FIRE DEPARTMENT
The front (street side) elevation of the proposed new Carver Central
The apparatus bays will be double deep drive through coming out the
left and right
sides of the rear of the building.
The $8.5 Million building will be built on the current
training facility property
up the street from the old station and will also include a state of
the art training
facility. The old station would eventually be torn down allowing for
construction of a new Police facility.
The project was approved by voters in 2013.
Voters in Carver approved the construction of a new Central
Fire Headquarters and training facility at 99 Main Street
just up the street from the current station. The old station built
in the 1950s and added on to has been outgrown. The new
station will be built on a property owned by the department
as used as their training facility.
CARVER FIRE STATION
Foundation is taking place at new fire station.
Nov 15, 2015
FIRE STATIONS PAGE
DEPARTMENTS AND PERSONNEL
HARWICH FIRE DEPARTMENT
Congratulations to newly appointed Captain Craig
Thorton who was sworn in on January 29, 2016.
He is a 25 year member of the fire service, with 18
years on Harwich FD. He fills the Captain
position vacated by the promotion of Captain David
LeBlanc to Deputy Chief. Thorton has served as a
Lieutenant / Paramedic since 2012. Justyne
Walorz was recently appointed as Lieutenant.
Several other members were recognized including
Firefighter/Paramedic John Ayer for his 40 years (so
far) of service to the Town of Harwich. Congrats to
all for your service and achievements.
Jan 29, 2016
DEPARTMENT OF FIRE SERVICES
Massachusetts State Fire Marshal Stephen Coan is
retiring after 20 years as the head of the
Massachusetts Department of Fire Services.
Marshal Coan was a key leader in fire prevention,
fire training, development of the State's Haz Mat
Response Team system, the Incident Response and
Rehab units, and much more. He was frequently
a spokesman at tragic events across the state and
has represented the fire service on TV and other
Marshal Coan will be succeeded by the Deputy State
Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostrosky who also previously
served as the Fire Chief of Uxbridge, MA.
Congrats to both and best wishes to Marshal Coan in
FALMOUTH FIRE DEPARTMENT
Falmouth Fire Chief Mark Sullivan has retired after
40 years in the fire service. He served as
Falmouth's Chief for 5 years since 2010.
Deputy Chief Mike Small takes over as Acting Fire
Chief as of Jan 15, 2016.
The process of selecting the next chief is ongoing
and expected to be completed in the early Spring
Congratulations to both for their service!
Several other acting promotions will be announced
Jan 15, 2016
FALMOUTH FIRE DEPARTMENT
Falmouth put a 1992 Sutphen pumper in service as
Engine 24 on January 15, 2016 allowing the West
Falmouth Fire Station #4 to once again have a fire
engine. It has been equipped with only a
pickup truck and 1 firefighter since November 2015
when the 1987 Ford pumper that was assigned went out
Jan 15, 2016
NANTUCKET FIRE DEPARTMENT
The Siasconset Fire Station in the east end of the
island was often staffed by a small handful of long
time dedicated call members. There has been a fire
station here for 121 years. On Jan 1, 2016 the
department required the five remaining members of
the station, all over age 65, to retire in
accordance with state regulations.
Jan 15, 2016
MARION FIRE DEPARTMENT
Retired Deputy Fire Chief Peter D. Robertson, age
69, passed away on Jan 7, 2016. He had been a
member of the Marion FD for over 40 years, serving
his last 15 years as Deputy Chief until his 2000
Jan 15, 2016
HARWICH FIRE DEPARTMENT
Lieutenant Michael Mason retired from the Harwich
Fire Department after some 30 years with the HFD and
36 total in the fire service on Jan 6, 2016.
Firefighter/Paramedic Justyne Walorz was promoted to
Lieutenant on Jan 7, 2016. Congratulations!
Posted Jan 15, 2016
TRURO FIRE DEPARTMENT
Truro Fire Department has raised the bar for
training requirements for all members. The standards
have been raised to come inline with state
certifications expected by most departments as
Cape Cod Time Story.
HYANNIS FIRE DEPARTMENT
Recently promoted Captain Greg Dardia.
BARNSTABLE FIRE DEPT
The Barnstable Fire Department and IAFF Local 3276
regret to announce the passing of retired Barnstable
Firefighter William "Billy" Fleming, December 31,
2015. He served as a fulltime firefighter from 1989
Services were held on January 12, 2016
Posted Jan 1, 2016 - Updated Jan 16, 2016
BARNSTABLE POLICE LT DAVID CAMERON RETIRES
Congratulations to one of our friends in blue.
Barnstable Police Department Lieutenant David
Cameron worked his last official shift on Jan 1,
2016 after a 36+ year career with BPD.
Posted Jan 1, 2016
BSO DISPATCHER DAVE DIAMOND RETIRES
One of the most recognizable voices on the scanner
for the past 20 years on Cape Cod has retired from
the Barnstable Sheriff's Department Communications
Center. Dave Diamond worked as a full time
dispatcher for the majority of his career.
Dispatching included the Sheriff's department,
Barnstable CMED, 10 Cape fire departments, and more
over the years. A few years ago he retired, but
remained on as one of the few, and in fact the last
of the part time spare dispatchers. He worked
his last shift on December 30, 2015 and signed off
as Operator 200. His professionalism, experience,
sense of humor, great stories, and special voice
will be missed. Congratulations Dave! Job well
done sir! KCA 376 & KCB 781 will never be the
Posted Jan 1, 2016
FALMOUTH FIRE DEPT
Captain Michael White has retired after 29 years of
service as of Dec 4, 2015. Capt White joined Fal FD
in 1986. Congrats and enjoy your retirement!
Lt Robert Bergeron has been promoted to Captain and
FF Jeffery Waggatt has been promoted to Lieutenant.
Congratulations to both!
Dec 29, 2015
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,
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
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.
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
COD Area Fire Radio
COD Fire & Police Radio
who provide these services.
The link for
Cape Cod Area Fire Radio at the top of my
Home Pages also brings your to this feature.
CAPE COD FD
Good luck and good
FROM PHOTO FEATURES
FALMOUTH 2ND ALARM
North Falmouth House of Pizza
557 North Falmouth Highway & Route 151
Sunday November 27, 2005
MUTUAL AID &
RUN CARD NEWS
|FALMOUTH FIRE DEPARTMENT RELEASED NEW RUN CARDS & NOW HAS NEW
Enter a department and zone
for actual official run cards
ANNUAL RUNS STATS
Cape Cod Fire
2015 Run Stats
comparison 2000 vs 2010)
Unofficial 2015 Stats
Estimated 62,567* Total Calls in 2015
(*NOT including Provincetown as of 1-6-16)
59,696 Total Calls in 2014
|#1 Yarmouth FD
|#2 Hyannis FD
|#3 Falmouth FD
|#4 Dennis FD
|#5 Bourne FD
|#6 COMM FD
|#7 Harwich FD
|#8 Sandwich FD
|#9 Mashpee FD
|#10 Brewster FD
|#11 Chatham FD
|#12 Orleans FD
|#13 Eastham FD
|#14 P-Town FD
|#17 Cotuit FD
|#18 Otis/MMR FD
|#20 Truro FD
* Provincetown not reporting as of 1-6-16
The above run stats
are unofficial preliminary estimates presented to show the
trends of emergency response on Cape Cod..
FROM THE INCIDENT PHOTO COLLECTION
CHINA BAY RESTAURANT
Buzzards Bay, Bourne
FROM THE ARFF COLLECTION
MASS MILITARY RESERVATION
1975 Oshkosh P-4
FROM THE BRUSH FIRE COLLECTION
SANDWICH BREAKER 461
Brush fire on power lines off Popple Bottom Road
BRUSH BREAKER FEATURE
FROM THE FIRE BOATS COLLECTION
Engine 7 Retired
The "City of Portland" was built in 1959.
The 65' long vessel could pump 7,000 gpm.
It was retired in 2009 after the new fireboat was delivered.
FIRE BOAT FEATURE
FROM THE FIRE STATION COLLECTION
FIRE STATIONS FEATURE
ON THE WEB
& OTHER WEB SITES ON INTEREST
IN THE MOVIES
THE VIDEOS & MORE
CHECK OUT THE VIDEO AND YOU TUBE PAGE FOR SOME VERY COOL
VIDEOS INCLUDE SOME HISTORICAL FOOTAGE FROM THE 1940'S, 1950'S, AND
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
VIDEOS CAN BE FOUND
CapeCodFD Videos on YouTube
FROM THE HISTORICAL COLLECTION
SANDWICH FIRE DEPARTMENT
Hyannis MVC Rte 132 & Xmas Tree Shop Sept 24, 2013
Cotuit Night Medflight Sept 14, 2013
September 11, 2013
Hyannis Honor Guard Figawoi 2013
Fall River Engine
12 (Former COMM 304)
Harwich Capt Young Passing Dec 2011
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
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
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
Pecks Boats March 16, 2011
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
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
Fire Chief Martin Greene Jan 24, 2011
Orleans 2nd Alarm Baxter Road Jan 24, 2011
Sendoff Jan 21, 2011
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
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
Capt Paul Cabral Retired Oct 3, 2010
Bluffs Fire Museum September 19, 2010
Earl September 3, 2010
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
Airport Crash Drill Oct 22, 2009
BMA Drill Sept 24, 2009
Hyannis Baxter Rd Laundry W/F Sept 8, 2009
Communication Center Aug 11, 2009
Nicholas Xiarhos July 31, 2009
Yarmouth 3rd Alarm Knob Hill July 10, 2009
Hawaii Trip May 3,
Hawaii Fire Depts
May 3, 2009
Wellfleet HQ Open March 26, 2009
Animal Hospital 3rd Alarm March 9, 2009
Lakeville Fire March 3, 2009
Mashpee Condo Fire Nov 24, 2008
EDS Drill Nov 14, 2008
September 11, 2001 Remembered 2008
Aug 13, 2008
Hyannis Fire Winter Street July 13, 2008
OTIS TFFT Apparatus July 2008
Cotuit Fire Chiefs July 2008
Military Reservation Fire Dept July 2008
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
House Fire Currier Road Apr 16, 2008
Headquarters Ground Breaking March 6, 2008
New Plymouth Fire Chief Dec 1, 2007
Bob Crocker Nov 25, 2007
Bourne 5th Alarm Mezza Luna Restaurant Oct 20, 2007
District 100th Anniversary Oct 14, 2007
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,
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
- July 6, 2005
June 25, 2005
West Barnstable 2nd Alarm Motel June 13, 2005
Sandwich House Fire June 9, 2005
Marstons Mills Fire
Plymouth and Barnstable Brush Fires
Hyannis Structure Fire Barnstable Road April 2005
New Mashpee Breaker 354 April
Nantucket FD Apparatus changes Mar 2005
WBFD Chief Jenkins Retires Mar 2005
Orleans Ambulance Accident Mar 2005
New Mashpee Run Cards
Plymouth Station 5 Shutdown Feb 2005
LET US NOT
The Worcester Six
December 3, 1999
June 18, 2007
August 29, 2007
FF Paul J. Cahill - E30
FF Warren J. Payne - L25
January 9, 2009
LT. KEVIN KELLY
Capt Robert W. Johnson
Dec. 26, 2009
FF Dana "Danny" Clough
Oct 19, 2011
FF JON D. DAVIES
December 8, 2011
Jan 23, 2013
Yarnell Hill, AZ
Granite Mountain Hot Shots
June 30, 2013
Onset Fire Chief
Howard B. "Howie" Andersen
Retired in September 2013 and passed away Oct 4, 2013.
298 Beacon St, Boston
March 26, 2014
Lt Edward Walsh E33
FF Michael Kennedy L15
Horace Manley "Gus"
Passed away September 19,
The first permanent
firefighter in Osterville.
Founding member IAFF Local 2346.
33 Year career COMM FD.
My mentor, Best Man, Neighbor.
Semper Fi Marine
Firefighter - Dispatcher
Passed away Oct 9, 2014
Charter member Hyannis IAFF Local 2172
32 Year member retired 2002
"KCD 454 Clear"
BRETT D. GRANDAW
Former Firefighter / Paramedic
Hyannis FD, Age 55, November 18, 2015.
23 years with Hyannis FD
and 17 years with FEMA Team.
William E. "Billy"
Retired Barnstable Fire Fighter
Past President IAFF 3276
Age 56, Passed away Dec 31, 2015
SEPTEMBER 11. 2001
ALL THOSE WHO MADE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE
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
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
FIREFIGHTERS FOR 911 TRUTH .ORG
ENGINEERS FOR 911 TRUTH .ORG
GOD BLESS THE
SUPPORT THE TROOPS
CARES FOR THE TROOPS
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Cape Cod Cares for Our Troops
REMEMBER ALL THE MEN AND WOMEN
PROTECTING OUR FREEDOM
COUNTRY BIKE RIDE
HE MADE IT!
Crazy Guy on a Bike
Check out Retired Falmouth FD
Lieutenant Joel Carlisle's
2012 Coast to Coast Bike Ride!
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!
JUST FOR FUN
PREVIOUS YEARS PHOTOS
SAYING GOODBYE TO BILLY
The COMM Honor Guard stands ready as the Barnstable
1935 Mack pumper carries the casket of retired Barnstable Firefighter
William E. "Billy" Fleming to the Our Lady of Victory church
on January 12, 2016
SEE FEATURE PHOTOS
SO EVERY ONE
God Bless The USA
Britton W Crosby
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