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Sandwich 5th Alarm

See guest photos from the June 26, 2014
5 Alarm structure fire / haz mat call on the
Service Road.

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Sandwich 5th Alarm - June 26, 2014
New COMM Marine 310 in service - June 2014
3  Falmouth ends Call Department - June 2014
 

 

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Sandwich 5th Alarm

SERVICE ROAD - JUNE 26, 2014
The Sandwich Fire Department responded to an early morning
fire on June 26, 2014. Upon arrival at the 100 x 200 steel
building off the Service Road, crews found heavy smoke
and fire coming from the building and quickly struck a
second alarm. This was followed by additional alarms
ultimately becoming a 5 alarm fire and haz mat incident.

Many Cape departments responded apparatus,
as did Plymouth County and the Department of Fire Services.
The fire burned for most of the day and crews remained
nearly 24 hours.

See more guest photos from the fire:

FEATURE

 

 

New COMM Boat

COMM MARINE 310
The new COMM boat 310 went in service this summer
and has already done over a half dozen runs.
The 2007 25' Safeboat is a former USCG boat.
 

 

FALMOUTH FIRE DEPARTMENT

     The Falmouth Fire Department has officially disbanded its call fire department as of June 2014. The last three standing members: Doug Martin, Richard "Doc" Henry, and Joe Kelley were presented with gold badges and plaques at a ceremony in June. 

     The Falmouth FD began in 1897 and had always maintained a large call department, with over 100 members on the roster, for much of the department's history.

     As has happened with other Cape departments and call departments around the country in recent decades, the economic pressures, training requirements, dramatic increases in call volume and advances in EMS have reduced the ability of many departments to recruit and maintain call fire departments.

     For those unfamiliar, a call fire department is essentially a volunteer style department where members are paid for calls and training, but otherwise are working in other occupations, until a call comes in and they respond from whatever they are doing to serve. 

     Falmouth is the third busiest department on the Cape these days, with over 6,000 runs a year, most of them EMS runs.

     The department is now 100% fulltime with about 75 paid personnel, many of whom are paramedic/firefighters. The five stations are staffed by up to 14 personnel per shift, and as few as 10 per shift.

     Many departments, like Falmouth, have not been able to keep up with the need for additional fulltime personnel as call personnel and other dynamics have actually reduced the number of personnel available to respond to calls, even while calls have doubled or tripled over the past couple decades. Falmouth still operates with only 1 or 2 personnel on duty in 4 of its 5 stations. While those personnel would have normally been supplemented with off duty or call members to make up a crew of 4 or 5 personnel, that is generally not these case any more.   

     Congratulations to those last three members for their service and place in history.

 

 

 

 



 

 


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Plymouth Heavy Rescue

PLYMOUTH RESCUE 1
Plymouth took delivery of a new Rescue 1.
The 2014 E-One Cyclone II E-Maxx has a 1500 gpm pump,
500 gallon tank, 10kw generator, light tower, a command center,
will carry a full load of hose, extrication and special rescue
equipment. It will be assigned to Station 3 near the town center
available to respond to any area of the town.
The old R1 and old Special Hazards unit have been removed
from service replaced by the new apparatus.

 

Bourne Ambulance

BOURNE RESCUE 133
2014 International / Horton Type I Ambulance
May 2014

 

Harwich Engine

HARWICH ENGINE 64
2014 Sutphen Shield S4 Pumper
1500/500/30
Arrived on Cape May 2014


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MORE APPARATUS NEWS
Recent Deliveries, Plans, Rumors, Retired Apparatus

 

 


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Carver Fire Headquarters



CARVER FIRE DEPARTMENT

The front (street side) elevation of the proposed new Carver Central Fire Station.
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 the future
construction of a new Police facility.

The project was approved by voters in 2013.
 

CARVER FIRE HEADQUARTERS
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.
Nov 2013

 

Oak Bluffs Headquarters

 

OAK BLUFFS FIRE HEADQUARTERS
Voters in Oak Bluffs on Martha's Vineyard approved the construction
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 fire
headquarters is built on the same site.

SEE OAK BLUFFS PLANS
 

 

Chatham Fire Headquarters

CHATHAM FIRE HEADQUARTERS

Construction on the new Chatham Fire Headquarters is expected
to begin in the Fall of 2014.

In May 2012 Chatham voters rejected a $9.5 million proposed fire headquarters
to replace the outgrown Depot Street station built in the 1950s.

The department went back to the drawing board to cut the size and costs of the building
in hopes of solving the needs of the department and the concerns of voters.

Chatham voters were presented with a 5000 square foot smaller station proposal
at an actually higher price tag and voted approval to build a new headquarters on
the same site as the present station.
The vote was held Oct 7, 2013.

 Chatham Fire Station Plans

 

 

 

Hyannis Plan Rejected
 

EARLIER HEADQUARTERS PROPOSAL

A July 1, 2014 vote by the Hyannis Fire District
once again fell just 8 votes short of passing the required
2/3 majority to approve despite a considerable reduction
in the size and cost of the proposed building.

Hyannis Fire District voters earlier rejected the proposal on March 5, 2014.
That vote was 210 in favor and 169 against, but it too failed to get the
2/3 required majority vote for a $19.8 Million station.

It is unclear what the district will do now with multiple
rejections on the badly needed replacement station.

SEE HYANNIS PLANS



The Hyannis Fire District has developed some plans for a proposed new fire headquarters
facility on their High School Road Ext. property. The station, if approved, would replace
the current station built in 1965.  The once spacious current headquarters has become
cramped as the department experienced the tremendous growth in calls from about 500
in 1965 to over 6,000 annually currently. Only a few personnel were housed in the station
when built, and now 12 on a shift and several day personnel share cramped quarters.
Apparatus is also significantly different today from what it once was.
The new facility would be built to provide the necessary services currently demanded
as well as addressing future needs of the community.
(Image from CapeCodOnline)

September 2013 Update

 

Nantucket Looks at New
Fire Headquarters

NANTUCKET FIRE STATION
A few years ago Nantucket voters considered building a new combined
fire - police Public Safety Building. The plan changed and the fire department
was not included when the Police Department built their new station on
Fairgrounds Road. Now, the Nantucket Fire Department is apparently
revisiting the option of building at that facility. The present NFD
Station on Pleasant Street has been outgrown for years.
See Dec 2013 Article.

Nantucket Fire Station

 


Brewster Plans Headquarters

BREWSTER FIRE STATION
The Brewster Fire Station built in 1974 as a combination Fire / Police station
has been outgrown for years. The police department moved out years ago
into their own facility. Now the Brewster FD hopes to develop plans and get
funding to build a new station behind this old station in the next few years.
Plot limitations make additions or renovations to the current building impractical.
Aug 2013


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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
Tim
 CAPE COD Area Fire Radio   and Scott   CAPE 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 RADIO LISTING

    Good luck and good scanning!

 

 

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

BROADCASTIFY

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

SOME OF THE CAPE COD WIDE AREA FEEDS INCLUDE:

CAPE COD & ISLANDS AREA

FOR CAPE COD AREA FIRE RADIO ON LINE.

Cape Cod Area Fire Departments Live Radio

Cape Cod Police and Fire Departments Live Radio

Martha's Vineyard Public Safety Live Radio

Nantucket Fire, EMS, DPW 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

Greater Providence Fire & EMS Live Radio

FDNY

FDNY Citywide Fire Live Radio

FDNY Manhattan Fire Live Radio

FDNY Brooklyn Fire Live Radio

FDNY Queens Fire Live Radio

FDNY Bronx Fire Live Radio

FDNY Staten Island Fire Live Radio

FDNY All Boroughs Fire Live Radio

 

 



 


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WAREHAM LADDER 2
Model of the 1950s Maxim ladder truck
Maxim 100th Anniversary
at Middleboro
June 2014

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FALMOUTH FIRE DEPARTMENT RELEASED NEW RUN CARDS & NOW HAS NEW DISTRICTS  (RUN CARD)
DECEMBER 2013
 



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DEPARTMENT RUN STATS
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      Cape Cod Fire Departments
  2013 Run Stats

     NEW    02/27/14

 

2000  2001  2002  2003  2004  2005  2006  2007  2008  2009 
2010  2011 
2012  2013

(10 year comparison 2000 vs 2010)

 Unofficial 2013 Stats
Updated 02/27/14

Estimated 60,125 Total Calls in 2013
Estimated 56,506 Total Calls in 2012
 

DEPT RANKING 2013 RUNS 2012 RUNS
#1 Yarmouth FD 6,709 runs 6,478 runs
#2 Hyannis FD 6,329 runs 6,049 runs
#3 Falmouth FD 6,298 runs 6,237 runs
#4 Dennis FD 4,620 runs 4,441 runs
#5 COMM FD 4,412 runs 3,876 runs
#6 Bourne FD 4,376 runs 4,043 runs
#7 Sandwich FD 3,865 runs 3,472 runs
#8 Harwich FD 3,804 runs 3,902 runs
#9 Mashpee FD 3,280 runs 2,965 runs
#10 Brewster FD 2,810 runs 2,682 runs
#11 Chatham FD 2,791 runs 2,600 runs
#12 Orleans FD 2,581 runs 2,353 runs
#13 Eastham FD 1,777 runs 1,720 runs
#14 P-Town FD 1,219 runs    801 runs
#15 Barnstable FD 1,164 runs 1,054 runs
#16 Wellfleet FD 1,138 runs 1,080 runs
#17 Otis/MMR FD    804 runs    812 runs
#18 Cotuit FD    798 runs    732 runs
#19 Truro FD    698 runs    678 runs
#20 W Barnstable    654 runs    608 runs
#21 BMA      xx runs      xx runs
     
     
      60,125   56,506

 
 

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

 

 

 

 

 


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Brockton, MA
General Alarm
July 1994

 


 


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"Foxtrot 7"
Philadelphia International Airport
Oshkosh ARFF with Snozzle
Practicing with boom.
July 2014

 


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FEATURED BRUSH TRUCK
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Plymouth County
Brush Breaker 15
1950's Mack
(Carver FD album)

 


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FEATURED FIRE BOAT
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"Fireboat 7 - Fire Fighter"
Wilmington, Delaware
2012 MetalCraft Firestorm 70
70 foot, 12,000 gpm

FIRE BOAT FEATURE

 

 


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Baltimore, MD

 

 

 

 


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DEPARTMENTS WEB SITES & MORE
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Websites to Check Out!

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

 


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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 ON OUR VIDEO PAGE
 
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Chatham Fire Department
1949 Ford Engine 1

 

 
 


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Hyannis MVC Rte 132 & Xmas Tree Shop Sept 24, 2013
Cotuit Night Medflight Sept 14, 2013
September 11, 2013 Remembering 9/11
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

 

 



 

 


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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
 
 


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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





 

 

 

 


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DEDICATED TO 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 THE TROOPS
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PLEASE SUPPORT THIS SPECIAL CAUSE
Cape Cod Cares for Our Troops
www.CapeCod4TheTroops.com

REMEMBER ALL THE MEN AND WOMEN
 PROTECTING OUR FREEDOM

 

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CROSS COUNTRY BY BIKE
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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!
  

 

 


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JUST FOR FUN
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PREVIOUS YEARS PHOTOS
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Cape Cod Canal
"100 Year Anniversary"
1914-2014

Former Whaling ship "Charles W. Morgan"
built in 1841 with a home port of New Bedford, Massachusetts.
It has been part of the Mystic Seaport for decades and was recently
rebuilt and is making visits to New England ports 'o call
including New Bedford, Vineyard Haven, Provincetown,
Boston, and the Cape Cod Canal.

Photo July 23, 2014
as the Morgan arrived at Mass Maritime Academy on the Canal.

 

 

 

 

 

 





 



God Bless The USA

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