The Carver Fire Department is located in Southeastern Massachusetts.
We proudly protect 11,368 people living in an area of 39.58 square miles. We operate out of three stations that protect a primarily residential/agricultural area. Our Department is a Public Department whose 80 members are on a paid on call status.
The Drill schedule for this month calls for each Company to train on MVA Operations/Hazards and Entrapments. Company 2 put together a back to basics MVA Entrapment Drill involving two motor vehicles. Firefighters responded as if it was a real MVA Entrapment (no lights/sirens) with Engines 2 and 4, Rescue 1 and Breaker 29, to the rear of the Training Facility where they were presented with an MVA scenario. Firefighters used Jaws of Life tools, window saws, stabilization cribbing and a variety of rescue tools to pry doors, remove roofs and stabilize the vehicles. Firefighters also simulated an actual car fire while the entrapment drill was going on. Timing for Company 2 Drill couldn’t have been better, for as the drill was finishing up, Firefighters were toned out to a very serious MVA Entrapment on Tremont Street. Firefighters used all their skills to assist Carver EMS, Wareham EMS and Wareham Fire in removing a patient that later passed away. (Photo’s by Assistant Deputy Chief, Jesse Boyle)
What an a great day on Saturday with the graduation of our Recruit Class of 2017. Our 10 newest Firefighters all made it through their final practical exam in the morning to graduation in the afternoon. Family and friends attended to witness that special moment when titles change from Recruit to FIREFIGHTER! The ceremony included speeches by Association President Middendorf, Deputy Germiane, Assistant Deputy Boyle and Chief Weston. Official Department Badges, Accountability ID’s and Graduation Certificates were presented with Town Clerk, Lynn Doyle swearing in each firefighter. This was the first Recruit Class to graduate utilizing our new Training Facility. This was a day to remember. Please join me in welcoming our newest Carver Firefighters in the Class of 2017.
(Photo's by Firefighter Steve Falconer)