News and Events

2018 - 2019

 
 

PPE Extractor Grant – $6,416 - December 11, 2019

Combatting Cancer in the Fire Service: The Carver Fire Department is proud to announce that we have been awarded a grant in the amount of $6,416.73. These funds will be used to purchase a new washer-extractor for decontamination of our structural fire fighting gear. Carver’s existing gear washing equipment is over 20 years old and does not meet current standards or the needs of our department. Carver Fire has applied for and received well over $1 million in competitive grants in recent...

Carver Fire – ISO 2/2Y - October 19, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Financial Benefit to Homeowners Carver Fire Department is now an ISO Class 2 Department. At the Tuesday Select Board meeting, we announced that after an exhaustive credentialing evaluation conducted by the National Insurance Service Office (ISO), through their Fire Insurance Rating, your Carver Fire Department has received an extremely high ISO evaluation score of a 2/2Y, a tremendous improvement from a previous level 9. To our knowledge, we have received the highest ISO ranking for a Call Fire Department in...

2019 CFD Group Picture - October 18, 2019

Carver Firefighters recently participated in a department wide group photo session, the first such event in ten years at CFD. Long time CFD friend and photographer extraordinaire Nancy Green once again provided not only a load of laughs and first class attention to detail, but generous donations of her art to the members of CFD.  

2019 Recruit Graduation Picture - April 13, 2019

Our Proud Graduating Class of 2019 Front Row - Assistant Deputy Chief Jesse Boyle, Firefighter Jamison Johnson, Firefighter Benjamin Green, Firefighter Allie Guimaraes, Firefighter Alex Steed, Firefighter Michael Brooks and Deputy Eric Germaine Back Row - Firefighter Rick Leopardi, Captain Bill Froehlich, Lieutenant Bob Middendorf, Lieutenant Sean Bogart, Lieutenant Geoffery Thomas and Assistant Dive Master John O'Connell Missing from the picture are Recruit Trainers Captain Eric Weston, Captain Frank Nye, Captain Bob Telless, Lieutenant Dan Wilcox, Lieutenant Josh McDermott and Lieutenant Austin White  

PPE Distribution – CFD Headquarters - March 7, 2019

This week, for the first time in over ten years, new Personal Protective Equipment(PPE) was distributed to each Carver firefighter. Each ensemble included turnout coat and pants, fire boots, helmet, gloves, wildland fire coats and pants, and miscellaneous accessories. Our existing turnouts were over 10 years old and had exceeded their useful life. The tradition at Carver Fire is to form a committee of firefighters to make design and purchase decisions for large capital projects such as this, as well as...

Dive Team Achieves Training Certification - July 25, 2018

Carver Divemaster and Lt. Austin White and Assistant Divemaster John O’Connell announced that the CFD dive team has achieved the advanced certification of Public Safety Diver following several months of training. Austin White, John O’Connell, Eric Germaine, Josh McDermott, Mark Durling, Adam Lauzon, Nina Logan, Stephen Maccini, Alex Morena, are all certified to the level of Public Safety Diver. Robert Vestute, Cj Gillis, Christine Amaral, Matt Barrington, Adam Flood, Kevin Wilson, and John Rota are certified as Public Safety Diver...

Brush Breaker 26 Rehab Project - July 6, 2018

Brush Breaker 26 is currently being rehabbed by VTEC, located in Williamstown, Vermont.  Breaker 26 will be upgraded with a rear winch, rear tanker dump chute, new pump, all new plumbing, LED scene and warning lights, new tires, new front and rear springs, new valves, new mid and rear pump panels and a complete paint job.  Below are some pictures of the progress thus far. 

2018 Recruit Class Picture - April 17, 2018

Our Proud Graduating Class of 2018 Front Row - Firefighter Jack Condon, Firefighter Josh Janczewski, Firefighter Alex Lovejoy, Firefighter Eric Mueller, Firefighter Stephen Flynn, Firefighter Kam Murphy Back Row - Assistant Deputy Chief Jesse Boyle, Firefighter Rick Leopardi, Captain Frank Nye, Captain Eric Weston, Captain Bob Telless, Captain Bill Froehlich, Lieutenant Bob Middendorf, Lieutenant Geoffery Thomas, Lieutenant Josh McDermott, Lieutenant Austin White, Lieutenant Sean Bogart, Firefighter Matt Sears, Deputy Chief Eric Germaine