Pictures for the year of 2016

 
 

Stove Fire with Extension – Purchase Street - February 3, 2016

Company's 1 and  2 were toned out for a stove fire with possible extension to an interior wall of large house off of Purchase Street.  Engine 1, Engine 2, Tanker 1 and Rescue 1 were dispatched.  On arrival, Captain Bill Froehlich encountered a moderates smoke condition when opening the front door.  The incident was upgraded to a possible structure fire, adding Engine 3, Breaker 28 and Car 2 to the response.  Firefighters were able to quickly remove the built in wall oven and extinguish the fire behind that had extended to the upper cabinets.  The home was...

Vehicle in the Water – Ward Street - January 2, 2016

Firefighters responded to a reported vehicle in the water at the entrance to the South Meadow Village.  Stations 1, 2 and 3 were dispatched due to the unknown life safety issue.  While responding, it was determined that the elderly occupant self extricated from the vehicle.  Firefighters used floating booms to contain floating hazards and awaited the removal company.  The towing company used their skills to amazingly navigate the vehicle over the rocks and back to dry land without rupturing the...