News and Events

2007 - 2008


2008 Annual Truck Competition - August 14, 2008

The 6th annual truck inspection competition was held on August 4, 2008. Organized by FF Bob Middendorf, the event challenges the 3 Firefighting Company's to have the cleanest piece of apparatus. This year each Company could choose which truck they wanted to do. Co. 1 chose the Tanker, Co. 3 chose Brushbreaker 28 and Marine 1, and Co. 2 chose Deputy Weston's personal pickup, which has quite a reputation for being bog dust challenged, for lack of a better term....

2008 Spring Forest Fire Drill - April 15, 2008

Recipe for a Spring Forest Fire Drill - For stock, start with a jumbo thirst for knowledge, toss in a zesty team of Fire Officers led by a well ripened Deputy. Stir in a stimulating Power Point program presented to around 200 firefighters from 9 departments. Let that marinate for 3 days. Then on a cool April morning in a very large pot (Myles Standish State Forest) stage and slowly blend in all those Firefighters, combined with 14 Brushbreakers, 4...

Congratulations to the Class of 2008 - April 14, 2008

Front - Chief Craig Weston, New Firefighter Lance Moore, New Firefighter Joel Day, New Firefighter Christine Amaral, New Hanover Firefighter Dana Allen, New Hanover Firefighter Benjamin Montilio, New Firefighter Chris McCarthy, Deputy Eric Germaine Back - Chief Ken Blanchard, Captain Carl Santos, Lieutenant Vinny Nocera, Captain Mike Harriman, Firefighter Rick Leopardi, Deputy Mark Weston, Lieutenant Mark Moran, Lieutenant Alan Dunham, Lieutenant Chris Vincent and Firefighter John Fein

2008 Shirts Revealed - March 14, 2008

Well, the Photo Team pleasantly shocked the crowd with their debut of the custom t- shirts for the Department. The concept was put together by the Photo Team with the vast majority of the work being done by Firefighter and Photographer Dan Wilcox . If I could tell you how many hours of design and consultation with Danny went into the shirt, you wouldn’t believe me! We tried to create a shirt that would represent each Sation, hence Truck 29,...