Pictures for the year of 2021

 
 

CFD Dive Team Ice Diver Certification Course - February 28, 2021

A big congratulations to CFD Dive Team members Alex Morena, Nina Logan, Eric Germaine, Austin White and Steve Maccini.  All received their Ice Diver Certifications this past weekend.  This was a multi-day course consisting of underwater ice dives preformed under the instruction and supervision of certified trainers.  (Photo’s by Deputy Eric Germaine)

Large Debris Fire – Tremont Street - February 26, 2021

Fire crews from Company 1 and 3 worked a large debris pile fire off of Tremont and Indian Street throughout the mid morning. Over 20 CFD Firefighters utilizing Two Engine company's, two Breaker company's and Squad 1 were utilized to control the large pile of fire. An excavator was onsite to dig through the deep seated fire. (Photo's by Firefighter, Steve Blanchard)

CFD Intern Firefighter Class #5 – Forcible Entry/Search and Rescue - February 23, 2021

This week our Carver High School Interns practiced Forcible Entry and Search and Rescue techniques.  Each student got an opportunity to use our Forcible Entry Prop under the instruction of our CFD trainers.  Search and Rescue will continue to be reinstructed in the weeks to come as it is extremely important that every firefighter become proficient in developing effective search and rescue skills.  Tip of the Helmet to all of our High School Interns and especially Assistant Deputy Boyle and...

Company 2 Ice Rescue Drill – Hall Bog (Photo’s by Retired Firefighter, Rick Leopardi) - February 21, 2021

Company 2 Firefighters along with representatives from our Dive Team spend a couple hours on the ice reviewing procedures and practicing with our new Ice Rescue Sled and Hovercraft.  This Ice Rescue Sled gives CFD another option from our Rescue HOVERCRAFT to reach a person or animal in distress on the ice.  Crews also utilized one of our ice augers used for setting up a drafting site in ice covered conditions and practiced throwing rope rescue bags. Tip of the...

Company 2 Ice Rescue Drill – Hall Bog (Photo’s by Assistant Deputy Boyle and his daughter, Future CFD Firefighter Ava Boyle) - February 21, 2021

Company 2 Firefighters along with representatives from our Dive Team spend a couple hours on the ice reviewing procedures and practicing with our new Ice Rescue Sled and Hovercraft.  This Ice Rescue Sled gives CFD another option from our Rescue HOVERCRAFT to reach a person or animal in distress on the ice.  Crews also utilized one of our ice augers used for setting up a drafting site in ice covered conditions and practiced throwing rope rescue bags. Tip of the...

Company 2 Ice Rescue Drill – Hall Bog (Photo’s by Firefighter, Steve Falconer) - February 21, 2021

Company 2 Firefighters along with representatives from our Dive Team spend a couple hours on the ice reviewing procedures and practicing with our new Ice Rescue Sled and Hovercraft.  This Ice Rescue Sled gives CFD another option from our Rescue HOVERCRAFT to reach a person or animal in distress on the ice.  Crews also utilized one of our ice augers used for setting up a drafting site in ice covered conditions and practiced throwing rope rescue bags. Tip of the...

Company 3 Ice Rescue Drill – Sampson’s Pond - February 20, 2021

Company 3 Firefighters along with representatives from our Dive Team spend a couple hours on the ice reviewing procedures and practicing with our new Ice Rescue Sled and Hovercraft.  This Ice Rescue Sled gives CFD another option from our Rescue HOVERCRAFT to reach a person or animal in distress on the ice.  Tip of the Helmet to all those that suffered through the extremely cold weather to attend the training! Photo’s by Firefighter, Mike Shaw)

Recruit Training Class #6 – SCBA Practicals - February 20, 2021

What a great training class our new Firefighters were treated to on Saturday.  Our Instructors used their imagination in creating rescue training scenarios in the new Training Building.  Our new Firefighters were divided up into groups.  One group worked in the new maze room, another group worked 1st floor search and rescue scenarios.  Our new firefighters seemed to love every minute of it.  Great class! (Photo’s by Retired Firefighter, Rick Leopardi)

Recruit Training Class #5 – PPE / SCBA Classroom (Photo’s by Firefighter, Steve Falconer) - February 18, 2021

Our new Firefighters reviewed Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in class this week.  Firefighters got familiar with weekly SCBA checks and learned the do’s and don’ts of their PPE gear.  Next class (Outdoor Practical) they will use their knowledge in the field, as live search and rescue practical scenarios will be conducted in our new Training Facility. (Photo’s by Retired Firefighter, Steve Falconer)

Recruit Training Class #1 – Orientation/Accountability Photo’s/PPE Gear Sizing - February 6, 2021

Our 2021 Recruit Class got off to a great start on Saturday with our new Recruits and the CFD Officers/Instructors getting to know each other on the first day of Recruit Training.  The next three months will be very intense as Deputy Eric Germaine makes the ground rules very clear.  During the first class, the new Recruits spent about an hour on a Recruit Training Orientation followed by having their Accountability photograph taken and then were sized for their Structural...

Structure Fire – Fosdick Road - January 11, 2021

Fire Company's 1, 2, and 3 responded to a reported Structure Fire on Fosdick Road in our Center District.  Fire crews quickly deployed a line to the basement, along with a fire extinguisher, knocking down the fire coming from the main electrical panel.  Crews ventilated the smoke from the home and secured power.  Engine 3's crew staged at a nearby water supply further down the street near a cranberry bog in case additional water needed to be shuttled into the...