Monday, January 30, 2017
Station 82-1 members conduct several training sessions a month to learn and maintain the many required skills to perform their jobs. Tonight's training was on water/ice rescue. Members reviewed the use of equipment used in rescuing victims in water related incidents.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Station 82-1 responded to a multi-vehicle motor vehicle accident.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Station 82-1's Engine 8282 is out of service due to costly repairs required to bring it back into service. While we are determining how to proceed with repairing or replacing the truck, Millstone Fire Co and the Millstone Board of Fire Commissioners have graciously loaned us their Engine 3274. So while Millstone often responds to aid us on incidents, you may see a Millstone truck around more often as we're using it. Thank you Millstone!
Thursday, October 6, 2016
Hope Fire Co. had the opportunity to spend some time with some classes from Newell Elementary School, teaching fire safety/prevention and letting the children see the fire truck. We discussed smoke detectors; the importance of getting out and staying out; having a safe meeting place in front of the house for the family to gather at in the event of a fire; the importance of having a home fire drill to make sure the entire family knows what to do in the event of a fire. At each class we visited, we gave a homework assignment to have their family make sure smoke detectors had new batteries, have the family plan a safe meeting place outside of the house to go to in the event of a fire, and to practice a fire drill at home.... How many families did the homework we assigned?
Sunday, August 21, 2016
Hope Fire Co congratulates Lieutenant Petrella, his wife and daughter on the birth of their second daughter.
Saturday, August 13, 2016
The St. John's Church helped us out by washing some of our trucks during their fundraising car wash event. (We think they might change their car wash advertisements to exclude fire trucks next time though?!)
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Station 82-1 conducted a training on hoseline advancement, self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) confidence, and rescue.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Station 82-1 responded to a vehicle fire on South Main Street.
Friday, August 5, 2016
Station 82-1 responded to a vehicle fire on Mason Drive.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Station 82-1 members trained on vehicle extrication operations. The training started with the crew being "dispatched" to a scenario involving two vehicles, an ejected patient, an unconscious patient and an infant. The crew arrived, staged equipment, stabilized vehicles and tended to the patients. The next scenarios required the crew to cut the vehicle to rescue the patients.
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