NORTHEAST FIRENEWS
2014 PRESS RELEASES AND OTHER NEWS ARCHIVE




2014 PRESS RELEASES/OTHER NEWS

10 year old girl celebrates her birthday by giving local firefighters a present. Pretty cool story. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Pierce recalls 2010-2011 fire trucks after wheel falls off Portland, OR firetruck. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

American LaFrance auctions off entire stock of parts. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Ground broken for Firefighter training facility in Dayville, CT. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Remembrence Square dedicated to fallen Malden, MA Firefighter. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Regionalization of Franklin County, ME fire services considered. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Couple purchases Groton, MA former fire station for retail use. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Fund established for Boston Sparks to purchase new comfort and canteen truck. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Burning interest in Northborough, MA antique. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Manville, RI discussed new ladder truck. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Pelham, MA Firefighters want to restore historic engine. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

29 names added to the Massachusetts Fallen Firefighters Memorial. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Memorial for fallen Worcester, MA Firefighter Jon Davies to be unveiled in December. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Retired Northboro, MA Firefighter tracks down antique in time for town's 250th anniversary. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Article about former Cromwell, CT pumper being donated to a small department in Kentucky. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Sutphen issues recall after mishap. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Cool article on the history of FDNY in the Rockaways. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Sutphen accepts responsibility in tower-ladder failure. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Two CT Firefighters received Medal of Valor. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Bath, ME hires first female firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Groton, CT Sub Base Fire Department promotes 7. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Fall River, MA reaches compromise in layoffs due to budget shortfalls. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Family donates 63 year old fire truck to museum. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Central Coventry, RI Firefighters get termination notices. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. UPDATE- State House passed bill that would allow receivership to include fire districts, which could keep Central Coventry FD operating. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Fire Station fire in Hale, MI. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Thomasston, CT to receive new emergency radio system. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Acworth, NH- long time firefighter recovering after crash. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Augusta, ME names new engine after fallen firefigher. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Bristol, CT - major overhaul to fire station planned. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Marshfield, MA - construction of the new fire station progresses. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

American LaFrance artifacts not subject to bankruptcy claim. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Barnstable, MA Fire and Police chiefs want regional dispatch center. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Readfield, ME residents donated off road vehicle to fire department. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Saugus, MA - ten new firefighters sworn in. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Seabrook, NH voters turn down new dispatch center and ladder truck. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Strafford, NH votes for first full time chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Cool story about all the firefighters, police officers and military personnel that showed up for 7 year old Tyler's birthday. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Lincoln, RI to recover lost down payment to American LaFrance. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Minot, ME rejects new fire station for 3rd time. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Greenwich, CT welcomes new firefighter as it says farewell to a retiring one. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Providence, RI Fire Department celebrates 160th anniversary. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

New Hyannis, MA Fire Station shot down. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Rehoboth, MA Fire Station renamed to honor firefighter killed in the line of duty. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

East Hartford, CT Firefighter in critical condition after falling through skylight. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Mexico, ME pumper dedicated to fire chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

West Coast Fire Truck building Fire Trucks Plus closes doors. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Chelmsford, MA has renewed its ambulance contract with Trinity. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Gardiner, ME nixes plan to merge fire and police chief positions. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

American LaFrance closes its doors and tells employees not to return to work. CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE.

Congratulation to Army veteran David Williams on being hired by the Fitchburg, MA Fire Department as their newest firefighter. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Fallon Ambulance unveils new ambulance for Braintree, MA. CLICK FOR AMBULANCE.

Westfield, CT promotes new deputy chief and other firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

A moving speech from the father of a soldier killed in the Middle East. This is from the Fallen Heroes Dinner in December of 2013. CLICK HERE.

Something a little different. A Vermont State Police report on a recent arson fire. CLICK HERE.

Portsmouth, NH Firefighters promoted. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Weston, CT EMS Volunteers honored for years of service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Thompsonville, CT promotes Jason Flanagan to captain. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Townsend, MA eyes next step for new fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Easton, MA swears in new fire captain and firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Bridgeport, CT Fire Truck involved in accident while responding to a house fire. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Rutland Town, VT dedicates new firehouse to former chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Hamilton, MA looks to share dispatch duties. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

No funds for Newbury, MA to replace fire truck. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Anson, ME FD to get rescue ATV. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Farmington, CT gets donations for new fire training facility. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Three new Hudson, NH Firefighters begin training. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Braintree, MA adds four firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Ladder truck in Missouri burns after hitting power lines. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Interesting article on the demise of American LaFrance. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Greenwich, CT Engine 5 damaged enroute to an emergency call. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Durham, CT dedicates new truck. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Property chosen for new Sharon, MA Fire Station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Groton, MA assumes oversight of the building of the new fire station after firing general contractor. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Several Brockton, MA Firefighters promoted. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

North Providence, RI gets new water rescue equipment. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Milton, NH fire station proposal back on the ballot. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Manville, RI had truck under construction at American LaFrance. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Norridgewock, ME to buy land for new fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Saugus, MA Fire Dept lobbies to assume ambulance service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Nashua, NH 1925 Dover Fox restored and sold. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Off duty Stamford, CT Firefighter lauded for heroism. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Milton, NH gets voter approval to build new fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Canadian Fire Station destroyed by fire. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. CLICK FOR FOLLOW UP STORY. CLICK FOR ADDITIONAL FOLLOW UP STORY.

Federal Government to investigate front wheels falling off American LaFrance ladder trucks. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

American LaFrance sued over abrupt shut down. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Hampstead, NH Fire Dispatched moves to Londonderry. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Newport, RI Fire announces promotions. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

SAFER Grant will boost ranks of Saugus, MA FD. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Pittsford, VT Fire District heading for approval to merge with water district. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Retired Newport, RI Firefighter needs help after surgery. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Franklin, MA Regional Dispatch awarded $20,000 grant. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Sanford, ME emergency vehicles collide during snowstorm. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.




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