NORTHEAST FIRENEWS
2019 PRESS RELEASE AND OTHER NEWS ARCHIVE




2019 OFFSITE ARTICLES/PRESS RELEASES

Hamden, CT First Responders to renovate veteran's home. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

The U.S. Coast Guard and commissioned it's newest 154' Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutter. The USCGC Robert Ward (WPC-1130) was commissioned in a ceremony on Saturday March 2nd and will call Los Angeles, CA it's home port. According to the Coast Guard press release, "FRC’s are 154-foot multi-mission ships designed to conduct: drug and migrant interdictions; ports, waterways and coastal security operations; fisheries and environmental protection patrols; national defense missions; and search and rescue." The cutter is named after Coast Guardsman Robert Ward who operated beach-landing boats during the Normandy invasion. He landed his craft on the Cotentin Peninsula and rescued two stranded boat crews in the face of a heavily fortified enemy assault. Information courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard 11th District. Posted in March.

Peabody resident (Roger Baker, Rehab Five) makes career out of assisting firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Mass Firefighters Union concerned over poor condition of many fire stations. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Off duty Milford, MA dispatcher helps save residents from apartment fire. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Raynham, Mass Fire Chief looks back on 49 year career. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Vermont Firefighters' gear will outfit Tazmanian City. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Badge with sentimental value stolen from firefighter's car while on duty in Cambridge. CLICK FOR FACEBOOK POST. Posted in January.

East Haven, Connecticut Firefighters collect goods for Coast Guard members not getting paid during shut-down. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Connecticut- Fire Stations across the state face serious shortage of volunteer firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Rochester, New Hampshire Firefighter returns to work after battling cancer. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

York County, Maine Firefighters collect patches for young boy with brain cancer. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Sanford, Maine Firefighters shave heads in support of assistant chief with cancer. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Stoneham and Winchester, Mass receive state funds for S.A.F.E. programs. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Off Duty Oak Bluffs, Mass Firefighters aid state trooper. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Hermon, Maine live in fire students learn tricks of the trade. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

"Worcester's Bravest" beer created to help daughter of fallen Worcester Firefighter. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Boston Lieutenant Kevin Kelley 10 year anniversary of Line of Duty Death. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.




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