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LAST UPDATED ON 4/28/17




I am always looking for photos of old Stoneham (Mass) apparatus, incidents or members for my personal collection if anyone can help. A digital scan is perfectly fine, I don't need an original as long as the scan is big enough to print out. I also can scan photos, slides and negatives and then give them back to you if that is easier. CLICK FOR EMAIL.



4/28/17
The Box 52 Association has another great bus trip planned and you don't have to be a member to sign up. All are welcome!
The bus trip will make stops across the Pioneer River Valley including: Greenfield, Orange, Athol, Deerfield
Saturday May 13, 2017 rain or shine!
Tickets are $ 35.00 per person with a box lunch
Departs from Lexington at 0700 hours, Returns 1730 hours
For more information, or tickets contact:
Bill Wilderman CLICK FOR EMAIL or call 617-212-8186
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3/20/17

$10 per coin. Shipping is $4 for the first coin, $1 for each additional coin (2 coins $25 total, 3 coins $36 total, ect). To purchase, visit the Stoneham Fire Explorer's Go Fund Me Page at: www.gofundme.com/FireExplorers.




3/20/17

Please join the officers and members of the Burlington Firefighters Association, South Burlington Firefighters Association, and Williston Firefighters Association as we host Dr. David Griffin from Charleston, SC Fire Dept. He is presenting In Honor of the Charleston 9. In 2007, 9 firefighters were killed in the Line of Duty. Listen to first hand accounts of what happened that day and how the Fire Dept has changed as a result of this tragedy. Seats are still available. Visit www.bffa3044.org for a registration form. Pass the word around and hope to you there!




3/3/17

The Haverhill Firefighting Museum is accepting orders to purchase a brick to remember a loved one or show support from their business or family. The cost is $250.00.
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3/1/17



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2/22/17





2/20/17

The East Thompson Volunteer Fire Department (CT) is currently seeking applications for part-time paid firefighters to staff the Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (TSMP).

The East Thompson Volunteer Fire Department has been providing fire/rescue/EMS services to the TSMP (formerly known as the Thompson International Speedway) for over 35 years. The TSMP opened a 1.7-mile road course which will be operating at the speedway grounds approximately 160 days of the year (May thru November). These positions for paid firefighters ONLY apply for road course events, track rentals and racing schools.

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2/17/17

For Sale by the Perry, Iowa Fire Department
1951 Ward LaFrance
1st Gear 1/34th Scale
$40.00 and free shipping

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12/1/16

The family of a Connecticut firefighter needs your help

Firefighter Cal Di Stefano's mother was recently diagnosed with Leukemia. She is currently at Yale New Haven Hospital, fighting for her life. A Gofundme account was created to help with the financial burden that his father will incur. His 401k has been drained to pay for healthcare coverage and premiums over the years. Any help that can be provided would be greatly appreciated. CLICK FOR GO-FUND-ME PAGE




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