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  • With No Engines, N.H. Town Relies on Mutual Aid

    News
    Posted: January 28th, 2013

    Mechanical challenges have left Gilford (N.H.) without a front-line engine and the ability to fight any fires. The community now has to rely solely on mutual departments for coverage.


  • N.H. Firefighter Hit by Elderly Driver at Crash Scene

    News
    Posted: January 11th, 2013

    A Weare firefighter was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries after he was hit by a car driven by a 91-year-old woman while working at the scene of a big-rig wreck on Wednesday.


  • Zco Brings PolicePad and FireTab to iPhone and Android Smartphones

    Press Release
    Posted: November 5th, 2012

    Hudson, NH - Zco Corporation’s revolutionary public safety tools PolicePad and FireTab are now available on iPhone and Android smartphones. The new products, PolicePhone and FirePhone, condense all of the innovative features of its iPad predecessors into an easy-to-use smartphone app. Zco’s PolicePad and FireTab introduce a more efficient and...


  • Man Breaks N.H. Firehouse Windows, Struggle Ensues

    News
    Posted: October 9th, 2012

    Gilford firefighters had an unwelcome visitor late Sunday night when an apparently intoxicated man banged on two overhead garage windows at the fire station, breaking them.


  • For the Record 10/12

    Article
    Posted: October 1st, 2012

    Fire Grant Expands RSLN The Cumberland Valley, PA, Volunteer Firemen’s Association (CVVFA) was awarded a Fire Prevention and Safety Grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to continue lifesaving and injury prevention strategies for firefighters working on the roadways helping others. The competitive grant is part of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant program. The grant of $396,000 will allow the CVVFA Emergency Responder Safety Institute (ERSI) to produce a number of...


  • N.H. Crews Battle Three-Alarm Commercial Fire

    News
    Posted: September 17th, 2012

    Manchester Fire Chief James Burkush said firefighters searched the building and attempted to fight the flames from the inside, but that the call was soon made to initiate an exterior attack.


  • New Hampshire Barn Fire Claims 14 Horses

    News
    Posted: September 6th, 2012

    Firefighters from nearly a dozen towns responded to the blaze at Perry Hill Farm Thursday morning to find the 10,000 square-foot barn engulfed in flames.


  • New Hampshire Fire Chief Dies While on Duty

    News
    The New Hampshire Union Leader, Manchester
    Posted: September 3rd, 2012

    Town leaders and officials expressed shock and sorrow at the sudden death of Hopkinton Fire Chief Richard Schaefer, who died of a heart attack Sunday night.