Editor’s note: The following is a release from the Pascoag Fire District regarding activities in the month of July.
The Pascoag Fire Department for the month of July 2021 continues to be busy serving the community.
We answered 152 calls for service to include:
10 Structure Fires
1 Watercraft Accident
93 EMS Calls
The Fire Marshal’s Office conduct 12 inspections, plan reviews and investigations.
We received mutual 20 times and gave mutual 13 times for July.
21,750 gallons of water were used for the month.
Members put in 919 hours on calls for service and 593 hours of training for the month.
The department continues to respond to potential COVID 19 calls.
The following members attended the National Fire Academy for advanced training:
DC Richard Peck, Capt. James Williams, Lt. Brian Champaign, Lt. Mackenzie Beausoleil, FF Hayley Morin, FF Colby Woodis, FF Ashley Boucher, Chief Robert Bishop, Lt. Brian Mathieu, FF Asher Kane.
Calls for service year to date (November 2020 – July 2021) 1,556 to include:
31 Structure Fires
23 Motor Vehicle Crashes
1008 EMS Calls
The Fire Marshal’s Office has conducted 88 inspections, plan reviews and investigations.
The department is currently responded to 407 more incidents compared to the same time period the previous year.
The Pascoag Fire Department is always looking for new volunteers. If interested, please stop at the Main Street Fire Station on Monday nights 6 p.m.
Chief Mark St. Pierre is proud of the dedication and professionalism displayed by the members of the Pascoag Fire Department.
Richard Peck, Deputy Chief