Editor’s note: The following is a release from the Pascoag Fire District regarding activities in the month of August.
The Pascoag Fire Department for the month of August 2021 continues to be busy serving the community.
We answered 148 calls for service to include:
2 Structure Fires
5 Motor vehicle accidents
100 EMS Calls
The Fire Marshal’s Office conducted 13 inspections, plan reviews and investigations.
We received mutual 25 times and gave mutual 9 times for August.
The department continues to respond to an increased number of potential and confirmed COVID 19 calls.
Calls for service year to date (November 2020 – July 2021): 1,697 including:
33 Structure Fires
28 Motor Vehicle Crashes
1108 EMS Calls
The Fire Marshal’s Office has conducted 101 inspections, plan reviews and investigations.
The department is currently responded to 441 more incidents compared to the same time period the previous year.
The Pascoag Fire District was awarded an Assistance to Fire Fighter Grant for a New 3,000 Gallon Engine Tanker. The committee will be putting specifications out shortly to get the build process going shortly.
The Pascoag Fire Department is always looking for new volunteers. If interested, stop at the Main Street fire station on Monday nights at 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