Editor’s note: The following is a release from the Pascoag Fire District regarding activities in the month of September.
The Pascoag Fire Department for the month of September 2021 continues to be busy serving the community.
We answered 153 calls for service including:
1 Structure Fire
1 Vehicle Fire
1 Watercraft Fire
96 EMS Calls
The Fire Marshal’s Office conduct 15 inspections, plan reviews and investigations.
We received mutual 18 times and gave mutual 10 times for September.
1,100 gallons of water used for the month.
Members put in 715 hours on calls for service.
The department has seen an uptick to potential COVID 19 calls.
The following members attended advanced technical rescue training:
DC Richard Peck, Lt. Mackenzie Beausoleil, FF Hayley Morin, FF Randy Crowe.
FF Tyler Crandell has completed NFPA Fire Fighter Level II.
Calls for service year to date (November 2020 – September 2021) 1,900 including:
33 Structure Fires
31 Motor Vehicle Crashes
1,204 EMS Calls
The Fire Marshal’s Office has conducted 116 inspections, plan reviews and investigations.
Community Health Program has made 77 home visits.
Currently, the department has responded to 513 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 6pm. The COVID vaccine is required to become a member.
Lt. Beausoleil is recruiting for Pascoag Fire Explorer Post 4, the Post is people 14-18 years of age. If interested, stop and see the lieutenant on Monday nights at 6 p.m. The COVID vaccine is required to become a member.
Chief Mark St. Pierre is proud of the dedication and professionalism displayed by the members of the Pascoag Fire Department.
Richard Peck, Deputy Chief