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 October 2021 continues to be busy serving the community.
We answered 177 calls for service to include:
96 EMS Calls
The Fire Marshal’s Office conduct 32 inspections, plan reviews and investigations.
We received mutual 16 times and gave mutual 11 times for September.
We used 1,500 gallons of water for the month.
Members put in 694 hours on calls for service.
The department has seen a large uptick to potential COVID-19 calls.
Calls for service year to date (November 2020 – September 2021) 1,900 to include:
33 Structure Fires
34 Motor Vehicle Crashes
1,312 EMS Calls
The Fire Marshal’s Office has conducted 148 inspections, plan reviews and investigations.
Community Health Program has made 82 home visits.
The department is currently responding to 513 more incidents compared to the same time period the previous year.
The Pascoag Fire Department is always looking for new volunteers. Those interested should stop at the Main Street Fire Station on Monday nights at 6 p.m. The COVID vaccine is required to become a member.
Lt. Beausoleil is recruiting for Pascoag Fire Explorer Post 4, for people 14-18 years of age. Those interested in the Post 4 program should also stop in and see Beausoleil on Monday nights at 6 p.m. The COVID vaccine is required to become a member.
Chief Mark St. Pierre said he is proud of the dedication and professionalism displayed by the members of the Pascoag Fire Department.
Richard Peck, Deputy Chief