Goshen firefighters responded to 44 Pine Road in Hammond Acres for a report of a tree on a house with no injuries and no wires down. The homeowners were sitting on the enclosed porch of the camp at the height of yesterdays thunderstorm when they heard the loud clap from a lightning bolt which struck […]
Goshen Firefighters, Goshen Police, MA State Police and a crew from Highland Ambulance responded to Route 9 and Loomis Road in the Lithia section of town at 2303 hours for a report of a one car motor vehicle accident – car off the road up the embankment with unknown PI (personal injury). Highland Ambulance was […]
This past Tuesday night, members of the Goshen Fire Department gathered for their annual summer picnic at the home of fellow firefighters Monica and Maryanne Neveu. As the title indicates, this picture captures the past, present and future of our ever-growing volunteer department. We are made up of retirees, mothers, fathers, career firefighters, administrators, laborers, […]
Goshen firefighters were called mutual aid to the Town of Chesterfield for a box alarm at 0056 hours on Monday, July 23rd for a report of heavy smoke in the basement. When Chesterfield Fire Chief Dave Hewes arrived on scene, he confirmed the structure fire and had dispatch complete his first alarm. Williamsburg fire set […]
According to the NFPA, a heart attack brought on by overexertion and stress is the leading cause of firefighter Line of Duty deaths. This graphic, captured on a Fitbit during Monday morning’s structure fire in Chesterfield, provides a rarely seen visual of the changes in heart rate experienced by firefighters from the time the first […]
At 12:42 hours today, Goshen firefighters were called mutual aid to the Chesterfield Gorge to assist in the rescue of a man who fell approximately 80′ from the top of the gorge onto the shoreline of the Westfield River below. The WMass Tech Rescue Team established a high angle rope rescue to lower first responders […]
Time lapse video taken from the front bumper of our 1937 Dodge fire truck. The video begins on the runway of the Worthington airport and ends on a shady side street just past the town center. Carnival Overture by Antonín Dvořák – performed by the 2012 MA All States Orchestra
As many of you know, firefighters pride themselves on constantly striving to assist neighboring departments. With that in mind, we stopped at the Chesterfield Fire Department’s station to see if we could help them with setting up for the upcoming 4th of July pancake breakfast. Honest. We didn’t go in.