GFD Receives $2,500 Grant for Safety Gear

174 Departments Awarded Funds for Safety Gear and Gear Cleaning Machines PRESS RELEASE from the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security and the Department of Fire Services MARLBOROUGH, MA — Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today announced $920,000 in grant awards to 174 Massachusetts fire departments for gear and equipment that […]

Box Alarm – 10 White Road

GOSHEN, MA – Firefighters from Goshen, Chesterfield and Williamsburg along with a crew from Highland Ambulance were called to 10 White Road in Goshen at 1731 hours yesterday for a reported structure fire. Goshen firefighter Jake Lulek along with Chesterfield Asst. Chief Drew Morse were in the area when the initial call came in.  They […]

Structure Fire – 314 Norton Hill Road, Ashfield MA

ASHFIELD, MA – Goshen firefighters were called to respond mutual aid to the Town of Ashfield with an engine for a reported structure fire at 19:50 hours. The fire was reported by neighbors because the owners were not home at the time of the blaze. When firefighters arrived, the attached barn had already collapsed.  Flames […]

What’s the Difference?

QUESTION: What’s the difference between an $8M Massachusetts State Police helicopter and Goshen MA Fire Department ‘s priceless 1937 Dodge fire truck? ANSWER: About 3 feet. FLORENCE, MA – The Massachusetts State Police held a  25th anniversary picnic/ceremony of the 911 system in Massachusetts.  Local fire departments served by the dispatch centers in Northampton, […]

FEMA Grant Brings Breath of Fresh Air

GOSHEN, MA – In the fall of 2017, the Goshen Fire Department (GFD) applied for an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) through the through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (USDHS). In early summer 2018, we were notified that we were awarded a FY2017 AFG grant in the amount of $90,667. The award stated that “after […]