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.
You know you live in the Hilltowns when the 11th Annual Hillside Tractor Ride stops in for a pit stop. This parade of 30 new and gently used tractors started and finished their day at the Cummington Fairgrounds after making their way through Chesterfield, Goshen and Ashfield. Proceeds of the Chicken barbecue benefitted the MA […]
At 2306 hours tonight, Goshen firefighters were called to Route 112 in the area of Sears Road for what was initially called a one car motor vehicle accident with unknown personal injuries. When firefighters approached the scene, they noticed a Ford F350 Dually pick-up truck in the southbound lane and several individual in the nearby […]
GOSHEN – Goshen firefighters and Highland Ambulance personnel were called to Berkshire Trail East (Route 9) at 0640 hours for a report of a car into a pole. Arriving units found that the occupant was already out of the vehicle and was being checked out by the ambulance crew and ultimately refused treatment. The vehicle […]
GOSHEN, MA – Goshen firefighters were dispatched to a report of a vehicle off the road at 0355 hours today. The incident occurred in the eastbound lane of Route 9 between South Main Street and Old Goshen Road during the beginning of a snow storm. Vehicle travel was reduced to one lane until the truck […]