News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: August 18, 2016

Eastern Laundry Systems Has the Equipment Keep Gear Clean!

Thank you to all of the Chiefs that have taken the step to Keep their departments gear clean!

Brookline, Waltham and Chatham are just a few of the many departments that that are completely satisfied with our equipment. It is great to know the men and women...

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FCAM - Articles for Sale Also Posted on the Home Page

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: August 22, 2016

Wildfire the Northeast; ‘How-to’ Workshop Dealing With Prevention & Mitigation Issues

TO: Massachusetts’ Fire Chiefs, Homeowners, Community Leaders, Forest Wardens, Wildfire Personnel, Landscape Designers, Fire Prevention Educators, Planning Board Members, Insurance Professionals, Partners in Protection...

RE: Wildfire in the Nort...

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FCAM - Bureau of Forest Fire Control

News Flash

Posted on: August 2, 2016

Gear Dryer For Millbury Fire Department

We are shopping for a gear dryer. Has anyone had any experience, good or bad, with any particular brand or model? Thanks for any input you have.

Rich

Rich Hamilton

Fire Chief

Millbury Fire Department

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FCAM - Call to Action
Posted on: July 28, 2016

Group for DFS H.B. 4400

Your help is needed in passing Group 4 for DFS : House Bill 4400 (original Bill filed by Rep Toomey is House Bill 2428),

As of this past Monday the Group 4 Legislation for DFS has undergone a 3rd reading by the Legislators. It is our hopes, where the House...

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FCAM - Call to Action

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: August 6, 2016

Need Members for Evaluation Committee for Aerial RFP & Others Technical Advisers for Rescue Vehicles

We are working on the RFP for the aerial procurement and I was wondering if you could please help us find a three person committee of fire chiefs to serve at the evaluation committee for aerials.

We are also planning to work on an RFP for rescue vehicles. ...

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FCAM - Collective Purchasing

News Flash

Posted on: October 6, 2017

2 0 1 8- EMT level NCCR classes

2 0 1 8- EMTlevelNCCRclassesTheLynnfieldFiredepartmentwillbeoffering 2016 NCCRcompliantcon-edclassesstartinginearlyJanuary.Sessionswill Tuesdaysand Thursdaysfrom 7-9, startingJanuary9 andrunningthrough February 15. Asinthepast,classeswillbeheld atthesouth...

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FCAM - EMS Related
Posted on: September 15, 2016

Sharing EMT’s

Looking to see if anybody has an MOA in place regarding sharing of EMT's between services?

FCAM - EMS Related

News Flash

Posted on: June 12, 2018

Motorcycle Benefit Ride to raise funds to erect a 9-11 Memorial in the City of Lowell

MAY WE NEVER FORGET2nd ANNUAL BENEFIT RIDEStart and Finish at the:Lowell FIREFIGHTERS CLUB362 Fletcher Street, Lowell, MAAll Proceeds go to the future dedication of:LoweLL’s 9/11 mEMORIALDate: Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018(Rain Date: next Day 8/19/18)...

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FCAM - Events of Interest
Posted on: May 5, 2018

Wilbraham Golf Tournament

Please see the attached flyer for Wilbraham MA Firefighters upcoming golf tournament. We are trying to raise money for a gear washer and dryer and other charitable needs. Thank you so much for your help in passing the word.

Flyer

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FCAM - Events of Interest
Posted on: November 28, 2016

Nahant Christmas Parade Invitation for Fire Personnel & Fire Apparatus

Nahant Fire Department

67 Flash Road

Nahant, MA

Nahant Fire Department

Re: 21st Annual Christmas Parade

Dear Chief,

Welcome to another Holiday Season. Our 21st annual Christmas Parade is being held on Saturday, December 17th at 6:00pm. We look forward to having...

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FCAM - Events of Interest
Posted on: November 21, 2016

Memorial Dedication

Please join us for the:

K9 Memorial Dedication

December 7th, 2016 at 1 p.m.

Department of Fire Services

Fire and Explosion Investigation Unit

Stow, MA

State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey and State Police Colonel Richard D. McKeon invite you to the dedication ...

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FCAM - Events of Interest
Posted on: November 10, 2016

27th Annual Ipmba Conference International Police Moutanin Bike Association

27th Annual IPMBA Conference

PESCII-Off-Road-ParrCCEMSComrades-ParrHudspeth-PESCII-Parr

Training Matters.  Get it at the IPMBA Conference.

The premier training event for public safety cyclists, featuring training and certification courses, education...

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FCAM - Events of Interest
Posted on: November 4, 2016

Save the Date Nediafc Annual Meeting Educational Seminars

March 23 - 24, 2017

NFPA Headquarters - One Batterymarch Park - Quincy, MA

Thursday - 23 March - Boston Fire Commissioner Joseph Finn will present lessons learned at the Back Bay Fire.  He will also do a presentation on Prevention and Awareness of ...

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FCAM - Events of Interest
Posted on: October 15, 2016

Good News Story From Abington

A good news story from Abington-

Last night Retired Rockland Fire Chief Mike Sammon, while driving on Plymouth Street (Rt.58) in Abington, discovered a fire burning under a porch in a residential home.  Mike called 911, alerted the occupants, and ...

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FCAM - Events of Interest
Posted on: September 27, 2016

Swearing Ceremony for Chief George Kramlinger Manchestr-by-the-Sea Fire/Rescue

Swearing-in ceremony for Chief George Kramlinger, Manchester-by-the-Sea Fire/Rescue, will take place on Wednesday October 5th at 1900 hours at the American Legion Hall located behind Town Hall, which is located at 10 Center Street. All are welcome to atte...

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FCAM - Events of Interest
Posted on: September 12, 2016

Heidi Anderson FCAM Liaison for Collective Purchase Raising Funds for Alheimer's Association

Heidi Anderson The Metropolitan Area Planning Council And Fcam Liaison For Collective Purchase Raising Funds For Alheimer’s Association

Hi Chiefs,I'm participating in the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's&...

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FCAM - Events of Interest
Posted on: September 9, 2016

Last Week Sign Up!!! Holiday Party Sunday December 11th

This is the last week to sign up to attend our Holiday Christmas Party.

Please send an email to the Secretary/Treasurer by Thursday afternoon December 1st.  Payment can be made at the party check or credit card.

The following are signed up:

  • Rich and...
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FCAM - Events of Interest
Posted on: September 6, 2016

NFSA Boston Chapter Meeting

All, I need to provide a count to the facility soon. Can you please take a moment to respond your attendance? Feel free to pass this notice along to others. At the moment,it is looking like NFSA President Shane Ray will be in attendance also.

Thanks,

Dave

I ...

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FCAM - Events of Interest
Posted on: September 2, 2016

Save the Date 2016 Greenwood Emergency Vehicle Open House

We're Almost Ready...... Are You?  

Save the Date!!!

Friday - September 16th - 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

2 Vaillancourt Drive

North Attleboro, MA 02763

2016 Greenwood Emergency Vehicle Open House!!! &Nbsp;(E-One-Horton-Maxim)

  • Come Join Us for Our A...
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FCAM - Events of Interest

News Flash

Posted on: October 12, 2016

Afg Application Period for 2016 Assistance Firefighters Grants (AFG) Opens Tuesday, October 11, 2015

AFG Application Period for FF 2016 Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Opens Tuesday, October 11, 2015 at 8 a.m. ET

Application Period for FY2016 AFG Announced

The application period is now open through November 18, 2016 at 5 PM ET. Application assistan...

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FCAM - Fire Act Grants
Posted on: September 14, 2016

Assistance Firefighter Grant Application Period Opens October

AFG Application Period Opens October 11 -

The FY 2016 Assistance to Firefighter Grants (AFG) application period will open on October 11, at 8 AM ET, and will close on November 18, at 5 PM ET.

Begin your application now by utilizing the application assistanc...

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FCAM - Fire Act Grants
Posted on: August 2, 2016

Schedule Included - 2016 Assistance Firefighters Grant Program Will Open for Applications Fall 2016

It is expected that the 2016 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program will be open for applications in the fall of 2016.

Each year, prior to the application period, the FEMA Region I Fire Grant Program Specialists travel throughout New England, provi...

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FCAM - Fire Act Grants

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: July 28, 2016

International Code Council Town Hall (Style) Forum UMass Lowell

YOU’RE INVITED - ICC REGION 6 TOUR!

Where: University of Massachusetts Lowell Campus

University Crossing, 220 Pawtucket Street, Lowell, MA

When: Monday, August 8, 2016

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m

.

Program: Town Hall (style) Forum

Panel discussion ...

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FCAM - Fire/Building Code

News Flash

Posted on: August 21, 2016

Hazard Tree Related Fatality

Please share this briefing with your staff as a lessons learned. This is a hazard tree related fatality.  Remind your staff that we are seeing trees weakened by drought conditions here in our area and operating in fire and storm related incidents...

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FCAM - Firefighter Safety

News Flash

Posted on: July 16, 2018

In honor of Officer Michael Chesna of the Weymouth Police Department

Please be advised
that Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has ordered that the United Statesflag and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts flag be lowered to half-staff at all
state buildings beginning immediately, until further notice, in honor of Offi...

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FCAM - Flag to Half Staff Notice
Posted on: October 21, 2016

Flags Half Staff Tuesday October 25, 2016 Honor Ssg Sean Christopher O’connell, Army

Please be advised that Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 in honor of SSG Sean Chris...

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FCAM - Flag to Half Staff Notice
Posted on: October 6, 2016

Sunday October 9th Flags Half Staff to Honor the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service

Please be advised that Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings on Sunday, October 9, 2016 from sunrise until sunset in honor of the National Fal...

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FCAM - Flag to Half Staff Notice
Posted on: September 30, 2016

Flag Half Stafff Until Sunset, September 30th in Memory of Israel Former President & Prime Minister

Please be advised that as a mark of respect for the memory of Shimon Peres, former President and Prime Minister of Israel, and in accordance with a proclamation by the President of the United States, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has ordered that t...

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FCAM - Flag to Half Staff Notice
Posted on: September 8, 2016

Flags Half Staff Sunrise - Sunset, Sunday September 11, 2016

Please be advised that Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings on Sunday, September 11, 2016 in honor of the individuals who lost their lives on...

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FCAM - Flag to Half Staff Notice
Posted on: August 18, 2016

Flag Half Staff Honor Coporal Ronald Sparks Korean War Pow Killed Captivity - Returning Home

Please be advised that Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings effective tomorrow Friday August 19, 2016 from sunrise until sunset. In honor of ...

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FCAM - Flag to Half Staff Notice

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: July 18, 2018

Important information on the dues notice - New W-9 needed

Because we have change the physical address of FCAM, with the changing of Officers, all cities and towns and businesses will need to use this update W-9 (link below). In order to save a lot time and energy, everyone should print it out and give it to thei...

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FCAM - General Postings
Posted on: July 11, 2018

A messge from FCAM IT about News Flash Postings

Hello Members,

   Just a friendly reminder about the email system...

  • All members have the ability and permissions to post to NewsFlash Module on the website that pushes out emails to full member listing
  • These emails are how FCAM communicate...
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FCAM - General Postings
Posted on: July 11, 2018

Job Postings

Job postings are a paid feature for FCAM and should not be posted by members on their own through "News Flash". Any job postings needs to go through the FCAM Secretary. When posted by the FCAM Secretary not only will there be an email sent to th...

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FCAM - General Postings
Posted on: June 6, 2018

Chief Buckley, Ret. Needham is looking for portable radios

From Paul Buckley:

I'm working with my local department in Maine (Saco Valley Fire Department). They are in desperate need of portable radios with no budget to purchase new ones. If any department has a surplus you are willing to sell or donate please give...

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FCAM - General Postings
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Website Passwords

Hello,

I have been working with Civic Plus over the past week to address the issue of password changes every 90 days. They have heard complaints from other municipal users and they are working on an opt out system that will allow us as an association to op...

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FCAM - General Postings
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Thank you from Chief Coleman

Good morning,

I wanted to take a moment and thank all of the active and retired FCAM members who took the time to come out and vote yesterday. I appreciate all of the people that came out to support me. It was a very close race, which is a good thing becau...

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FCAM - General Postings
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Thank you from Chief Coleman

Good morning,

I wanted to take a moment and thank all of the active and retired FCAM members who took the time to come out and vote yesterday. I appreciate all of the people that came out to support me. It was a very close race, which is a good thing becau...

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FCAM - General Postings
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Call Volunteer & Part-Time Firefighter Pay in Massachusetts Report

Attached please find a copy of the Call Volunteer & Part-Time Firefighter Pay in Massachusetts Report compiled by the FCAM Call Volunteer Chief Committee.

Call Volunteer & Part-Time Firefighter Pay in Massachusetts Report

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FCAM - General Postings

News Flash

Posted on: August 30, 2017

Ford Explorer CO Update 8-3-17

Just an update on the Ford Explorer CO issue. It has been a very productive day and we have received some good information. There are currently 4 Ford Engineers on site in Auburn testing the 13 vehicles that had CO readings and assisting us in getting tho...

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FCAM - Helpful Information
Posted on: August 3, 2017

Ford Explorer CO Leaks

As you may have seen on the news yesterday and this morning  we had a police cruiser accident that was related to elevated levels of CO in a cruiser. The Ford Interceptor had 13 ppm in the vehicle even after the doors had been opened and the offi...

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FCAM - Helpful Information

News Flash

Posted on: April 30, 2018

Monthly Membership Meeting Online Registration Form

Please see link for monthly membership Online Registration Form. If you need the Cash At Door Form, Click the link and the cash at door link is at the top of the online registration form. 

Thank you

+Note: You must be logged in at this time to acce...

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Online Registration Form FCAM - Home

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: May 22, 2018

Civil Service examinations for Fire Lieutenant and Captain announced

The examinations for Fire Lieutenant and Captain are scheduled for November 17, 2018. 

 

For a list of Departments that have already registered to participate, visit the Examination Information page on our website: 2018 F...

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FCAM - Human Resource Divison (HRD)
Posted on: July 28, 2016

For Civil Service Departments Information Update From Chief Scoble

Civil Service Chiefs:

For communities from A-L that had Nuwanda Evans as a point of contact, please be advised that due to a reorganization within the office, she is no longer assigned to the Civil Service/HRD unit.  For now, if you need assistanc...

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FCAM - Human Resource Divison (HRD)

News Flash

Posted on: November 30, 2016

Last Chance Apply for Fire Service Executive Development Institute

Last Chance to Apply for FSEDI

If you’re a new chief or aspiring to be one, don’t miss this last opportunity to apply for the Fire Service Executive Development Institute (FSEDI).

Developed by the IAFC, this highly successful program is ...

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FCAM - International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
Posted on: November 9, 2016

IAFC Releases Guide Address Gap Firefighter Physicals

The IAFC today released A Healthcare Provider’s Guide to Firefighter Physicals to assist healthcare providers in the evaluation and treatment of the health and wellness of firefighters. The guide serves as an important new tool for firefighters ...

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FCAM - International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
Posted on: October 22, 2016

IAFC Upcoming October & November Webinars

Upcoming October & November Webinars

Check Out Our Upcoming Educational Opportunities

The IAFC provides online educational opportunities by offering webinars and podcasts for fire and emergency service members.

Focused Fire Prevention: Forecasting Risks ...

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FCAM - International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
Posted on: August 19, 2016

The IAFC Issues Call Action: Commit Diversity and Inclusion

Take Leadership All the Way

By unanimous vote, the IAFC board of directors this week issued the following call to action:

"In light of recent events in our communities and around the world, the IAFC Board of Directors believes that it is important to r...

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FCAM - International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
Posted on: August 4, 2016

FRM 2017 Call for Presentations Now Open

Presenters Wanted: FRM 2017

The FRM 2017 Call for Presentations is now open. The IAFC is looking for presenters and sessions to add to the educational experience of FRM 2017, May 20 - 24 in Henderson, NV.

Is your department doing great things that others co...

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FCAM - International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)

News Flash

Posted on: August 2, 2016

International Code Council Government Relations Update August 2016

International Code Council Government Relations Update – August 2016

Follow @ICC_GR on Twitter for breaking GR news throughout the month!

Early Bird Registration Still Open for Annual Conference!

This year’s Conference will offer over 30 ...

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FCAM - International Code Council

News Flash

Posted on: August 6, 2016

Health Costs for Retirees Capped

Health costs for retirees capped

Legislature extends moratorium on raising health insurance premiums

•By Christian M. Wade Statehouse Reporter

•Aug 5, 2016

BOSTON — Cities and towns could be on the hook for millions of dollars in h...

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FCAM - Legislation

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: November 3, 2016

Chief Alex Mccurdy, Ret. FDSS, LLC Has Hose Donate

I will be retiring a few lengths of hose that I use for my training and pump testing business. (1 3/4 and 3" ) It passed a hose test in 2015.  If there is a Fire Explorer or similar  outfit out there who wants it, I will  b...

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FCAM - Member Benefits

News Flash

Posted on: July 17, 2018

Monthly Meeting August 15, 2018 - NFPA 10:00 AM

There is EMS training 8 - 10 AM before the August 15, 2018 Monthly Meeting at NFPA. Domestic Violence related, good for 2 hrs of con ed for all levels

Meeting location:

NFPA

1 Batterymarch Park

Quincy, MA. 02169

RESERVATIONS no later than NOON on THURSDAY Prio...

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FCAM - Monthly Meetings

News Flash

Posted on: October 19, 2016

Colorado Company Markets Items Benefit National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

My name is Laura Brands. I work with the marketing team at Never Summer Industries, a Colorado based snowboard and longboard company.

We offer special edition board programs every year that are focused on service men and women. Proceeds from this program a...

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FCAM - National Fallen Firefighters Foundation
Posted on: September 15, 2016

112 Fallen Firefighters Honored National Memorial

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

P.O. Drawer 498

Emmitsburg, MD 21727

112 Fallen Firefighters to Be Honored at National Memorial

Join the U.S. Fire Service in honoring the lives of 79 firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2015 and 33 firefighter...

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FCAM - National Fallen Firefighters Foundation
Posted on: September 7, 2016

Join for the 6th Annual Bells Across America for Fallen Firefighters

Join Us for the 6th Annual Bells Across America for Fallen Firefighters

October 8 – 9, 2016

The sound of a bell holds special significance for firefighters. Historically, the toll of a bell summoned members to the station, signaled the beginning o...

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FCAM - National Fallen Firefighters Foundation
Posted on: August 25, 2016

Bells Across America

Make Bells Ring Nationwide

Sound off in support of fallen firefighters in your community.

Sign-up online, find resourses and share your tribute.

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is asking communties, fire service organizations, and religious organ...

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FCAM - National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

News Flash

Posted on: December 5, 2016

Life Safety Sprinkler System Challenge Workshop

How do you determine success In the era of NFPA 13R sprinkler systems?  

This was the question posed to a group of NFPA stakeholders that participated in our Life Safety Sprinkler System Challenge workshop in December, 2015. This free report that ...

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FCAM - National Fire Protection Association
Posted on: December 2, 2016

Home Christmas Tree Fires Fact Sheet

Source: NFPA, Fire Analysis & Research Division

NFPA, 1 Batterymarch Park, Quincy, MA 02169

Fire Analysis & Research Division

Home structure fires in which

Christmas trees were first ignited

by month: 2010-2014

February - November 20%

January 37%

December...

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FCAM - National Fire Protection Association
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Free Webinar ESFR Sprinklers & Obstructions Phase Update

ESFR Sprinklers and Obstructions — Phase 3 Update

December 15, 2016, 12:30 to 2:00 PM ET

Register Now

 Early Suppression Fast Response (ESFR) sprinklers are often installed in warehouses to avoid installation of in-rack sprinklers. Due to ...

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FCAM - National Fire Protection Association
Posted on: November 14, 2016

From Chief Beardsley, Ret. Highlights NFPA Needs Assesment Survey

Bill, as I was preparing for my next class at Bunker Hill, I happened across this link to the most recent Fire Service Needs Assessment Report. With the budget season upon us, some of the chiefs may find this report useful.

This fourth Fire Service Needs A...

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FCAM - National Fire Protection Association
Posted on: October 1, 2016

Free Smart Fire Protection Webinar October National Fire Protection Association

Register Now - FREE Smart Fire Protection Webinar

 Smart Fire Protection: Update on NFPA Sandbox, Smart Home Summit, Smart Enforcement Workshop, and Related Activities

Tuesday, October 25,  12:30-2:00 PM (EDT)

In 2015 the Fire Protection Re...

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FCAM - National Fire Protection Association
Posted on: September 9, 2016

Fire Prevention Week Webinar for New England Friday September 16th

Hey NE folks,

We are hosting a Fire Prevention Week Webinar for New England on Friday September 16th at 10am.  Please share this with your networks so they can learn about the theme as well as resources.  

Signup

As Fire Prevention Week 201...

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FCAM - National Fire Protection Association
Posted on: August 8, 2016

Free Webinar How Clean Clean? The Validation Ppe Cleaning

FREE WEBINAR

How Clean is Clean? The Validation of Fire Fighter PPE Cleaning Webinar

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tuesday, August 30,  12:30-2:00 PM (ET)

Between fighting fires and responding to oth...

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FCAM - National Fire Protection Association

News Flash

Posted on: November 22, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving

Dear Members of FCAM,

I would like to extend my sincerest wish that you, your families, friends and department members all have an enjoyable and safe Thanksgiving. It’s important to take the time to reflect and be thankful for all the blessings o...

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FCAM - Notices From President FCAM
Posted on: September 10, 2016

New Protective Custody Law That Pertains Drug Overdoses/Abuse Indidual Refusal for Treatment

Bill,

Please forward this MCOPA document regarding the new protective custody law to all out directors and membership.

Regards,

Rick

From: Mark Leahy

Sent: Tuesday, September 06, 2016 9:45 AM

To: DeLorie, Rick

 Subject: New PC law

Good morning, Chief DeL...

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FCAM - Notices From President FCAM

News Flash

Posted on: November 5, 2016

Premium Booths

Yesterday, I posted the notice and guide for vendors for our 2017 Conference and exhibition.  There was an omission with the Premium Booths regarding the price.  I was sure I had put it in the guide but I did not.  The 6 Premium...

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FCAM - Notices From Secretary / Treasurer
Posted on: October 6, 2016

Immediate Opening the FCAM Website Committee

We thank Chief Cloutier for his time and commitment to the committee.  As we are in the process of moving to a new website we need a replacement as soon as possible.  Please contact Chief Coleman and copy the Secretary/Treasurer if you a...

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FCAM - Notices From Secretary / Treasurer
Posted on: October 7, 2016

Office Phone 978-682-2272 Back Normal

The phones and fax are back to normal. Thank you for your patience.  If you tried to call over the weekend through yesterday and could not contact me please call me back and I will try to be of assistance.

Bill Dolan

The office phone 978-682-2272 i...

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FCAM - Notices From Secretary / Treasurer
Posted on: September 15, 2016

Friday September 16th Nationa POW/MIA Recognition Day

National POW/MIA Recognition Day

In the United States, National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed on the third Friday in September. It honors those who were prisoners of war and those who are still missing in action. This day was established by an Act of...

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FCAM - Notices From Secretary / Treasurer
Posted on: September 14, 2016

Running for FCAM Office May 2017 Through April 2017

If you are considering running for Office in FY 18 - 1 May 2017 through 30 April 2018 you need to notify the Secretary/Treasurer by December 15, 2016, which is 90 Days prior to the March General Membership meeting as required by the by-laws.  Dec...

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FCAM - Notices From Secretary / Treasurer
Posted on: August 29, 2016

Reception for Chief Frank Twiss Wednesday Postponed

The reception for Chief Frank Twiss scheduled for Wednesday is being postponed. Chief Twiss suffered a medical emergency today and is presently hospitalized.  He condition is good. More information on his condition will be sent as it becomes avai...

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FCAM - Notices From Secretary / Treasurer
Posted on: July 28, 2016

ICC Membership FCAM Members

It is time to file the annual report to the ICC as FCAM is an ICC chapter.  Those members who are members individually or as municipal members please send me you ICC membership # and type of membership  

Send via email by August 8th 2016

T...

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FCAM - Notices From Secretary / Treasurer

News Flash

Posted on: June 18, 2018

The passing of Randolph Fire Chief Richard Donovan's Mother

DONOVAN, Marguerite E. “Midge” “Margie” (Tobin), of Randolph, formerly of Dorchester, passed away peacefully on June 14, 2018, surrounded by her loving family, at the age of 88. Born and raised in Boston, she graduated from Dorchester High School for Girl...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Passing of Winthrop Fire Chief Paul Flanagan’s wife Susan

FLANAGAN, Susan M. (Ellison) Susan M. Flanagan of Winthrop, MA passed away peacefully on May 31, 2018 at the age of 55 after a yearlong battle with cancer. Susan was the beloved daughter of the late Mary Clough of Revere, MA. Susan will be forever remembe...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: November 3, 2016

Eleanor Jane Mooney Wife Fire Chief John Mooney, Ret. Reading Fire Department

Eleanor “Ellie” Jane (Olson) Mooney, died after an extended illness on November 3, 2016 in her home surrounded by her loving family.

Eleanor is survived by her devoted husband John “Jack” Mooney, former Reading Fire ...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: October 30, 2016

Fire Chief John Mariner, Ret. Pepperell Fire Department

Fire Chief John S. Mariner, Ret. died October 26th 2016.  Chief Mariner started with the Pepperell Fire Department in 1959 and was a member of FCAM  and retired from the department in 2012.  

Private services were held at the gra...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: October 18, 2016

Jane Gail Blye Wife Retired Fire Chie Phillip Blye Easton Fire Department

Jane Gail Blye, 70 of Bourne, MA, beloved wife of Phillip E. Blye, passed away at her home on October 15, 2016. She was born in Cambridge, MA to Ernest and Dorothy (Balcomb) Sewall.

Devoted mother to Susan Charis of Hyannis, MA, Laura Blye of Jacksonville,...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: October 18, 2016

Leona Fothergill Wife of Late Fire Chief Fothergill Sr., Mother of Retired Fire Chief Fothergill Jr.

Fothergill - Leona W. (Holland) lifelong resident of Chelsea, October 16, 2016 at age 90.  Wife of the late Chelsea Fire Chief Herbert C. Fothergill Sr., with whom she shared 61 years of marriage before his passing in 2009.  Beloved moth...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: September 28, 2016

Walk Through for Firefighter Greg Hawes Hanover Fire Department

Chiefs,

The walk through for Firefighter Greg Hawes, Hanover Fire, will be Thursday, September 29, at 15:30 hours, Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock Street, Quincy, MA.

All members should be staged by 15:00 hours; the procession will be Hanover Fire, Hanove...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: September 26, 2016

Firefighter/Paramedic Gregory Hawes Hanover Fire Department

Gregory C. “Greg” Hawes

Visiting Hours

Thursday, September 29, 2016

4-8 p.m.

Keohane Funeral Home

785 Hancock Street

Hawes, Gregory C. “Greg” of Pembroke, died September 25, 2016.

Greg graduated from North Quincy High Scho...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: September 9, 2016

Firefighter Clifton Judson, Ret. Merrimac Fire Department

It is with deep regret that The Merrimac Fire Department announces the passing of retired Firefighter & Mechanic Clifton (GRAMPS) Judson SR.  Father of Firefighters Robert Judson Sr and Firefighter Mark Judson and Clifton Judson Jr. Grandfath...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: September 8, 2016

Firefighter Peter Kannler Chelsea Fire Department Cancer Related Death

FF Peter Kannler was a well respected FF in Chelsea and an instructor at the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy.  He died recently from cancer, at the young age of 37.  Please keep his family and fellow firefighters in your prayers.

Rever...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: August 10, 2016

Funeral Arrangements Fire Chief Brian Peavey, Sr., Ret. Merrimac Fire Department

Calling hours will be Sunday August 14, 2016 at the Rogers Funeral Home 36 West Main Street, Merrimac from 4-8 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at the Pilgram Congregational Church 27 Church St Merrimac  at 10 a.m. Monday August 15th.

It is with...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: August 1, 2016

Deputy Fire Chief Daniel Danitis

Daniel  made his journey safely home, after a brief but courageous battle with cancer on July 30th, surrounded by his loving family. Dan joined the Hardwick Fire Dept. as a teenager, but his dream was to be on the Ware Fire Dept. as a full-time f...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: July 21, 2016

Ret. Hopedale Fire Chief Donald Moore

Retired Hopedale Fire Chief Donald A. Moore, 75, of Milford passed away Mon. July 18, 2016 after a long period of declining health at the Milford Regional Medical Center, Milford with his family by his side. He was the husband of Norma L. (Parent) Moore. ...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices

News Flash

Posted on: November 22, 2016

NFPA Driver Training

I am looking for help with anybody who has conducted an NFPA 1002/1451 driver training program either in house or if you contracted it out.  Thanks in advance for your help in this.

FCAM - Online Survey
Posted on: November 2, 2016

Information Consultants

I am looking for information from anyone who has used a company called "Public Safety Consultants" please contact me regarding your experience.


Thank you


Dave

FCAM - Online Survey
Posted on: October 25, 2016

Last Try for Reposting Online Surve for Chief Mccarthy

There was an error in posting this survey from Survey Monkey and when people opened the link they got the message "survey complete"  

PLEASE try again an assist Chief McCarthy with this survey.  

I apologize for the inconvenience...

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FCAM - Online Survey
Posted on: October 4, 2016

EFO Survey

One of my Captains is doing research for his EFO applied research paper. Can you send this survey out to the group.


Thank you,

Chief Stowers

Maynard Fire

FCAM - Online Survey
Posted on: August 29, 2016

EFO Research Survey for EFO Student Deputy Pelonzi

Chief,

I know last year, you offered to assist me with my EFO research by forwarding my EFO survey to the chief's association. I was wondering if you would be able to do that again this year. Thank you very much in advance, and the here is the sur...

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FCAM - Online Survey
Posted on: August 18, 2016

Reminder the Survey Closes Tonight 8 p.m. - If You Have Not Done Please Take the Survey Today

Hello Chiefs.

If you haven’t already taken the survey, please do so at your soonest convenience.

FCAM is working with Lexipol to provide Massachusetts-specific policies, policy training and automatic policy updates to our fire departments. &nb...

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FCAM - Online Survey

News Flash

Posted on: October 16, 2017

White Paper - Reduction of Call Firefighters in MA Fire District 7

I want to thank all 24 departments in Fire District 7 that employ call firefighters for participating in the survey I sent out back in late August. The results of that survey data is in this White Paper report titled, "Reduction of Call Firefighters ...

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FCAM - Personnel Related
Posted on: August 22, 2016

Firefighter Entry Level Screening Examination

Promo flyer for the Barnstable Co. Fire Chiefs’ Firefighter Exam that is held every November.  Registration is now open and will continue until September 23rd.  There are two changes for this year:

  1. The option for ONLINE REGISTRA...
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FCAM - Personnel Related
Posted on: July 27, 2016

MFA Director

Chiefs,

In light of MFA Director George Kramlinger’s resignation on Monday July 25th, members of the Executive Board have been in contact with Marshal Ostroskey, Mr. Kramlinger and Training Council Chairman Orangio.  At this time the sit...

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FCAM - Personnel Related

News Flash

Posted on: November 25, 2016

Line Registration & Payment Now Available for Conference Attendees

Those attending the annual Professional Development Conference - February 28th - March 1st and 2nd - 2017 at the DCU Center in Worcester - can register and pay online.

The conference is open to all fire personnel of any rank.

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FCAM - Professional Development Conference

News Flash

Posted on: June 27, 2018

Architect Firms

The Town of Auburn received 5 proposals from architect firms for a study of our fire and police stations. Does anyone recognize any of the firms or have experience working with them? If so please e-mail me directly to share your experience good or bad. Th...

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FCAM - Requests for Infomation
Posted on: November 14, 2016

Cost Benefit Analysis Survey

Hello to all,

We are seeking your assistance conducting a survey, for a project within the Fire Instructor III program. We are looking for information pertaining to formal training of how to perform a Cost Benefit Analysis. If you are interested in helping...

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FCAM - Requests for Infomation
Posted on: November 8, 2016

Military Leave

Looking for policies in regards to Military Leave and associated employee benefits, spouse health Insurance while activated etc.


Thanks for any help.

FCAM - Requests for Infomation
Posted on: September 29, 2016

Fire Station Fesability Study

Good day all,

I am looking for any information you all may have in regards to new station construction.  We have been given permission to go forward with a feasibility study so we are putting together and RFQ for a firm to conduct the study. If yo...

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FCAM - Requests for Infomation
Posted on: September 27, 2016

Employee Evaluations

Hello all,

The Town of Groton is in the process of revamping the employee evaluations. Does anyone have a firefighter evaluation policy/form that you like? If so could you please send it to me.

Thank you

Steele McCurdy

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FCAM - Requests for Infomation
Posted on: August 24, 2016

Auxiliary Firefighters

Hello,

The Groton Fire Department is in the process of creating auxiliary firefighter positions to assist in non-emergent and low risk duties.  I am looking for any job descriptions/list of duties  for auxiliary or reserve call firefighte...

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FCAM - Requests for Infomation
Posted on: August 18, 2016

Alcohol Testing Language

Does anyone have alcohol testing language in their collective bargaining agreements?

Thank you in advance,

Chris Leary

Melrose Fire

FCAM - Requests for Infomation
Posted on: August 17, 2016

Contract Language: Mgl 32, Sections 94, 94a, 94b

To all Chiefs;

Has anyone recently placed formal language in a collective bargaining agreement in regards to the acceptance of Mass General Laws Chapter 32, Sections 94, 94A, & 94B.  

Chapter 32: Retirement Systems and Pensions

Section 94

Impairm...

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FCAM - Requests for Infomation
Posted on: July 28, 2016

Have Other Departments Encountered Foam Inslation Spayed Insulation Homes Flammable

Good morning,

We had an issue this week that I’m curious if anyone else has encountered. One of our Captains was conducting a Smoke/CO inspection and the basement of the home had foam insulation sprayed everywhere. He inquired about and the homeo...

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FCAM - Requests for Infomation

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: October 18, 2016

Come “By” Say “Bye” & Wish the Chief Farewell After Great Years

Come “By” to Say “Bye” and Wish the Chief Farewell After 44 Great Years - Chief Harold Brunelle - Hyannis Fire Department

Monday, October 31st, 2016

0800 Through 1800 Hours

At Hyannis Fire-Rescue HQ

95 High School Road,...

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FCAM - Retirement News & Events
Posted on: September 13, 2016

Retirement Celebration for Fire Chief Frank Twiss Middleton Fire Department

Please join us in honoring - Chief Frank W Twiss for 37 years of dedicated service to the Middleton Fire Department and the Town of Middleton.

October 20, 2016

6 p.m.

Hillview Country Club

149 North Street

North Reading, MA 01864

Tickets $35/person

Available at ...

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FCAM - Retirement News & Events
Posted on: August 25, 2016

Farewell Luncheon for Chief Frank Twiss Middleton Fire Department

Farewell Luncheon for Chef Frank Twiss - Middleton Fire Department

Stop by the fire station to congratulate Chief Twiss as he finishes his career as Fire Chief

Date: Wednesday - August 31st

Time : 12 - 2 p.m.

Location: Middleton Fire Department - 4 Lake Stree...

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FCAM - Retirement News & Events
Posted on: August 22, 2016

Retirement Party for Cief Robert Ahean Sunderland Fire Department Sunday August 28th

Retirement Party for Chief Robert Ahearn of the Sunderland Fire Department

Sunday August 28th 12-4 p.m.

Chicken BBQ at the Sunderland Town Park (Park Road)

Tickets Are $10 Each

See Any Member of the Sunderland Fire Department or Visit the Station Mondays 8 a....

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FCAM - Retirement News & Events

News Flash

Posted on: August 22, 2016

Fire Marshal Fire & Explosives Investigation Unit Memorial Fundraiser

Fire Marshal Fire and Explosives Investigation Unit K-9 Memorial Fundraiser

How to Donate:

Check or Money Order: To donate to the Fire and Explosives Investigation Unit K-9 Memorial Fund, please send a check or money order to: State Police Association of Ma...

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FCAM - State Fire Marshal Advisories

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: November 17, 2016

First Responder App Live

Good Afternoon,

National Grid is pleased to announce that our First Responder app, exclusively for police and fire, is now live in your community. This app will provide enhanced communication between municipalities and National Grid during emergency situat...

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Training Video FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: November 14, 2016

Senior Fire Officer Forum Firfighter Safety Symposium

Senior Fire Officer Forum Firefighter Safety Symposium II

I. Illicit Laboratories-Types, Recognition, Hazards, and Help

Presented By: Bob Zalewski, Mark Sicuso, and Mike Barry, Hazardous Materials Training, Massachusetts Firefighting Academy Members of the ...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: November 4, 2016

Three Line Training Courses From the International Association Fire Chiefs

International Association of Fire Chiefs

Training at Your Fingertips

Do you feel fully prepared to handle an event with hazardous materials present?

Equip yourself with the knowledge today! The IAFC recently launched three online training classes focusing on...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: October 28, 2016

App Incident Management Handbook

New Mobile Incident Management Handbook

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) Incident Management Handbook Mobile App (MIMH) is an electronic enhancement to the paper or electronic versions of the USCG Incident Management Handbook (IMH).

The USCG MIMH is an ...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: October 26, 2016

Sprinkler System Plan Review Novembe 2016

Chelsea High School, 299 Everett Ave., Chelsea, MA

November 1 - 2, 2016

SPRINKLER SYSTEM PLAN REVIEW

This two-day seminar provides attendees with vital information on how to conduct the plan review process for water-based fire protection systems.

Utilizing th...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: October 24, 2016

MA Fire Academy Senior Fire Officer Forum November 2016 Honor the Charlston Nine Dr. David Griffin

IN HONOR OF THE CHARLESTON NINE -Presented by DR. David Griffin

UPCOMING SENIOR FIRE OFFICER FORUM at the Mass. Fire Academy, Stow

Thursday, November 10, 2016  10:00 AM-3:00 PM -register at D.F.S. website

In Honor of The Charleston 9: A Study of Cha...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: October 21, 2016

Upcoming Stationsmarts Demonstrations

Upcoming StationSmarts Demonstrations

Portsmouth Fire Department, RI - Nov. 10th, 10AM -12PM

Milford Fire Department, MA  - Thursday, Nov. 3rd,  10AM - 12PM

Portsmouth, RI Fire Chief Cranson and Milford, MA Fire Chief Touhey are scheduled t...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: October 8, 2016

Overview Chapter 41, Sections 100 & 111F Claims & Their Administration for Municipal Officials

Gowrie Claims Services Presents

An Overview of Chapter 41, Sections 100 and 111F - Claims and their Administration for Municipal Officials

When:  Wednesday - November 30, 2016

Time:  9 a.m. - Noon

Where:  Hopkinton Country Club

204 S...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: October 4, 2016

Free in-Person Training for First Responders Learn How Better Serve Veterans

Register Today for a Free In-Person Training for First Responders to Learn How to Better Serve Veterans

When: Friday, October 14, 2016

Where: Florian Hall, 55 Hallet Street, Dorchester Center, MA 02124

Time: 8 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Light Breakfast and Coffee Pr...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: September 24, 2016

Save the Date Monday October 2016 Surviving & Thriving in Your Career

Surviving & Thriving in Your Career

Monday October 31, 2016, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

A Conference for 1st Responders

Florian Hall 55 Hallett Street

Dorchester, MA 02124

Featuring Regional and National 1st Responder Career Development & Wellness Experts

Sponsore...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: September 19, 2016

Next Senior Fire Officer Forum Top Tactical Considerations - October 17th

The next  Senior Fire Officer Forum will be Top 20 Tactical Considerations from UL & NIST Firefighter Safety Research on October 17 at the Department of Fire Services in Stow. The presenter will be Chief Peter Van Dorpe of the Algonquin-Lake ...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: September 15, 2016

Nightclub Fire Training Programs Need the Support Fire & Building Officials

DFS has a grant to conduct 30 nightclub fire safety training programs aimed at fire and building officials, nightclub owners and operator, and certified crowd managers.

To date, 20 trainings have been conducted all across the Commonwealth; however, of all ...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: September 13, 2016

NoFIRES Conference 2016

When

 Tuesday November 1, 2016 at 8 a.m. EDT

 -to-

 Wednesday November 2, 2016 at 4 p.m. EDT

Where

Hadley Farms Meeting House

 41 Russell Street

 Hadley, MA 01035

Dear Friends of NoFIRES,

Be sure to save your seat at th...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: September 5, 2016

Responding Flammable Liquids Training

Instructional Staff will bring to your jurisdiction this free training to assist with the understanding of, preparing for, and appropriate response to incidents involving flammable liquids including crude oil, ethanol, and other flammable liquids that tra...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: September 1, 2016

Barnstable County Fire Chiefs Association Presents Fireground Command, Control & Accountability

Barnstable County Fire Chiefs Association Presents Fireground Command, Control, and Accountability

Presented by Deputy Chief (ret) Anthony Avillo, North Hudson (NJ) Regional Fire Department

Comprehensive and coordinated command, control, and accountability ...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: September 1, 2016

MA Fire Academy Offers NFPA Course Best Practices Community Risk Reduction

Best Practices in Community Risk Reduction (F0635) – National Fire Academy Course

NFA Instructor:  Lt. Michael McLeieer

Dates:  November 1 & 2, 2016 - 8a.m. - 5p.m. daily

Location:  Massachusetts Firefighting Academy,...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: August 26, 2016

District Presents the Science Behind the Tactics With Deputy Chief George Healy

MA Fire District 7 is sponsoring this seminar on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at the Auburn Elks Lodge in Auburn, MA from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.  Tickets are $25 to cover lunch, and are available at the Auburn, Charlton, Spencer, Sutton and Ux...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: August 26, 2016

Culture Change Dr. David Griffin - Saturday September 17th

A Culture of Change

Dr. David Griffin

Nine firefighters lost. Many grieving families. An organization spiraling into crisis.

The Sofa Super Store Fire, one of the nation's deadliest incidents for firefighters since 9/11, marked the beginning of chan...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: August 25, 2016

Communications Center Liability Training

Chiefs,

From the Holbrook Communications Center: Holbrook Communications is hosting a “Communications Center Liability” class on November 4th. (Registration information attached)

Topics Include:

  • The basics of a lawsuit
  • Common legal terms a...
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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: August 24, 2016

Free In-Person Training for First Responders Learn How Better Serve Veterans

Dear Fire Chiefs Association of Massachusetts,

Thank you for hosting Home Base today! Please find attached and below details for a free in-person training in October.  

Free In-Person Training for First Responders to Learn How to Better Serve Veter...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: August 10, 2016

Step Up; Leadership & Team Building for Senior Fire Officers, Deputy Chief Frank Viscuso

Step Up; Leadership and Team Building for Senior Fire Officers, by Deputy Chief Frank Viscuso, Monday, September 12, 2016 10:00-1500 Massachusetts Firefighting Academy, Stow 4 CEU’s for Chief officers re-credentialing.

The first of the Fall 2016 ...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: August 9, 2016

Sprinkler Protection Storage November 29-30 - Department Fire Services, State Road, Stow

November 29-30, 2016

Sprinkler Protection of Storage

Storage occupancies present unique challenges to sprinkler system design and installation. NFPA 13 has complex and varying rules for the protection of stored commodities. This fast paced and interactive s...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: August 2, 2016

Bills Company One Day 100 Mil School Course

The L.W. Bills Company will be holding a one-day 100-MIL school course to assist departments and their superintendents in searching for grounds and repairing problems.  There will also be a hands-on portion of the program in the afternoon.

Class w...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: August 1, 2016

Understanding, Applying Enforcing NFPA September 2016 - Billerica Fire Department

September 12, 2016

Understanding, Applying & Enforcing NFPA 25

Billerica Fire Department -Billerica FD, 8 Good Street, Billerica, Massachusetts

This highly interactive full day seminar describes the requirements for properly maintaining a water based fir...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: July 28, 2016

Coordinating NFPA Inspection, Testing Maintenance Requirements-Worcester

When: September 9, 2016

7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where:

Worcester Fire Department Training Center

141 Grove Street

Worcester, MA 01605

Online registration is available until: September 9, 2016

Worcester Fire Department Training Center

141 Grove Street

 Worceste...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: July 25, 2016

Grant Writing Training for Public Safety Agencies September 2016 - Sunderland Fire Department

Grant Writing Training for Public Safety Agencies

When

September 23rd & 24th, 2016

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. each day

Where

Sunderland Fire Department

105 River Road

Sunderland, MA 01375

Register Online

First Responder Grants will present a specialized class for P...

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FCAM - Training & Education

News Flash

Posted on: April 2, 2018

NFA ONLINE SELF STUDY - EARN CEUs

NFA ONLINE SELF STUDY - EARN CEUs

Need CEUs? NFA Online Self Study offers you the opportunity to earn CEUs at your pace via online learning. Free courses in hazardous materials, leadership, incident management, NFIRS, and arson mitigation await your curios...

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FCAM - USFA Notices
Posted on: August 23, 2016

The USFA Partnership With The International Association Fire Chiefs (IAFC), Offering 3 New Webinars

The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), in partnership with the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), is offering three new webinars.

August 25 at 2 p.m. EST

Fire Data in a Serious State

Presenter:  Sara Wood, NFIRS Manager, Office of the Ka...

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FCAM - USFA Notices
Posted on: August 17, 2016

National Fire Academy Course Vacancies

NFA recently posted vacancies for upcoming classes scheduled for October 1 through March 31.  View the complete list.

Find details on applying for a class online, or contact the Admissions Office via email or by phone at (301) 447-1035.  ...

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FCAM - USFA Notices
Posted on: July 22, 2016

Have You Downloaded the FEMA App

Have you downloaded the FEMA App?

It is not only a terrific app for:

•weather alerts - you can receive alerts for 5 locations, allowing you to keep track of family

•disaster safety tips

•interactive emergency checklist

But, you can a...

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FCAM - USFA Notices

News Flash

Posted on: July 26, 2016

2016 EFOP Graduate Symposium, Which Will Hold the National Fire Academy September 8-10

Everyone,

I’m writing to encourage you to attend the 2016 EFOP Graduate Symposium, which will be held at the National Fire Academy September 8-10.  YOU  DO  NOT  HAVE  TO  BE AN  EFOP...

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FCAM - USFA Posted Items of Interest

News Flash

Posted on: November 29, 2016

Vendor Coffee the Geneal Membership Meeting December 21st

There will be a vendor coffee at the FCAM General Membership meeting on Wednesday - December 21st from 8-10 a.m. - the meeting will be held at the Andover Country Club - 60 Cantebury Street - Andover.

Send a reply if you will be participating in the coffee...

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FCAM - Vendor Coffee Prior to FCAM General Membeship Meeting
Posted on: October 19, 2016

November 16th General Membership Meeting Vendor Coffee 8 a.m.

The Wednesday- November 16th General Membership Meeting of FCAM will be held at the Publick House in Sturbridge.  If you would like to take part in the Vendor Coffee from 8-10 a.m. please let me know by Friday October 28th so that I can list your...

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FCAM - Vendor Coffee Prior to FCAM General Membeship Meeting
Posted on: July 25, 2016

August Meeting Vendor Coffee

If you are interested in attending the vendor coffee at the August meeting please let me know.  I will be posting the notice and registration for the meeting on August 1st  and will add the names of the vendors who will be there for the ...

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FCAM - Vendor Coffee Prior to FCAM General Membeship Meeting

News Flash

Posted on: September 2, 2016

FDIC 2017 Scholarship Nominations Are Now Open

FDIC 2017 Scholarship Nominations Are Now Open

Recommend a firefighter or responder. Now.

Are you, or do you know, a firefighter/first responder who has made remarkable contributions to their local fire service?  

Tell us the story today.

  • Superior or...
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FCAM - Vendor Notice
Posted on: August 6, 2016

Station Smarts Two System Demonstrations Are Scheduled for September

StationSmarts is working with Massachusetts fire departments enabling command staff to effectively and efficiently manage department records, performance and inspections,  by:

  • Implementing much needed Pre-Planning programs
  • Streamlining Inspections ...
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FCAM - Vendor Notice
Posted on: August 1, 2016

Greenwood Emergency Vehicles Anounces Mark Macdonald Its New President

I’m pleased to announce that,  as part of a LONG planned transition, Mark MacDonald is now President of Greenwood Emergency Vehicles!

Mark has been waiting in the wings way too long, and although I’ve enjoyed every minute of my...

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FCAM - Vendor Notice