Posted on: September 22, 2017

1941 International K-5 Buffalo Fire Appliance Fire Truck

For Sale:

1941 International K-5 Buffalo Fire Appliance Fire Truck

Please respond via email with a bid price on or before the end of the business day on 10/13/17. If no

bids are received a second round of bids will be conducted and will close at the end of t...

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FCAM - Articles for Sale Also Posted on the Home Page
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
Posted on: April 13, 2016

For Sale 1993 International Special Hazards/Drive Truck

For sale

1993 International Special Hazards/Dive truck former ambulance, used in utility capacity for 15 years. Good condition 142,743 miles, 7k engine hours, vehicle runs and has no major mechanical issues. For sale to Mass agency's to make an ea...

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FCAM - Articles for Sale Also Posted on the Home Page
Posted on: March 15, 2016

Eastern Laudry Systems Equipment For Cleaning Pipe

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

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

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FCAM - Articles for Sale Also Posted on the Home Page
Posted on: March 1, 2016

For Sale Four Inch Hose Milton Fire Department

For Sale

I have 2000 feet of 4” hose that is basically unused since we changed to 5” not long after its purchase. I am looking to either sell, or trade it. The price is negotiable.

Chief John Grant

Milton Fire Department

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FCAM - Articles for Sale Also Posted on the Home Page
Posted on: January 14, 2016

Town Hanover Has 1999 E-One 1250 GPM Rescue Pumper for Sale

The Town of Hanover has a 1999 E-One 1250 gpm Rescue Pumper for sale.  


Please contact Chief Blanchard for more information at 781-826-7727.

FCAM - Articles for Sale Also Posted on the Home Page

Posted on: April 14, 2016

9th Edition Building Cod Will Include Fire Sprinklers Townhouses

Chief DeLorie:

Could you please inform the chiefs that at the BBRS meeting held on Tuesday, April 12th a previous vote removing sprinkler protection from townhouses was rescinded!

The 9th edition of the state building code will continue to require the same ...

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FCAM - BBRS

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
Posted on: June 17, 2016

NWCG Wildland Firefighter Week Remembrance

Dave Celino

Chief Fire Warden

Mass. Dept. of Conservation and Recreation

251 Causeway Street

Boston, MA 02114

(508)326-2403 (cell)

Email Chief Celino

From: Smith, Daniel

Sent: Friday, June 17, 2016 3:03 PM

CMS Chairs:

The attached  memorandum is to announc...

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FCAM - Bureau of Forest Fire Control
Posted on: April 26, 2016

Eastern Area Coordination Center Has Issued Fuels & Fire Behavior Advisory for Southern New England

Eastern Area Coordination Center has issued a Fuels and Fire Behavior Advisory for Southern New England and the mid-Atlantic region.  This advisory focuses on the impacts of short term abnormally dry conditions and their impact on fuel moisture&a...

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FCAM - Bureau of Forest Fire Control

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
Posted on: July 20, 2016

Contact Your Senator Asking Them Reject Bill H2843 Passed the House

Chiefs,

Please contact  your Senator asking them to reject bill H2843 passed by the house, as it eliminates all local options relating to the state building code.  This would prohibit any community flexability or self determinations on an...

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FCAM - Call to Action
Posted on: May 24, 2016

Reach Out Your Senator For Support Senate Amendment 415

Chiefs,

> We appear to be very close to having a majority of Senators supporting the Donnelly amendment 415.

> Well done by all involved thank you.

We are looking to get as many of our supporters to sign on as co-sponsors through the Senate's ...

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FCAM - Call to Action
Posted on: May 2, 2016

Update: Call to Action - Emergency Ambulance Reimbursement Amendment Attached the Budget

To clarify this Call to Action

I am requesting Chiefs to contact their Senators to urge them to support the House Amendment for Emergency Ambulance Transport.   Currently this is House Amendment 1260 but the Senate will assign their own number whe...

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FCAM - Call to Action

Posted on: May 2, 2016

Notice for Those Attending the CFSI

2016 National Fire and Emergency Services Symposium and Dinner

Important Update on Program Activities

The Congressional Fire Services Institute looks forward to hosting the 2016 National Fire and Emergency Services Symposium and Dinner Program on May 4th an...

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FCAM - CFSI Dinner & Events
Posted on: April 29, 2016

9th Annual CFSI Barbecue Bash

9th ANNUAL CFSI BARBECUE BASH

May 4, 2016

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Join CFSI for a fantastic barbecue feast prepared by Mission BBQ the night before the 28th Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner.  Enjoy the company of your friends in the fire an...

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FCAM - CFSI Dinner & Events
Posted on: February 18, 2016

FCAM Will Not Hold Massachusetts Legislative Breakfast 2016 CFSI

Subject:  2016 CFSI Conference

Dear Members,

As a result of Congress not being in session during the CFSI conference, FCAM will not be sponsoring the annual Congressional Breakfast or any other events during this year’s conference.

FCAM wi...

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FCAM - CFSI Dinner & Events

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

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
Posted on: May 3, 2016

Mobile Integrated Health Advisory Council Meeting Scheduled for This Week Has Been Cancelled

The Mobile Inegrated Heath Advisory Council meeting scheduled for this week has been cancelled.

Because this is the second cancellation in as many months, DPH will be working on a draft of regulations for MIH programs based on our meetings thus far as well...

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FCAM - EMS Related
Posted on: January 20, 2016

NREMT Recertification

Chiefs,

There has been some confusion among Paramedics regarding their reshresher for those expiring in April of 2016. The confusion exists around two requires programs, the P to P transition and the National Core Cirriculum (old medic refresher).

Those rec...

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FCAM - EMS Related
Posted on: January 14, 2016

Ambulances With General Brand Tires

The town's of Warren and Oxford are presently working with PL Custom, Chevy and New England Fire Emergency Appartus regarding General brand tires on Chevy Ambulance chassis. In our situation both are PL Custom ambulances. The rear tires have been...

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FCAM - EMS Related
Posted on: January 6, 2016

EMT-Level “Distance” NCCR

EMT-level “Distance” NCCR for Littleton Fire Dept. with a Skills Date of Saturday, Jan. 23rd. at 08:00HRS.  Littleton Fire Chief Scott Wodzinski has graciously offered to open this training to any chief officers who still need...

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FCAM - EMS Related

Posted on: November 29, 2017

Nahant Fire Department - 22nd Annual Christmas Parade - Saturday - 23 December 2017

Nahant Fire Department

67 Flash Rd.Nahant, Mass.Nahant Fire DepartmentRe: 22nd Annual Christmas ParadeDear Chief,Welcome to another Holiday Season.

Our 22nd annual Christmas Parade is beingheld on Saturday, December 23rd at 6:00pm.

 W...

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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
Posted on: July 18, 2016

4th Annual Protectowire Golf Tournament Support the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Friday

Join us Thursday, September 29th, 2016 to benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.

Come spend the day playing a round of golf with your friends from Protectowire and help support the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. This year we will be...

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FCAM - Events of Interest
Posted on: July 5, 2016

Amy Sweeney Award for Civilian Bravery Last Request for 2016 Nominations Due EOPSS July 15, 2016

Fire Chiefs statewide can nominate a civilian in their community for the Amy Sweeney Award for Civilian Bravery. By way of background, the award was created in 2002 in recognition of Amy Sweeney, who demonstrated courage in the face of danger as a flight ...

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FCAM - Events of Interest
Posted on: June 20, 2016

July Events for Employer Support the Guard & Reserve

Massachusetts Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve

14 Minuteman Lane

Wellesley, MA 02481

These events are open to all Chief's and their Deputies. As usual July is a busy month for scheduled ESGR employer events. We have the follow...

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

You’re Cordially Invited Beautiful Manchester-By-the-Sea’s July 4th Parade Celebration!

You’re cordially invited to beautiful Manchester-by-the-Sea’s July 4th parade celebration!

This is a combination motorized and marching parade featuring apparatus from all around the Region. The parade will form at 0900 hours on Harold ...

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

Berkley Fire Department Annual Fire Muster Sunday June 19th

You are all invited to Berkleys Annual Fire Muster and Parade June 19th Fathers Day Parade lineup Berkley St. 2 4 Grove St.10am Starts at 11am Muster to follow on Berkley Common food , entertainment , free admission . Trophies awarded for the parade and m...

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FCAM - Events of Interest
Posted on: May 22, 2016

25th Annual Golf Tournament Rutland Fire Brigade

25th Annual Golf Tournament

Saturday - June 18th - 2016

Dunroamin Country Club

Gilbertville, MA

$70 per person

$350 per team (5 Players)

For more information, contact Ken Lowe via email, or call 508-886-4811. Visit the Rutland Fire Brigade website for more.

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

Special Olympics 2016 Summer Games June 3rd Through June 5th

Our 2016 Summer Games will be taking place the weekend of June 3rd through June 5th. Our opening ceremonies are on Friday, June 3rd at Boston University's Nickerson Field. Competition will take place at Harvard Athletic Complex in Alston, MA on S...

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FCAM - Events of Interest
Posted on: April 29, 2016

First Responders Appreciation Night, Tuesday, July 19, Sponsored Circle Health.

The Lowell Spinners, Class A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, would like to invite the Fire Chiefs Association of Massachusetts to take part in our First Responders Appreciation Night, Tuesday, July 19, sponsored by Circle Health.

We would like to show our...

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FCAM - Events of Interest
Posted on: April 1, 2016

Fire District Legislative Breakfast

Save the Date Notice

Fire District 14 - Legislative Breakfast

Friday May 13, 2016

Sandy Burr Country Club

103 Cochituate Road (Route 27 South of Route 20)

Wayland

900 - 1200 hours

All Chiefs, Assistant Chiefs and Deputy’s are encouraged to attend. We w...

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

4th Annual Salem Moose Salem Police K-9 Benefit Golf Tournament

Please join us- Monday June 6, 2016 (7 A.M. registration)

7:30 a.m. Shotgun Scramble

Salem Municipal Golf Course

Wilson Road

Salem, MA 01970

Donation:  $100/golfer  ($400 per foursome)

Hole Sponsor - $50 per sign

Monetary donations accepted

Cont...

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FCAM - Events of Interest
Posted on: March 23, 2016

26th Annual International Police Mountain Bike Association Conference & Event

Early Registration has been extended until March 30, 2016.

Sign up now and save!

Pre-Conference Training: April 23-27, 2016 / Conference: April 28-30, 2016

Firearms-2016KMforPSCs2

Asheville, North Carolina

IPMBA Instructor Course~Maintenance Officer Course (...

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FCAM - Events of Interest
Posted on: March 3, 2016

Special Olympics Annual Winter Games Opportunities

I was hoping you could pass this along to the Fire Chiefs to invite them out to our annual Winter Games. We would love for the Fire Chiefs to take part in our awards ceremonies by passing out medals to athletes after they complete their competition. &...

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FCAM - Events of Interest
Posted on: March 1, 2016

Thank You From Fire Chief Ted Joubert 1st FCAM

I just wanted to take a moment to thank all of you who attended my final day in North Attleborough.  I was overwhelmed by the presence of so many of you.  The fact that you all took time out of your busy days to spend a few moments with ...

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

Help the Fight Defeat Blood Cancer

The Holyoke YMCA and Holyoke Hospital (HMC) are teaming up to help in the fight to defeat Blood Cancer. Every day people all over the US are diagnosed with treatable blood cancer, and often the victims are children. A simple one time bone marrow donation ...

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FCAM - Events of Interest

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
Posted on: March 25, 2016

Application Period Dates Announced for the 2015 Fire Prevention & Safety (FP&S) Grants

The FY 2015 FP&S application period will open on Monday, April 4, 2016 at 8 a.m. EST and will close on Friday, May 06, 2016 at 5 p.m. EST.

Begin preparing your application now by reviewing the Notice of Funding Opportunity and the technical assistance ...

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FCAM - Fire Act Grants
Posted on: February 18, 2016

Application Period Dates Announced for 2015 Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response Grants

The FY 2015 SAFER application period will open on Monday, February 22, 2016 at 8 am EST and will close on Friday, March 25, 2016 at 5 PM EST.

Begin preparing your application now by reviewing the Notice of Funding Opportunity and the technical assistance t...

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FCAM - Fire Act Grants

Posted on: July 13, 2016

Potentially Unsafe Smoke Alarms

Press Release From The National Association State Fire Marshals (nasfm) Regarding Potentially Unsafe Smoke Alarms 

Chiefs:Attached please find a press release from the National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM) regarding potentially unsaf...

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FCAM - Fire Prevention
Posted on: June 27, 2016

July Fire Prevention Association Massachusetts Meeting

Tuesday Jul 12, 2016, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

NOTICE OF THE 488th REGULAR EDUCATIONAL MEETING

 This months meeting will be held July 12th, 2016 at 10 AM at the

 Auburn Elks Club 754 Southbridge Street (Route 12) Auburn, MA

 When Register...

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FCAM - Fire Prevention
Posted on: March 2, 2016

FPAM 29th Annual Educational Conference

Register Today

FPAM 29th Annual Educational Conference

Who: Fire Prevention Inspectors and Fire Chiefs

What: FPAM 29th Annual Educational Conference

When: Tuesday April 12 and Wednesday April 13, 2016

Time: Starts at 8AM each day.

Where: The Historic Publick Ho...

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FCAM - Fire Prevention
Posted on: February 8, 2016

FPAM 29th Annual Educational Conference

FPAM 29th Annual Educational Conference

Who: Fire Prevention Inspectors and Fire Chiefs

What: FPAM 29th Annual Educational Conference

When: Tuesday April 12 and Wednesday April 13, 2016

Time: Starts at 8AM each day.

Where: The Historic Publick House Inn Sturbr...

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FCAM - Fire Prevention
Posted on: January 27, 2016

Fire Preventiion Associaiton Massachusetts Hoarding Survey

Fire Prevention Association of MassachusettsHoarding Survey Request

With recent fatal fires in Scituate and Westfield, this group is attempting to gather information that may help the fire service in the future.

Please try to complete this week. Complete Su...

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Hoarding Information (JPG) FCAM - Fire Prevention

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

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Program: Town Hall (style) Forum

Panel discussion ...

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FCAM - Fire/Building Code

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

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
Posted on: July 19, 2016

Flags Half Staff - Sunset Friday, Respect for Victions of Attack on Police Officers - Baton Rouge

Please be advised that in accordance with the Presidential proclamation issued today as a mark of respect for the victims of the attack on police officers perpetrated on Sunday, July 17, 2016, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and as ordered by Massachusetts Gov...

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

Flag Half Staff to Respect Victims of Nice, France Attack Immediately - Sunset Tuesday July 19th

Please be advised that in accordance with the Presidential proclamation issued [Friday] as a mark of respect for the victims of the attack perpetrated on July 14, 2016, in Nice, France, and as ordered by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, the United St...

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

Flags Half Staff to Honor the 5 Fallen Dallas Police Officers Immediately - Sunset Tuesday July 12th

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 immediately for a period of five days, until sunset on Tuesday, July 12...

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FCAM - Flag to Half Staff Notice
Posted on: July 1, 2016

Flag Half Staff Honor Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Clement United States Navy Beverly

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 Friday, July 1, 2016 in honor of Petty Officer 2nd C...

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FCAM - Flag to Half Staff Notice
Posted on: June 17, 2016

Flag Half Staff Saturday June 18th 2016 Honor Spc Bernardino Guevara, Jr.

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 Saturday, June 18, 2016 in honor of SPC Bernardino G...

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FCAM - Flag to Half Staff Notice
Posted on: June 12, 2016

Flags Half Staff Recognition the Victims Orlando, Florida

Please be advised that in accordance with the Presidential proclamation issued yesterday “As a mark of respect for the victims of the act of hatred and terror perpetrated on Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Orlando Florida” and as ordered by ...

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FCAM - Flag to Half Staff Notice
Posted on: May 27, 2016

Flags Half Staff Sunrise Monday May 3th Until Noon & Then Raised Full Staff

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 noon, full staff from noon until sunset on Monday, May 30th, 2...

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FCAM - Flag to Half Staff Notice
Posted on: April 28, 2016

Flag Half Staff Honor Corporal Christopher Orlando - United States Marine Corps Hingham

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 tomorrow, Friday, April 29, 2016 in honor of Corporal C...

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FCAM - Flag to Half Staff Notice
Posted on: March 23, 2016

Flags Half Staff Immediately Until Sunset - Respect for Victims of the Violent Incident in Brussels

Please be advised that in accordance with the Presidential proclamation issued “as a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on March 22, 2016, in Brussels” and as ordered by Massachusetts Governor...

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FCAM - Flag to Half Staff Notice
Posted on: March 17, 2016

Through Sunset Today March Flag Half Staff Honor Massachusetts State Trooper Thomas Clardy Hudson

This is a reminder regarding the Massachusetts American Flag Half Staff notification for Massachusetts State Trooper Thomas L. Clardy of Hudson.

Trooper Clardy’s interment is scheduled for today, Tuesday, March 22, 2016.  As such, please...

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FCAM - Flag to Half Staff Notice
Posted on: March 7, 2016

Flags Back Full Staff Nancy Regan Internment Yesterday

Nancy Regan was interned yesterday.  In accordance with the directive flags can be returned to full staff.

Please be advised that in accordance with the Presidential proclamation issued as a mark of respect  for the memory of Nancy Reagan...

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FCAM - Flag to Half Staff Notice
Posted on: March 5, 2016

Flag Half Staff Honor Police Officer Ashley Guindon

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 beginning immediately, until sunset on the day of interment, in honor of Prince W...

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FCAM - Flag to Half Staff Notice
Posted on: March 2, 2016

Flag Half Staff Honor Major Glenn Milliken, Massachusetts Air National Guard Wilbraham

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 Wednesday, March 2, 2016 in honor of Major Glenn G. ...

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FCAM - Flag to Half Staff Notice
Posted on: February 16, 2016

Flags Full Staff Following The Internment Associate Justice Antonin Scalia

Start: February 13, 2016

End: February 20, 2016

Flags should be returned to Full Staff

US Flags at Half Staff Honoring Antonin Scalia  February 13 to Saturday sunset 20 February 2016

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release...

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FCAM - Flag to Half Staff Notice
Posted on: January 22, 2016

Late Notice But Passing This Flag Half Staff Order

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 Friday, January 22, 2016 in honor of Corporal Christ...

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FCAM - Flag to Half Staff Notice

Posted on: April 30, 2016

Ryan Ferreira Memorial T-Shirts Walpole Fire

Walpole Permanent Firefighters Association

Local 2464 - International Association f Firefighters

P.O. Box 805

Walpole, Massachusetts 02081

Walpole Fire

RYAN FERREIRA MEMORIAL T-SHIRTS

Walpole Firefighters IAFF Local 2464 will be selling T-SHIRTS in honor of Fir...

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FCAM - Fundraisers

Posted on: December 11, 2017

Chief Stephen Coleman Candidate for FCAM 1st VP

To all of my FCAM colleagues,

My name is Stephen Coleman and I am the Chief of the Auburn Fire Rescue Department. I am a candidate for 1st Vice President of the Fire Chiefs Association of MA, an organization that I have been privileged to be an active memb...

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FCAM - General Postings
Posted on: November 20, 2017

Fire Chief Dennis Condon announces his candidacy for 1st VP of FCAM

Dennis CondonNeedham Fire & RescueCandidate for FCAM1st Vice President

Dear Chiefs,It is with great humility and respect that I ask for your consideration and vote as a candidate forthe 1st Vice President of the Fire Chiefs Association of Massachus...

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FCAM - General Postings
Posted on: October 25, 2017

Website

The website committee is trying to address some issues
with the migration to the new website and an update that Civic Plus just putinto place over this past weekend. Some members who have had no issues logging
on in the past are having issues since th...

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FCAM - General Postings
Posted on: October 24, 2017

FCAM position for FY 19 and openings for FCAM representation Boards & Commissions

·        Openings for FCAM Positions FY 19 – must notify the current Secretary/Treasurer of intent to run by December 20th, 2017.

o   Secretary –

o   Treasurer

o   Gov...

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FCAM - General Postings
Posted on: September 18, 2017

Operational Service Division - Statewide Contract - HLS05

As you know, I work at the Operational Services Division, the state agency that establishes and manages Statewide Contracts for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. These contracts may be of interest to your membership as they enable eligible organizations,...

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FCAM - General Postings
Posted on: August 24, 2017

Candidates intending to run for FCAM office - May 2018 - May 2019

According to our by laws - members interested in running for office in 2018 must send notice - email or mail to the Secretary - FCAMSECTREAS@verizon.net  or FCAM - P.O. Box 97 - North Andover, MA 01845-0097  by the December FCAM meeting ...

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FCAM - General Postings

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
Posted on: January 25, 2017

ELIMINATING BARRIERS TO CARE: WHY HOME BASE OFFERS VIRTUAL VISITS, EXTENDED CLINICAL HOURS AND MORE

“At Home Base, patients report a high level of satisfaction when they meet their provider in person, said Dr. Mireya Nadal, Medical Director, Home Base. “Knowing that we are always thinking about ways to expand the accessibility of our...

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FCAM - Helpful Information

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)

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)
Posted on: July 9, 2016

International Association Fire Chiefs Prepared for Active Shooter Incidents

Be prepared for active shooter incidents

International Association of Fire Chiefs

Maintain situational awareness during incidents

The IAFC expresses its deepest sympathies to the families, friends and colleagues of the fallen members of the Dallas Police Dep...

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FCAM - International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
Posted on: June 21, 2016

IAFC Elections Committee Reminds Memers Vote

Our Responsibility to Vote

On behalf of the IAFC Elections Committee, I am writing about a very important matter. Currently, only 16% of eligible IAFC members have cast votes. For those of you who have cast votes already, our thanks.

Voting is a very import...

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FCAM - International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
Posted on: May 27, 2016

IAFC’s Company Officers Section Currently Seeking Candidates - 4 At-Large Director Seats

Election Opens Soon - Act Now

The IAFC’s Company Officers Section (COS) is currently seeking candidates to fill 4 at-large director seats on the section board. Each seat is a 3-year term, expiring in 2019. Those who submit a letter of interest an...

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FCAM - International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
Posted on: May 18, 2016

FLSS Seeking Nominees for Board; ICC Voting Guide Available

FLSS Seeking Board Nominations

The Fire and Life Safety Section is taking nominations for the following board positions:

  • Chair - 2-year term expiring August 2018
  • Vice Chair - 2-year term expiring August 2018
  • Secretary / Treasurer - 1-year term expiring August...
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FCAM - International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
Posted on: May 17, 2016

What Fire Chiefs Need Know About FLSA Compliance

Upcoming May Webinar Event: Sign Up Now!

International Association of Fire Chiefs

Check Out Our Upcoming Educational Opportunities

The IAFC provides online educational opportunities by offering webinars, podcasts, and OnDemand sessions for fire and emergency...

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FCAM - International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
Posted on: May 12, 2016

The Fire & Life Safety Section Taking Nominations for the Following Board Positions

The Fire and Life Safety Section is taking nominations for the following board positions.

  • Chair - 2 year term expiring 8/18
  • Vice-Chair - 2 year term expiring 8/18
  • Secretary / Treasurer - 1 year term expiring 8/17
  • At Large - 3 year term expiring 8/19
  • At Large -...
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FCAM - International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
Posted on: May 6, 2016

IAFC Seeks Applicants For Committee Openings

IAFC Seeks Applicants for Committee Openings

The IAFC is now accepting applications for committee openings. Submit to Yvette Pfeiffer your letter of interest and resume with complete contact information by May 17 to apply for positions on the following com...

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FCAM - International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
Posted on: April 23, 2016

IAFC Seeks Applicants For Committee Openings

IAFC Seeks Applicants for Committee Openings

The IAFC is now accepting letters of interest and resumes for the following IAFC committee openings:

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FCAM - International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
Posted on: April 8, 2016

Reminder: Submit Your Application Now! IAFC Foundation Educational Scholarships

Reminder: Submit Your Application Now!

The International Association of Fire Chiefs Foundation (IAFCF).

Any person with a minimum of three years as a volunteer, two years paid, or a combination of three years paid and volunteer active service with a state, ...

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FCAM - International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
Posted on: March 29, 2016

IAFC Task Force Needs Your Input Drone Use, Issues

IAFC Task Force Needs Your Help

The IAFC’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Task Force seeks feedback on programs dealing with, uses of and issues with unmanned aircraft systems, commonly called drones.

Taking this 10-minute survey will help fire s...

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FCAM - International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
Posted on: February 26, 2016

2016 New England Division IAFC Annual Meeting & Seminars

The FCAM Board of Directors have endorsed Chief Bob Spurr of Avon for the position of International Director, which is a position on the IAFC Board of Directors that represents you - we encourage you to attend the NEDIAFC annual meeting on Wednesday - Apr...

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FCAM - International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)

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
Posted on: June 11, 2016

International Code Council Government Relations Update July 2016

International Code Council Government Relations Update – July 2016

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

Early Bird Registration Now Open for Annual Conference!

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

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FCAM - International Code Council
Posted on: June 13, 2016

International Code Council Government Relations Update June 2016

International Code Council Government Relations Update – June 2016

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

Post-Committee Action Hearings Code Development Activities

With the end of the online voting period following th...

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FCAM - International Code Council
Posted on: May 6, 2016

International Code Council Government Relations Update May 2016

International Code Council Government Relations Update – May 2016

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

It’s Building Safety Month!

For the fourth year in a row, President Obama has proclaimed May 2016 as Na...

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FCAM - International Code Council
Posted on: April 6, 2016

International Code Council Government Relations Update April 2016

International Code Council Government Relations Update – April 2016

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

Proposed Changes to the Group B I-Codes Now Available

The code change agenda for the Group B International Code...

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FCAM - International Code Council
Posted on: March 21, 2016

Celebrate Building Safety Month With Campaign Materials From ICC

Celebrate Building Safety Month

With Campaign Materials from ICC

Increase the public's awareness about building safety and appreciation for your department during Building Safety Month 2016. Promote Building Safety Month in May with brochures, flie...

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FCAM - International Code Council
Posted on: March 10, 2016

International Code Council Government Relations Update March 2016 Proclamation Building Safety Month

International Code Council Government Relations Update – March 2016

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

Preliminary 2015 Group A Online Governmental Consensus Vote Results Available.

The 2015 Group A Online Governme...

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FCAM - International Code Council
Posted on: February 24, 2016

Online Vote May Keep the Fire Sprinkler Requirements Intact

Vote in the 2016 ICC Group B Codes

The new code development cycle is in full swing. This is a call-to-action to become an ICC member here by March of 2016. The specific deadline in March has not been posted by ICC yet, but don't delay because this...

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FCAM - International Code Council
Posted on: February 8, 2016

International Code Council Government Relations Update February 2016

International Code Council Government Relations Update – February 2016

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

Public Comment Hearing Results To Be Posted This Month

The second step in the online voting process to resol...

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FCAM - International Code Council
Posted on: January 12, 2016

International Code Council Government Relations Update January 2016

International Code Council Government Relations Update – January 2016

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

Code Change Cost Impact Substantiation – What You Need to Know

ICC recently posted a news item cont...

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FCAM - International Code Council

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
Posted on: April 14, 2016

House Amendment for Supplemental Oems Funds

Chiefs;

The House budget has come out and there is a lack of funding in the OEMS Line Item again this year.  On the behalf of the Western Mass Emergency Medical Services, my local Representative, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, is filing an amendment to ad...

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FCAM - Legislation

Posted on: June 17, 2016

Deadline Submit for Egraving Massachusetts Memorial & Annual Ceremony

The deadline to submit engraving for a brick or purchase a brick for the 2016 - Ring of Honor - is June 30th 2016.

SAVE THE DATE

Massachusetts Fallen Firefighters Memorial Annual Ceremony

Sunday - September 11 - 2016

Massachusetts Fallen Firefighters Memorial...

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FCAM - Massachusetts Firefighter Memorial

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

Posted on: December 1, 2017

FCAM December meeting - Andover Country Club - Wednesday 20 - December 2017

NEXT MEETING - WEDNESDAY, 20 December 2017 –

 10:00 AM -
Andover Country Club – 60 Canterbury Street – Andover

 

EMS Program 8 AM – 10AM “SmartPhrase PCR Documentation” approved for 2 CEU’s at all levels

 

Vendor C...

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FCAM - Monthly Meetings
Posted on: September 1, 2016

Notice & Registration for the FCAM General Membership Meeting September 2016

Next Meeting: Evening Meeting - Wednesday, 21 September 2016 –

6 p.m.– Chandler’s Restaurant – 25 Greenfield Road – South Deerfield, MA 01373 Members are welcomed to invite non-member Fire Chiefs and member...

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FCAM - Monthly Meetings

Posted on: October 31, 2017

PIOs: New NFFF app helps keep community & firefighters safe

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FCAM - National Fallen Firefighters Foundation
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

Posted on: November 3, 2017

NFPA podcast gives a chilling, yet intamate, look at the lingering effects of American home fires

For immediate release

Contact:     Lorraine Carli

                &...

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FCAM - National Fire Protection Association
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
Posted on: May 12, 2016

NFPA's Complimentary 1-Day Inspection Testing & Maintenance (ITM) Action Workshop

As an AHJ, your job requires you to inspect a range of different systems—but how often do you get to work directly with valves and pumps and sprinklers and hydrants?

We are pleased to present this unique opportunity and invite you to attend the N...

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FCAM - National Fire Protection Association
Posted on: May 10, 2016

NFPA 101 & the 2012 Edition NFPA Information Webpage

Good Morning,

As you may have heard, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has finally adopted the 2012 edition of NFPA 101.  NFPA has established a web page with everything you would want to know about NFPA 101 and the 2012 edition of NF...

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FCAM - National Fire Protection Association
Posted on: May 3, 2016

Don’T Wait: Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every Year Official Theme for Fire Prevention Week

NFPA announces “Don’t Wait: Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years” as official theme for Fire Prevention Week, October 9-15, 2016

May 2, 2016 – The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) today anno...

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FCAM - National Fire Protection Association

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
Posted on: May 20, 2016

Nominations for the 2016 Amy Sweeney Award for Civilian Bravery

Subject: Amy Sweeney Award for Civilian Bravery - Request for 2016 nominations

Hi Chief DeLorie,

I hope you’ve been well.  It’s hard not to be in this weather!

I’m writing to see if you could once again send an email to...

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FCAM - Notices From President FCAM
Posted on: February 12, 2016

Massachusetts Municipal Naloxone Bulk Purchasing Trust Fund

We have received a letter from Attorney General Maua Healey regarding the ability  to purchase Naloxone at a reduced rate through the Massachusetts Municipal Naloxone Bulk Purchasing Trust Fund.  The fund allows municipalities and first ...

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FCAM - Notices From President FCAM

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: July 13, 2016

Update From Joe Carroll National Grid Regarding Gas Union Contract Extension

July 15, 2016

I am writing to inform you that National Grid and United Steelworkers Local 12012-04 have reached a tentative agreement for a new collective bargaining agreement. The Union will present the agreement to its membership for a vote with a unanim...

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FCAM - Notices From Secretary / Treasurer
Posted on: June 8, 2016

FCAM Asks for Your Cooperaton Completing This Survey With the Goal Helping You & Your Department

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

The goal of this partnership is to use Lexipol’s automated policy system to update our exist...

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FCAM - Notices From Secretary / Treasurer
Posted on: June 23, 2016

Chief Ted Joubert, Ret Email Address

Ted asked that I send this out to the Chiefs in case anyone wants to contact him.


His new email address.

FCAM - Notices From Secretary / Treasurer
Posted on: May 20, 2016

Marshal Ostroskey Asks You Review the Response Data

Chiefs:

Fox 25 TV has requested data from the Mass. Fire Incident Reporting System (MFIRS) on average annual response times by fire department, for 2014 and 2015, for fires and EMS responses.  As you know, the Error Validation reports from MFIRS g...

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FCAM - Notices From Secretary / Treasurer
Posted on: May 11, 2016

Donahue Institute UMass Seeking Qualified People / Entities

Thanks for your time today. Here is the relevant requirements,  qualifications and information from the Amherst RFP. Thank you in advance for passing this along to some of your colleagues.

Town of Amherst (MA) Fire Department Staffing Study RFP

SCO...

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FCAM - Notices From Secretary / Treasurer
Posted on: April 11, 2016

FCAM Secretary/Treasurer Position Will Open May 2018

Just a reminder to those Chiefs that may be interested in the position of Secretary/Treasurer when Chief Dolan steps down in May of 2018.  

Two Chiefs had expressed interest in the past and Chief Dolan has been emailing them on what needs to be do...

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

Opening FCAM Fire Cihef -From Paid & Part Call Fire Department Massachusetts Fire Training Council

Chief Grenno of Whitman has resigned his position on the Mass. Fire Training Council due to other commitments.  We appreciate the service that Chief Grenno has provided while on the council and realize that in addition to those duties he has been...

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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

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FCAM - Notices From Secretary / Treasurer
Posted on: July 11, 2016

Historic Plaque Moved Appeas Luxury Condo Owners

Not only was this plaque the site of the historic Coconut Grove Fire it was the site where Massachusetts then Governor Mitt Romney signed into law the historic fire prevention upgrades following the Station Nightclub Fire.

Cocoanut Grove plaque shoved down...

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

Princeton Fire Department Lifepack Cases Batteries Battery Bank Charger & Truck Chargers

The Princeton Fire Department recently upgraded 2 Lifepack 12 units to 2 new Lifepak 15s.  As a result we have 2 Lifepack 12 cases (in good condition), multiple batteries, a battery bank charger and 2 truck chargers that are of no use to us. &...

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

Reminder Dues for the Current Year Are Due August

Invoices were emailed to all of those with email April 1st and mailed to others for our current FY 17 fiscal year dues - 1 May 2017 through 30 April 2017.

If you have not submitted your dues, please send them in.  The main source of revenue for ou...

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

2016 Commonwealth Security Trust Fund Grant Program

2016 Commonwealth Security Trust Fund Grant Program

Availability of Grant Funds for Local Police & Fire Departments

The Executive Office of Public Safety and Security is making available up to $300,000 in funding for local police and fire departments th...

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FCAM - Notices From Secretary / Treasurer
Posted on: March 17, 2016

Dues Notices for May 2016 Through April 2017

Dues for the FCAM fiscal year FY 17 - 1 May 2016 through 30 April 2017 will be emailed through QuickBooks invoice starting on April 1st.  All invoices will be dated May 1, 2016 unless otherwise instructed.  We realize that our fiscal yea...

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FCAM - Notices From Secretary / Treasurer
Posted on: February 27, 2016

March 25 Update - Contract Negotiations With Gas Union Local 12003 & National Grid

March 25, 2016

On Sunday, March 20, National Grid presented to United Steelworkers Local 12012-04 its final offer for a new collective bargaining agreement. The Union presented the final offer to its members for a ratification vote on Wednesday, March 23. ...

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

Former Uxbridge Fire Chief Selected Next State Fire Marshal

State House News Service

Former Uxbridge Fire Chief Selected as Next State Fire Marshal

 Peter Ostroskey, the deputy state fire marshal and a former fire chief, was named by the Fire Service Commission earlier this week to succeed retiring Fire Mar...

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FCAM - Notices From Secretary / Treasurer
Posted on: January 21, 2016

Helena Stevens Wife Fire Chief Philip Stevens Hamilton Fire Department

Chiefs, the Hamilton Fire Department has asked that Chiefs attending the wake for Helena Stevens, join their department at 17:30 hours at Hamilton FD to attend the wake.  Any Chiefs wishing to do so should be at Hamilton FD, 265 Bay Road (Route 1...

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FCAM - Notices From Secretary / Treasurer

Posted on: December 13, 2017

Death of Bill Nothe - father of Fire Chief Fran Nothe, Ret. - Wilbraham Fire Department

 

Monson- William F. Nothe, 91, passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2017. 
Bill was born in Palmer, July 9, 1926, to the late Laurent and Hannah (Duncan)Nothe.  Bill has been a life long resident of Monson and served in the US
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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: December 7, 2017

Line of Duty Death - Fire Chief Stephen Frye - Montgomery Fire Department

The town of Montgomery is in Western Massachusetts, near Westfield.  It has a population of about 800.  It is protected by a small volunteer fire department with eight active members.

Last night (Tuesday - December 5th) the fire ...
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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.

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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.

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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
Posted on: July 12, 2016

Phillip Pelland Brother Fire Chief Arthur Pelland, Ret. Abington Fire Department

Phillip E. Pelland, 65, passed away July 5, 2016 at his home. Phil was born in Massachusetts and a graduate of Abington High School. Phillip joined the US Navy shortly after high school and served for 20 years. Following retirement, Phil joined Life Touch...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: June 23, 2016

Fire Chief Harry Gorton, Ret. Southampton Fire Department

SOUTHAMPTON – Harry O. Gorton, more affectionately known to the people of Southampton as "Ollie," and to former children of the elementary schools as "Mr. Green Jeans" and "Bigfoot," passed away at his home on Tuesd...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: June 21, 2016

Fire Chief George Herzig, Ret. Greenfield Fire Department

It is with deepest regret that the Greenfield Fire Department announces the passing of Retired Fire Chief George Herzig. Chief Herzig served the Greenfield Fire Department from 1962 through 2001. The Calling hours will be Wednesday June 22, between 4-7 p....

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: June 21, 2016

Father Fire Chief Kent Vinson Douglas Fire Department

Deputy Furno passed along that Chief Vinson's father passed away yesterday morning. He had gone to South Dakota to visit with him as he had taken a turn for the worse. No information regarding services have been announced.

Please keep Chief Vinson...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: June 7, 2016

Fire Chief Leslie Fox, Jr., Ret. Nahant Fire Department

The Nahant Fire Department regrets to announce the passing of Retired Fire Chief Leslie (Lee) Earl Fox, Jr.  

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Leslie “Lee” Earl Fox Jr., retired Nahant Fire Chief, age 67, of Nahant, died at Hol...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: June 7, 2016

Lieutenant Robert Henderson, Ret. Lynnfield Fire Department

It is with deep regret and sadness that we announce the passing of retired Lynnfield Lieutenant Robert Henderson.  Calling Hours will be Friday June 10, 2016 from 6-8 at the Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home  164 Pleasant Street Laconia, NH. ...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: June 3, 2016

Firefighter Mark Mathewss Boston Fire Department Line Duty Cancer Related Death

From the Boston Fire IAFF Union Local 718:

It is with deepest regret and sorrow to report the line-of-duty death of Firefighter Mark B. Matthews of IAFF Local 718 - Boston, Massachusetts. Brother Matthews, 55, passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2016 from lun...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: January 6, 2016

Death Fire Chief Dennis Alley, Ret. Oak Bluffs Fire Department

Death Fire Chief Dennis Alley, Ret. Oak Bluffs Fire Department,

I regret to announce the passing of Retired Oak Bluffs Fire Chief Dennis Alley.

This is a very sad day in the history of our department and community. Chief Alley was first appointed to the Oak...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: May 25, 2016

Fire Chief Donald Wood, Ret. Mattapoisett Fire Department

Donald C. Wood, affectionately known as “Woody” throughout his life, passed peacefully at Sippican Healthcare Center on May 22, 2016. He was pre-deceased by his wife, Marjorie, to whom he was married for over 66 years. He was the fathe...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: May 25, 2016

Wake, Walk Through & Funeral Arrangements for Police Officer Ronald Tarentino

The wake for fallen Officer Tarentino will be Thursday. The staging area will be the Southbridge Airport, 220 Airport Access Rd. Southbridge, MA 01550.

Wake Information: Thursday May 26, 2016

Personnel are directed to arrive at the staging area and they wil...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: May 23, 2016

Flags Half Staff - May 2016 Honor Police Officer Ronald Tarentino - Auburn Police Department

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 on Monday May 23, 2016 until sunset Friday 27 May 2016  in ...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: May 22, 2016

Services Fire Chief Roger Belhumeur, Ret. Auburn Fire Department

The services for Retired Chief Belhumeur have been announced.

The wake will be held on Thursday May 26th from 4-8 p.m. at the Britton Wallace Funeral Home in Auburn.

The funeral will be held on Friday May 27th at 10 a.m. at the North American Martyr&apo...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: May 11, 2016

Arrangements Gloria Edwards Mother Fire Chief Steven Edwards, Ret. Oleans Fire Department

Gloria S. Edwards, 87

ORLEANS – Gloria S. Edwards died peacefully at home with family on Wednesday, May 11 at the age of 87. She was born in Worcester, Ma, daughter of the late A. Milo Smith and Ethel (Hastings) Smith.  She was a graduat...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: May 2, 2016

Doris Spacer Mother-in-law Fire Chief Kevin Breen Swampscott Fire Department

BROWN SPACER, Doris Gloria (Silva) 91, of Peabody, died peacefully early Sunday morning at her home surrounded by her family following a brief illness. She was the devoted wife of the late Joseph A. Spacer, Jr. She will be remembered for her spirited sens...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: April 28, 2016

Pierino “gigi” Bonazzoli Bolton Fire Department

Fire Chief John Mentzer and Ambulance Director Margy Diaz regret to announce the passing of retired Firefighter and EMT Pierino “Gigi” Bonazzoli on April 25, 2016.

Gigi was a respected and integral member of the Bolton Fire Department f...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: April 27, 2016

Allan Doody Brother Fire Chief Charles Doody The Canton Fire Deparrent

Canton Fire is assembling at the Canton FD Headquarters (99 Revere St) to leave a 6 pm tonight to go over to Chief Doody’s brother, Allan’s  wake at the Pushard Family Funeral Home, 210 Sherman Street.  

Anyone that wa...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: April 22, 2016

Fire Chief Dennis Dowd, Ret. Winchendon Fire Department

Dennis M. Dowd

April 19, 2016

It is with overwhelming sadness that the family of Dennis M. Dowd announces his sudden passing on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at the age of 76.

Currently of Norfolk, Dennis was a life-long resident of Dover. A graduate of Stockbridg...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: April 14, 2016

Walk Thru For Fire Chief John Cutter Iii, Ret. Newburyport Fire Department

There will be a fire department walk thru at 3:45pm on Friday afternoon. Class A Uniform Will ve Appropriate for the Walk Thru

Twomey, LeBlanc and Conte Funeral Home, 193 High Street in Newburyport

Retired Newburyport Fire Chief John F. "Jack" Cut...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: April 13, 2016

Fire Chief George Dean, Ret. Westport Fire Department

Fire Chief George F. Dean, Ret.

April 12, 2016

George F. Dean, 81, of Westport died peacefully at home with his loving family by his side on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. He was the husband of Patricia A. (Rosinha) Dean.

Born in Westport, son of the late George F...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: April 4, 2016

Donald Houghton Father Fire Chief David Houghton Wayland Fire Department

Donald P. Don Houghton, 88, died peacefully and comfortably on Saturday morning, March 26, 2016 following a period of declining health. He was born in Fitchburg on January 12, 1928 the son of the late Calvin Houghton and Gladys (Phelps) Houghton. Don was ...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: March 30, 2016

Assistant Fire Chef Paul Chagnon Newton Fire Deparment

Assistant Fire Chief Paul Chagnon has died at age 60, the Newton Fire Department announced Tuesday. Fire Chief Bruce Proia said in a message posted to social media that Chagnon passed away on March 25 after a battle with cancer. Chagnon joined the departm...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: March 29, 2016

Fire Chief Nathaniel Hawkins, Ret. Lancaster Fire Department

Retired Chief Nathaniel Hawkins passed away Sunday March 27th at home surrounded by family, Chief Hawkins served the lancastr Fire Department from 1944 to 1986, besides his service to the fire dept. He served many positions in town, to include Water Commi...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: March 24, 2016

Lt. Joe Cahil, Ret. Haverhill Fire Department

March 23, 2016

Haverhill Fire Department sadly announces the following death:

RE: Retired Lt. Joe Cahill's Funeral Arrangements Brothers and Ladies, Calling hours will be 1600-2000 hrs. March 25, 2016 at the Kevin Comeau Funeral Home, located at 48...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: March 22, 2016

Captain David Frizzell Father Chief David Frizzell Belmont Fire Department

It is with deep sadness that I report that my father, Retired Belmont Fire Captain David M. Frizzell, Shift Commander of Group 1, passed away early this morning (March 21st).  Firefighter Frizzell was appointed to the Belmont Fire Department on A...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: March 21, 2016

Gloria Cassanelli Mother Fire Commissioner Gary Cassanelli, Retired Springfield Fire Department

Gloria Esther Cassanelli, 91, of Springfield, beloved wife for 65 years of the late Ernest Cassanelli, passed away peacefully on March 19. Born in Springfield, MA on April 14, 1924, she graduated from Commerce High School, class of 1942. After graduation ...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: March 18, 2016

Beverly O’donoghue Wife Chief Operations John O’donoghue, Ret Cambridge Fire Department

We regret to inform you of the death of Mrs. Beverly O’Donoghue

Wife of Chief of Operations John J. O’Donoghue; Fire Headquarters-Retired

Visiting Hours: Monday March 21, 2016 4-8 p.m.

Keefe Funeral Home

5 Chestnut Street

Arlington, MA

Funer...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: March 17, 2016

Fire Chief Charles Davis, Ret. Marion Fire Department

Charles R. Davis, 80, of Marion, known to his family and friends as “Tippy” and “Bob” died Monday, March 14, 2016 at Tobey Hospital in Wareham.  He was the husband of the late Lucia C. (Jenkins) Davis.

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: March 9, 2016

Lucille Butler Mother Fire Chief David Butler Everett Fire Department

BUTLER, Lucille C. (Morel) A life-long Everett resident, passed away at Mass General Hospital on March 7, 2016, at 85 years. Beloved wife of Retired Lt. Roy B. Butler, Everett Fire Department. Loving mother of Chief David Butler, Everett Fire Department a...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: March 5, 2016

Fire Chief John Quinn, Ret. Nahant Fire Department

The Nahant Fire Department regrets to announce the passing of John Patrick Quinn, retired Nahant Fire Chief, age 91, of Nahant. Chief Quinn died at Salem Hospital on Thursday March 3, 2016. He was the husband of his high school sweetheart and "The Lo...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: March 3, 2016

Arthur Locke, Jr. Father Deputy Fire Chief William Locke Spencer Fire Department

SPENCER: Arthur S. Locke, Jr. 86 of Lincoln St., died Tuesday, March 1 at St. Mary's Healthcare Center in Worcester.

He was the husband of Joyce J. (Archambeault) Locke who died in 2009. He leaves his sons Richard A. Locke and his wife Donna and W...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: February 26, 2016

Karen Duguay Daughter Law Fire Chief John Duguay Athol Fire Department

ATHOL - Karen Elizabeth (Raymond) Duguay, 35 of 144 Rice St., Athol, wife of John L. Duguay, Jr., died unexpectedly Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at the UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus, Worcester, MA.

She was born in Greenfield, on Decembe...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: February 25, 2016

Andrew Alexander Grandfather Fire Chief Justin Alexander Plainville Fire Department

Andrew William “Bill” Alexander, 93, our Dad and Papa, passed away on February 22, 2016. Originally from Chicago, he was one of four sons of the late Agnes (O’Halloran) and Andrew Alexander. More than seventy years ago, he me...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: February 24, 2016

Deputy Fire Chief James Mulcahy, Ret. Essex Fire Department

It is with deep regret that the Essex Fire Department announces the passing of retired Deputy Fire Chief James Mulcahy, who served the Town of Essex for over 45 years.

There are no visiting hours. A funeral mass will be held on Friday, February 26th at 10 ...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: February 22, 2016

Funeral Arrrangements for Fire Chief Clive Papineau, Ret. Webster Mass. DNR FCAM Member 330

The funeral arrangements for Clive are as follows; calling hours Friday night from 6-8 pm and the funeral service will be Saturday morning 10 am at the funeral home. Robert Miller funeral home is handling the arrangements, the address is 366 School St. We...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: February 11, 2016

Fire Chief Robert Tervo, Ret. Berlin Fire Department

Robert Tervo (1941 - 2016) Obituary Died Tuesday, February 9, 2016. Calling hours 4-8pm Friday, February 12, 2016. at funeral home. Funeral service 10am Saturday, February 13, 2016. St. Joseph the Good Provider Church, 52 West St., Berlin. Funeral Home: M...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: February 2, 2016

Reminder Memorial Service for Deputy Fire Chief Richard Farrar, Ret. Sterling Fire Department

A reminder that the Memorial Service for Retired Deputy Chief Richard Farrar will be held Saturday May 21, 2016 at 11:00AM at the First Church, 6 Meetinghouse Hill Road, Sterling.  Dick passed away on January 30th in Florida.  

The Memori...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: February 1, 2016

Deputy Fire Chief Robert Rennie, Ret. Marlborough Fire Department

Robert Leigh RennieMARLBOROUGH - Retired Deputy Fire Chief Robert L. Rennie, (70) a lifelong resident of Marlborough passed away on January 26, 2016 with his family by his side, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was the son o...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: February 1, 2016

Captain Kenneth Parow Jr., Ret. Chelsea Fire Department Uncle Fire Chief Jack Parow, Ret. Chelmsford

Retired Chelsea Fire Captain, Kenneth J. Parow, Jr. passed away Thursday afternoon January 27th at the Chelsea Soldiers Home where he had been receiving supportive care for the past few years. He was 91 years of age. Born, raised and a lifelong resident o...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: January 26, 2016

Fire Chief Joseph Longworth, Ret. Westover Fire Department

CHICOPEE – Joseph “Joe” Elliott Longworth, 80, a former longtime resident of Springfield and currently aresident of the Fairview section of Chicopee, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 24, 2016 at MercyMedical Center i...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: January 19, 2016

Mark Chin Boston Fie Department

CHIN, Mark Gordon Of Weymouth, passed away suddenly at home on January 13, 2016. Mark was born, raised, and educated in Dorchester. He joined the army at the age of 17 and served two years in Germany during the Vietnam Era. When he returned he worked for ...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: January 17, 2016

Firefighter Richard Cieslik, Ret. Watertown Fire Department

CIESLIK, Richard T. (Ret. F.F. Watertown F.D.) Of Waltham formerly of Watertown Jan. 15, 2016. Beloved husband for 60 years of marriage to Mary R. (Anderson) Cieslik. Visiting hours Wed. 4-8 P.M. Mass Thursday at 10:30 A.M. Church of St. Luke. Complete no...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: January 10, 2016

Carles Kenney, Jr. Boston Fire Department

KENNEY, Charles C., Jr. Of Harwich and West Roxbury, originally & proudly from Charlestown, died peacefully surrounded by his family at Deutches Altenheim on Saturday the 9th of January. Son of the late Charles C. and Marie (Devlin) Kenney of Charlest...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices
Posted on: January 5, 2016

Michael Mullane Boston Fire Department

MULLANE, A. Michael (BFD E21 Ret. 3rd District Vice President of the International Association of Fire Fighters and Vice President of Massachusetts of AFL-CIO Veteran US Navy) of Quincy formerly of Dorchester died on January 1, of complications from surge...

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FCAM - Obituary Notices

Posted on: December 5, 2017

EFO Survey - Discipline Policies

Hello Everyone,

I am conducting research on policies that manage the discipline process within fire departments.  I would appreciate it if you could take 5 minutes to complete a survey for me.  Please click the following link to the surve...

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FCAM - Online Survey
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
Posted on: June 2, 2016

Graduate Degree Survey Assistance

Subject: Antrim - Survey Assistance

I am working on a research project for my graduate degree. The research project relates to leadership styles utilized in the public sector. I am asking that you take a few minutes to respond to the attached survey and th...

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FCAM - Online Survey
Posted on: February 4, 2016

Pay for Call Firefighters

Chief I have just started requiring FF I/II training and certification.  We staff on a per Diem basis and I now require FF I/II Pro board to work shifts.  We offer a stipend to those who complete the training and get the certification. &...

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FCAM - Online Survey
Posted on: February 3, 2016

Pay for Call Firefighters

I am in search of information if you send people to the call/vol academy do you compensate them for the training? If so how and what do you pay for? Please send info to my email below.

Thanks

Chief Nivala

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FCAM - Online Survey
Posted on: January 19, 2016

Executive Fire Officer Program Survey

Chiefs,

I am currently gathering data for my 2nd year EFO research paper.  Could you please take a few minutes to complete the following survey on vacant and abandoned properties.

Also, if your department or community has a policy dealing with vaca...

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FCAM - Online Survey

Posted on: April 13, 2016

Operational Plan

Hi Chiefs,

I'm interested in gathering an operational/ICS plan for a large parade. I thank you in advance for your assistance on this issue.


Gary Ryan

Chelmsford Fire Department

FCAM - Parades, Antique Fire Apparatus, Benefit Events

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

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
Posted on: January 26, 2016

Help With Social Media the Professional Development Conferencea

We are seeking volunteers to assist in the social media effort at the professional development conference. The goal would be to schedule members for a 6 hour shift to monitor and post to our social media accounts. If you have any interest in participating...

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FCAM - Professional Development Conference
Posted on: January 22, 2016

Chief Anderson Needs Your Help Coordinating Public Relations Effort for the FCAM Conference

Chiefs the Professional Development Committee is putting together a public relations list to help promote the conference during the conference. Our goal is to supply the media with photos of the event.

We need your help

Would you please provide us with your...

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FCAM - Professional Development Conference
Posted on: January 14, 2016

Again More Rooms Have Been Added This Block Rooms Each Night February -10 Holiday Inn Express

Five more rooms have been made available in the FCAM block todayat the Holiday Inn Express.

These rooms will be held until  Tuesday - January 29th

Revised online booking tool

or

Booking instructions:

For reservation Please call  published # 8...

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FCAM - Professional Development Conference
Posted on: January 2, 2016

Registraion for 2016 Professinal Development Conference Open

REGISTRATION for Attendees to the 2016 Professional Development Conference - February 9th - 10th - 11th - 2016 at the DCU Center in Worcester.  Exhibit area on February 9th and 10th for registered attendees.

The conference flyer, registration form...

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FCAM - Professional Development Conference

Posted on: December 12, 2017

Survey Request from Chief Stark our HRD representative

On behalf of Chief Stark of Weymouth our FCAM representative to HRD please complete the survey monkey survey at the bottom of this notice. 

 

Good Morning Chief,

 

I hope all is well at your end.  I’ve been asked ...

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FCAM - Requests for Infomation
Posted on: November 30, 2017

Research on Discipline Policies

Chiefs,

I am conducting research for my 4th year EFO research paper.  I am looking to improve the discipline process we are currently using at the Rockland Fire Department.  I am looking for policies on discipline that anyone is willing t...

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FCAM - Requests for Infomation
Posted on: November 29, 2017

Chief Gallagher - Acushnet Fire - do you have quarry operations or hot mix asphalt plants

 

     

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Chiefs:  I would benefit from
talking with Chiefs that have either quarry operations or hot mix asphaltplants in their communities.<_o3a_p>

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Thanks.<_o3a_p>

 chief...

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FCAM - Requests for Infomation
Posted on: November 29, 2017

Please help Chief Mike Grafton of Stoneham by taking the fire main service fee survey

From: "Matt Grafton"  Sent: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 8:50:07 AMSubject: Fire Main Fee

Hi Bill,

 

I am trying to find if any cities or towns have fire main fee’s in their community and ...

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FCAM - Requests for Infomation
Posted on: November 21, 2017

Chief Feinberg-Nahant -use of temporary structures for fire apparatus during a construction project

I am looking for information on the use of temporary structures for fire apparatus during a construction project.  If you have purchased or leased a structure for this use please email or call me with information on vendors, state contracts etc.

&...

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FCAM - Requests for Infomation
Posted on: November 9, 2017

Chief Stowers seeks your help in completing survey for Doctoral Study

I am researching reducing firefighter injuries for a Doctoral Study. Each year firefighters suffer thousands of injuries on the fire ground and around the fire station. These injuries have a tremendous impact on human suffering, as well as a large economi...

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FCAM - Requests for Infomation
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Recreational Marijuana Concerns

Auburn's Town Manager sits on the states Cannabis Advisory Committee and has recently been assigned to the public safety sub committee. She has asked for any concerns that the fire service may have for RECREATIONAL use of cannabis. If you can think of any...

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FCAM - Requests for Infomation
Posted on: July 16, 2017

Staffing and Call Volume Inquiry

Hello, Chief Purcell from Westborough and I are in need of assistance with data for a staffing presentation that we are doing with our Town Mangers at the end of this week and your immediate response would be greatly appreciated.

We are looking for departm...

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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
Posted on: July 18, 2016

Fee Based Cost Recovery

Are there any fire departments billing for a motor vehicle crash response? More specifically, billing the non-resident at fault driver a fee for services?  


Thanks,


Chief Carrico

FCAM - Requests for Infomation
Posted on: June 13, 2016

Open Burning-Brush

Hello Gary,

Pembroke has no fee and we do allow burning 7 days a week weather permitting.


Mike Hill

FCAM - Requests for Infomation
Posted on: June 13, 2016

Open Burning-Brush

Good afternoon,

I'm reviewing our open burning permit process. Please provide:

  1. Your department's open burning fee.
  2. Do you allow burning on Sundays as providing under the open burning rules/regs?

I thank you in advance!

Gary Ryan

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

Drain Water From Gear Washers

The Board of Selectmen in my town are interested in purchasing a new gear washing system for our department. One of the board members asked if we are washing out carcinogens and contaminants from our gear, what is in the water that drains out? The station...

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

Use Equipment for Fundraisers

I currently have multiple requests to use fire department equipment for private fundraisers, such as our tower for golf ball drops, an engine for a truck pull, and raffling off a station tour and ride on a fire truck. It is getting difficult to find volun...

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

Fire Details

Chiefs,

We are having problems filling required fire details and I am looking into offering details to firefighters from other departments.  Since everyone has a different opinion on liability, injuries, pensions, etc regarding this practice, I am...

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FCAM - Requests for Infomation
Posted on: April 13, 2016

Construction New Public Safety Facility

Chiefs,

The Town of Boxborough is considering the construction of a new public safety facility and I’m reaching out for your input/guidance. This link has a couple questions and if you have the time to answer them I would greatly appreciate the h...

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FCAM - Requests for Infomation
Posted on: March 11, 2016

Average Sick Leave Used

Chiefs,

My selectman have asked me to survey and see the average used sick time per employee.

If you track this, I am seeking this information from departments that have career members that provide 24 hour coverage.

What is your average sick time used per em...

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

Fire Alarm Monitoring System

Hi Chief

You might want to add to your list the WARN/AES wireless reporting system by Easton Electronics.

It uses UL listed radios, and is compatible with the 100 Mil system and other Radio Alarm systems.

It also interfaces with personal communication device...

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

Fire Alarm Monitoring System

Swampscott maintains a 100 ma system of some street boxes and about 40 master boxes on both private and public buildings. In addition we currently have 4 sig Comm radio boxes all on public buildings. We have recently also installed 3 City Master Boxes whi...

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

Fire Alarm Monitoring System

City of Worcester is currently using both hard wired master box and radio box, with the upcoming new communication center, we will be totally radio box, but not far a couple years.

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

Fire Alarm Monitoring System

Good afternoon Chiefs,

I'm trying to compile a list of municipal fire alarm monitoring systems within the state. Please indicate what system your municipality is currently using (ex. Gamewell master box, Radio box, Central Station). Thanks for you...

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FCAM - Requests for Infomation
Posted on: February 19, 2016

Deputy Chief Non-Civil Service

Looking for information on non-civil service departments that have Deputy Chief positions. Is the position Union or Non-Union.


Chief Pedrazzi

reply via email

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

Educational Incentive Language

FCAM,

I'm interested in reviewing Educational incentive language that you may have in your department's collective bargaining contract. Please forward if available.

I thank you in advance for your help.

Take care,

Gary Ryan

Chelmsford Fire

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FCAM - Requests for Infomation
Posted on: January 26, 2016

Starting Firefighter Pay

Chief,

Starting pay in Fire District No.2 in South Hadley is 24.54 an hour along with a 2400 dollar EMT stipend. Being that we are a small dept. our career staff receive at least a few hours of overtime every week due to call back and required training eve...

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FCAM - Requests for Infomation
Posted on: January 21, 2016

Starting Firefighter Pay

I have requested the first two full time firefighters for Great Barrington in my 2017 budget. I am looking for information on starting pay for firefighters in other communities at the request of my town manager. Their job description will include Firefigh...

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FCAM - Requests for Infomation

Posted on: April 29, 2016

Apply for the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition’s 2016 $1,500 Education Program Stipend

May 15, 2016 is the deadline to apply for the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition’s 2016 $1,500 Education Program Stipend.  The Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition will select 3 BUILT FOR LIFE Fire Departments (BFLFD) to each receive $1,500 stipend...

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FCAM - Residential Sprinklers

Posted on: November 27, 2017

Retirement Party for Fire Chief Jack Chandler - Holden Fire Department

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Please join the members of the HoldenFire Department and the Family of Chief Jack Chandler in a Retirement Party
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FCAM - Retirement News & Events
Posted on: September 22, 2017

SAVE the DATE! - Retirment Party for Fire Chief Jack Chandler - Holden Fire Department


Save the date - Saturday - January 13, 2018 for a retirement celebration for Fire Chief Jack Chandler - Holden Fire Department -  Specific invitation information will follow and added to this posting.

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

Retirement Openhouse Forfire Chief Bob Escott Turners Falls Fire Department

Come join us for Bob Escott's Retirement Open house

September 10th 1 - 5 p.m.

Montague Elks - 1 Elk Avenue - Turners Falls

Please no gifts BUT Bob does have a fondness for scratch tickets

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FCAM - Retirement News & Events
Posted on: May 23, 2016

Chief Rogers Retirment

A reminder of the retirement party for Chief Rogers on June 3rh 2016 from 6-11 p.m. @ Bridgewater State University, East Campus Dining Room.

Tickets are available by contacting Melissa Murphy

Head count is needed for this Friday.

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FCAM - Retirement News & Events
Posted on: May 2, 2016

Retirement Coffee Hou for Acting Fire Chief James McPherson

The Retirement Coffee Hour for Acting Fire Chief James McPherson

12 May 2016

Noon to 2 p.m.

Danvers Fire Headquarters

64 High Street

Danvers, MA

Refreshments will be Served

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FCAM - Retirement News & Events
Posted on: April 27, 2016

Salem Fire Department Retirement Party

Salem Fire Department Retirement Party

HONORING

DEPUTY CHIEF BRIAN HARRINGTON

DEPUTY CHIEF GLEN BEAUDET

CAPTAIN PAUL CRANNEY

CAPTAIN BILL FRANCIS

LIEUTENANT PAUL PHILLIPS

FIREFIGHTER CHUCK CAMPANARO

FIREFIGHTER JON THOMAS

FIREFIGHTER JOHN KLINETOB

  • Friday May 20th, ...
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FCAM - Retirement News & Events
Posted on: April 26, 2016

Retirement Party Honoring Fire Chief George Rogers, Jr. Bridgewater Fire Department

Please join us for a retirement party honoring Chief George W Rogers, Jr. as he retires from his dedicated career of 34 years with the Bridgewater Fire Department.

Friday - June 3, 2016 - from 6-11 p.m.

Cocktails at 6 p.m.

Dinner served at 7:30 p.m.

Casual Dr...

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

Last Day Celebration for Chief Richard Anderson Southwick Fire Department

Last Day Celebration for Chief Richard Anderson

 39 Years With The Southwick Fire Department

Please Join us in wishing him farewell on his last day.

A casual luncheon will be held at the Southwick Fire Department on April 29, 2016 between the hours ...

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FCAM - Retirement News & Events
Posted on: March 17, 2016

Last Day for Chief Andrew Melnikas

Please join us for retiring Fire Chief Andrew Melnikas on his last day after 38 years of dedicated service to the North Andover Fire Department on Monday, January 21 from 10-12 at the central fire station, 795 Chickering Road.

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FCAM - Retirement News & Events
Posted on: March 17, 2016

Retirement Party for Chief Richard Anderson Southwick Fire Department

Chief Richard Anderson of the Southwick Fire Department is retiring

Join us in celebrating his 35 years with the department

Shaker Farms Country Club

April 30, 2016

Cocktail Hour starts at 6 p.m. - dinner at 7 p.m.

Tickets - $35/person

Dinner, band, dancing &am...

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FCAM - Retirement News & Events
Posted on: February 29, 2016

Open House Honor Fire Chief George Rogers, Jr. Bridgewater Fire Department

Please join us for an open house

honoring

Chief George W Rogers, Jr.

as he retires from his dedicated career of 34 years with the Bridgewater Fire Department

Tuesday, March 15th from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Bridgewater Fire Department

22 School Street

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FCAM - Retirement News & Events
Posted on: February 14, 2016

Fire Chief Ted Joubert North Attleboro Last Day Work

Please join us on as

Retires from the North Attleborough Fire Department

February 29, 2016

11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Fire Department Headquarters

50 Elm Street

Chief Ted Joubert will be reporting for his last day of work -- ending a career spanning more than 30 years. Ple...

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FCAM - Retirement News & Events
Posted on: January 28, 2016

Surprise Celebration for Fire Chief John Hughes

Given that it is supposed to be a surprise I have removed Chief Hughes from the email list for sending this out and once sent I will delete the posting so save or copy the information because he will be put back on he master email list.

Thank you

Fire Chief...

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

Retiremen Party for Chief Andrew Melnikas North Andover Fire Department

Please Join Us in Celebrating the Retirement  of Chief Andrew Melnikas

After 38 years at North Andover Fire Department

April 23, 2016 - 6 p.m.

DiBurro’s Function Facility  

887 Boston Road, Haverhill, MA

Choice of:  Top Sir...

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FCAM - Retirement News & Events

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

Posted on: December 12, 2017

Fall River hosting NFSA Training February

TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES COMING TO NEW ENGLAND!February 20, 2018Pumps For Fire ProtectionUtilizing NFPA 20, Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection this oneday program guides the participant through the basic operating princi...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: December 4, 2017

Chief Fire Officer Program seeks Volunteers for Oral Review Panels.

Chief Fire Officer Program seeks Volunteers for Oral Review
Panels.

 

Dear FCAM Members;

Each year Chief Fire Officer program candidates are requiredto make an oral presentation to successfully defend their applied research and
advocate for the ...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: November 9, 2017

National Fire Sprinkler Association Training for Fire Officials and Authorities Having Jurisdiction

Still time to register and get the early bird pricing for 

Fire Officials / AHJ's. 

http://www.nfsa.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=997956&group=

David A. LaFond

New England Regional Manager

National Fire Sprinkler Association

2 B...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: May 9, 2017

CHIEF FIRE OFFICER TRAINING

Submit Your Completed DFS/MFA Student Application CFO to: MFA.Registrations@state.ma.usCHIEF FIRE OFFICER TRAININGThis course, presented in partnership with the University of MassachusettsEdward J. Collins Jr. Center for Public Management, is designed to ...

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FCAM - Training & Education
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
Posted on: July 20, 2016

Active Shooter Preparedness Workshop July 2016

ACTIVE SHOOTER PREPAREDNESS WORKSHOP

July 28, 2016

Massachusetts Department of Corrections

50 Maple Street

Milford, MA 01757

Preparing employees for a potential active shooter incident is an integral component of an organization’s incident response p...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: July 14, 2016

Coordinating NFPA Inspection, Testing Requirements

COORDINATING NFPA 25 & 72 INSPECTION, TESTING & REQUIREMENTS

Both NFPA 25 and NFPA 72 require coordination of the testing of the sprinkler systems and the fire alarm systems. That is easier said than done. With a variety of administrative code refe...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: July 6, 2016

NFPA 13, 13r 13d Update 2016 October 2016 Augusta, Maine

October 26, 2016

NFPA 13, 13R & 13D Update 2016

Florian Hall, 45 Commerce Drive, Augusta, Maine

Bring your 2016 Edition of the sprinkler standards a notebook and a highlighter. This full day seminar discusses the significant changes to the sprinkler stan...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: June 29, 2016

Traffic Incident Management Training: Train the Traine Course - July 12-13 MA Maritme Academy

On behalf of the Commonwealth’s Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Program, MassDOT invites you and members of your organization to participate in a TIM Safety Training Train-the-Trainer program July 12-13, 2016 at the Massachusetts Maritime Acad...

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

Pride & Ownership: The Love for the Job Chief Rick Laskyt Annual District Dinner Seminar

Annual District 8Dinner & SeminarFriday June 17, 2016The Manor Restaurant42 West Boylston StreetWest Boylston, MA 0158318:00-19:00 Social Hour19:00 Dinner & PresentationBy Chief Rick Lasky

"Pride and Ownership: The Love for the Job"

Ticket...

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

Economic Decision Making Fire & Electrical Safety Workshop

NFPA is hosting a workshop in Quincy on August 17, 8:30 am to 4:00 PM , on Economic Decision Making in Fire and Electrical Safety and would welcome members from FCAM to attend.

Topics include

;Economic decision making in the fire service,

The use of cost/ben...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: May 31, 2016

Fire Sprinkler Initiative’s Free Webinar, Lightweight Construction

NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative’s Free Webinar, “Lightweight Construction: The Fire Dangers Today’s Homebuilding Materials.” 

Register today for NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Initiative'...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: May 31, 2016

Nationl Fire Protection Association & CFAI

The National Fire Protection Association and CFAI invite you to attend the following workshop:

“Quality Improvement Through Accreditation”

December 12-14, 2016

Location: NFPA Headquarters

1 Batterymarch Park

Quincy, MA 01269

Host Agency Cont...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: May 20, 2016

June 2016 Intro Sprinkler Systems, Fire Pumps Standpipe Systems

National Fire Sprinkler Association

Training Opportunity

June 3, 2016

INTRO TO SPRINKLER SYSTEMS, FIRE PUMPS & STANDPIPE SYSTEMS

New Hampshire Fire Academy, 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH

Knowing the various types of fire protection systems that go into ...

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

Not Open Any Email From "Kitty Lloyd" Supposed DPH OEMS - Virus

Attention all an email arrived this am to me from a Kitty Lloid from DPH OEMS pertaining to a balance and recent transactions. DO NOT OPEN THE EMAIL. it's a virus. I talked with Phil and they don't have an employee of that name. I had an...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: April 29, 2016

2016 Hurricane Preparedness Conference

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency presents

2016 Hurricane Preparedness Conference

“Building Resilience by Reducing Infrastructure Vulnerability”

Thursday, May 26, 2016

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Registration opens at 7:00 am

Four Points She...

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

NFPA 13, 13r, 13d Update 2013-West Springfield

Thursday, May 12, 2016

NFPA 13, 13R, 13D & 14 Update 2013-West Springfield, MA

5/12/2016

Location: West Springfield, Massachusetts    Time: 7:30 AM-4:00 PM

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David A LaFond

New England ...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: April 7, 2016

Needham Fire Department Presents Dr. David Griffin

Needham Fire Department Presents

Dr. David Griffin

In Honor Of The Charleston Nine;

A Study Of Change Following Tragedy

MAY 26 - 9 a.m.

Milas Hall

Olin College

Olin Way Needham, MA

Registration Fee: $20

$10 buffet luncheon available at campus cafeteria

Register No ...

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

New London Firefighters Burn Foundation Presents Seminar With Lt. Ray McCormack

New London Firefighters Burn Foundation

Presents

Seminar with Lieutenant Ray McCormack

Saturday, June 11, 2016, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The Effective and Efficient Engine Company

This class will cover how to locate, confine and extinguish fires in private houses, apar...

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

Reminder May Brockton - Understanding, Applying Enforcing NFPA

May 16, 2016

Understanding, Applying & Enforcing NFPA 25

Brockton Public Library, 304 Main Street, Brockton, Massachusetts

This highly interactive full day seminar describes the requirements for properly maintaining a water based fire protection system i...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: March 22, 2016

Signal Communications Radio Box Informational Classes

The L.W. Bills Company will be holding two (2) one-day Signal Communications radio box informational classes.  There will also be a hands-on portion of the program in the afternoon.

Class will be held Tuesday, April 26, 2016 and Thursday, April 28...

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

Day Sprinkler System Plan Review-Weymouth

This class is being underwritten by Sprinkler Fitters Local 550 for Fire and Building Officials.

4/7/2016 to 4/8/2016  

When:  April 7-8, 2016

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

Where:  Map this event »

Sprinkler Fitters Local 550

195 Libbe...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: March 11, 2016

NFPA Hands-on Inspection Testing & Maintenance Water Based Fire Protection Systems

Please join us in Cranston, RI on April 12-14, 2016 for a unique training opportunity. This 3-day course will combine classroom learning with hands-on training and demonstrations in a lab setting. Students will be able to review NFPA 25, chapter-by-chapte...

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Video Invitation From Matt Klaus FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: March 10, 2016

2016 Cape Islands Critical Incident Support Team CISM Conference

2016 Cape and Islands Critical Incident Support Team CISM Conference

Cape Codder Resort & Spa

Hyannis, MA

April 25 - 27, 2016

OEMS credits will be available for each course pending approval

ICISF Certification

Priority registration for members of MPSN Teams...

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

5 Free, Line, Demand, Ems Certrified Trainings for Ems, Fire Police Help Service Members & Veterans

Dear Chief Mottor,

Per your request, please find attached a letter from Attorney General Healey as well as a one-page flyer outlining the training’s. All training’s can be found here.

On February 12th, Attorney General Maura Healey and H...

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

Firefighter Safety Research Institute Modern Fire Challenges Tactical Considerations

Firefighter Safety Research Institute Modern Fire Challenges Tactical Considerations for Fire Department Operations

UL Firefighter Safety Research InstituteModern Fire Challenges & Tactical Considerations for Fire Department OperationsHosted By: Hampsh...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: February 20, 2016

Fire Academy Senior Fire Officer Forum Fire & Emergency Services Ethics

Mass. Fire Academy Senior Fire Officer Forum Fire And Emergency Services Ethics, The Future And Professional Development Dr. Denis Onieal, Deputy Fire Administrator Fire Administration 

Senior Fire Officer Forum Fire and Emergency Services: Ethics...

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

Columbia Southern University Would Like Invite You the Company Officer Academy Georgetown

Columbia Southern University would like to invite you to the Company Officer Academy in Georgetown, MA. We are excited to announce that we have teamed up with the New England FOOLS to host this informative and engaging three-day event. Attendees of the cl...

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

2016 Death Injury Fireground Survival Program Presented by Deputy Chief Billy Goldfeder

2016 Death & Injury FIREGROUND SURVIVAL PROGRAM

Presented By Deputy Chief Billy Goldfeder, Loveland-Symmes Fire Department

Chief Goldfeder will present through video, audio and "WAKE UP" lecture, an in-depth program featuring specific and very...

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

Hydraulics for Fire Protection February 2016 DFS Stow

HYDRAULICS FOR FIRE PROTECTION

This one-day program is designed to concentrate on one portion of the design phase of water based fire protection systems, the hydraulics. This seminar discusses theory and application of hydraulic calculations, the various d...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: January 23, 2016

NFPA 13/13r/13d/14 Update 2013 May 12, 2016

NFSA Training Opportunity

National Fire Sprinkler Association

West Springfield Public Library, 200 Park St, West Springfield, MA

May 12, 2016

NFPA 13/13R/13D/14 UPDATE 2013

This full day seminar discusses the significant changes to the sprinkler standards. &am...

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FCAM - Training & Education
Posted on: January 7, 2016

Tri-state Fire Mutual Aid 1/2 Fire Training Seminar

Franklin County Fire Chiefs’ Association, Greenfield Community College, and Tri-State Fire Mutual Aid Present a 1-1/2 day Fire Training Seminar

 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, January 29,2016

Becoming a Better Fire Leader

Today's fire ser...

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FCAM - Training & Education

Posted on: November 29, 2017

EMI e-Forums

The
U.S. Fire Administration is sharing the following training-related announcement with our audience on behalf of the FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute
(EMI).

 

EMI
e-Forums

EMI e-Forums are one-hour, moderated, webinar discussion forums that provide an
opportunity for EMI and the emergency management community to discuss matters of interest on national preparedness training.

 

The e-Forums facilitate a discussion of whole community-presented best practices.
The panel members are whole community, with topics relevant to whole community. This exchange of ideas is free of charge and available to anyone who wishes to
participate.

 

e-Forum
schedule for December (3-4 p.m. EST)

 

Dec.
6:
Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP) – What is HSEEP and why is HSEEP important?

 

Dec. 13: State Training Officer and State Administrative Agency Training Point of
Contact – Working Together Achieves Better Outcomes

 

Dec.
20:
Master Exercise Practitioner Program (MEPP) – What is MEPP and how can MEPP graduates be used?

 

e-Forum login | Contact EMI for questions

 

Conference call-in: 800-320-4330, PIN 107622

 

EMI e-Forums on Adobe Connect are accessible on mobile devices. Learn more about mobile
access

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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
Posted on: July 8, 2016

Webinar Emergency Preparedness Training Options for Houses Worship

Emergency Preparedness Training Options for Houses of Worship

FEMA’s Individual and Community Preparedness Division (ICPD) invites you to a webinar on Tuesday, July 19, which will feature ways houses of worship and emergency managers can use trai...

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FCAM - USFA Notices
Posted on: June 21, 2016

Wildfire Preparedness Webinar

Are you prepared for a wildfire? To kick off the summer, FEMA’s Individual and Community Preparedness Division invites you to a webinar on Thursday, June 23 from 2:00–3:00 p.m. EDT. This webinar will feature an array of dynamic, nation...

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FCAM - USFA Notices
Posted on: May 5, 2016

Need New Prevention Resources? U.S. Fire Administration

Each year for National Arson Awareness Week, the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) gathers and shares information to raise awareness of arson or youth firesetting and provide strategies to combat these problems in their community.

This year’s Natio...

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FCAM - USFA Notices
Posted on: April 7, 2016

Students Needed for Health Care & EMS Course

The National Fire Academy is recruiting students for its mediated online course August 28 – September 24, 2016. The course, M0564 – Challenges for the Future III: Health Care and EMS, is a 4 week EMS/healthcare-focused mediated online ...

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FCAM - USFA Notices
Posted on: March 25, 2016

Reaching the Hard to Reach Webinar Recording Now Available

The “Reaching the Hard to Reach” webinar recording is now available.

Fire Departments across the country have seen a slow, steady decline of fire deaths over the last decade. However, in most cases, safety messages are still not reachin...

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FCAM - USFA Notices
Posted on: March 11, 2016

You are Invited Join the 2nd Webinar USFA Fire Everyone’s Fight

You Are Invited Join The Second Webinar U.S. Fire Administration’s (USFA) Fire Everyone’s Fight™ Webinar Series. Is Your Message Reaching Your Intended Audience? 

Fire Departments across the country have seen a slow, ...

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FCAM - USFA Notices
Posted on: January 15, 2016

Openings 6-Day Class R0847: Emergency Medical Services Incident Operations

EMS Personnel, Officers, and Supervisors: We have openings in the 6-day class R0847: Emergency Medical Services Incident Operations at the National Fire Academy, February 28 to March 4, 2016. This class is part of our Volunteer Incentive Program, but is a...

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FCAM - USFA Notices

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

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
Posted on: May 23, 2016

June Fcam Meeting Vendor Coffee

If you are interested in attending the "vendor coffee" at the - Wednesday - June 15th meeting at the Westminster Country Club please send me an email by this Friday May 17th.

There will not be a meeting in July and the August meeting will be at N...

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FCAM - Vendor Coffee Prior to FCAM General Membeship Meeting
Posted on: April 1, 2016

April 20th FCAM Meeting Teres’s Ware

My apologies for not getting this out to you before.  but if you are attending the vendor coffee and or meeting let me know and before the meeting on the 20th I will send a list of those who will be there.

Thank you

Bill Dolan

NEXT MEETING: WEDNESDA...

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FCAM - Vendor Coffee Prior to FCAM General Membeship Meeting

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
Posted on: June 10, 2016

Eastern Laundry Systems

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 - Vendor Notice
Posted on: March 7, 2016

Easton Electronics Discount March Sales Event May 28th Patriot Place Foxborough

William, Pls Post

We have been invited to join Comm Buys OSD March sales event.

Thereby we are offering an extreme discount on our Easton WARN/AES UL Radio Alarm Reporting system.

Contact us for addition information.

Thanks

Have a Great Day

Dave Westcott

781-828...

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FCAM - Vendor Notice
Posted on: January 7, 2016

Applying for Grant Keep Your Departments Gear Clean?

APPLYING FOR A GRANT TO KEEP YOUR DEPARTMENTS GEAR CLEAN?

We at Eastern Laundry Systems care about the health and safety of our men and women who dedicate their lives to our local Fire Departments! Our concerns help us serve you with the most reliable, dur...

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FCAM - Vendor Notice