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Posted on: July 6, 2019

June 2019 Incident Statistics

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June 2019 Incident Statistics

Fires: 3
Rescue & Emergency Medical Service: 413
Hazardous Condition (No Fire): 20
Service Call: 19
Good Intent Call: 40
False Alarm & False Call: 62
Other: 4
Total: 571

Year to date: 3553

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

May 2019 Incident Statistics

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May 2019 Incident Statistics

Fires: 6
Rescue & Emergency Medical Service: 422
Hazardous Condition (No Fire): 14
Service Call: 21
Good Intent Call: 48
False Alarm & False Call: 55
Other: 1
Total: 567

Year to date: 2982

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Posted on: May 4, 2019

April 2019 Incident Statistics

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April 2019 Incident Statistics

Fires: 5
Rescue & Emergency Medical Service: 447
Hazardous Condition (No Fire): 16
Service Call: 25
Good Intent Call: 40
False Alarm & False Call: 54
Other: 1
Total: 588

Year to date: 2415

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

March 2019 Incident Statistics

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March 2019 Incident Statistics

Fires: 9
Rescue & Emergency Medical Service: 495
Hazardous Condition (No Fire): 15
Service Call: 20
Good Intent Call: 51
False Alarm & False Call: 55
Other: 1
Total: 646

Year to date: 1827

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Posted on: March 3, 2019

February 2019 Incident Statistics

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February 2019 Incident Statistics

Fires: 4
Rescue & Emergency Medical Service: 409
Hazardous Condition (No Fire): 30
Service Call: 10
Good Intent Call: 29
False Alarm & False Call: 43
Other: 16
Total: 541

Year to date: 1181

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Posted on: February 12, 2019

January 2019 Incident Statistics

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January 2019 Incident Statistics

Fires: 6
Rescue & Emergency Medical Service: 472
Hazardous Condition (No Fire): 24
Service Call: 27
Good Intent Call: 37
False Alarm & False Call: 71
Other: 3
Total: 640

Year to date: 640

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

2018 was a record setting year for call volume!

Breakdown by Major Incident Types for Date Range

2018 was a record setting year for call volume!

Total Call Volume for 2018: 7240

Fires: 56
Rescue & Emergency Medical Service: 5347
Hazardous Condition (No Fire): 226
Service Call: 252
Good Intent Call: 441
False Alarm & False Call: 902
Other: 16

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

December 2018 Incident Statistics

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December 2018 Incident Statistics

Fires: 3
Rescue & Emergency Medical Service: 429
Hazardous Condition (No Fire): 23
Service Call: 14
Good Intent Call: 354
False Alarm & False Call: 66
Other: 2
Total: 571

Year to date: 7232

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

November 2018 Incident Statistics

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November 2018 Incident Statistics

Fires: 5
Rescue & Emergency Medical Service: 397
Hazardous Condition (No Fire): 33
Service Call: 17
Good Intent Call: 35
False Alarm & False Call: 80
Total: 567

Year to date: 6661

Fire Department
Posted on: November 26, 2018

October 2018 Incident Statistics

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October 2018 Incident Statistics

Fires: 2
Overpressure rupture, explosion, overheat - no fire: 1
EMS: 457
Hazardous Condition (No Fire): 22
Service Call: 23
Good Intent Call: 45
False Alarm & False Call: 70
Total: 620

Year to date: 6094

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

Northampton Fire is Hiring!

NFR is Hiring 2018

Northampton Fire is hiring for expected vacancies in January. Please see the attached flyer.

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Posted on: October 13, 2018

September 2018 Incident Statistics

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September 2018 Incident Statistics

Fires: 8
Overpressure rupture, explosion, overheat: 2
Rescue & Emergency Medical Service: 462
Hazardous Condition (No Fire): 23
Service Call: 23
Good Intent Call: 40
False Alarm: 96
Total: 654
Year to date: 5474

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

March 2018 Incident Statistics

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March 2018 Incident Statistics
Fires: 9
EMS: 462
Service Call: 15
Good Intent Call: 26
False Alarm: 61
Other: 26
Total: 599
Year to Date: 1773

Fire Department
Posted on: March 2, 2018

February 2018 Incident Statistics

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February 2018 Incident Statistics
Fires: 2
EMS: 417
Service Call: 19
Good Intent Call: 30
False Alarm: 49
Other: 13
Total: 530
Year to Date: 1174

Fire Department
Posted on: February 5, 2018

January 2018 Incident Statistics

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January 2018 Incident Statistics
Fires: 3
EMS: 474
Service Call: 27
Good Intent Call: 40
False Alarm: 81
Other: 19
Total: 644
Year to Date: 644

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Posted on: January 17, 2018

2017 Year End Incident Statistics

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2017 Year End Incident Statistics
Fires: 66
EMS: 5105
Service Call: 227
Good Intent Call: 401
False Alarm: 926
Other: 252
Total: 6977

Fire Department
Posted on: January 11, 2018

December 2017 Incident Statistics

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December 2017 Incident Statistics
Fires: 2
EMS: 422
Service Call: 16
Good Intent Call: 34
False Alarm: 74
Other: 19
Total: 567
Year to Date: 6956

Fire Department
Posted on: December 18, 2017

November 2017 Incident Statistics

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November 2017 Incident Statistics
Fires: 10
EMS: 427
Service Call: 23
Good Intent Call: 43
False Alarm: 97
Other: 18
Total: 618
Year to Date: 6389

Fire Department
Posted on: November 15, 2017

October 2017 Incident Statistics

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October 2017 Incident Statistics
Fires: 9
EMS: 423
Service Call: 23
Good Intent Call: 39
False Alarm: 92
Other: 24
Total: 610
Year to Date: 5771

Fire Department
Posted on: October 13, 2017

September 2017 Incident Statistics

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September 2017 Incident Statistics
Fires: 5
EMS: 421
Service Call: 19
Good Intent Call: 51
False Alarm: 71
Other: 21
Total: 588
Year to Date: 5161

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

August 2017 Incident Statistics

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August 2017 Incident Statistics

Fires: 6
EMS: 395
Service Call: 23
Good Intent Call: 25
False Alarm: 102
Other: 24
Total: 575

Year to Date: 4573

Fire Department
Posted on: August 15, 2017

July 2017 Incident Statistics

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July 2017 Incident Statistics
Fires: 6
EMS: 441
Service Call: 22
Good Intent Call: 43
False Alarm: 88
Other: 16
Total: 616

Year to Date: 3998

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Northampton Fire is Hiring!

NFR is Hiring 2017

Join our professional, progressive and innovative public safety department offering state-of-the-art fire suppression and exceptional quality paramedic ambulance service to a growing community of 30,000 residents.

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Posted on: July 18, 2017

June 2017 Incident Statistics

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June 2017 Incident Statistics
Fires: 5
EMS: 429
Service Call: 17
Good Intent Call: 34
False Alarm: 87
Other: 29
Total: 601
Year to Date: 3382

Fire Department
Posted on: June 2, 2017

May 2017 Incident Statistics

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May 2017 Incident Statistics
Fires: 4
EMS: 455
Service Call: 17
Good Intent Call: 24
False Alarm: 57
Other: 25
Total: 582
Year to Date: 2781

Fire Department
Posted on: May 3, 2017

April 2017 Incident Statistics

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April 2017 Incident Statistics
Fires: 6
EMS: 431
Service Call: 18
Good Intent Call: 33
False Alarm: 71
Other: 15
Total: 574
Year to Date: 2199

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

March 2017 Incident Statistics

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March 2017 Incident Statistics
Fires: 8
EMS: 393
Service Call: 20
Good Intent Call: 30
False Alarm: 72
Other: 19
Total: 542

Year to Date: 1625

Fire Department
Posted on: March 1, 2017

January and February 2017 Incident Statistics

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January 2017 Incident Statistics
Fires: 1
EMS: 434
Service Call: 13
Good Intent Call: 26
False Alarm: 59
Other: 17
Total: 550

February 2017 Incident Statistics
Fires: 4
EMS: 418
Service Call: 15
Good Intent Call: 18
False Alarm: 53
Other: 25
Total: 533

Fire Department
Posted on: January 2, 2017

2106 Year End Incident Statistics

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2016 Year End Incident Statistics:

Fires: 89
Rescue/EMS: 5245
Service Call: 241
Hazardous Condition (No Fire): 239
Good Intent Call: 368
False Alarm: 814
Sever Weather: 7
Other: 30

Total: 7033

Fire Department
Posted on: January 1, 2017

December 2016 Incident Statistics

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December 2016 Incident Statistics:

Fires: 4
Rescue/EMS: 432
Service Call: 21
Good Intent Call: 28
False Alarm: 81
Other: 15
Total: 581

Year to date: 7027

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Posted on: October 2, 2016

September 2016 Incident Statistics

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September 2016 Incident Statistics:

Fires: 7
Rescue/EMS: 421
Service Call: 18
Good Intent Call: 30
False Alarm: 66
Other: 22

Year to date: 5257

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Posted on: May 28, 2016

Northampton Fire is Hiring!

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Applications will be accepted from June 1, 2016 - July 1, 2016!

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Posted on: January 12, 2016

2015 Incident Statistics

2015 Incident Statistics

Fires - 79
EMS - 4876
Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 193
Service Calls - 807
Good Intent Call - 352
False Alarm - 866
Severe Weather - 2
Other - 39

Total 7214

Fire Department
Posted on: January 8, 2016

December 2015 Incident Statistics

December 2015 Incident Statistics

Fires - 4
EMS - 390
Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 14
Service Calls - 76
Good Intent Call - 32
False Alarm - 58

Total 574

Year to Date 7210

Fire Department
Posted on: December 15, 2015

November 2015 Incident Statistics

November 2015 Incident Statistics

Fires - 2
EMS - 416
Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 21
Service Calls - 53
Good Intent Call - 32
False Alarm - 58
Other - 2

Total 584

Year to Date 6636

Fire Department
Posted on: November 15, 2015

October 2015 Incident Statistics

October 2015 Incident Statistics

Fires - 6
EMS - 400
Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 17
Service Calls - 78
Good Intent Call - 31
False Alarm - 74
Other - 1

Total 607

Year to Date 6052

Fire Department
Posted on: October 7, 2015

September 2015 Incident Statistics

September 2015 Incident Statistics

Fires - 8
EMS - 404
Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 20
Service Calls - 64
Good Intent Call - 24
False Alarm - 98
Other - 8

Total 626

Year to Date 5445

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Posted on: September 22, 2015

Open House 2015

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Posted on: September 2, 2015

August 2015 Incident Statistics

August 2015 Incident Statistics

Fires - 6
EMS - 445
Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 10
Service Calls - 93
Good Intent Call - 30
False Alarm - 83
Other - 1

Total 668

Year to Date 4819

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Posted on: August 31, 2015

July 2015 Incident Statistics

July 2015 Incident Statistics

Fires - 4
EMS - 419
Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 14
Service Calls - 78
Good Intent Call - 22
False Alarm - 80
Other - 6

Total 623

Year to Date 4151

Fire Department
Posted on: August 15, 2015

Jon Davine Named New Assistant Chief

Chief Nichols has named Deputy Chief Jon Davine as Northampton Fire Rescue's new Assistant Fire Chief, a vacancy created after Chief Nichols was promoted.

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Posted on: August 1, 2015

Duane Nichols Named as New Fire Chief

Mayor Narkewicz has named Assistant Chief Duane Nichols as the new Fire Chief of Northampton Fire Rescue!

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Posted on: July 7, 2015

June 2015 Incident Statistics

June 2015 Incident Statistics

Fires - 5
EMS - 389
Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 10
Service Calls - 90
Good Intent Call - 38
False Alarm - 85
Other - 6

Total 623

Year to Date 3528

Fire Department
Posted on: June 29, 2015

May 2015 Incident Statistics

May 2015 Incident Statistics

Fires - 18
EMS - 409
Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 13
Service Calls - 77
Good Intent Call - 29
False Alarm - 89
Other - 5

Total 640

Year to Date 2905

Fire Department
Posted on: June 19, 2015

Chief Duggan Retirement Party

Chief Duggan's retirement party will be held at the Northampton Lodge of Elks on July 28th from 5pm-8pm. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased in the Northampton Fire Rescue Headquarters from Administrative Assistant Melissa Browsky.

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Posted on: May 23, 2015

April 2015 Incident Statistics

April 2015 Incident Statistics

Fires - 17
EMS - 386
Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 20
Service Calls - 49
Good Intent Call - 37
False Alarm - 54
Other - 3

Total 566

Year to Date 2265

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Posted on: April 4, 2015

Car vs Building

Early last night, a Toyota Tacoma crashed through the window of Fly by Night on State St. No injuries were reported. State St was closed down for a short period of time while the vehicle was removed. See the masslive.com article for more info.

Masslive News Story Fire Department
Posted on: April 4, 2015

March 2015 Incident Statistics

Fires - 5
EMS - 409
Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 25
Service Calls - 47
Good Intent Call - 30
False Alarm - 60
Other - 4

Total 580

Year to Date 1699

Fire Department
Posted on: March 7, 2015

February 2015 Incident Statistics

Fires - 3
EMS - 390
Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 16
Service Calls - 41
Good Intent Call - 22
False Alarm - 66
Other - 3

Total 541

Year to Date 1119

Fire Department
Posted on: February 5, 2015

January 2015 Incident Statistics

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Fires - 9
EMS - 415
Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 14
Service Calls - 54
Good Intent Call - 24
False Alarm - 61
Other - 1

Total 578

Year to Date 578

Fire Department
Posted on: February 5, 2015

UV Light News Story

Click the link for the masslive.com news story covering our acquisition of 3 UV light sanitizers.

Masslive News Story Fire Department
Posted on: February 5, 2015

Gas Line Rupture Quickly Controlled

A gas line rupture was quickly controlled by responders. Click the link for the masslive.com news story.

News Story Fire Department
Posted on: January 15, 2015

2015 Open Burning Season

Today is the first day of the 2015 open burning season. Open burning is allowed from January 15th - May 1st and you must have a permit issued by Northampton Fire Rescue. Please visit http://northamptonma.gov/1238/Open-Burning for full rules/regulations.

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Posted on: January 11, 2015

Northampton Firefighters, Police Officers and Dispatcher attend Homemade Explosives Class

This class was sponsored by Northampton Fire and Police and several Northampton firefighters, police officers and dispatchers attended. Click on the link for the WGGB news story!

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Posted on: January 7, 2015

December Incident Statistics

December Incident Statistics:

Total Incidents: 548

Fire Incidents (Building, vehicle, etc): 1
EMS Incidents (including MVC): 388
Hazmat Incidents: 6
Mutual Aid: 0
False/Unintentional Alarms: 60
Other Incidents: 93

Year-to-date Incidents: 6,846

Fire Department
Posted on: December 5, 2014

November Incident Statistics

Total Incidents: 576

Fire Incidents (Building, vehicle, chimney, etc): 2
EMS Incidents (including MVC): 376
Hazmat Incidents: 9
Mutual Aid: 0
False/Unintentional Alarms: 76
Other Incidents: 113

Year-to-date Incidents: 6,298

Fire Department
Posted on: December 5, 2014

October Incident Statistics

Total Incidents: 561

Fire Incidents (Building, vehicle, chimney, etc): 2
EMS Incidents (including MVC): 380
Hazmat Incidents: 8
Mutual Aid: 0
False/Unintentional Alarms: 77
Other Incidents: 94

Year-to-date Incidents: 5,722

Fire Department
Posted on: December 4, 2014

September Incident Statistics

Total Incidents: 592

Fire Incidents (Building, vehicle, chimney, etc): 9
EMS Incidents (including MVC): 408
Hazmat Incidents: 13
Mutual Aid: 2
False/Unintentional Alarms: 69
Other Incidents: 91

Year-to-date Incidents: 5,161

Fire Department
Posted on: December 4, 2014

August Incident Statistics

Total Incidents: 544

Fire Incidents (Building, vehicle, chimney, etc): 2
EMS Incidents (including MVC): 367
Hazmat Incidents: 4
Mutual Aid: 2
False/Unintentional Alarms: 67
Other Incidents: 102

Year-to-date Incidents: 4,569

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Posted on: September 20, 2014

Leeds Structure Fire

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Posted on: August 24, 2014

July Incident Statistics

July Incident Statistics:

Total Incidents: 640

Fire Incidents (Building, vehicle, chimney, etc): 4
EMS Incidents (including MVC): 376
Hazmat Incidents: 4
Mutual Aid: 2
False/Unintentional Alarms: 93
Other Incidents: 161

Year-to-date Incidents: 4,025

Fire Department
Posted on: August 24, 2014

June Incident Statistics

June Incident Statistics:

Total Incidents: 561

Fire Incidents (Building, vehicle, chimney, etc): 3
EMS Incidents (including MVC): 376
Hazmat Incidents: 10
Mutual Aid: 1
False/Unintentional Alarms: 68
Other Incidents: 103

Year-to-date Incidents: 3,385

Fire Department
Posted on: July 29, 2014

New Pictures Added! North Farms Road Fire

New pictures have been added to the Pictures and Videos page! Multiple pictures of the North Farms Road fire can now be found under the "Most Recent Pictures" tab. Follow the link.

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Posted on: July 2, 2014

May 2014 Incident Statistics

May Incident Statistics:

Total Incidents: 633

Fire Incidents (Building, vehicle, etc): 4
EMS Incidents (including MVC): 429
Hazmat Incidents: 5
Mutual Aid: 2
False/Unintentional Alarms: 63
Other Incidents: 130

Year-to-date Incidents: 2824

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Posted on: July 2, 2014

April 2014 Incident Statistics

April Incident Statistics:

Total Incidents: 547

Fire Incidents (Building, vehicle, etc): 11
EMS Incidents (including MVC): 384
Hazmat Incidents: 5
Mutual Aid: 1
False/Unintentional Alarms: 48
Other Incidents: 98

Year-to-date Incidents: 2191

Fire Department
Posted on: June 3, 2014

City Receives $64,800 Federal Grant for Florence Fire Station Improvements

$64,800 will be invested into the Florence Fire Station to install a new sprinkler system. This money was awarded to Northampton from a grant through the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Click the link to read the press release from Mayor Narkewicz.

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Posted on: May 31, 2014

Northampton Firefighters Respond Mutual Aid to Williamsburg

Today, NFD responded mutual aid to Williamsburg for a fire at the Lashway Logging business. Northampton is committed to supporting our neighbors whenever necessary. Click on the link for the WWLP News story covering the incident.

WWLP News Coverage Fire Department
Posted on: May 31, 2014

Northampton Firefighters Assist with 2nd Rescue on Skinner Mountain

Northampton Firefighters again assisted with a rescue on Skinner Mountain after a woman fell about 100 feet down a trail. The woman was transported from the scene by ambulance. Follow the link for the WWLP News story covering the incident.

WWLP News Coverage Fire Department
Posted on: May 14, 2014

New Photos Added - Auto Extrication Training!

New photos of auto extrication training have been added. Click on the pictures and videos link to the left. The photos will be under the "Most Recent" tab. Be sure to check out all the other pictures while you are there!

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Posted on: May 14, 2014

Northampton Firefighters Assist with Rescue on Skinner Mountain

Today Northampton Firefighters responded to Hadley to assist with a rescue of an injured woman on Skinner Mountain. The woman was rescued and extricated without incident. She was then transported to the hospital. Follow the link for the WWLP news story.

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Posted on: April 28, 2014

Public Safety Field Day

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On May 17th from 10am - 2pm there will be a public safety field day at Greenfield Community College. This is a great event for the whole family with public safety apparatus and several events and activities! See the attached image for more information!

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Posted on: April 11, 2014

Firefighter Bigda Recieves "Outstanding Recruit Award" at Acdemy Graduation

Firefighter Bigda was awarded the Outstanding Recruit Award at his graduation today! This is the 2nd academy graduation in a row that Northampton has been given this award, as well as multiple other times in previous graduating classes. Amazing job Ian!Read on...

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Posted on: April 4, 2014

Update on Easthampton Cottage St Fire

Click on the included link for the WGGB news story covering yesterday's Cottage St fire in Easthampton that Northampton Engine 2 responded to assist with.

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Posted on: April 3, 2014

Northampton Firefighters Travel to Boston for Funerals

Several Northampton Firefighters travelled to Boston to attend the funerals of the two fallen Boston Firefighters. Thousands of firefighters from across the world were in attendance to pay their last respects to two heroes.

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Posted on: March 30, 2014

Northampton Fire is Hiring!

Northampton Fire is Hiring! Please click on the "Employment Opportunities" link to the left to view the hiring notice and for a link to the City of Northampton job postings!

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Posted on: March 30, 2014

February 2014 Incident Statistics

February Incident Statistics:

Total Incidents: 527

Fire Incidents (Building, vehicle, chimney, etc): 2
EMS Incidents (including MVC): 390False/Unintentional Alarms: 51
Other Incidents: 84

Year-to-date Incidents: 1086Read on...

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Posted on: February 10, 2014

Two Northampton Firefighters Head to Fire Academy

Good luck to Ian Bigda and Tim Putnam who start the full-time Massachusetts Firefighting Academy today!

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Posted on: February 8, 2014

Caleb Langer Graduates from Academy

Congratulations to Caleb Langer for graduating from the full time fire academy in Stow, MA. Caleb was awarded the "Outstanding Recruit Award" at his Class 207 graduation ceremony. Great work Caleb and welcome back to shift!Read on...

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Posted on: January 4, 2014

Extremely Cold Temperatures

Here is a link with some cold weather fire safety tips from WWLP.

WWLP Cold Safety Tips Fire Department