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Happy Thanksgiving

The members of Brewster Fire/Rescue wish all of our residents and friends a happy, healthy, and safe Thanksgiving holiday!

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Fire Officials Ask People to Change Your Clock, Check Your Alarms

STOW, MA – “Most fatal fires occur at night when you are sleeping. Working smoke alarms give us the extra time to get out of a burning house. This weekend, as you change your clocks, check your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms,” said State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey. “The pandemic is keeping people at …

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“Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery”

Brewster Fire Department Community Message “Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery” The Brewster Fire Department has a simple, yet powerful reminder for all residents of our Town. On Saturday March 9, we will move our clocks ahead one hour to daylight savings time. We ask you to take this opportunity to change the batteries in …

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Fire Prevention Week Fire Safety Tips

The 2020 Fire Prevention Week theme has been announced: “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!” Start planning today by visiting www.firepreventionweek.org.

Driver fatigue suspected after truck goes off road into woods in Brewster

BREWSTER – At approximately 2 PM Thursday, a GMC Sierra pickup truck went off Harwich Road (Route 124) and went down an embankment into the woods. The driver reportedly told Brewster Police he did a round trip to New Jersey Wednesday and was returning from Bourne today when the crash happened. Brewster Fire and Rescue …

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Brewster Fire/Rescue Responds to Structure Fire

At 10:42 p.m. on Thursday October 1 Brewster Fire/Rescue was dispatched to a reported structure fire at 49 Byfield Cartway. On arrival Squad 241 Captain Chad Foakes reported the fire involved a semi-attached gazebo located to the rear of the structure. Firefighters quickly stretched a 1 ¾ attack line and began to extinguish the fire. …

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Brewster Fire & Police Departments Awarded $45,650 Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Grant Funding

The Baker-Polito Administration recently allocated more than $9.6 million in federal Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program (CESFP) grants awarded to the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security’s Office of Grants and Research (OGR) from the U.S. Department of Justice. More than 100 local and state public safety agencies received this funding for additional resources …

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Baker Declares September as Emergency Preparedness Month

  HYANNIS – Governor Charlie Baker has named September as Emergency Preparedness Month in the Commonwealth. Residents and organizations in Massachusetts will be encouraged to develop plans of action should a natural disaster or emergency situation impact the state. Information and tips will be shared by the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency and Department of Public …

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September is Campus Fire Safety Month

STOW, MA – State Fire Marshal Peter Ostroskey reminds us that September is Campus Fire Safety Month. Massachusetts has a large population of college students that fire officials and college leaders want to be fire safe whether they live on-campus, in Greek housing, or in private off-campus housing. State Fire Marshal Ostroskey said, “Students come …

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