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Vehicle goes off road ends up on side in early morning crash in Brewster

BREWSTER – An early morning crash left a Toyota Camry on its side in Brewster. The crash happened on Route 39 near Pleasant Bay Nursing and Rehab. around 5:30 AM Tuesday. The vehicle narrowly missed a trash compactor. The extent of injuries was not immediately clear. Brewster Police are investigating the cause of the crash. …

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Brewster fire responds to capsized vessels in Cape Cod Bay

BREWSTER – Brewster Fire and Rescue responded to a water rescue around 1 PM Sunday. The initial call was for a capsized sunfish offshore between Brewster and Point of Rocks Beaches. While crews were working to assist the sunfish, a catamaran also overturned. The catamaran was righted and the two aboard were okay. The Coast …

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Exclusive: Video appears to show pickup involved in head on crash in Brewster crossing into oncoming traffic before crash

Exclusive: Video appears to show pickup involved in head on crash in Brewster crossing into oncoming traffic before crash

Brewster Fire assists beachgoers as tide comes in

BREWSTER – Brewster Firefighters were called to Breakwater Beach about 6:30 PM Wednesday. Two beachgoers were quite a distance out on the flats when the tide started to come in. Two firefighters waded out to the people who were in water up to their waste and walked them to shore. One person was evaluated for …

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Sheriff’s Office Technical Services Chief retires after nearly 40 years

BOURNE – The Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office congratulates Ralph Swenson, Chief Deputy of Technical Services, on his retirement from the BCSO! Ralph’s dedication and outstanding service to the BCSO and the Barnstable community spanned 39+ years. They thank you for your service, Ralph, and wish you the very best!

Safety Stand Down 2021: Rebuild Rehab

  Firefighting puts intense strain on firefighters, both physically and mentally. It is critical that firefighters receive a comprehensive rehab program after fire incidents or intense training to ensure their physiological and psychological wellbeing. To address this issue, the theme of the 2021 Safety Stand Down campaign is “Rebuild Rehab.” Sponsored by the International Association …

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Video report: Several trapped after rollover crash on Route 6A in Brewster

BREWSTER – A serious crash was reported in Brewster about 3 PM Wednesday. A Nissan Altima and a Toyota Rav4 collided on Main Street (Route 6A) by Sydenstricker Glass causing the Toyota to roll on its side. Firefighters worked to extricate several people from the Rav4. A level 1 Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) was requested …

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SUV slams into building in Orleans

ORLEANS – An SUV reportedly crashed into a building in Orleans sometime before 11 AM Thursday morning. Firefighters were able to remove the driver from the Toyota Venza who was then transported to Cape Cod Hospital. No one in the structure was hurt. There was extensive damage to the structure at 36 Old Colony Way, …

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Employment Announcement

    Full Time Firefighter/EMT/Paramedic   Brewster Fire Dept. is recruiting to fill Firefighter EMT and Firefighter Paramedic positions. Applicants must hold or be able to obtain Massachusetts EMT and/or Massachusetts Paramedic certification prior to hire, maintain a valid driver’s license, be 21 years of age or older, and possess a HS diploma or equivalent …

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Fire Officials Urge People to Leave the Fireworks to the Professionals

STOW, MA – “Public fireworks displays are back this year, and fire departments across the state are making sure they are safe for spectators and for shooters,” said State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey. “Illegal fireworks are risky, especially around children who will imitate what they see adults do. Let’s keep our children safe.” Children …

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