Category: News

Brewster Fire/Rescue Employment Announcement – Full Time Firefighter/EMT/Paramedic 

Brewster Fire is recruiting to fill one FF/EMT/Paramedic position. Applicants must hold MA or National EMT/Paramedic certification prior to hire, hold a valid driver’s license, be 21 years of age or older, and possess a HS diploma or equivalent (GED). Firefighter I/II Pro-Board certification is preferred but not mandatory. Applicants not holding FF I/II certification …

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New 2021 Dodge RAM 5500 4 x4 “Superliner” Type 1 Ambulance

Brewster Fire/Rescue recently placed our new 2021 Dodge RAM 5500 4 x4 “Superliner” Type 1 Ambulance into service. The unit was built by Lifeline Emergency Vehicles of Sumner IA and sold through their local vendor Specialty Vehicles, Inc. of Plainville MA. During the specification process department members requested a switch from our current Ford F550 …

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Brewster Fire/Rescue FY 2022-FY 2026  Strategic Plan 

Members of the Brewster/Fire Rescue Department are delighted to present our recently revised Five-Year Strategic Plan. The identified results were developed through a process involving robust participation from all members of the organization in particular the formidable work of an open-minded, young, and diverse team of supportive employees searching to re-define our culture, establish new …

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2021 Calls

Brewster Fire/Rescue responded to 3,052 calls for service in 2021. This is the second time in the history of the department that we topped 3,000 runs which last occurred in 2018 when numerous significant winter storms impacted the region. BFD stands ready to continue to provide high-level fire and EMS services to our residents in …

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Brewster Fire/Rescue Receives Fire Equipment Grant Award

  Brewster Fire/Rescue has been awarded $18,461.40 by the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security and the Department of Fire Services through their FY22 Fire Equipment Grant program. This competitive grant award will furnish the department with supplemental capital to purchase mobile radio communication equipment designed to ensure firefighters are afforded robust and effective …

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New Brewster Fire/Rescue Ambulance

Brewster Fire/Rescue is expecting delivery of a new ambulance in late February. This purchase is a component of our normal ambulance replacement program. Here are some photos of the new unit as it is being built by Life Line Ambulances in Sumner IA.

Brewster Fire/Rescue Hosts Swearing In Ceremony

On Thursday January 6 Brewster Fire/Rescue conducted a swearing in ceremony for several new employees. We are pleased to welcome the following personnel who ascended to the top of the candidate list during the selection process. • FF/EMT Matthew Morthland (not pictured) • FF/EMT Christopher Drumm • FF/EMT Timothy Johnson • FF/EMT Emily Higgins • …

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Brewster Fire/Rescue Community Safety Message “Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery”

    Brewster Fire/Rescue has a simple, yet powerful reminder for all residents of our Town. This weekend we will move our clocks back one hour. We ask you to take this opportunity to change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and test them to ensure they are in proper working order. …

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Brewster Police Lieutenant retires, promotions announced

Brewster Fire/Rescue wishes Lt. George Bausch a well deserved, long, safe, and healthy retirement! Thank you for all you have done for our community! We also would like to congratulate Lt. Mawn and Sergeant Mirisola on their respective promotions. We look forward to working with you!

Brewster firefighter/paramedic to receive heroism award

BREWSTER – Brewster Fire/Rescue is pleased to announce that FF/Paramedic Gretchen Riley will be receiving a heroism award on November 23 from the State of Massachusetts for her actions at a motor vehicle collision that occurred on Route 6 in the Town of Barnstable on March 17, 2021 (see below). On Wednesday March 17 while …

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