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Brewster Firefighters Kept Busy During Severe Storms

  During the severe storm system that moved through Brewster on Tuesday afternoon the fire department responded to multiple simultaneous medical and storm related requests for service including a structure fire on Greenland Pond Road and a shed fire on Scarborough Road (see photos). Brewster Fire would like to thank our mutual aid partners from …

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Video report: Driver escapes injury in pickup vs pole in Brewster

BREWSTER – A pickup vs pole crash was reported in Brewster sometime after 2 PM Saturday. The crash happened at the intersection of Slough Road and Belmont Park Road. The driver of the Dodge Ram was able to get out of the vehicle and was evaluated at the scene. Eversource was called to replace the …

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Rollover crash on Route 124 in Harwich knocks out power

  September 24, 2021 HARWICH – A vehicle reportedly struck a utility pole and rolled on its side in Harwich. The crash happened on Harwich Road (Route 124) by Prince Charles Drive. The operator was able to get out of the car and was evaluated by Brewster Firefighters who were initially dispatched. Eversource was called …

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9/11 Memorial Ceremony

On September 11 Brewster Fire/Rescue hosted their annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony. The department would like to thank all of the attendees and program participants who took the time to memorialize the 20th anniversary of this American tragedy. Never Forget Brewster Fire Department 911 Memorial 2021 from Town of Brewster, MA on Vimeo.  

Fire Prevention Week Highlights Home Alarm Sounds

STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS HYANNIS – The National Fire Protection Association is drawing attention to the different sounds that modern smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms make during this years National Fire Prevention week. It takes place from October 3-9, 2021 under the theme, “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety”. “Every home is required to have …

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Firehouse Expo Training

FF’s Alex McHugh and Matt Levasseur attended Firehouse Expo in Columbus Ohio last week. In addition to attending a number of classroom based training sessions they also participated in two hands-on training events. Here is a picture of them making entry during their live burn training day at the Ohio State Fire Academy.

Brewster Fire Department to Host 9/11 Memorial Service

  The Brewster Fire Department will be hosting our annual 9/11 remembrance ceremony at Fire Headquarters (1671 Main Street) on Saturday September 11 at 6:00 pm. The service honors first responders, civilian victims, and their family members who were impacted by the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001 in New York City, Washington …

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Emergency Preparedness Month

September is Emergency Preparedness Month. Please Take a Few Minutes to Review the Important Information Below From the Town of Brewster Office of Emergency Management Brewster Office of Emergency Management Important Phone Numbers Call 911 for Medical, Fire, or Police Emergencies Brewster Police Dept. 508-896-7011 (non-emergency) Brewster Fire Dept. 508-896-7018 (non-emergency) Council-on-Aging 508-896-2737 Town Hall …

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Regional Community Emergency Response Team is Recruiting New Members

  COME JOIN OUR TEAM! BOCH (Brewster Orleans Chatham Harwich) Community Emergency Response Team BOCH CERT is a team of volunteers from our communities specifically trained, certified and equipped to support local first responders with disaster, emergency and non-emergency response. New member training starts in October 2021. For information on joining our team please visit …

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Summer Youth Camp

On Thursday August 26 members of Brewster Fire/Rescue assisted the Brewster Police Department with their summer youth camp. A big thanks go out to FF/Paramedic Matt Tucker, FF/EMT Dean Smith, and Seasonal EMT Brianna Griffin for their efforts to educate the attendees on the fire safety, emergency medical, and fire suppression services provided to the …

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