Category: News

Brewster Firefighters Rescues Stranded Rafters

At 4:58 p.m. on Sunday August 9th Brewster Fire/Rescue was dispatched to Breakwater Beach after receiving reports of a raft with two people on board having difficulty returning to shore. On arrival firefighters launched the departments Zodiac craft from the beach and were able to make contact with the individuals and bring them safely to …

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Brewster Fire/Rescue Responds to Rollover Motor Vehicle Collision

On Friday August 7 at 2:39 p.m. Brewster Fire/Rescue was dispatched to a two car motor vehicle collision with rollover in front of 151 Run Hill Road. On arrival fire personnel found a medium sized SUV on its roof and a second vehicle with heavy front end damage in the southbound travel lane. All occupants of …

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Brewster Fire/Rescue Receives $53,115.00 FEMA (AFG) COVID Supplemental Grant Award

On Thursday August 6th Brewster Fire/Rescue received notification from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that our 2019 Assistance to Firefighters (AFG) COVID Supplemental Grant Application had been approved and would receive funding in the amount of $53,115.00. In providing the award FEMA stated “after considerable consideration, the recipients project described in the narrative and details …

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Brewster Fire/Rescue Receives $29,000 FEMA (AFG) Award for Vehicle Extrication Equipment

On Friday July 31st Brewster Fire/Rescue received notification from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that our 2019 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Application had been approved and would receive funding in the amount of $29,000. In providing the award FEMA stated “after considerable consideration, the recipients project described in the narrative and details section of …

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Brewster Fire/Rescue Conducts Swearing In Ceremony

On Wednesday August 5 Brewster Fire/Rescue hosted a swearing in ceremony for nine new firefighters and two new Captains. These staff members have been hired and promoted over the past year to replace former employees who retired or left the organization for other public safety positions. We wish the following individuals great success and luck …

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Brewster Office of Emergency Management Offers Hurricane Season Preparation Tips

1. Hurricane Risk Peak of hurricane season is August and September. NOAA predicts above normal hurricane season; but regardless of seasonal forecast, it only takes one storm to severely impact an area. Entire state is at risk; storm surge threat in coastal areas and high winds, heavy rainfall, and inland flooding possible across entire state, …

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Summer Safety Tips

Brewster Fire/Rescue Appoints New Firefighters

In late March after a competitive interview process Brewster Fire/Rescue hired four new full-time firefighter/emergency medical technicians to replace former members who retired or left the department for other public safety positions. The new staff members are (from left to right) Jack Tuohy-Bedford, Tyler Baker, Alex McHugh, and Matthew DePippo. We are excited to welcome …

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Memorial Day

Brewster Fire/Rescue Honors our fallen heroes and all past and present members of our Nation’s military.  Thank you for your sacrifice and service!

Brewster Fire/Rescue Salutes Our Emergency Medical Providers During National EMS Week