Category: News

Structure Fire

On Tuesday September 5, 2012 at 4:08 p.m. the Brewster Fire Department responded to a report of smoke coming from a residence at 141 Timberlane Drive.  On arrival Brewster personnel discovered a working fire in the basement of the dwelling extending into the first floor.  Automatic aid was supplied to the scene by the Orleans …

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Swearing In Ceremony

On Monday September 17, 2012 the Brewster Fire Department welcomed three new FF/Paramedics to the department’s career staff. One of the hires takes the place of a position created earlier this year by the retirement of one member and the other two hires are additional staff approved by our residents through a 2 ½ Proposition …

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Plan, Prepare & Mitigate

There are actions that should be taken before, during and after an event that are unique to each hazard. Identify the hazards that have happened or could happen in your area and plan for the unique actions for each.  Local Emergency management offices can help identify the hazards in your area and outline the local …

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Fire Prevention Week

The reality is that when fire strikes, your home could be engulfed in smoke and flames in just a few minutes.   It is important to have a home fire escape plan that prepares your family to think fast and get out quickly when the smoke alarm sounds. What if your first escape route is blocked …

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9/11 Remembrance

 “WE PROMISE TO REMEMBER THE 11th OF SEPTEMBER” On Sunday September 9, 2012 the Brewster Fire Department hosted a 9/11 remembrance ceremony at Fire Headquarters. The memorial service honored all first responders and civilian victims who perished in the tragic events that occurred on September 11, 2001 in New York City, Washington D.C, and Shanksville, …

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COMMUNITY CPR TRAINING

The Brewster Fire Department will be sponsoring two sessions of Community CPR Training over the next several months. This training is designed to enhance our standing as a Heart Safe Community and provide vital life saving training regarding sudden cardiac arrest to our residents. Here are some interesting facts: 385,000 out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrests occur …

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Heart Rescue Project Video

Weather Dangers

Summertime can bring a range of weather challenges and potential dangers. Some of these threats can occur with little warning, so do what you can to prepare by assembling an emergency kit and forming a plan of action. Find out what you should do if faced with the following weather dangers: Lightning: In the U.S., lightning kills more …

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Fire Safety for Older Adults

At age 50 you’ve worked for years to enjoy the freedom and experiences life has to offer. At age 65 you’ve become a mover and shaker—meeting new people, traveling, spending time with the grandchildren and learning new hobbies. Don’t let your years of memories and your life today go up in flames. As you age, …

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Learn About Fire Escape Plans

In the event of a fire, remember that every second counts, so you and your family must always be prepared. Escape plans help you get out of your home quickly. In less than 30 seconds, a small flame can get completely out of control and turn into a major fire. It only takes minutes for a …

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