Jul
30
2016

Remembering Uncle Joe

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Remembering Uncle Joe four years later. We talk about him almost every day. He will always be in our hearts and on our minds. Below is a reprint of his Eulogy. July 29th 2012 Today Flagtown Fire mourns the loss of one of our own. Joseph Brogan passed away early this morning at Somerset Medical
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Jul
29
2016

QuickChek Festival of Ballooning

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On Friday July 29th Flagtown Fire was requested by Readington Fire to assist them in standing by at the Annual QuickChek Festival of Ballooning at the Solberg Airport in Readington. Brush 36, Ranger 36 and Car 36 responded and stood by until after the fireworks show had finished. A good times was had by 36
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Jul
26
2016

Tanker Drill – Station 48

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On Tuesday July 26th at 1900 members from Flagtown Fire joined members from Station 37 Fire and Station 48 for a tanker drill hosted by Station 48. The drill focused on dump site operations, water transfer, and the logistics of efficiently moving tankers in and out of the fill site. Thank you to the members
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Jul
21
2016

Happy 99th Birthday Mary Buckshaw!

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Happy 99th Birthday Mary Buckshaw! On Thursday July 21th members of Flagtown Fire / Rescue and Flagtown Ladies Auxiliary gathered at Mary Buckshaw’s house to wish her an early 99th birthday. Mary turns 99 this Saturday on July 23rd. Mary is a founding member of Flagtown Fire’s Ladies Auxiliary which was formed in the summer
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Jul
19
2016

District Aeropres Walk-Through

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On Tuesday July 19th at 1900 the Hillsborough Fire District participated in an instructional walk through of the Aeropres facility on Valley Road. The walk-through included a tour of the facility, an explanation of facility operations, and description of the fire suppression and firefighting equipment on site. Thank you to Station 37 Fire for setting
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Jul
19
2016

Brush Fire – East Mountain Road

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On Tuesday July 19th at 1214 Stations 36 and 48 were dispatched to East Mountain Road for a large field fire possibly involving tractors. Chief Fire Marshal arrived on scene established command and upgraded the assignment to include Station 37, Station 38, Station 45, the Forestry Service, and tankers from neighboring areas. Brush 36, Ranger
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Jul
17
2016

More Police Officers Give Their Lives in the Line of Duty

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More of our brothers in blue gave their lives in the line of duty today. 3 have fallen and at least 4 more have been wounded. With a heavy heart Flagtown Fire expresses our sadness, our sorrow, and our disbelief. Once more we offer our condolences to the friends and families that these brave officers
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Jul
15
2016

Sprinkler Systems for the Fire Service Class at Chubb Fire Lab

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On Friday July 15th Flagtown Fire joined Lyons Fire 59 at the Chubb Fire Lab Training Facility for a Sprinkler Systems for the Fire Service class. Firefighters attending learned about the different mechanisms and configurations of both wet and dry pipe sprinkler systems. Different types of alarm and detection systems were discussed and a demo
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Jul
8
2016

Remembering The Police Officers is Dallas Who Gave Their Lives In The Line Of Duty

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The members of Flagtown Fire / Rescue would like to express our sadness and sorrow for our 5 brothers in blue who gave their lives in the line of duty in Dallas last night. We offer our condolences to the friends and families that these brave officers left behind. And we stand in solidarity with
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Jul
4
2016

Happy Independence Day!

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Flagtown Fire would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Independence day. Please take a moment today to thank a Solider, Sailor, Airman, or Marine for defending the freedoms that we all enjoy. “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with
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