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FACES OF MASSACHUSETTS’ EMERGENCY SERVICES If you have photos you would like to see in our “Faces” feature please upload them on our website, www.1stResponderNews.com or email them to Lindsey@1stResponderNews.com.
Barnstable County Technical Rescue and Dive Teams Participate in Statewide Homeland Security Drill
Marlborough FD recently took delivery of three new trucks built by Pierce. Chief Kevin Breen is seen here taking one of the new rigs for a test drive on a beautiful fall day. Chief Breen became the leader of the department in 2015 after completing three decades in Salem, NH where he rose through the ranks to become Chief.
Barnstable County, MA Members of the Barnstable County Technical Rescue and Dive Teams participated in Vigilant Guard 191, which is a full-scale civil-military training exercise, hosted by the Massachusetts National Guard with 46 federal, state, local and civilian organizations, November 5-9, held at various locations throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Technical Rescue Team was assigned to Joint Base Cape Cod and performed breaching and
JUMP TO FILE #110918101 breaking, EMS and mass casualty exercises, and shoring operations at a simulated explosion and building collapse with a group of firefighters from the Boston metro area. Sixteen members of the Dive Team were deployed to northwest Massachusetts to participate in a variety of swift water rescue exercises with other water rescue trained first re-
sponder resources. Vigilant Guard is an exercise sponsored by US Northern Command that provides local, state and federal agencies, National Guard units, and private sector partners to cooperatively work together under real-life scenarios to improve emergency response plans, interagency relationships, communication capabilities, field operations, and interoperability. - ROBERT MORAN
LITTLE BIG GUYS If you have photos you would like to see in our Little Big Guys feature please upload them on our website, www.1stResponderNews.com or email them to Lindsey@1stResponderNews.com.
Oxford FIRE-EMS recruit Firefighters Christopher Doeg, Nicholas Fresolo and Tyler Desautels. The trio are attending the Massachusetts Call/Vol. Firefighting Academy Recruit Program.
Provincetown Foam 199 was a 1996 AM Hummer 4x4/Fire Attacker that protected the small airport at the end of the Cape.