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July, 2017

1ST Responder Newspaper - NE


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Firefighters making an interior attack.


Firefighters Make Excellent Save at House Fire Brattleboro, VT - Captain Ron Hubbard announced his retirement effective June 30, 2017 with almost 40 years of service in the Department. His son, Matt, has three years as a career firefighter and another seven years prior to that as a call firefighter/rescue diver. (L to R): Brattleboro FD Captain Ron Hubbard and his son, FF Matt Hubbard at the Department's 2017 Award Ceremony. PROVIDED

Highgate, VT - At approximately 7:20 A.M. on June 13th, Highgate Fire Department responded to a house fire on Route 78 in Highgate. Mutual aid was called in from the Swanton and Franklin Fire Departments. AmCare Ambulance

JUMP TO FILE #061317106 Service stood-by at the scene. The fire was contained to two bedrooms and knocked down within about 30 minutes. Overhaul oper-

ations then began. It is believed that the fire may have started from a power strip. There were no reported injuries. Firefighters were on the scene for about two-and-a-half hours. - GREG RAMSDELL


Firefighters Respond to Rollover

Swanton, VT - Swanton Fire Department, Missisquoi Valley Rescue (MVR) and the Vermont State Police (VSP), responded to Bushey Road on May 7th for a one-vehicle rollover. There were no injuries. The pickup truck was heading north on Bushey Road when the operator lost control on a curve, rolling the truck over in a field. The accident is being investigated by VSP.

Firefighters dowsing the fire.


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