Merdith Fire Department
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COVID-19 Update
April 5, 2021

Beginning today, the Meredith Fire Department is now allowing outside visitors into Stations. Fire permits can now be obtained at the Fire Station. Masks are required to enter the building. Fire Permits can still be obtained through the NH Division of Forest and Lands at: https://nhdflweb.sovsportsnet.net/

The online fee increased to $5.50 from $3.00 on March 31, 2021. There is no cost for fire permits obtained at the Fire Station, Town Hall, or Y Landing Marina. Please click here for additional fire permit information.

If you have any further questions for the Fire Department or Fire Chief Ken Jones, please dial (603) 279-6061. Thank you for your patience.

Meredith To Scene of Second Alarm Building Fire in Thornton
April 26, 2021

The Campton-Thornton Fire Department was alerted 2:15 of a building fire at 16 Rocky Hill Road in Thornton. The reporting party stated that a barn and camper were burning. 35C1 responded and reported a glow in the sky and requested a first alarm. When 35C1 arrived on scene, he advised of heavy fire from the second floor of a 60' x 40' barn and requested a second alarm. As part of the second alarm, Meredith's 14 Engine 4 was assigned to provide coverage at Campton-Thornton Station 1 on NH Route 49. At 3:19, 14 Engine 4 Engine 4 was diverted to the scene per command to supplement the water supply to fight the blaze. The fire was declared under control at 4:06. Command released 14 Engine 4 at 4:12.

All Meredith companies were in service at 5:34.

Meredith Assists at Second Alarm Building Fire in Laconia
April 22, 2021

Laconia, Gilford, and Belmont were notified at 11:08 of a building fire at 728 Union Avenue. 13C1 arrived on scene at 11:11 and advised of heavy smoke showing from a 2 1/2 story multi-family dwelling and requested a second alarm. Meredith's 14 Engine 1 went to the scene as part of the second alarm. Reports of occupants trapped in one of the apartments was unfounded as all searches were negative.

Laconia crews quickly knocked down on the fire. 14 Engine 1's crew assisted with salvage and overhaul.

All Meredith companies were in service at 13:47.

Meredith Responds to Laconia for a Second Alarm Building Fire
April 10, 2021

Laconia companies along with Gilford and Meredith's 14 Engine 4 were toned at 18:17 to 93 Eastman Shore Road South for a building fire. Companies arrived on scene to a fully involved 30' x 30' three-season camp. Exterior operations were initiated as the building was unoccupied. 14 Engine 4's crew assisted with fire suppression and overhaul, while 14 Engine 4 assisted with water supply.

All Meredith companies were in service at 21:20.

Second Alarm Building Fire in Laconia
April 7, 2021

Laconia companies were toned at 14:02 to169 Highland Street for a building fire. Gilford and Belmont responded on the still alarm. At 14:05, 13C2 arrived on scene and reported a 2 1/2 story dwelling with fire showing from the first floor. A first alarm was requested. At 14:06, 13C2 then reported an elderly victim was trapped on the first floor and the first due engine to perform a fast attack and perform a search. Command requested a second alarm at 14:08. The second alarm diverted 14 Engine 1 to the scene from the original first alarm assignment to cover the Weirs station and also brought 14 Tower 1 into the city to cover Laconia's Central station. At 14:12, command reported that the victim had been extricated and CPR was in progress.14 Engine 1's crew assisted with salvage and overhaul.

All Meredith companies were in service at 16:42.

First Alarm Building Fire in Center Harbor
April 4, 2021

Center Harbor companies were alerted at 9:04 to a building fire at 81 College Road. Meredith companies were also notified as automatic aid. The reporting party stated there was fire coming from the roof around the chimney. 5C9 arrived on scene at 9:08 and confirmed the report and requested a first alarm. The first alarm brought companies from Holderness, Laconia, New Hampton, and Ashland to the scene. Crews laddered the roof while a second crew entered the building quickly knocked down the fire in the attic space Crews then checked for extension.

All Meredith companies were in service at 10:29

Second Alarm Building Fire in Laconia
February 25, 2021

Laconia companies were toned at 8:29 to 29 Baldwin Street. The reporting party stated there was smoke coming from the roof and an odor of smoke in the building. Gilford and Belmont responded on the still alarm. At 8:33 command reported fire on the third floor with multiple lines in operation and requested a first alarm. The first alarm brings cover trucks into the City. Meredith's 14 Engine 1 was assigned to cover Laconia's Weirs Beach station. At 8:53, command requested a second alarm, which moved 14 Engine 1 to the scene. This also called for 14 Tower 1 to cover Laconia's Central station. 14 Engine 1 personnel assisted with fire suppression and overhaul.

14 Tower 1 responded to four calls while covering Laconia. The first call was to Gilford for an odor of gas in the building. 14 Tower 1 assisted Stewarts Ambulance for a subject that had been injured in a fall, a subject locked in a bathroom, and also responded to a motor vehicle accident in the City.

All Meredith companies were in service at 13:15.

Daniel Webster Highway Motor Vehicle Accident
February 16, 2021

Meredith crews were alerted at 9:23 of a head-on collision in front of the Meredith Police station. 14 Rescue 1 arrived on scene and confirmed the head-on collision. Both vehicles sustained moderate front- end damage. After stabilizing the vehicles, personnel secured vehicle power, contained fluids and cleaned debris from the roadway.

Stewarts Ambulance personnel evaluated both drivers. One driver refused transport to the hospital and the other driver chose to be transported to the hospital by private vehicle.

Meredith companies were in service at 9:50.

Companies on Scene: 14 Rescue 1, 45 Ambulance 3


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2021 Monthly Runs
{Month} {Total}
Updated
05/01/2021
Run Totals
2020 491
2019 448
2018 480
2017 474
2016 467
2015 414
2014 389
2013 445
2012 395
2011 384
2010 339

Meredith Fire Department 286 Daniel Webster Highway, Meredith, NH 03253 (603) 279-6061
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