Merdith Fire Department
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New Hampshire State Fire Marshal's Office Press Release
Helpful Hints to Safely Enjoy Fireworks This Season
June 23, 2020

Some helpful hints to safely enjoy fireworks this season from the Office of the State Fire Marshal. Click on the image to open.

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COVID-19 Update

Until further notice, the Meredith Fire Department is NOT allowing any outside visitors into our Stations. For any emergencies, please dial 911 immediately. If you have any questions or concerns about the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, please call 211.

Fire permits will not be not be issued at the Fire Station. Fire Permits can be obtained through the NH Division of Forest and Lands at : https://nhdflweb.sovsportsnet.net/

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 Assists At Fourth Alarm Brush Fire in Belmont
May 21, 2020

Meredith companies were notified at 14:17 as part of a 4th alarm assignment for a brush fire in Belmont in the area of South Road and Wareing Road. Command had advised the Communications Center that the fire was approximately 3 acres in size. 14 Forestry 1 responded with a crew of four to fill the assignment. Meredith personnel assisted with fire suppression and overhaul. Meredith companies were placed in service at 17:20.

First Alarm Brush Fire in New Hampton
May 15, 2020

Meredith's 14 Forestry 1 was called to the scene to assist New Hampton at a 1st alarm brush fire at 344 Lower Oxbow Road. The call was received at 14:31. Meredith personnel assisted with fire suppression and overhaul. Meredith companies were placed in service at 16:45.

Second Alarm Brush Fire in Laconia
May 12, 2020

Meredith companies were alerted at 20:32 to provide a cover truck at the Laconia Weirs station while Laconia companies were committed to a 1st alarm brush fire in the Edwards Street/ Spruce Street area. 14 Engine 4 responded to the cover assignment. At 20:54, Laconia command upgraded the incident to a 2nd alarm which brought 14 Forestry 1 to the scene. The crew from 14 Forestry 1 assisted with fire attack and overhaul. All Meredith companies were back in service at 22:37.

Third Alarm Structure Fire in New Hampton
April 23, 2020

Meredith crews were called at 12:23 to assist New Hampton for a building fire located at 1059 Winona Road. New Hampton and Ashland companies were alerted at 12:20. 17C1 responded at 12:21 and was updated by the Communications Center that the building was a large residential building with an attached barn, with smoke visible from the barn. 17C1 immediately requested a first alarm. 14C1 and 14E4 responded as part of the first alarm assignment, which also brought Plymouth and Holderness to the scene. At 12:26 2E2 arrived on scene and confirmed smoke showing from the barn and were stretching lines . At 12:30, 17C1 requested a third alarm reporting the barn was heavily involved with fire and extending to the attached ell. High wind conditions had also caused a brush fire and special requested additional forestry companies to deal with the brush fire. Meredith companies returned to service at 16:50.

Meredith Assists Gilford at First Alarm Structure Fire
April 17, 2020

Meredith companies were alerted at 19:22 for a 1st alarm structure fire at 25 Gunstock Hill Road in Gilford. Gilford companies arrived on scene at 19:19 and reported fire showing from from the attic and requested the 1st alarm. 14 Engine 4 responded to the scene. Meredith personnel assisted with fire suppression and overhaul. Meredith companies were in service at 21:04.

First Alarm Structure Fire on Barnard Ridge Road
February 2, 2020

Meredith companies were notified at 19:08 of a structure fire at 41 Barnard Ridge Road. 14C3 (Haines) arrived at 19:12 and reported fire showing from the B/C corner of a single story ranch style dwelling with an attached garage. He immediately called for a first alarm. The first alarm brought Laconia, Center Harbor, Moultonborough, Holderness, and Gilford companies to the scene. The additional crews helped to bring the blaze quickly under control. The building sustained moderate damage.

Ashland and New Hampton crews provided cover trucks at the Meredith Downtown and Meredith Center stations.

Meredith Called To Belmont 3rd Alarm Structure Fire
January 19, 2020

Once again Belmont crews were notified at 21:52 of a structure fire, this time at 265 Seavey Road. Belmont companies arrived on scene to a large 2 and a half story farmhouse with an attached barn. The both the house and barn were well involved. The fire quickly escalated to a 3rd alarm at 22:05, which brought 14 Rescue 1 to the scene. The crew from 14 Rescue 1 assisted with fire suppression while 14 Rescue 1 refilled SCBA cylinders. For the second night in a row, multiple departments from the Lakes Region Mutual Fire Aid Association and the Capital Area Mutual Fire Aid Compact assisted at the scene.

Meredith companies were placed in service at 01:17 the next morning.

Meredith Crews Assist at Belmont 4th Alarm Structure Fire
January 18, 2020

Belmont crews were notified at 18:47 of a structure fire at 121 Brown Hill Road. Belmont companies arrived on scene to a large 2 and a half story farmhouse with an attached barn. The barn was well involved. The Belmont Chief called for a 3rd alarm which brought 14 Rescue 1 to the scene. The crew from 14 Rescue 1 was put to work assisting with portable pumps to enhance water supply for fire suppression. Falling snow and sub-freezing temperatures created challenging conditions in fighting the fire.

Multiple departments from the Lakes Region Mutual Fire Aid Association and the Capital Area Mutual Fire Aid Compact assisted at the scene. The fire eventually reached a fourth alarm.

Meredith companies were placed in service at 21:39.


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2020 Monthly Runs
January
36
February
43
March
22
April
29
May
45
June
38
July
-
August
-
September
-
October
-
November
-
December
-
Total
213
Updated
7/1/2020
Run Totals
2019 448
2018 480
2017 474
2016 467
2015 414
2014 389
2013 445
2012 395
2011 384
2010 339
2009 322
2008 392

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