Merdith Fire Department
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Campground Road 1st Alarm Building Fire
November 20, 2016

Meredith Fire Department personnel were alerted at 14:42 of a building fire at 26 Campground Road. At 14:45, 14C2 was advised by the Communications Center that a passerby reported fire showing from a 30' x 40' 2 story building. 14C2 the requested a 1st alarm response. At 14:51, 14E3 arrived on scene and reported heavy fire showing from the first floor. The crew from 14E3 began an aggressive fire attack, followed shortly by the crew of 14E1. Both crews quickly knocked down the fire. Fire damage was contained to the floor of origin. The attached store and second floor sustained smoke and water damage. The building housed the store, offices, and a small arcade for the Clearwater Campground, which was closed for the winter. Mutual aid companies assisted with overhaul and water supply. All companies returned to service at 17:11.

Command: 14C2

Companies on scene:14 Engine 1,14 Engine 3, 14 Engine 4, 14 Tanker 5, 14 Rescue 1, 12 Engine 5, 13 Engine 1, 8 Engine 2, 17 Engine 2, 19 Tanker 1, 45 Ambulance 2

Companies at cover: 5 Engine 1, 4 Engine 4


Blueberry Hill Road 1st Alarm Building Fire
November 9, 2016

The Meredith Fire Department was notified at 14:09 for a smoke investigation in the area of Pleasant Street and Meredith Neck Road. Immediately after Lakes Region Mutual Fire Aid provided additional information that an off-duty firefighter had arrived on scene of a fully involved single story ranch home at 30 Blueberry Hill Road. 14C1 requested a 1st alarm response. 14C2 arrived at 14:16 and confirmed the report. He also reported that the residence was located up a very long and narrow driveway. 14E1 arrived at 14:18 and dropped a 4 inch supply line at the end of the driveway and layed in to the scene. Defensive operations were initiated as the building was unsafe to enter. Mutual aid companies assisted with overhaul and water supply. All companies returned to service at 18:18.

Command: 14C1

Companies on scene:14 Engine 1,14 Engine 2, 14 Engine 3, 14 Tanker 5, 14 Tower 1, 14 Rescue 1, 5 Engine 1, 15 Engine 4, 12 Engine 5, 13 Engine 5, 8 Engine 2, 8 Tanker 1, 17 Engine 1, 45 Ambulance 4

Companies at cover: 2 Engine 1, 4 Engine 4


Route 25 MVA With Extrication
June 25, 2016

Meredith Fire Department personnel were notified at 13:41 of a motor vehicle accident on NH Route 25 at the intersection of Keyser Road. While companies were en route to the scene, additional information was received that three vehicle were involved and one vehicle had an occupant that was trapped. The crew of 14 Rescue went to work with hydraulic tools and quickly freed the occupant. All vehicle occupants were evaluated by EMS and it was quickly determined no one required transport to the hospital. With extrication complete, personnel secured vehicle power, contained fluid leaks, and cleared debris from the roadway. Companies remained on scene until the vehicles were removed. Companies were in service at 14:10

Companies on scene: 14 Rescue 1

Command: 14C2


Meredith Assists At Moultonborough First Alarm Structure Fire
June 17, 2016

Meredith companies responded at 20:49 to a first alarm structure fire at 18 Captains Walk in Moultonborough. Moultonborough command reported a large, well involved 2 and one half story lakefront dwelling and requested fire boats from Meredith, Gilford, and Tuftonboro in addition to the first alarm assignment. Meredith personnel assisted with fire suppression and water supply from both companies. Meredith companies were placed in service the next morning at 1:56

Meredith Companies on scene: 14 Tanker 5, 14 Boat 1


Automatic Aid to Center Harbor
April 17, 2016

Center Harbor and Meredith personnel were alerted at 18:54 to a structure fire at 22 Bartlett Hill Road in Center Harbor. 14C1 (Jones) arrived on scene at 18:58 and reported heavy smoke from a 40 foot by 50 foot two story wood frame building with fire from the first floor. 5C1 (Manville) then requested a first alarm. The first alarm brought engine companies from Moultonborough, Holderness, Laconia, New Hampton, and Ashland to the scene. Sandwich provided a cover truck at the Meredith Downtown station for both Meredith and Center Harbor This was due to a large number of incidents occurring in the Lakes Region Mutual Aid system where resources of several area departments were committed. All companies were placed in service at 20:14

Companies on scene: 5 Engine 1, 5 Engine 2, 5 Rescue 1, 14 Engine 1, 14 Engine 3, 14 Tanker 5, 14 Rescue 1, 14 Tower 1, 15 Engine 4, 12 Engine 5, 13 Engine 5, 17 Engine 1, and 2 Engine 1

Companies in cover: 20 Engine 3

Command: 5C1


First Alarm Brush Fire
April 14, 2016

Meredith personnel were alerted at 12:44 to a report of a brush fire on NH Route 25 in the area of Keyser Road. 14C9 (Cornelissen) arrived on scene and advised of an approximate 100' x 100' area burning and fire was spreading at a moderate rate. He also reported a second fire approximately 100 yards away nearly identical in size. Center Harbor companies were requested to the scene at 12:49. The fire continued to spread and a first alarm was requested at 12:54. In addition to Center Harbor, this first alarm brought crews from Laconia and Moultonborough to the scene. Holderness and Bristol provided cover trucks for both Meredith stations. At 13:47, Meredith command advised the fire had been contained and placed the incident under control. Companies remained on scene until 15:57.

The fire burned approximately six acres and the cause remains under investigation.

Companies on scene: 14 Forestry 1, 14 Forestry 2, 14 Engine 1, 14 Tanker 5, 5 Rescue 1, 13 Forestry 1, 15 Forestry 2, 15 Utility 1

Command: 14C9



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2016 Monthly Runs
January
30
February
33
March
33
April
52
May
31
June
50
July
43
August
51
September
30
October
37
November
33
December
-
Total
422
Updated
12/2/16
Run Totals
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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