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Meredith Companies Assist at 2nd Alarm Structure Fire in Laconia
August 25, 2017

Meredith companies were called to Laconia at 10:01 hours for a building fire at 385 Meredith Center Road. Laconia companies were originally dispatched at 9:59 to a fire alarm activation at the Laconia Transfer Station. Laconia companies arrived on scene at 9:59 with fire showing from a 3 1/2 story equivalent, 100' x 125' storage building. The officer of 13 Engine 1 requested a 1st alarm. 14 Engine 4 was dispatched to the scene as part of the 1st alarm assignment. At 10:06, command requested an additional ladder to the scene. 14 Tower 1 was dispatched to fill that assignment. Command requested the 2nd alarm at 10:16 for additional tankers to the scene.14 Engine 4 assisted with water supply while the crew of 14 Tower 1 ventilated the structure. With that task was completed, Tower 1 was then set up at the rear of the building and assisted with fire suppression. All Meredith companies were placed in service at 15:30.

Meredith Companies on scene: 14 Engine 4, 14 Tower 1, 14C1


3rd Alarm Structure Fire in Sandwich
July 18, 2017

Meredith companies were called into Sandwich to assist at a third alarm structure fire. Sandwich companies were alerted at 18:22 hours of a building fire at 251 Squam Lake Road. At 18:25, the Sandwich Fire Chief (20C1) responding to the scene reported heavy smoke in the area and requested a first alarm.14 Engine 1 was dispatched as part of the first alarm assignment. 20C1 arrived on scene at 18:26 and reported a 40' x 50' 2 and one half story home well involved and requested a second alarm. This request added 14 Engine 4 to the response from Meredith. Meredith personnel assisted with fire attack and water supply. 20C1 called for a third alarm at 18:51 for additional manpower to the scene due to hot and humid weather conditions. All Meredith companies were in service at 22:17.

Meredith Companies on scene: 14 Engine 1, 14 Engine 4, 14C1


Meredith Crews Battle 1st Alarm Structure Fire
June 25, 2017

Meredith companies were alerted at 17:56 hours for a building fire at 388 Daniel Webster Highway. Meredith PD units arriving on scene shortly after the tone reported heavy fire showing from a single wide mobile home with multiple exposures. 14C3 (Haines) immediately called for a first alarm. In addition to all Meredith companies, apparatus and personnel from Laconia, Center Harbor, Moultonborough, Holderness, and Gilford responded to the scene.

The crew of 14 Engine 1 initiated an aggressive attack through the front door and quickly knocked down the fire. A crew from 14 Engine 3 advanced an additional line to the rear of the structure to assist with extinguishment. Mutual aid companies assisted with overhaul.

Ashland provided a cover truck at the Meredith Downtown Station, while New Hampton covered the Meredith Center Station. All companies were in service by 20:30 hours.

Meredith companies on scene:
14 Engine 1, 14 Engine 4, 14 Engine 3, 14 Rescue 1, 14 Utility 1

Mutual aid companies on scene:
13 Engine 5 (Laconia), 5 Engine 1 (Center Harbor),
15 Engine 4 (Moultonborough), 12 Engine 5 (Holderness), 8 Engine 2 (Gilford)

Mutual aid companies at cover:
2 Engine 1 (Ashland), 17 Engine 2 (New Hampton)

1st Alarm Structure Fire in Moultonborough
June 19, 2017

Meredith companies were called into Moultonborough to assist at a first alarm structure fire early this morning. Moultonborough companies were alerted at 3:39 hours for a building fire at 96 Blacks Landing Road. The initial report from a neighbor was that the home was well involved. The first responding Moultonborough company immediately called for a first alarm response at 3:49. 14 Engine 4 responded with a crew of four and assisted with fire suppression and water supply. 14 Engine 4 was placed in service at 5:52

Meredith Companies on scene: 14 Engine 4


3rd Alarm Structure Fire in Laconia
May 31, 2017

Meredith companies assisted Laconia at a third alarm structure fire in Laconia early today. Laconia companies were alerted at 4:05 hours for a building fire at 15 Orange Court. Laconia companies arrived to heavy fire pushing from the first floor of a 3 story apartment building and immediately called for a 2nd alarm. The 2nd alarm was transmitted at 4:11 which brought 14 Engine 1 to the scene and 14 Tower 1 to cover the Laconia Central station. The 3rd alarm was struck at 4:51 bringing 14 Tower 1 to the scene. Meredith crews assisted with fire suppression and overhaul before being released from the scene at 7:38.

Meredith Companies on scene: 14 Engine 1, 14 Tower 1


2nd Alarm Structure Fire in Bristol
May 28, 2017

14 Engine 4 responded to 815 Peaked Hill Road in Bristol as part of a 2nd alarm assignment for a structure fire. Meredith personnel were originally notified at 17:04 to provide a cover truck for the Bristol Fire Station as part of a 1st alarm assignment. While en route, 14 Engine 4 was diverted to the scene when the incident was upgraded to the 2nd alarm. 14 Engine 4's crew assisted with fire suppression. 14 Engine 4 assisted with water supply. Meredith companies were in service at 20:09

Meredith Companies on scene: 14 Engine 4



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2017 Monthly Runs
January
35
February
34
March
30
April
29
May
34
June
57
July
50
August
54
September
27
October
-
November
-
December
-
Total
350
Updated
10/13/17
Run Totals
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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