Merdith Fire Department
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
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Fire Permits Required

As of March 30, 2022 a written fire permit must be obtained for any open burning anywhere in the Town of Meredith. Permits can be obtained at the following locations during normal business hours:

  • Meredith Fire Department - 286 Daniel Webster Highway
  • Meredith Town Offices - 41 Main Street
  • Y-Landing Marine Services - 108 Powers Road

    Permits can also be obtained online.

Go to the Fire Permit page for more information.

First Alarm Building Fire on Loon Point Road
October 18, 2022

Meredith Fire Department crews were alerted at 19:13 for a building fire at 4 Loon Point Road. Lakes Region Mutual Fire Communications Center advised responding companies of a fully involved residence and all occupants had evacuated. 14 Engine 3 officer (Currier) requested a first alarm. 14 Engine 3 arrived at 19:20 and reported a 20' x 30' single story cabin fully involved and the first arriving engine to lay a supply line in from Chemung. The first arriving crews quickly knocked down the fire with assistance of mutual aid companies. The building requiredextensive overhaul to douse remaining hotspots. All companies were returned to service by 22:47.

Companies from Laconia, New Hampton, Holderness, Bristol, and Gilford assisted at the scene. Center Harbor covered the Meredith Downtown Station and Sanbornton covered the Meredith Center Station.
Meredith Assists at First Alarm Building Fire in Gilford
July 29, 2022

Meredith Fire Department personnel were alerted at 00:51 as part of a first alarm building fire assignmet in the Town of Gilford at 194 Country Club Road. Gilford crews had arrived on scene at 00:46 and advised smoke coming from a garage. 8E3 requested the first alarm at 00:48 14 Engine 4 responded to fill the assignment. 14 Engine 4's crew assisted with fire suppression and overhaul and 14 Engine 4 was placed into a tanker shuttle for water supply. Merdith companies returned to service at 02:05.

First Alarm Building Fire on Old Perkins Road
March 18, 2022

Meredith Fire Department personnel were alerted at 14:42 for a smoke investigation in the area of Camp Waldron Road and Weed Road. A subsequent call to Lakes Region Mutual Fire Communications Center reported a barn that was fully involved at 14 Old Perkins Road and Meredith crews were given the update. 14C1 (Jones) requested a first alarm based on the notification. 14C1 arrived on scene at 14:52 and reported a 20' x 40' barn fully involved and the first arriving engine to lay a supply line up the driveway. The first arriving crews quickly knocked down the fire and protected several exposures. The building was being used as a woodworking shop and a large quantity of lumber and machinery was lost in the blaze. All companies were returned to service by 20:00.

Companies from Laconia, New Hampton, Holderness, Bristol, Gilford, and Belmont assisted at the scene. Center Harbor covered the Meredith Downtown Station and Sanbornton covered the Meredith Center Station.
Multi-Alarm Structure Fire in Laconia
February 20, 2022

Meredith Fire Department crews were notified at 2:32 as part of a second alarm building fire assignment to the City of Laconia. Laconia crews were dispatched at 2:23 to a building fire at 17 Bay Street. Prior to arrival of Laconia companies, Laconia PD was on scene reporting a fully involved structure. Laconia's Engine 1 immediately called the second alarm. Meredith's 14 Engine 1 and 14 Tower 1 responded to the scene as the incident quickly went to a third alarm. The fire eventually reached a fourth alarm bringing departments from as far away as Concord.

All Meredith companies were in service at 8:55.

Propane Truck Rollover
February 14, 2022

Meredith Fire Department crews were notified at 15:53 of a propane delivery truck that had left the road and rolled onto its side down an embankment. The incident occurred in the area of 109 Livingston Road. The vehicle sustained minor damage and was not leaking propane. The drivver had self-extricated prior to arrival. Meredith crews stood by on scene awaiting arrival of heavy duty equipment for vehicle recovery. Rusty's Towing and National Wrecker worked in tandem to remove the vehicle and prevent any leakage. The truck was then towed from the scene.

Meredith companies were in service at 19:58.

NH Route 25 Motor Vehicle Accident
February 8, 2022

Meredith Fire Department personnel were alerted at 21:35 for a motor vehicle accident. The initial information was of a single vehicle on its side with the driver trapped in the vehicle. Companies arrived on scene to find that Meredith PD had assisted the driver from the vehicle. The driver was evaluated by Stewarts Ambulance personnel but the subject declined transport to the hospital. Meredith companies remaind on scene and assisted with vehicle removal.

Meredith companies were in service at 22:05.

First Alarm Building Fire on Eaton Avenue
February 3, 2022

The Lakes Region Mutual Aid Communications Center began taking multiple reports of building fire at 36 Eaton Avenue at 19:49. The Meredith Fire Department was alerted at 19:50. The Communications Center updated responding companies that Meredith PD was on scene with a well involved building. 14C1 (Jones) requested a first alarm with a special call for tankers. 14C1 arrived at and reported fire through the roof from a single story 36' x 24' single family dwelling. 14 Engine 1 arrived and the crew advanced a 2 ½" hand line to the right-rear corner of the building and knocked down the bulk of the fire. Crews then made entry into the building and extinguished the remaining fire.

The first alarm brought companies from Center Harbor, Laconia, Holderness, and Moultonborough to the scene. Ashland provide a cover truck for the Meredith Downtown station and New Hampton covered the Meredith Center station.

All companies were in service by 22:23.


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2022 Monthly Runs
{Month} {Total}
Updated
11/01/2022
Run Totals
2021 503
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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