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Merdith Fire Department
Friday, October 20, 2017
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Wall Street Structure Fire
January 27, 2011
Meredith Fire Department crews were alerted to a structure fire at 23:43 Thursday night. A 911 call placed by the resident at 42 Wall Street to the Lakes Region Mutual Fire Aid Communications Center reported that the attic of the home had caught fire. While companies were en route, Stewart's Ambulance arrived on scene and confirmed the report. 14C2 immediately called for a first alarm assignment. This brought engine companies from Center Harbor, Laconia and Holderness to the scene. Moultonborough and New Hampton provided cover trucks for the Meredith stations.

Companies on scene: 14 Engine 1, 14 Engine 3, 14 Tower 1, 14 Engine 4, 14 Tanker 5

Command: 14C2

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Meredith Neck Rollover
January 26, 2011
The Meredith Fire Department was dispatched at 13:21 today to a MVA with rollover on Meredith Neck Road near Old Hubbard Road. 14C1 arrived on scene and reported a vehicle on it's side and no injury. 14 Engine 1 arrived on scene and worked to secure vehicle power. Companies remained on scene until the vehicle was removed and were placed in service at 13:53.

Companies on scene: 14 Engine 1

Command:14C1

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MVA with Wires Down
January 25, 2011
As Meredith companies were responding to a carbon monoxide problem with illness,an additional call for an MVA with wires down across the road was received at 20:17. 14 Engine 1 was diverted to the MVA located on Daniel Webster Highway near Picnic Rock Farms. 14 Rescue 1 also responded. Companies arrived to a pickup truck that had spun out on the icy road and struck a utility pole that supported a guy wire for another pole across the road. The impact shattered the pole and severed the guy wire which then became draped across a transformer.

The driver was uninjured but was forced to remain in the vehicle until the utility company arrived and secured the power in the area. Crews remained on scene until 21:15.

Companies on scene: 14 Engine 1, 14 Rescue 1

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Second Alarm in Holderness
January 24, 2011
At 19:58 14 Tanker 5 responded to a second alarm structure fire at 33 Range Road in Holderness. Meredith's crew assisted with water supply and extinguishment in frigid conditions. The homeowner was attempting to thaw frozen water pipes and caused the fire. Companies were back in Meredith at 22:38
Fire on the Big Lake
January 22, 2011
Meredith companies were dispatched at 10:39 to a report of a snowmobile fire. Black smoke was visible from the station as 14 Engine 1 responded to the call. The snowmobile was approximately 300 feet from the Town Docks on the frozen waters of Lake Winnipesaukee. Personnel made their way on foot to extinguish the fire. Companies were in service twenty minutes later.

Companies on scene: 14 Engine 1

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Automatic Aid to Laconia
January 16, 2011
14 Tanker 5 was called for automatic aid to 65 Rolling Lane in Laconia at 20:14 today to assist with a structure fire. The incident was upgraded to a first alarm shortly after the first arriving Laconia companies confirmed a working fire. Laconia crews quickly knocked down the fire that was located in the attic of a two story residential structure and placed 14 Tanker 5 and first alarm companies in service at 20:28.
MVA at the Roundabout
January 4, 2011
At 8:49 today Meredith companies were alerted to an MVA at the intersection of Daniel Webster Highway (US Route 3) and Parade Road (NH Route 106). 14C1 arrived on scene and reported a single vehicle that had gone through the center island of the Roundabout and was in the southbound lane on Daniel Webster Highway. Damage was minor but the crash had punctured the fuel tank and gasoline was running along the side of the road. 14 Engine 1 arrived and the crew stretched a hand line as a precaution and then worked to contain the leak and runoff. Companies remained on scene for approximately one alf hour until the vehicle was removed.

Companies on scene: 14 Engine 1, 14 Rescue 1

Command: 14C1

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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