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Merdith Fire Department
Friday, October 20, 2017
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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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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