Firefighters M. Callahan and D. Messina welcome a young fire truck enthusiast into Headquarters for a closer looks at the apparatus.
Firefighter M. Callahan practices opening a vent hole on a pitched roof while Firefighter M. Fidler spots him.
Ladder 1 returned to service yesterday after an extended stay in Attleboro for repairs. Today, it’s being outfitted with two new front tires. The apparatus and vehicle maintenance program is managed by Deputy Chief R. Iannetta.
Please join us in congratulating Firefighter M. Callahan on his graduating from the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy’s 10 week Recruit Training Program. Firefighter Callahan will join Group 2 next week.
Firefighters S. Gleason, J. Pugliese and M. Nicholson took part in Cunniff Elementary School’s Field Day. Students gained some fire safety knowledge while having some fun!
Lieutenant R. Mannix and Firefighters A. Wallace & J. Mazzola of Engine 3 stood by as some of Watertown’s American flags were retired with honor on this Flag Day during a ceremony at Ridgelawn Cemetery.
We are thrilled to announce our receipt of a Marshall Home Fund grant which will allow us to provide a three part educational series at the Watertown Senior Center this fall. Captain R. Nicholson is pictured with the Marshall Home Fund’s Seda Aghamianz who is the Chair of the Allocations Committee. Please stay tuned for more information on the series.
Group 1 testing Engine 1’s hose. Annually, each length of hose is tested under pressure to ensure its functionality. Pictured are Captain P. Bourque, Lieutenant M. Anastasi, Firefighters M. Ciulla and J. Caruso.
Chief Quinn addressing those in attendance at today’s Firefighter Memorial Sunday Mass. There was a great turnout, especially for retired members of the Watertown Fire Department. We look forward to continuing, and growing, this new tradition for years to come.