Members of Group 1 took advantage of the frozen river to practice ice rescues at the Watertown Yacht Club.
Medic 1 and Rescue 1 both in service today and pictured here after transporting patients to the same hospital. Medic 1 is our Paramedic ambulance and in service daily. Rescue 1 is our Basic Life Support ambulance and in service when manpower allows for it. Photo Credit: Firefighter P. Carritte #ems #watertown
Firefighter S. Gleason readies his gear as Engine 4 is placed in service due to Engine 1 covering in Newton for their second alarm fire at the Crowne Plaza on Washington St. @newtonfiredept
Preparing for the incoming rain and melting snow. Today we put 5 new sump pumps in service ahead of the storm. Please make sure your storm drains are clear of snow and leaves.
At tonight’s Substance Use Recovery Resource event Lieutenant R. Mannix and Firefighters G. McManus, T. Donovan and S. Gleason are providing Narcan delivery training to those attendees who are interested in learning how to use the life saving drug. #narcan #opioid #recovery #watertownma
Members of Group 3 clearing the sidewalk in front of Headquarters. When the snow finally lets up please make sure to check on and help your elderly neighbors. Stay warm and stay safe!
Help us help you by clearing the snow from your nearest hydrant.
January 3, 1934 - Last Alarm Box 12: Firefighter Gilbert Nichols died in the line of duty while battling a house fire on Morse Street. Firefighter Nichols was the department’s second line of duty death in just 3 days after losing Firefighter Streeter on January 1. Firefighter Nichols had responded to Streeter’s last alarm, Box 26, two days prior.
January 2, 1939: Firefighter Ernest B. Ford died as a result of injuries he sustained in the performance of duty during a hurricane several months prior.