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August 21, 2014
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Updated: Aug. 21 (01:59)

Pittsfield Double Alarm
IAFF Local 2647
Music, firefighter games on tap for Woehlke-Palooza in Wayne
IAFF Local 1164
Greenwich Fire Fighters, Local 1042
Lightning Strike
IAFF Local 2647
Mayor's Annual Riverfront Reception
Chester Firefighters Local 1400
President Tony Murray takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
IAFF Local 4416

What's New at IAFF 1491
Mass. public pensions are stingiest in the country By Alicia H. Munnell | MAY 14, 2014
Massachusetts Public Pensions Stingiest in the Country!! By Alicia H. Munnell Talk to business people in downtown Boston about Massachusetts’ public pensions and they will go on endlessly about how expensive these plans are and how they should be reformed. Truth be told, these plans have been reformed to death and now are the cheapest in the nation. Read More...
Two Lexington Firefighters Graduate Mass Fire Academy
On Friday June 13th, 2014 Firefighters Ryan Fedel and Chris Lively graduated the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy Recruit program. They were members of class 213 and Chris Lively was top of the class. Here they are pictured with Chief Wilson. Photo by Lt. Read More...
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Family Visits firehouse with baby delivered by LFD.
On January 22nd, 2014 during an early morning snowstorm the crew of Engine 1 and Medic 1 delivered a healthy baby girl. Today the Leung family came to the firehouse with baby Melissa to visit. Here the family is pictured with the crew, Lt./Paramedic Scott Morency, FF/EMT Todd Duggan, Firefighter. Read More...
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Fire Alarm Bucket Truck is Retired
Sunday, 4/6 marked the end of an era at LFD. The bucket truck, C-6 was removed from service. The bucket is a 1967 model that has served on two trucks, the last being a 1986 International. Here FF Dave Schofield is seen removing the last of the old fire alarm cable on Waltham Street before the truck was retired. Read More...
New Engine 4 delivered.
A brand new 2014 E-One Typhoon has been delivered. It will run as Engine 4 as the primary engine out of the East Lexington station. Photo by FF Doug Boudrow
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Promotional Scores

MRI will be at Fire Headquarters on the following days to review test scores.

Thursday February 13th from 7:30-9:30

Saturday February 15th from 7:30-9:30

If you are not available on these dates, speak with the union about the process that was setup to get your score.

Lexington Firefighters train in forcible entry techniques
Last week members of all four groups participated in training in conventional and through the lock forcible entry techniques. The training was conducted by 10-75 training. Members practiced on a door prop simulating inward and outward swinging doors. They also practiced on various lock props. Below are some photos from the training. Photos by Firefighter Alex Feldman.
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Tribute to Firefighters
This is a short video tribute to FDNY firefighters and all firefighters really that is something else. If yo haven't seen it check it out!
Lexington Fire Fighters
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