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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Step Up and Lead!

Barnstable County Fire Chiefs Association in Partnership with the Barnstable County Fire Academy Present

Step Up and Lead!

Deputy Chief (ret) Frank Viscuso Kearny (NJ) Fire Department

This popular presentation includes a discussion on a variety of exceptiona...

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FCAM - Events of Interest
Posted on: August 19, 2019

Greenwood Annual Open House

Greenwood Openhouse link

FCAM - Events of Interest

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

MA DPU has initiated the Emergency Amendment to MA Dig Safe Regulations, 220 CMR 99.00, Notification

To align with Federal Codes, the MA DPU has initiated the Emergency Amendment to MA Dig Safe Regulations, 220 CMR 99.00, Notification of 911 immediately:

MA Dig Safe Law, New Provision for Notification of 911:

When an excavator causes any damage to an under...

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FCAM - General Postings
Posted on: August 27, 2019

Municipal Payroll Phishing Scam

Beware that there has been a Municipal Payroll Phishing Scam in the area. The scam has been taking advantage of online direct deposit forms and attempting to reroute employee pay checks to the perpetrator's account. This has already happened to a Fire Chi...

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FCAM - General Postings
Posted on: August 26, 2019

Lynn's aerial drone available to communities for Emergencies

City of Lynn Drone Program The City of Lynn has an operational aerial drone. It is a Matrice 210 Quadcopter with both an HD camera and a Thermal Imaging camera. 

Our drone program is operating under a Certificate of Authorization (COA) approved by...

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FCAM - General Postings
Posted on: August 22, 2019

Passing of Fire Chief Paul Tortolano, Ret. Woburn F.D.

Ret. Woburn Fire Chief Paul Tortolano – of Woburn, in Maine, August 20th at seventy-one years of age. Beloved husband of Donna (DeMonico) Tortolano. Devoted father of Laura L. Rebelo, her husband Neil of Woburn and Andrea M. Tortolano, her wife ...

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FCAM - General Postings
Posted on: September 18, 2018

Mailing Address for FCAM

FCAM moving forward has only one official mailing address:

Fire Chiefs' Association of MA

P.O. Box 1036

Westford, MA. 01866-0736

In order to clear up some confusion, FCAM will now only operate using one address. Please send all correspondence to this address....

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Still in need to additional participation to validate the PAT.

Good Morning,

Although we greatly appreciated those departments and firefighters that were able to participate in the pilot testing over the last several weeks, we are still in need to additional participation to validate the PAT.  

Beginning Monda...

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FCAM - Human Resource Divison (HRD)
Posted on: October 1, 2018

As of May 1, 2018 all sole assessment centers will on line.

As of May 1, 2018 all sole assessment centers will on line.

  • Civil Service will ask for job description
  • Assessment center subjects
  • The eligibility listing, posting certificate and assessment center details form will be attached to the exam requisition.
  • Candida...
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FCAM - Human Resource Divison (HRD)

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

MA Fire and EMS Mobilization Plan

As discussed at the FCAM Membership Meeting at NFPA, the online survey soliciting feedback on the existing MA Fire and EMS Mobilization Plan can be found at  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/THQ52R7 . This survey is designed for all stakeholders of...

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FCAM - Notices From Secretary / Treasurer
Posted on: October 22, 2018

Part-Time Firefighter Guidance Document

Attached please find an electronic copy of the Part-Time Firefighter Guidance Document that the Call/Volunteer Chief Committee put together.  

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FCAM - Notices From Secretary / Treasurer

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

White Paper - Reduction of Call Firefighters in MA Fire District 7

I want to thank all 24 departments in Fire District 7 that employ call firefighters for participating in the survey I sent out back in late August. The results of that survey data is in this White Paper report titled, "Reduction of Call Firefighters ...

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FCAM - Personnel Related

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Training/EMS Officer Position

Any department that has a full time Training Officer or EMS Officer, whether the positions are combined or separate can you please send me a copy of the job descriptions? E-mail them directly to scoleman@town.auburn.ma.us 

Thank you.

Chief Stephen ...

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FCAM - Requests for Infomation

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

"Local Option" bill H#2027, sprinkler "New" 1 & 2 family dwellings

Dear Senator :

Dear Representative :

I am (writing) (calling) to ask that you pass HB 2027 out of your committee.

HB 2027—sponsored by Rep. Balser—gives localities the option to require residential fire sprinklers in new homes. If passed,...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Rescue University

Rescue University is coming to Grafton MA October 25th & 26th. This advanced stabilization, extrication and lifting class is high energy with a ton of different scenarios. MA Fire District 7 is hosting the course and we have obtained the Wyman Gordon ...

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