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Fire & Rescue Weekly Report - July 1st

Activity
We responded to 30 Emergencies. 
 
Plymouth Personnel assisted Campton – Thornton FD with a water rescue Sunday at Livermore Falls. 
 
Admin.
Chief Morrison and D.C.; Pierce attended the Select Board Meeting on Monday and received approval for a Lease-Purchase for a new ambulance. This is a planned purchase in the C.I.P. and will replace the 2015 ambulance.
 
Apparatus
On Monday ten of our members met to make decisions about where best to store and mount equipment on Engine 2.
 
Equipment mounts and the new radio have been ordered and awaiting installation.  This equipment has to be mounted professionally before the new Engine 2 is put in service.
 
Building Safety and Code Enforcement
 
On Monday Inspector Newcomb attended a seminar at the NH Fire Academy that discussed NH Fireworks Laws, best practices, permitting and inspections.
 
On Tuesday and Wednesday Inspector Newcomb continued his Lead Safe Certification training.
 
We began a joint investigation with the Plymouth PD re: a camper that may be squatting on the property of another.
 
EMS
Congratulations to Cheryl Labbe for passing her EMT Practical Exam on Monday!
 
We renewed our (biennial) Unit Controlled Drug Agreement with SMH.
 
As of midnight on July 1, 2024, our Ambulance Contract with Ashland will cover the hours of 5:00 PM to 8:00 AM. Lakes Region Mutual Fire Aid has been notified and will make the necessary changes in their C.A.D.
 
Facility
On Wednesday Chief Morrison met with Rep.’s from the Plymouth Highway Department concerning an area of our parking lot that is degrading due to an unstable adjacent bank. Thankfully they will be able to stabilize this area.
 
Fire Prevention
We conducted 9 inspections.
 
Governor Sununu has signed SB 599 into law which means the 2021 editions of NFPA 1 & 101 will be effective August 13, 2024.  The NH State Fire Marshal’s Office will conduct outreach training this summer.
 
Personnel
In July we celebrate the following PFD anniversaries: FF Mills (2 years) and FF Zuppa (1 year). Congratulations gentlemen! We appreciate you.
 
Public Health
We provided enforcement action regarding a non-permissible septic system on Fairgrounds Road.
 
We distributed information regarding how to report elderly abuse to NH DHHS Elder Care Services.
 
Deputy Pierce & Deputy Buffington (PPD) worked on a health/squatting complaint at 166 Highland St.
 
Public Service
On 6/26 Deputy Pierce taught two CPR/First Aid classes.  In the Morning, He taught Plymouth Town employees.  In the afternoon, he taught the staff and volunteers of Transport Central. 
 
Friday, Deputy Pierce taught first aid to the Plymouth Rec councilors.  Great group of CIT’s who were very receptive to learning.
 
Training
EMS- Training on the new Lucas Devices.
 
Other
PFD took delivery of the 2 Lucas Devices that were approved at Town meeting. 
 
Again, Thank you to the Plymouth Community for your continued support.