Waterville Valley Fire Captain Recognized for Outstanding Service
At the 8th Annual North Country Public Safety Foundation Award dinner, Waterville Valley Fire Captain Jeffery Dropkin was recognized for his outstanding contributions, both personally and professionally to the North Country EMS Profession. Captain Dropkin was recognized for not only saving lives as a paramedic but, many more lives as an EMS instructor.
LRMFA takes this opportunity to say job well done and congratulations to Captain Dropkin.
Captain Dropkin is joined by his wife Wendy, his dauhgter Casey and son Adam at the ceremony.
Holderness Firefighter Named Firefighter of the Year
At the 8th Annual North Country Public Safety Foundation Award Dinner, Holderness Firefighter (Chief-retired) Richard Mardin was recognized as Firefighter of the Year, for more than 4 decades of continued service to the Holderness Fire Department and the Community of Holderness.
LRMFA takes this opportunity to say job well done and congratulations to Firefighter Mardin.
Firefighter Richard "Dick" Mardin is pictured with his daughter Chief Eleanor Mardin.
Campton: water rescue at Livermore Falls
May 24, 2015
Water rescue at Livermore Falls on the Campton side brings in emergency personnel from three towns after a women falls from a cliff. Click here to view the full article.
Franklin: fire suppression delayed by live power
May 21, 2015
A house fire in Franklin starts in a small pile of debris outside and suppression was delayed until Eversource power could arrive on scene. Click here to view the full article.
Rumney: brush fire burns 20 acres of private property
May 17, 2015
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Northfield: house fire kills several family pets
May 14, 2015
A house fire claims the life of 10 family pets and leaves four people homeless. Click here to view the full story.
Northfield: factory fire causes evacuation of over 100 staff members
May 7, 2015
Factory fire in Northfield at PCC Structural's caused the evacuation of over 100 staff members and proves challenging with several departments on scene of other incidents. Click here to view the full article.
Ossipee: brush fire burns more than 100 acres
May 6, 2015
Several Lakes Region Mutual Fire Aid departments provide mutual aid to Ossipee at their multiple alarm brush fire on Bayle Mountain that burning over 130 acres. Click here to view the article published by WMUR.
Northfield: large area of brush burns near NH Route 140
May 6, 2015
Large area if bush burnt off of NH Route 140 in Northfield. Click here to view the full article.
Laconia: brush fire burns an area near Mile Hill Road
May 3, 2015
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Plymouth: brush fire burns behind Walmart
April 28, 2015
Brush fire started near a construction site behind Walmart in Plymouth. Click here to view the full story.
Belmont: brush fire burns 3 acres
April 27, 2015
A brush fire behind Weeks Farm chars three acres. Click here to view the full article.
Thornton: vehicle fire spreads to home
April 18, 2015
An engine fire in a motor home jumped to a nearby home and threatened an adjacent garage. Click here to view the full story.
Thornton: fire destroys home and burns field
April 16, 2015
Fire started in barn and spread to an attached home and an area of dry brush. Click here to view the full article.
New Hampton: arson suspected in house fire
April 4, 2015
Local and State police are looking for at least one person after an early morning fire that destroyed a historic Main Street home. Click here to view the full article.
LRMFA Earns Risk Management Designation
(L-R) Robert Baryy of Primex, Disp. Hannafin, Disp. O'Neill, Lt. Frame, Deputy Coordinator Beland
The Lakes Region Mutual Fire Aid Association recently earned the PRIME³ designation from the New Hampshire Public Risk Management Exchange (Primex³). The LRMFA Executive Board accepted the award presented by Robert Barry, Risk Management Consultant at their February meeting.
The PRIME³ program represents Primex³ 's Recognition of Risk Management Effort, and the LRMFA was acknowledged for implementing ten risk management Best Practices aimed at protecting employees, residents, and facilities. Primex³, a public entity risk pool with over 400 members, assists all of its members by using PRIME³ as a framework for employing a continued risk management improvement process.
The designation illustrates LRMFA's commitment to controlling costs through sound risk management practices. The designation avails LRMFA to a 2.5% discount in their worker' compensation and property and liability contributions which will total savings of approximately $673 annually.
LRMFA's Joint Loss Management Committee (safety committee) were instrumental in helping to implement the risk management best practices. LRMFA is among a small group of Primex³ Members who have achieved the designation.
Meredith: afternoon kitchen fire
March 28, 2015
A faulty toaster is suspected to be the cause of this kitchen fire in Meredith. Click here to view the full story.
Rumney: apartment burns, home saved
March 21, 2015
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Moultonborough: fire heavily damages home
March 20, 2015
One person injured after attempting to extinguish the flames with a garden hose at this house fire in Moultonborough. Click here to view the full story.
Campton: firefighters make a good stop
March 7, 2015
A chimney fire is the cause of this fire that spread to the exterior of a structure. Click here to view the full story.
Laconia: Stratham Tire warehouse fire
February 19, 2015
A great stop made by firefighters at this warehouse fire. It was estimated that there were approximately 800 tires stored here. Click here to view the full story.
Danbury: fatal fire on Railroad Drive
February 19, 2015
A chimney fire is believed to be the cause of the fatal house fire in Danbury. Click here to view the full story.
Strafford: fire leaves family homeless
February 13, 2015
A potable heater was the cause of this fire in Strafford. Click here to view the full story.
Franklin: fire heavily damages downtown building
February 10, 2015
A downtown apartment building was left heavily damaged after an early afternoon fire broke out. Click here to view the full story.
Gilford: Police Officer hailed a hero at the scene of a fire
February 9, 2015
Police Officer made a daring rescue at a fire in Gilford. Click here to view the full story.
Hebron: Fire Department places new UTV In service
January 30, 2014
Hebron Fire Department has recently placed into service a new Polaris 900 Crew with studded tracks for use during the winter months and wheels for the remaining. It has a Kimtek Medlite skid unit, winch, and mobile radio. It is set up to be transported in the accompanying trailer.
Gilmanton: Bosiak Farm burns during storm
January 27, 2015
A winter storm produced some extra challenges at the scene of a fire in Gilmanton. Click here to view the full story.
Center Harbor: cigarette blamed in building fire
January 7, 2015
Close call at a Center Harbor building when a cigarette sparked a dried pile of leaves at the base of the structure. Click here to view the full story.
Ashland: snow squall takes drivers by surprise
January 3, 2015
A quick passing snow squall caused quite a mess just north of Exit 24 on I-93 in Ashland. Click here to view the full story.
Sanbornton: garage destroyed by fast moving fire
December 14, 2014
A wood stove placed to closely to a wall sparked an early evening fire in a garage in Sanbornton. Click here to view the full story.
Lakes Region Mutual Fire Aid hosts first Open House
September 18, 2014
Lakes Region Mutual Fire Aid opens its doors to the public in an attempt to give them a glimpse at what we do and how we do it. Click here to view the full story.
LRMFA - Helping to save Lakes Region lives
April 19, 2014
An article that shows just a small part of what dispatchers at LRMFA do! Click here to view the full story.