Brentwood Fire & Rescue

Brentwood Fire & Rescue Brentwood Fire & Rescue is a combination paid and call-paid department protecting 4400 residents. The department responds to over 1100 calls for service.
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The Brentwood Fire Department has a long and proud history, beginning with the formation of the Brentwood Fireman's Association in 1942. The association was formed by William Bartlett Sr. and John Dodge. In 1949, under the leadership of President William Yeany, the association with a handful of volunteer firemen built, at no cost to the town, the Memorial Fire Station. The Firemen's Association raised the money for the station by running whist parties, carnivals, field days, and lawn parties. The lumber came from the town forest located near the Congregational Church now called the Pilgrim United Church of Christ on Middle Road. The Fire Station was dedicated to World War II veterans and the upstairs hall was dedicated to a fallen WWII son, Gordon Block. In 1960 and again in 1980, the association expanded the fire station with proceeds from Friday night bingo, carnivals, musters, Sunday morning breakfasts, and yard sales. The 1960 addition consisted of 3 additional bays, and in1980, 2 more bays were added. The Brentwood Fire Association also put together the town’s first fire engine. Prior to their work, Brentwood residents had to rely on surrounding towns for a fire engine. Those who had a fire had to pay $25.00, or more, to the towns that sent equipment. By the 1960s, it became apparent to the volunteer firemen that the town was in need of ambulance service and the Brentwood Volunteer Ambulance Association was formed. It supported the training and conducted fund raising needed to insure it could meet the needs of the town and state regulations. The first ambulance was a Chevrolet Carry-all secured from the civil defense surplus. The next ambulance was a used Pontiac that was bought by the town for $600. The town's third ambulance was bought with a donation made by the late Jennie Shannon of Windy Brook Farm. In the late 1990's the ambulance association was dissolved and became one with the Firemen's Association and the department became the Brentwood Fire and Rescue Department. Today, ambulance services are charged on an ability-to-pay basis and the proceeds are used to fund training, supplies, labor and the replacement of ambulances as needed. In the beginning, Brentwood’s population was less than 800 residents and all the firemen lived in and, for the most part, worked in Brentwood. The Firemen's Association and Fire Department had a total membership of about 30 and the only requirement was a willingness to help your neighbor when you were called. Today, with the population in excess of 4400 the Brentwood Fire and Rescue Department is a Combination Call/Paid Department. The department membership consists of 2 full-time firefighter/EMTs, part-time fire chief, part-time fire inspector and 30 paid call (part-time) firefighters and EMTs. These dedicated men and women staff 2 ambulances, 3 engines, 1 heavy rescue and a forestry responding to over 1000 calls for service each year. The Town of Brentwood is protected Monday – Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., by the full and part-time personnel. Nights and weekends the town is protected by the numerous paid call fire and ambulance personnel who provide the additional coverage, responding from their homes. ~Serving with Honor, Courage, Dedication and Pride since 1942~

Seacoast Chief Fire Officers Mutual Aid District
04/20/2020

Seacoast Chief Fire Officers Mutual Aid District

SAFETY TIP!
The NH State Fire Marshal's Office (NHFMO) would like to remind everyone that “microwaving their masks to kill germs” is a fire hazard and an extremely bad idea. Cloth masks can overheat quickly and catch fire. Disposable masks also have a metal nose wire and can cause sparks, a fire, and/or break your microwave.

The CDC recommends properly sterilizing masks with detergent in the washing mashine.

Brentwood Fire is hiring.
04/19/2020

Brentwood Fire is hiring.

Brentwood Fire & Rescue's cover photo
04/19/2020

Brentwood Fire & Rescue's cover photo

04/19/2020
Forests and Lands Permits and Forms | NH Division of Forests and Lands

The Fire Department has gone to very limited permitting at this time to help maintain social distancing. Should you wish to obtain a burn permit, we ask that you go to the Division of Forests and Lands website (https://www.nh.gov/nhdfl/index.htm). There is a tab (community) for permits and a complete set of rules listed. Please also pay attention to the Smokey Sign located on Rt. 125 at the edge of the Fire Station property. This will give you and idea of why you can or cannot get a permit. Thank you.

Permits, forms, factsheet from the Division of Forests and Lands

04/13/2020
Rockingham Alert

Please be aware and safe!

We will likely see wind damage to the power grid. Please keep the number to your power provider available to report outages and check for restoration updates.

◾Eversource (800) 662-7764
◾Liberty Utilities (855) 349-9455
◾NH Electric Co-op (800) 343-6432
◾Unitil Seacoast Area: (800) 582-7276

#ReadyNH #NHWX #Eversource #Unitil #LibertyUtilities #NHEC #PowerOutage

⚠️ 911 should only be used for Emergencies. Please do not report outages to 911. Power lines down and transformer fires are emergencies.

04/13/2020

The Brentwood Fire Department would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone well at this trying time.
I know we are all going a little crazy as we practice social distancing.

I have received several requests for us to participate in various functions. Parades for birthdays, or holidays, to help boost spirits.
As much as I would like to fulfill all these requests, we are also trying to maintain social distancing for the protection of our members as well as the public.
Therefore, currently we are unable to do so.

The Brentwood Fire Department would like to thank all of you for your continued support as we continue to work through this process.
May your family stay safe and healthy as we move forward.

Thank you from the Brenwtood Fire Department

03/27/2020

We are looking for N95 masks, surgical masks, tyvek suits and gloves. Please scour your barns, garages, craft rooms, businesses, and under your sofa cushions! All donations can be dropped in the foyer of the Fire Dept at 419 Middle Rd and we will get them to the Police Dept so they are safe also!

03/27/2020
03/26/2020

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Office of Public Affairs

Acting Secretary Chad Wolf Statement on the REAL ID Enforcement Deadline

“Due to circumstances resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and the national emergency declaration, the Department of Homeland Security, as directed by President Donald J. Trump, is extending the REAL ID enforcement deadline beyond the current October 1, 2020 deadline. I have determined that states require a twelve-month delay and that the new deadline for REAL ID enforcement is October 1, 2021. DHS will publish a notice of the new deadline in the Federal Register in the coming days.



“The federal, state and local response to the spread of the Coronavirus here in the United States necessitates a delay in this deadline. Our state and local partners are working tirelessly with the Administration to flatten the curve and, therefore, we want to remove any impediments to response and recovery efforts. States across the country are temporarily closing or restricting access to DMVs. This action will preclude millions of people from applying for and receiving their REAL ID. Extending the deadline will also allow the Department to work with Congress to implement needed changes to expedite the issuance of REAL IDs once the current health crisis concludes.



“Protecting both the health and national security of the American people continues to be the top priority for the President of the United States and the Department of Homeland Security.”

03/26/2020
Welcome | Charitable Trusts Unit | NH Department of Justice

NEWS RELEASE

Released by: Gordon J. MacDonald, Attorney General

Subject: New Hampshire Attorney General’s Charitable Trusts Unit Issues Scam Alert as a result of the COVID-19 Outbreak

Date: Thursday, March 26, 2020

Contact: Kate Spiner, Director of Communications
[email protected] / 603-573-6103

Concord, NH – Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald urges people in New Hampshire to be on the alert for charitable giving and consumer product scams related to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Scammers may take advantage of fears related to COVID-19 outbreak by selling bogus “treatment” and “prevention” products, establishing fake charities, and sending seemingly legitimate emails with malicious links or attachments.

Be Careful When Making Charitable Donations



· Before making donations to support those who are ill or suffering financially because of the COVID-19 outbreak, do your homework:

· If the appeal claims to be from a charity, make sure that it is registered with the Attorney General’s Charitable Trusts Unit. The list may be found here: https://www.doj.nh.gov/charitable-trusts/;

· If the appeal is for an individual, think hard about donating unless you know the person needing help and that person’s circumstances;

· Do not let anyone rush you into making a donation;

· Check that you are dealing with a legitimate charity or individual and not an “imposter” with a deceptively similar name;

· Do not assume that social media recommendations for donations are legitimate.



Beware of False Claims and Deceptive Marketing

· Do not be tempted by claims and advice on social media and online websites that certain products or treatments can cure or prevent COVID-19.

· There currently are no prescription or over-the-counter pills, vaccines, oils, lotions, or other products available to treat or cure COVID-19. Always check with your health care provider before buying such products.



Be on the Lookout for Phony CDC Emails



Be careful about opening emails claiming to be from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or from others claiming to have information about COVID-19. Clicking on links or attachments could cause a computer virus to infect your device.



Stay Informed



· For up-to-date information about the COVID-19 outbreak in New Hampshire visit: nh.gov/covid19



To report a charitable giving scam, contact the Charitable Trusts Unit:

· Phone: 603-271-3591

· Email: [email protected]

· Website: www.doj.nh.gov/charitable-trusts/



To report a business-related scam, contact the Consumer Protection Hotline:

· Phone: 1-888-468-4454

· Email: [email protected]

· Website: www.doj.nh.gov/consumer/complaints/

Welcome to the Charitable Trusts Unit

Market Basket
03/19/2020

Market Basket

*UPDATE: Starting March 27, 2020, senior shopping hours have been expanded to accommodate the needs of our customers 60 and older in accordance with newly placed guidelines.

Every day the stores will be open ONLY to serve customers 60 and older from 6am - 7am.*

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Previously:
Beginning tomorrow March 19, 2020, Market Basket will initiate senior shopping hours specifically geared to accommodate the needs of our customers 60 and older.

Each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5:30 AM - 7:00 AM the stores will be open ONLY to serve customers 60 and older.

This is designed to enable these members of our community who are at greater risk with the coronavirus to shop in a less crowded environment, which enables social distancing.

We ask that you please respect the necessity of a special shopping environment for our most vulnerable neighbors.

Thank you for your help in protecting our neighbors and community.

New Hampshire Union Leader
03/18/2020
New Hampshire Union Leader

New Hampshire Union Leader

Employees who are laid off or whose work hours are cut because of COVID-19 will be eligible for immediate unemployment benefits under an executive order Gov. Chris Sununu signed Tuesday. Under the order, a one-week waiting period will be waived, enabling displaced workers to get benefits more quickly.
http://bit.ly/3d9ziQc

From Exeter hospital please call your primary doctor if you feel you need to be tested for COVID 19. The Hospitals are n...
03/18/2020

From Exeter hospital please call your primary doctor if you feel you need to be tested for COVID 19. The Hospitals are not testing sites. Your doctor can decide if you need to be tested and administer the test if needed.

March 17, 2020

In an effort to clarify Exeter Hospital's role in testing for Covid-19, we are sharing this important information.

This is related to Covid-19 testing only. If you need emergency care the hospital's emergency department is prepared to treat you.

Covid-19 testing only:

The hospital is not a community testing site. If people have a cough, fever, respiratory illness, have traveled outside of the country or believe they may have been exposed to Covid-19 they must contact their Primary care physician.

The hospital can ONLY test individuals who have a physician order or have been sent by the State. If that changes we will update the community.

The hospital is in the process of staging an external testing site on the campus but it is ONLY available by appointment after contacting your primary care provider.

We appreciate you sharing this import clarification, and as always we appreciate your understanding during this very critical time.

Please do your part so Hospitals and Emergency Services can continue to do theirs!
03/18/2020

Please do your part so Hospitals and Emergency Services can continue to do theirs!

NH Department of Health & Human Services Guidelines:

Do your part to flatten the curve of #Covid19 exposure, infection & spreading to others. We're all in this together.

#NHFireAndEMS #NHFireEMS #NH #DHHS #GraniteState #StopTheSpread #SocialDistancing #SelfIsolation #FlattenTheCurve

03/18/2020
visitwww.nhes.nh.gov

NH DHHS COVID-19 Update – March 17, 2020

Concord, NH–The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has issued the following update for March 17, 2020, on the new coronavirus, COVID-19. DHHS will continue to issue COVID-19 updates each day to provide media and the public with current information about the State’s efforts.

What’s New

• New Positive Cases of COVID-19 in New Hampshire

On Tuesday, March 17, 2020, DHHS announced nine new positive test results for COVID-19. The new cases are all in adults, including five males and four females. Persons are from the counties of Rockingham (4), Hillsborough (3), and Grafton (2).Several individuals from Rockingham and Grafton counties have no identified risk factors, indicating that New Hampshire is experiencing community-based transmission of COVID-19. In total, 26 cases of COVID-19 have now been identified. All patients are isolating at home and have not required hospitalization.

• Governor Sununu Issues Three Emergency Orders To Provide Relief

Governor Chris Sununu issued Emergency Orders 3, 4, 5 on March 17 to provide relief for Granite Staters affected by COVID-19.

Emergency Order #3: All providers of electric, gas, water, telephone, cable, VOIP, internet service, and deliverable fuel services will be prohibited from disconnecting or discontinuing service for non-payments for the duration of the State of Emergency.

Emergency Order #4: Landlords will not be allowed to start eviction proceedings for those unable to pay due to their financial situations. To do so would be against the law. All judicial and non-judicial foreclosure actions will also be prohibited during the state of emergency.

Emergency Order #5: Individuals who are unable to work or who have reduced hours due to the COVID-19 pandemic will have immediate access to unemployment benefits. Anyone in the following situations will now be eligible for state unemployment: If your employer temporarily closes due to COVID-19; Individuals that need to self-quarantine or are directed to quarantine at the instruction of a health care provider, employer or government official; Individuals that need to care for a family member that has COVID-19 or is under quarantine; Individuals that need to care for a dependent because of school closures, child care facility closures or other similar types of care programs; Self-employed individuals that are temporarily unable to operate their business because of any of the above listed situations will also be eligible. Please visitwww.nhes.nh.gov or call 603-271-7770 for more information.

Current Situation in New Hampshire

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report
(updated March 17, 2020, 9:00 AM)
NH Persons with COVID-19 26
Persons
Test Pending at NH 208
Total Persons Tested at NH 742

As you disinfect your house from the COVID 19 virus please remember to NOT mix chemicals. We want you to stay safe and w...
03/16/2020

As you disinfect your house from the COVID 19 virus please remember to NOT mix chemicals. We want you to stay safe and well inside your homes.

⚠️Extreme Caution⚠️

When using common household cleaners to clean and disinfect, extreme caution should be taken not to mix chemicals. Some of the fumes can be fatal to humans and pets. Follow safety instructions on labels and bottles.

03/16/2020

Good afternoon Brentwood residents. We want you to know we are working tirelessly to make sure we stay on top of the ever changing Covid-19 pandemic. We are in contact with local, state and federal agencies and following their instructions and guidelines. That being said here are a few ways to help us out:
Anything that can be done via phone we strongly encourage. Our number is 642-8132.
We are limiting the amount of people coming in and out of the station.
If you require our services, for any reason, please let the dispatcher know if anyone in your house is sick with flu like symptoms. If you think you have contracted the virus you need to contact your physician or the Department of Health and Human Services. If you dial 2-1-1 you will be connected with someone who can answer all your questions.
We are asking you to help us with this for a few reasons. We need to stay healthy in order to protect the community. If we become sick it will not take long for our resources and staff to be depleted. We want to prevent this so we will be available for the community.
Of course don’t hesitate to call if you are having an emergency. That’s what we are here for and we’d like to keep it that way.
Stay safe everyone. And remember to be kind, we are all experiencing something like we never have before.

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03/14/2020

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03/13/2020
New Hampshire Fire Academy & Emergency Medical Services

New Hampshire Fire Academy & Emergency Medical Services

Attention #NewHampshire

Panic is never the answer. Educating yourself is. Below you will find a link to the NH Department of Health and Human Services page where you will find up-to-the-minute information regarding #Coronavirus in our state.

#NHFireAndEMS #NHFireEMS #NHEMS #NHFA #DHHS #HealthAndHumanServices #NH #NHFireAcademy #Covid19 #WashYourHands #PublicHealth #StaySmart #GraniteState

03/12/2020

The State of NH has announced that 211NH has been mobilized to handle all COVID-19 related calls from the public. If you have questions or concerns regarding the Corona Virus please dial 2-1-1

Great night for skating. At the Brentwood Recreation department rink until 8pm.
02/21/2020

Great night for skating. At the Brentwood Recreation department rink until 8pm.

Please help us support one of our brother’s who passed from cancer leaving behind a wife and 2 kids. With your help we c...
02/12/2020

Please help us support one of our brother’s who passed from cancer leaving behind a wife and 2 kids. With your help we can make this a huge success and show support for first responders. ❤️ #cancersucks

02/03/2020

Brentwood fire Association meetings are held on the first Monday of the month at the Brentwood Fire department at 6;30pm. All are welcome to attend.

It’s a very sad week for us first responders. Even if you didn’t now them, you know they were great men who scarified to...
01/23/2020

It’s a very sad week for us first responders. Even if you didn’t now them, you know they were great men who scarified to always help others. They ran into fear, danger and chaos while everyone else ran out. That is what we do. Please remember these brothers and keep their families in your prayers. Rest In Peace Brothers, we will take it from here.

12/21/2019

Santa will be leaving the station at 9am... due to him being magic there will be a north and south route. Listen for the sirens to know when he is coming. Also feel free to add comments here as we drive by to keep people updated!!

The Brentwood Fire Dept will be escorting Santa Claus around the town on Saturday, December 21st starting at 8:00am. Lis...
12/15/2019

The Brentwood Fire Dept will be escorting Santa Claus around the town on Saturday, December 21st starting at 8:00am. Listen for the sirens coming into your neighborhood!

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Brentwood, NH
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Thank you to the Brentwood Fire & Rescue and Brentwood Police Department for responding to a gas leak report - especially Mike who came back in his own vehicle to check on us later in the evening! Brentwood is a great town full of great, caring people!