Late Watertown Firefighter Honored at National Memorial Emmitsburg, PA – Firefighters of America have a very important and dangerous job; the high pressure stakes of trying to save people from burning buildings. In some unfortunate situations firefighters have given the ultimate sacrifice to help people. Every year in Emmitsburg Maryland the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation […]
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New Drone Will Assist Firefighters Before, During, and After Fires Watertown Fire Department – The Watertown Fire Department now operates a DJI Inspire 1 drone. The small unmanned aerial system will be used for a variety of reasons including, but not limited to, pre-fire planning, inspections, search and rescue, fireground situational awareness, damage assessment and […]
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Local Seniors Tour Fire Truck, Ambulance as Part of Fire Dept.’s Educational Series Senior Center – The Watertown Fire Department is holding a three-part educational series at the Watertown Senior Center that will give residents a better understanding of the department’s operations. Check Out the Video! Produced by Dan Hogan, News Producer Sam Dudley, Community […]
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Long-Time Deputy Fire Chief Bob Quinn Sworn in as Watertown’s Next Fire Chief Watertown Free Public Library – After serving as the provisional chief for the past 10 months, long-time Deputy Fire Chief Bob Quinn was officially appointed as Watertown Fire Chief by Town Manager Michael Driscoll on Wednesday, Sept. 5. The following day, Quinn […]
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Fallen Electrical Pole Sparks Two-Alarm Fire at Local Gym Clarendon Street- It was a hotter than usual Tuesday afternoon for the residents of Clarendon Street in watertown. A massive fire emerged at the local gym CrossFit Arsenal when a live electrical pole was knocked down. The pole exploded into a roaring fire that burnt three […]
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Fire Department and School Department Discuss Changes Under This Year’s Budget Town Hall- The Town Council met as a Committee of the Whole for the final time on Tuesday, May 22 so the Fire Department and School Department could present their budget plans for the fiscal year. Check Out the Video! Produced by Ashley Hardy, […]
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Town Councillors Approve Funding to Renovate a Watertown Fire Station Town Hall – At the April 10 Town Council meeting, Councilors approved funds to renovate the North Fire Station in Watertown. Check Out the Video! Produced by Sam Dudley, Production Coordinator April 12, 2018 Back to Watertown Weekly News Page
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Emotional Ceremony Held to Memorialize Firefighter Joseph Toscano on Anniversary of Death Corner of Merrifield and Bigelow Avenue – Dozens of current and retired Watertown firefighters were joined by a large crowd to permanently memorize Firefighter Joseph Toscano, who passed away while fighting a fire one year ago. The corner of Merrifield and Bigelow Avenue, […]
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Watertown Fire Department Bids Farewell to Chief Mario Orangio St. Patrick’s Church- Members of the community joined Watertown Firefighters in a final farewell to long time Watertown Fire Chief Mario Orangio. Orangi passed away early last week after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Funeral processions were held at St. Patrick’s Church in Watertown. Following […]
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Remembering Chief Orangio Check Out the Video! Produced by Sam Dudley, Videographer Ashley Hardy, Videographer November 9, 2017 Back to Watertown Weekly News Page
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