Winthrop School Fire Suppression System Article 2-6 For The Safety of Our Children In 2008 the Massachusetts general law 148 section 26G was amended which changed the requirements to the sprinkler code. With this change, older buildings that met a certain criteria would now have to be retrofitted with an automatic sprinkler throughout the building. … Continued
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An unoccupied building near Chebacco Lake was badly damaged in a fire on Friday afternoon, March 16, according to Hamilton Fire Chief Philip Stevens. The fire at 146 Gregory Island Road was reported at 1:09 p.m. The building was heavily involved in fire when the first Hamilton firefighters arrived and a heavy wind was blowing. … Continued
In anticipation of the upcoming snowstorm, there will be a winter parking ban in Hamilton starting at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 7 that will run until further notice. On-street parking is not allowed during the ban and any vehicle left unattended on a public way or parked so that it inhibits snow removal can … Continued
The Hamilton Fire Department conducted its annual ice rescue training earlier this month on Chebacco Lake, along with the Essex Fire Department. See some photos of the training exercise below.
The Hamilton Fire Department will run its fourth annual Citizens’ Fire Academy this spring. The shortened version of previous academies will run from 6:30 p.m. to about 9 p.m. for four consecutive Wednesdays, beginning on March 21. It will end on April 11 and graduation will be on April 18. The Citizens Fire Academy is … Continued