Adopt a Hydrant and Dig It Out

Please adopt a fire hydrant in your neighborhood, urges Hamilton Fire Chief Phil Stevens. After the significant snowstorm on Thursday, Stevens encourages residents to clear the fire hydrants near their home so they are ready to use in case of a fire. Ideally, a hydrant is clear three feet around it plus clear and visible … Continued

Fire Chief: Keep Heat Up in Preparation for Power Outages

Hamilton Fire Chief Phil Stevens offers up several tips and pieces of advice to get through Thursday’s blizzard and the subzero temperatures that are expected to follow. This blizzard includes heavy winds that could cause power outages. If a power outage occurs, it could be difficult for utility crews to restore power on due to … Continued

Day Shelter Will Open at Senior Center, If Needed

A day shelter will open at the Hamilton Senior Center, if needed, for residents who lose power in the upcoming storm, according to Hamilton Fire Chief Philip Stevens. The storm is forecasted to have strong winds, so there is a chance of power outages. The temperatures are going to drop rapidly Thursday so, if needed, … Continued

Faulty Chimney Cause of Early Morning Wall Fire

Hamilton firefighters contained a fire to the wall behind the chimney at a Linden Street home in the early morning hours on the day after Christmas. The Hamilton Fire Department was called to 215 Linden St. at 5:22 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 26 for a report of smoke in the house. Firefighters arrived to find … Continued

Recent Story

Glen Preston a lifelong Hamilton Resident started his fire career at the Hamilton fire department and is now on the job at the┬áBoston Fire Department. For over the past year Glen has been battling cancer Linked to the hazards of our job. Please keep Glen and his family in your thoughts and prayers for a … Continued