Alderman Jim Roy wants the city to hire an independent firm to evaluate the fire department to determine whether "systemic stressors" are adversely affecting first responders' mental health.
Swanzey firefighters urged voters Wednesday night to fully fund a new fire station rather than opt for the town's proposal for a less costly alternative that would leave the building unfinished.
Two men, ages 65 and 35, were rescued from a construction site at 10 Chestnut Road after a partial wall collapsed on them Monday morning, fire Chief Tom McPherson said.
Police officers and firefighters came to the aid of two ice skaters who had fallen through the ice near the middle of a lake and were in the water for about 30 minutes Wednesday.
A new weather station in northern New Hampshire will assist with wildfire prevention. The Remote Automated Weather Station at the Warren Fish Hatchery is a solar-powered station that provides hourly air temperatures; relative humidity; wind speed and direction; along with rainfall measurements; solar radiation levels; fuel temperature; and moisture.
Mark Cook took over as deputy fire chief last week, bringing 20 years of experience in firefighting and emergency medical services to the 14-person department.
The state fire marshal’s office is investigating the death of a homeless man, whose body was found in a tent that caught fire during Saturday’s snowstorm.
Four people were displaced and two dogs rescued in a Nashua blaze that damaged both floors of a house at 35 Fairview Ave. on Saturday, fire officials said.
The pickup truck driver charged with causing the deaths of seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire last year told authorities he had drug problem, regularly used heroin and cocaine but believed he was not impaired at the time of the crash.
Grief counselors have been called in to assist Manchester fire personnel mourning the loss of a 20-year member of the city’s fire department.