Spirit Station 20th anniversary

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State Fire Marshal and Director of State Fire Academy Announced

SEAN TOOMEY APPOINTED NH STATE FIRE MARSHAL;
JUSTIN CUTTING APPOINTED AS DIRECTOR OF STATE FIRE ACADEMY
CONCORD, N.H. – Today, the Executive Council unanimously confirmed the appointments of Sean P. Toomey as State Fire Marshal and Director of the New Hampshire Department of Safety Division of Fire Safety, and Justin A. Cutting as Director of the Department of Safety Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services. Governor Sununu nominated both at the May 19, 2021 Governor and Council meeting.
“I have great confidence that Marshal Toomey and Director Cutting will serve the State of New Hampshire well, and that together with our entire team at the Department of Safety, they will working tirelessly to advocate for the safety and well-being of Granite Staters,” said Governor Chris Sununu.
“I am excited to have Marshal Toomey and Director Cutting join the Department of Safety leadership team. Both Sean and Justin have broad knowledge of firefighting and fire safety issues, and will further the Department’s mission to enhance the safety, security and quality of life in New Hampshire,” said Robert L. Quinn, Commissioner of the Department of Safety.
Marshal Toomey of Warner, NH, most recently served as Deputy State Fire Marshal since 2018 and a chief officer with the Warner, NH Fire Department since 2012. Marshal Toomey is a licensed fire protection engineer since 2003 and attained his firefighter certification in 2004 as a call firefighter with the Goffstown Fire Department. He has extensive training and experience in building safety, fire codes and fire investigations. Marshal Toomey will manage the Division of Fire Safety and is responsible for overseeing fire investigations, fire safety regulations, coordinating state agency response to hazardous materials incidents, modular building standards and providing support to the State Board of Fire Control.
“I thank Governor Sununu and Commissioner Quinn for nominating me and to the Council for confirming me as the State Fire Marshal,” said State Fire Marshal Sean Toomey. “I look forward to continuing my work in the Department of Safety and the Division of Fire Safety. It is a tremendous honor to serve as the State Fire Marshal.”
Director Cutting of Hampton, NH, most recently served as Deputy Fire Chief of the Hampton Fire Rescue. Director Cutting started his career as a call firefighter with the Town of Enfield Fire Department. In 1996, he joined the Hampton Fire Recue as a firefighter and rose through the ranks as paramedic, lieutenant, captain and deputy chief. Director Cutting will manage the Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services which includes the Bureaus of Fire Training, Emergency Medical Services, and Certification and Support. Director Cutting is responsible for operations of the State Fire Academy in Concord and the Raymond S. Burton Fire and EMS Training Facility in Bethlehem, developing and administering training programs for firefighting, fire protection, rescue and emergency medical services, and licensing emergency medical care providers, instructors, training agencies, service vehicles and service units.
“Providing leading-edge training to the State’s firefighters and emergency medical providers, and licensing emergency medical providers is vital to the State’s safety and success,” said Director Justin Cutting. “I am thankful to Governor Sununu, the Executive Council and Commissioner Quinn for the opportunity to serve as the Director of this first-class organization.”
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Fire Standards and Training Commisssion Representative needed.

HELP WANTED

The New Hampshire State Firemen’s Association is actively looking within its membership for a member to sit on the New Hampshire Fire Standards and Training Commission as a representative of the NHSFA.  The commission meets every other month on the 1st Thursday at the Fire Academy from 0930-1100. The successful candidate shall regularly attend the commission meetings as well as report the commissions activities to the NHSFA board at its directors’ meetings. (Also, every other month) This position is eligible for mileage and meeting attendance stipend as per NHSFA bylaws. If you are interested in this position, please provide your resume and a short narrative of your Fire Experience to president@nhsfa.org for presentation to the NHSFA board. Note: the NHSFA board will approve three persons for final consideration and selection of one candidate by the Governor and Council as stated below.

 

 

TITLE I
THE STATE AND ITS GOVERNMENT

CHAPTER 21-P
DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

Fire Standards and Training Commission

Section 21-P:26

21-P:26 Commission. –
I. There shall be a fire standards and training commission consisting of 16 members, including the commissioner of safety or designee, the commissioner of education or designee, the attorney general or designee, the chief of the forest protection, the director of the division of fire standards and training and emergency medical services, and the state fire marshal, who shall each serve during his or her continuance in such office, and members of each of the following associations or groups chosen by the governor, with the approval of the council, from a list of 3 qualified members submitted by each association or group:
(a) Two representatives of the New Hampshire Association of Fire Chiefs, at least one of whom shall be a chief of a full-time fire department, and one a chief of a volunteer department.
(b) One representative of the Professional Firefighters of New Hampshire-International Association of Firefighters.
(c) One representative of the Fire Instructors and Officers Association of New Hampshire.
(d) One representative of the Federation of Fire Mutual Aid Associations.
(e) One representative of the New Hampshire State Firemen’s Association.
(f) One representative of the insurance industry of New Hampshire, which members shall be recommended by the New Hampshire Association of Domestic Insurance Companies.
(g) One representative of the New Hampshire Municipal Association.
(h) One representative of the New Hampshire State Permanent Firemen’s Association.
(i) One representative of the Fire Prevention Society.
I-a. The director of the division of fire standards and training and emergency medical services shall be a nonvoting member of the commission.
II. Each member shall serve a term of 3 years, provided that no such member shall serve beyond the time he ceases to hold the membership which qualified him for appointment to the commission.
III. Members shall serve without compensation except that they shall be reimbursed for their regular and necessary expenses in the performance of their duties as members of the commission.
IV. Members shall annually elect from among themselves a person to serve as commission chairman and another to serve as commission vice-chairman. The director of the division of fire standards and training and emergency medical services shall serve as the commission’s executive officer. The commission shall hold no fewer than 4 regular meetings a year at such times and places as the chairman shall fix, either on his own motion or upon written request of any 4 members.

Source. 1989, 388:3. 1994, 389:11-13. 1998, 321:4. 2002, 257:2. 2003, 319:104. 2004, 171:28. 2005, 149:2, eff. Aug. 20, 2005.

Section 21-P:26 Commission. (state.nh.us)

Section 21-P:28 Powers and Duties. (state.nh.us)

Boards and Commissions – Division of Fire Standards and Training & Emergency Medical Services, NH DOS

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New Hampshire State Firemans Association 2020 annual meeting

New Hampshire State Firemans Association 2020 annual meeting

When Sat Oct 17, 2020 10am – 11:30am Eastern Time – New York
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glenn@lakesfire.com – organizer

Glenn Davis is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

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New Advocate member Hygenall Corporation

Welcome our newest advocate member, please remember to support our advocate members who support us!

HYGENALL CORPORATION: FIREFIGHTER “FULL-SPECTRUM”

CLEANING AND DECON PRODUCTS

Hygenall Firefighter Safety, a division of Hygenall Corporation, is located in Dover, New Hampshire and with over 100 products, is the world’s largest firefighter cleaning and decontamination product company. With an inexplicably high rate of cancer amongst firefighters, Hygenall cleaning and decon products are high efficacy and do more than regular soap-based products to help keep firefighters safer from occupational diseases such as cancer, and help prevent bringing toxic substances home to their families.  Organizations like FDNY, Chicago Fire, Orange County Fire, Palm Beach County and Washington DC Fire use Hygenall products every day to keep their firefighters safe.  Hygenall is a global leader combining innovation, resourcefulness and experience to deliver safe and effective solutions!

 

Contact: Butch Lewis: butch.lewis@hygenall.com  or  866-750-0906 ext 302

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Campton-Thornton David Lavoie honored with Americas Tribute to Fallen Firefighters

 

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24/7) 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24/7) 1-800-273-TALK (8255) Press “1” for Veterans 
  • Crisis Text Line: TEXT 741741
  • NH Crisis Addiction Line: 2-1-1
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Interschutz USA Covid-19 updates

NHSFA Members can take advantage of discounted pricing to attend INTERSCHUTZ USA! Simply register using promo code NHSFA2020 and take advantage of the following:

Promo Code: NHSFA2020

COVID-19 + INTERSCHUTZ USA

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New Advocate member

Please welcome our newest Advocate member t0 the NHSFA Greenwood Emergency Vehicles.https://www.greenwoodev.com/   Please check out our advocate page and support our members.  https://nhsfa.org/advocate-members/

Thank you

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2020 NH Fallen Firefighters memorial recording

You can view the 2020 NH Fallen Firefighters Memorial on youtube

NH Fallen Firefighters Memorial

Fire Marshal Paul Parisi

Director of FST Deborah Pendergast

Chaplin Ronald Anstey

Chief Michael Sitar

 

Readers

Jake Andrews

Dustin Drew

Jordan Lippmeier

Dan Duquett

 

Bag Pipes Chris Wyman

 

Bell Ringer Captain Jeremy Thibeault

Memorial Commander Lieutenant Earl Lincoln

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NH Fallen Firefighter Memorial live

Due to technical difficulties, the live stream was canceled. We are recording for playback today.

please bear with us first-time stream. Thank you for understanding.

 

 

 

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