Fire Dept updates: Crashes, training, and outreach

The Southborough Fire Department posted some news to Facebook worth sharing.

The first of the month was a rough start with two serious accidents resulting in injuries bookending the day:

Yesterday, group 1 on duty started their shift with a motor vehicle accident at 08:15. This was located at Rt 30 at Kallander Drive. One patient transport to UMASS Medical.

Posted by Southborough Fire Department on Sunday, August 2, 2015

Group 1 on duty. Last night at approximately 21:00 hrs crews responded to Rt 9 at Middle Road for a car the collided with the jersey barrier. One person transport to Metrowest Framingham with minor injuries.

Posted by Southborough Fire Department on Sunday, August 2, 2015

 
On a lighter note, the department participated in last week’s Jr. Police Academy:

Captain Mark Sadowski, along with FF Chris Delarda, FF Edgar Vigil and FF Eoin Bohnert, assisted the Southborough Police Department Junior Police Academy with a motor vehicle extrication demonstration today. The students were shown the tools, techniques and process that are used to remove a victim who may become trapped in a vehicle crash.

Posted by Southborough Fire Department on Tuesday, July 28, 2015

 
Throughout the summer, the SFD has also worked on its own training:

It's not too hot to do some in-service ladder training. Group 2 on duty today making it happen!

Posted by Southborough Fire Department on Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Group 3 on duty today conducting in-service training on low-angle rope rescue operations. Southborough has multiple…

Posted by Southborough Fire Department on Sunday, July 12, 2015

 
They’ve also participated in hero themed summer camps:

Group 2 on duty today. We visited the Fay School summer camp as they celebrated "local heros week." Thanks for thinking of us!

Posted by Southborough Fire Department on Friday, July 3, 2015

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