GLOUCESTER — With Memorial Day just around the corner, Chief Eric Smith and the Gloucester Fire Department would like to remind residents of important grilling safety tips when cooking outdoors. According to the Massachusetts Department of Fire Services, fire departments in the state responded to 487 fires involving grills, hibachis and barbecues between 2012 and 2016. These fires caused 22 […]
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GLOUCESTER — Chief Eric Smith reports that the Gloucester Fire Department responded to a two-alarm house fire early this morning.
GLOUCESTER — Chief Eric Smith reports that the Gloucester Fire Department responded to a house fire this afternoon.
If you are looking out at Gloucester Harbor near Pancake Ground this morning you might see an exercise of the Maritime Incident Response Team (MIRT) and the Technical Support Unit (TSU) of the Department of Fire Services’ Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Program. The U.S. Coast Guard, the Gloucester Harbormaster, the District 6 “HazMat” team, and […]