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Trinity Bay North Fire Department marks 34 years of service

Service pins were awarded to firefighters, from left, Tom McNamara, 15 years; Mike Miller, five years; Rhonda McNamara, five years; Edward Haynes, 15 years and Peter Cole, 15 years.
Service pins were awarded to firefighters, from left, Tom McNamara, 15 years; Mike Miller, five years; Rhonda McNamara, five years; Edward Haynes, 15 years and Peter Cole, 15 years. - Deanne Hiscock

Volunteers honoured at annual dinner

TRINITY BAY NORTH, N.L.


The Trinity Bay North Volunteer Fire Department celebrated 34 years of service to the area with their annual ball on Saturday, Nov. 24.

Station 2 Assistant Fire Chief Dale Kennedy accepts a donation of $5,000 from Station 2 Firettes president Brenda Dalton.
Station 2 Assistant Fire Chief Dale Kennedy accepts a donation of $5,000 from Station 2 Firettes president Brenda Dalton.

According to the annual report from the fire chief, presented by Assistant Fire Chief Dan Duffet, the department responded to a number of calls during the year, including five chimney fires, 10 alarm systems; two garage fires; two house fires; five ambulance assists; two missing persons, one snowmobile fire, one ATV accident; two dump fires; one pole fire; one grass fire; one motor vehicle accident and, finally, two ‘cat-up-pole’ incidents.

Purchases during the past year included $9,000 worth of equipment and a new equipment carrier valued at $60,000.

A number of the firefighters completed the Firefighter 1 course as well.

Duffett noted the department was pleased with the turnout for Fire Prevention Week open house events held at both Station 1 and Station 2.

Station 1 Asst. Fire Chief Dan Duffett accepts a $2,500 donation from Station 1 Firettes president Angela Feehan.
Station 1 Asst. Fire Chief Dan Duffett accepts a $2,500 donation from Station 1 Firettes president Angela Feehan.

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