Wednesday, February 27, 2013
A family was sent to Cape Cod Hospital after being exposed to elevated levels of carbon monoxide this morning.
A mother called the Barnstable Fire Department for help at around 9 this morning when several family members began to feel ill, according to the Cape Cod Times. A malfunctioning furnace could be to blame for the elevated levels of carbon monoxide in the home. Four members of the family were taken to Cape Cod Hospital as a precaution, standard protocol for any carbon monoxide situation.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Two occupants were transported to Cape Cod Hospital today after the rollover crash.
Barnstable Firefighters and West Barnstable Firefighters work together at a rollover crash on Route 6 at Exit 6. Two occupants of the car were transported to Cape Cod Hospital. April 3, 2012.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
On Tuesday four Commendation Awards were given.
Barnstable Fire Department recognized four members of its department on Tuesday for good work reviving a cardiac arrest victim. In recognition of outstanding performance in their duties, the following individuals were awarded a Commendation Award for life saving efforts Without the aggressive pre-hospital treatment administered to this victim, the outcome would have been gravely different. On Nov. 17 Barnstable Fire Department was dispatched on a Priority 1 medical emergency for a victim in cardiac arrest. Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillation (AED) were initiated immediately by first responding personnel, BFD said. Paramedic level advanced care was aggressively provided in the pre-hospital setting …
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
An elderly male was very lucky to survive this dramatic crash in Barnstable Monday evening. About 7:30 p.m., the Nissan Maxima entered the large rest area between exits 6 and 7 on Route 6 eastbound, and crashed into the rear of a parked flatbed tractor tr
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Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Thursday, October 6, 2011
In honor of breast cancer awareness month the Barnstable Fire Department Local 3276 is raising funds for Susan G. Komen and wearing pink.
The Barnstable Professional Firefighters Local 3276 are going pink for the month of October. Its small department is trying to make a big difference. The firefighters are presenting its First Annual IAFF Goes Passionately Pink for a Cure to help support the Susan G. Komen foundation. Barnstable Fire Department is selling pink flamingos for $5. The birds then receive a ribbon to write in a loved one's name and are then is planted in swarm on our front lawn. Barnstable firefighters are the first Mid-Cape department to wear pink duty shirts for the entire month and are getting rave reviews from all that see them, the department said. If you are interested in purchasing a flamingo please email Donna Rex dustyrex (at) verizon (dot) net.