Recent Incidents

 
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Structure Fire - 8 Dowd Road - 05/27/19

At approximately 12:32 on Monday afternoon, Monterey Fire was dispatched to an remote address on Dowd Road for a Structure Fire.

Truck 172 arrived first due; crews deployed a 1 3/4” hose line and made a aggressive interior attack of a well-involved basement fire.

Mutual Aid on the First Alarm brought crews from Great Barrington Fire DepartmentOtis Volunteer Fire Dept, New Marlborough Fire Department, and Southern Berkshire Volunteer Ambulance Squad, Inc.

The cause of the fire was determined to be electrical in nature.

All units returned in service by 16:00

 
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Structure Fire - Mutual Aid to New Marlborough - 05/17/19

Monterey Truck 172 and Engine 177 responded mutual aid to New Marlborough for a working structure fire. MFD crews assisted with fire attack and overhaul. MFD responded with 12 personnel alongside multiple other departments mutual aid.

 
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MVC with Entrapment - Mutual Aid to Sandisfield - 05/14/19

Monterey Rescue 179 and Truck 172 responded mutual aid to Route 8 in Sandisfield for a Ryder Truck vs. Tow Truck collision with heavy entrapment. Crews used the jaws to remove the victims. Multiple other departments provided mutual aid.

Structure Fire - Mutual Aid to New Marlborough - 03/15/19

Monterey Truck 172, Engine 177, and Rescue 5 responded mutual aid to New Marlborough for a Structure Fire. Multiple other departments also assisted.

T172 made a set and crews began working on the exposure building; conducting primary and secondary searches and assisting in extinguishment of the fire.

Engine 7 arrived and was used for water supply.

Structure Fire - Mutual Aid to New Marlborough - 02/25/19

Monterey Truck 172 and Engine 7 responded mutual aid to New Marlborough for a Structure Fire.

Crews assisted NMFD and multiple other mutual aid companies with fire found in the walls and ceiling of a residence. Crews returned in service by 22:00.

Structure Fire - Mutual Aid to New Marlborough - 02/15/19

Monterey Truck 172 and Rescue 179 responded mutual aid to New Marlborough for a Structure Fire.

Crews assisted NMFD with a small fire found in the attic above a closet. Fire believed to be caused by a light bulb in the closet. Crews returned in service by 16:30.

Structure Fire - Mutual Aid to Otis - 12/22/19

Monterey Truck 172 and Engine 177 responded mutual aid to Otis for a Chimney Fire with extension.

Truck 172 arrived just behind Otis’ first due engine and found heavy fire in the first floor. Crews assisted with fire attack and overhaul. Fire believed to have started from a wood stove chimney on the first floor. Crews returned in service by 22:00.

Medical Emergency - Main Road - 09/19/18

Monterey Rescue 179 and Rescue 175 along with Southern Berkshire Ambulance responded to an address on Main Road for a serious medical call.

Due to the nature of the call and need for a higher level of care, Lifestar was called to transport the patient. Truck 172 responded and setup a landing zone at Stevens Lake Road. Patient was transferred by Lifestar to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield.