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Sept. 24, 2016 Animal Rescue
​43 Allds Street

Prepared by: Deputy Chief George A Walker
Incident type: Animal Rescue
Incident date: 09/24/2016
Time of Incident: 0824
Incident Location: 43 ALLDS ST
Property Owners Name:
Property Owners Address:
Incident Commander: Capt. Robert Barrows
Number of NFR Engines in response: 1
Number of NFR Ladder trucks in response: 0
Other NFR apparatus in response: 0
Number of NFR personnel in response: 4
First NFR unit on scene: Engine 4

Accomplishments: Property owner called to report a dog had fallen into an abandoned dry well and requesting assistance from Nashua Fire Rescue. Engine 4 was dispatched from Station 4. Engine 4 arrived to find the dog, unhurt at the bottom of an 8-10 foot dry well.

​Engine 4's crew investigated the well and determined it was safe to enter. A short ladder was placed into the well and one firefighter climbed down into the well and lifted dog out to the other firefighters.

​Dog was unhurt and reunited with its owner. A happy ending to what could have been an unfortunate accident.

Public Service Announcement: Nashua Fire Rescue wants to remind everyone to make sure underground wells, dry well, or holes should be securely covered to prevent the possibility of people or pets from falling in.

​ For a general description of Nashua Fire Rescue and additional information concerning the municipality please visit http://www.nashuafire.com. Photo courtesy of Nashua Fire Rescue

Sept. 16, 2016 Building Fire
​23 DUMAINE AVE PREFORMS PLUS

Prepared by: Deputy Chief Glen J Mac Donald
Incident type: Building Fire
Incident date: 09/16/2016
Time of Incident: 0351
Incident Location: 23 DUMAINE AVE PREFORMS PLUS
Property Owners Name:
Property Owners Address:
Incident Commander: Deputy Chief Glen MacDonald
Number of NFR Engines in response: 2
Number of NFR Ladder trucks in response: 1
Other NFR apparatus in response: Deputy Chief
Number of NFR personnel in response: 14
First NFR unit on scene: Engine 5

​Nashua Fire Rescue responded to Preforms Plus at 23 Dumaine Avenue for the alarm activation. Crews located a small fire in a vacant portion of the building. The fire had activated the sprinkler system. The sprinkler system prevented the fire from spreading. The crews searched further and found the remnants of a second fire.

​Both fires are being investigated by the city Fire marshal and the Nashua Police Department.

​For a general description of Nashua Fire Rescue and additional information concerning the municipality please visit http://www.nashuafire.com.