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On Thursday, November 23, on duty EMS personnel were standing by at the High School for the beginning of the Holliston Turkey Trot 5K benefiting Holliston Youth Lacrosse.

On Monday, November 20, the department conducted water supply and water/ice rescue preparedness drills during a regularly scheduled training night.

On Saturday, November 18, members of Engine 2 helped remove water from a flooded basement on Regency Drive.

On Friday, November 17, additional members of our department participated in hands-on Nero's Law training at the Franklin Fire Department.

On Tuesday, November 14, Chief Michael Cassidy led a panel discussion entitled "Public Safety and Education Collaboration" at the Massachusetts Partnerships for Youth School Safety Summit in Lexington.

On Friday, November 10, the MetroWest Parents of Multiples stopped by the fire station for a tour.

On Thursday, November 2, FF Paul Jameson, FF/EMT Brendan Malone, FF/EMT Steven Garrett, and FF Anthony Rossini graduated from the Call/Volunteer Recruit Training Program at the Stow Campus of the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy.

On Tuesday, November 14, the department responded to a basement fire on Chamberlain Street.

  On Tuesday, October 31, members of the department handed out goodie bags to trick-or-treaters.

On Wednesday, October 25, the department responded to an oven fire on South Street.

On Sunday, October 15, the department responded to a dumpster fire, with energized power lines down, on Underwood Street.

On Monday, October 9, the department responded to a compactor fire on Cross Street.

On Sunday, October 8, members of the department trained with the Sherborn Fire Department on large animal rescue.

On Tuesday, October 3, members of the department trained in Milford on the practical elements of Nero's Law.

  On Monday, October 2, members of Engine 2 and Engine 4 spent several hours at the Medway Fire Department fire training structure. Personnel practiced bailout maneuvers for self rescue, and participated in exercises in accordance with NFPA 1403, Standard on Live Fire Training Evolutions.

On Sunday, September 24, members of the department presented the colors prior to the Red Sox game at Fenway Park.

On Sunday, September 10, members of the Holliston Fire Department received the Medal of Merit from Holliston American Legion Post 47, during the annual 9/11 Awards Ceremony at Town Hall.

On Tuesday, August 29, the department responded to a chemical leak on Hopping Brook Road. Two workers were transported to Milford Regional Medical Center by Holliston A-1 and Holliston A-2. A Tier II HazMat response was requested from the Department of Fire Services. Medical monitoring of the entry team was conducted by paramedics from Medway A-3.

On Monday, August 28, Brian Kelley was sworn in as the first full-time Assistant Fire Chief / EMS Director for the department.

On Thursday, August 24, Chief Michael Cassidy presented at the 2023 Public Fire and Life Safety Educator Conference at the Connecticut Fire Academy.

On Tuesday, August 22, the ambulance and paramedics from Ashland Fire responded to a medical emergency on Lowland Street. An individual was transported to a landing zone at Stoddard Park which had been secured by Engine 2, from with the patient was then transported by Boston MedFlight to Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston.

On Wednesday, August 16 and Thursday, August 17, Chief Michael Cassidy presented as part of the Executive Chief Officer Leadership (ECO) track at the International Association of Fire Chief's Fire-Rescue International conference in Kansas City, MO.

On Wednesday, August 2, Chief Cassidy was a guest reader at the Holliston Public Library for their weekly story time.

On Wednesday, July 26, the department responded to a dryer fire on Central Street.

On Monday, July 24, the department responded to a report of a house explosion on Westfield Drive. Two individuals were transported to a landing zone at the hospital, from which they were taken to burn centers at Brigham & Women's Hospital and Mass General Hospital by UMass Memorial LifeFlight.

On Friday, July 14, Chief Michael Cassidy and FF Nick Cutone presented at the first session of the Holliston Police Department's 2023 Jr. Police Academy.

On Sunday, July 9, the department responded to an elevator emergency on Hollis Street.

On Monday, July 3, the department trained on "fast water" evolutions at the High School Parking lot.

On Saturday, July 1, the department responded to a report of a car into a house on Norfolk Street.

On Thursday, June 29, FF Alan Greendale, Jr. and FF Nicholas Micelotti graduated from the Call/Volunteer Recruit Training program at the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy in Stow. Shown here with Deputy Alan Greendale, Sr. and Deputy Michael Gulla.

On Sunday, June 25, the ambulance and paramedics from Medway Fire responded to a motor vehicle crash on Washington Street. One driver was transported to a landing zone which had been secured by Engine 1 at the High School, for transport by Boston MedFlight to UMass Memorial Medical Center, University Campus in Worcester.

On Tuesday, June 20, Chief Michael Cassidy presented at the 2023 NFPA Conference & Expo at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.

On Sunday, June 11, current and retired members of the department visited local cemeteries, decorating the graves of over seventy-five former members with geraniums, in observance of Firefighters Memorial Sunday.

On Monday, June 5, members of the department continued safety and survival training in the bays of the Central Fire Station.

On Saturday, June 3, members of the Holliston Fire Department Color Guard presented the colors at Fenway Park before the Red Sox game.

On Monday, May 29, members of the department participated in the annual Memorial Day parade.

On Thursday, May 25, Forest Fire 3 and Engine 4 stood by for the flag retirement and disposal ceremony at the Lake Grove Cemetery.

On Thursday, May 25, Chief Michael Cassidy presented at the inaugural Midwest Community Risk Reduction Conference at Valparaiso University.

On Wednesday, May 24, Deputy Alan Greendale and Engine 2 responded mutual aid to Millis for a 3 alarm fire on Stonybrook Drive.

On Monday, May 22, members of the Ambulance Corps gathered for the monthly Continuing Education meeting, during EMS Week.

On Monday, May 22, the ambulance responded to motor vehicle crash on Norfolk Street. The individual refused transport; a signed waiver was obtained.

On Tuesday, May 16, Chief Michael Cassidy, Deputy Alan Greendale, Rescue 1, Engine 2, the ambulance and paramedics from Ashland Fire responded to a rollover crash on Central Street. One patient was transported to UMass Memorial Medical Center, University Campus in Worcester.

On Monday May 15, representatives of the fire department joined our colleagues from the Holliston Police Department in observing National Peace Officers Memorial Day at a ceremony at St. Mary's Cemetery.

On Friday, May 12, Chief Michael Cassidy and Rescue 1 investigated a CO alarm activation on Juniper Road.

On Monday, May 8, Deputy Michael Gulla was sworn in as an on-call Deputy Fire Chief.

On Saturday, May 6, members of the department participated in the American Lung Association Fight for Air Climb at One Boston Place; raising more than $5,000 for education, research and advocacy for healthy lungs and healthy air.

On Saturday, May 6, members of the department participated in the Public Safety Day and Touch-a-Truck at the Holliston High School.

On Friday, May 5, Chief Michael Cassidy spoke at the 48th Annual Fire and Life Safety Educators' Conference held at the New York State Academy of Fire Science.

On Thursday, May 4, Chief Cassidy spoke to preschoolers at Blessed Beginnings Preschool.

On Monday, May 1, members of the department participated in Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) training during a monthly training meeting.

  On Thursday, April 27, members of the department, along with members of the state HazMat team, investigated an odor at a home on Briarcliff Lane.

On Tuesday, April 25, Alan Greendale was sworn in as an on-call Deputy Fire Chief.

On Monday, April 24, Chief Cassidy spoke to an Intro to Forensics class at the Holliston High School.

  On Monday, April 17, crews supported mutual aid partners in Hopkinton and Ashland during the running of the 127th Boston Athletic Association Boston Marathon.

On Saturday, April 8, Chief Cassidy and Engine 2 provided station coverage in Medway while crews were assisting with a brush fire in Milford.

On Tuesday, March 28, Chief Cassidy spoke to a Pre-K class at the Holliston Community Children's Center, explaining to them the elements of his personal protective equipment (PPE) during a theme of lessons on clothing.

On Thursday, March 23, Chief Cassidy read to a Pre-K class during Read Across America Day at the Placentino Elementary School.

On Wednesday, March 22, Chief Cassidy read to a 5th Grade class during Community Reader Week at the Miller Elementary School.

On Tuesday, March 21, Chief Cassidy spoke to a CPR & Injury Prevention Class at the Holliston High School.

On Monday, March 20, members of the department responded to a brush fire on Alpine Drive.

On Monday, March 20, members of the department participated in Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) training during a month training meeting.

On Sunday, March 12, Chief Cassidy responded mutual aid to Sherborn for a chimney fire on Bogastow Brook Road. While personnel from Sherborn and Millis were operating on the fireground, Chief Cassidy managed the TACTRON Command Center as the Accountability Officer -  tracking both resources and assignments.

On Thursday, March 2, Chief Cassidy read to preschoolers at the Holliston Community Children's Center during National Read Across America Day.

On Tuesday, February 14, Chief Cassidy, Deputy Dellicker and A-1 responded to a motor vehicle crash on Highland Street, resulting in a snapped utility pole, wires down across the roadway, and personal injury. One patient was transported to MetroWest Medical Center. Eversource Electric and Verizon were notified and responded.

On Tuesday, February 7, A-1 responded as part of Ambulance Task Force 14-C to Brockton, as part of the MA Fire and Ambulance Mobilization Plan. Ambulances from throughout the Commonwealth were requested to assist with the evacuation and relocation of 160+ patients, following a fire at the Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital.

On Tuesday, February 7, Chief Michael Cassidy, Deputy Mark Dellicker, Rescue 1 and Engine 1 responded to an odor of gas at a Central Street business. Eversource Gas was notified and responded.

On Tuesday, January 31, the ambulance responded to a motor vehicle crash on Central Street. One patient was transported to UMass Memorial Medical Center, University Campus in Worcester.

On Monday, January 23, Deputy Jim Moore and Engines 1 and 3 responded to a fire in a trash truck on Shaw Farm Road. The truck offloaded the contents to the roadway, so that suppression activities could occur. The DPW Highway Division then assisted loading the debris into a dumpster for removal.

On Monday, January 9, during a meeting of the HCAT Board of Directors, Chief Michael Cassidy presented the 2022 Davey Awards' Silver Award to Holliston Cable Access Television (HCAT) for Episode 33 of "Story Time with Chief Cassidy."

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