Firefighters in Action https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/ Firefighters in Action Structure Fire on Southridge Rd, Fall 2012 https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=169951538 169951538 After the Southridge Rd Fire Was Contained https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=169951540 169951540 After Containment https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=169951541 169951541 One of the Portable Water Tanks at the Scene https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=169951542 169951542 Hampden Firefighters on Mutual Aid in Wilbraham https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=169951539 169951539 UMass Lifeflight Aeromedical Helicopter https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=170374032 170374032 Trailer Fire on Chapin Rd 12/2012 https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=172127254 172127254 Structure Fire on Somers Rd Aftermath, next day, of fully-involved residential structure fire, multiple towns called in for mutual aid. House was total loss. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=179992615 179992615 Structure Fire on Somers Rd Aftermath, day two. HFD personnel assisting Fire Marshal/Investigator. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=179992619 179992619 RV Fire on Chapin Rd RV caught fire next to barn after the owner started it up for spring "warm-up," with some minimal fire extension to the side of the barn. Barn was saved, RV totaled. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=179992616 179992616 RV Fire on Chapin Rd https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=179992617 179992617 Dumpster Fire on the "Industrial Drive" FD called for the fully-involved dumpster, arrived to find moderate smoke and flames showing from industrial dumpster, with minor extension to surrounding grass and brush. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=179992618 179992618 Brush Fire, Location Unknown One of multiple brush fires responded to during the Spring 2013 brush season. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=179992620 179992620 MVA on Main St Serious motor vehicle collision with entrapment and injuries on Main St in early 2013 (winter time) https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=180376713 180376713 Structure Fire on Somers Rd View of fully-involved structure as second-alarm units arrived. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=180376714 180376714 Structure Fire on Somers Rd View of fully-involved structure from Scantic River on far side of trees. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=180376715 180376715 Structure Fire on Somers Rd Portable water tanks set up for drafting operations to support attack engines. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=180376716 180376716 MVA on Main St https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=180376717 180376717 Drop Tanks The HFD has made it their goal to save as much property as possible during a structure fire. Therefore, it is not uncommon to see these drop tanks at the scenes, near an engine. These tanks hold as much if not more water than some of our apparatus, and when deployed, allow tanker trucks to shuttle water to the scene. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=180376718 180376718 Structure Fire on Somers Rd Drop tank/tanker shuttle zone. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=180376719 180376719 HFD E-1, E-2, and WFD E-1 @ a scene Unknown location/incident type. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=180376720 180376720 Working Barn/Trailer Fire, Chapin Rd Crews arrived and quickly brought the small fire under control. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=180376721 180376721 Mutual Aid Response to Somers, CT 07/24/2013 Structure fire reported in Somers, CT, 5 Bilton Rd, around 12:40AM. Residential structure was fully involved. Somers incident command requested a Tanker from Hampden. Tanker responded, staged on scene, cleared approx. 20 minutes later. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=182593110 182593110 After a Fire The process of packing up, cleaning, and preparing our trucks and equipment after a structure fire or brush fire is a long process, but is just as important as the emergency itself. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=187350424 187350424 Hampden Night Out Automobile Extrication demonstration. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=187350425 187350425 Hampden Night Out Automobile Extrication demonstration. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=187350426 187350426 Hampden Night Out Automobile Extrication demonstration. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=187350427 187350427 Ice Rescue Training FF/EMT McCarthy strikes a pose. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=187528066 187528066 Ice Rescue Training FF/EMT Paquette takes her turn in the ice rescue "Gumby" suit. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=187528067 187528067 Ice Rescue Training Inspecting and inventory of the equipment. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=187528068 187528068 Ice Rescue Training https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=187528069 187528069 Car vs. Tree Engine 2 and Car 1 responded to the Senior Housing for the report of a car off the road and into a tree. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188895186 188895186 Car vs. Tree Hampden Firefighters, Hampden Police, and private EMS worked to free the woman. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188895187 188895187 https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188895188 188895188 https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188895189 188895189 https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188895190 188895190 https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188895191 188895191 https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188895192 188895192 Hampden Covers E. Longmeadow Hampden's Engine 2 was quartered at ELFD for an evening, to provide 911 coverage to their town while their members attended a retirement function. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=192761382 192761382 Hampden Covers E. Longmeadow Hampden's Engine 2 was quartered at ELFD for an evening, to provide 911 coverage to their town while their members attended a retirement function. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=192761383 192761383 Ice Rescue Training Firefighters attended a yearly refresher training at the pond behind Laughing Brook. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=192761778 192761778 Ice Rescue Training Different Ice Rescue techniques were practiced, including using the sled, shown here. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=192761779 192761779 Ice Rescue Training https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=192761780 192761780 Ice Rescue Training The victim is dragged up onto the sled and secured to it. The two firefighters then proceed back to the shore. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=192761784 192761784 Ice Rescue Training https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=192761785 192761785 Firefighter Medical Responder Training For the firefighters NOT certified as EMT's, a yearly Emergency Medical First Responder course, covering basic first aid and CPR, is taught. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=192761786 192761786 Firefighter Medical Responder Training FF/EMT Paquette, also a nurse, reviews with firefighters, some of the techniques used for proper gathering of vital signs during patient assessments. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=192761787 192761787 Firefighter Medical Responder Training Firefighters review the key points of backboarding and cervical stabilization. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=192761788 192761788 Probationary Firefighter Ladder Training Engine 2 and Tanker 1 at Green Meadow Elementary School for a ground ladders class for the Probationary Firefighters. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=192761789 192761789 Probationary Firefighter Ladder Training FF/EMT Andy Netherwood reviews the proper ground ladder techniques for firefighting operations. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=192761790 192761790 Probationary Firefighter Ladder Training Probationary firefighters are taught the single-person emergency raise with a 24-foot extension ladder. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=192761791 192761791 Probationary Firefighter Ladder Training https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=192761793 192761793 Apparatus Inspection Night Firefighters perform a monthly inspection of all the apparatus and clean the station, ensuring our gear and vehicles are road-ready and deficiency-free. https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=192761794 192761794 Mutual Aid- Brushfire on Waid Rd, Monson https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=194976949 194976949 Mutual Aid- Brushfire on Waid Rd, Monson https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=194976950 194976950 Mutual Aid- Brushfire on Waid Rd, Monson https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=194976951 194976951 Structure Fire on Meadowbrook Rd in Hampden, August 2014 https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=194976952 194976952 Structure Fire on Meadowbrook Rd in Hampden, August 2014 https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=194976953 194976953 Structure Fire on Meadowbrook Rd in Hampden, August 2014 https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=194976954 194976954 Structure Fire on Meadowbrook Rd in Hampden, August 2014 https://www.hampdenfd.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=194977209 194977209