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#2016-01
2 February 2016

MUTUAL AID
MUSQUASH, NB –This morning at 07:17 hrs, Musquash fire dept responded to call for mutual aid for Blacks Harbour at 765 Seeleys Cove rd. The original information was for a fully involved structure fire. Upon arrival firefighters found a single dwelling fully involved with fire. Firefighters started with an interior attack but had to pull back to an exterior attack due to deteriorating conditions. Blacks Harbour, Musquash, St George and Fundy bay fire were all on scene. Paramedics and RCMP were also on scene.


MVC #2015-03
29 January 2015

TWO MVC FOR MUSQUASH FIRE
MUSQUASH, NB – Musquash firefighters responded to two Motor Vehicle Collisions onHighway 1 in the past 24 hours. The first was received at 6:55 pm last night (Wednesday January 28, 2015).

On arrival, firefighters found a car on its roof in the Median on Highway 1 near Kilometer marker 95 in Musquash. The lone occupant was already out of the vehicle. Firefighters assisted Paramedics and provided Traffic control.

The second MVC call was received at 8:10 am on January 29, 2015 on Highway 1 In Prince Of Wales. On arrival, firefighters found a vehicle had struck the guard rail and landed on its side. The occupant was already out of the vehicle. Firefighters assisted Paramedics and provided traffic control at this incident, as well.

In each case, the patient was transported to hospital with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries. Highway 1 was icy at the time of both accidents.


 

2015 Department News
  • August 29, 2019 - 34 Attended the Annual Golf Tounament. There was a tie for first place. One team consisted of Wayne Pollock, Peter Barriault and Jamie Basterache. The Other team conisted of Craig Ward, Jonathan Fairweather, Jason St. Peter and Lyman Spears.
  • May 30, 2015 - 8 Attended the Annual Musquash Fire Department Fishing Tournament. The Winning fisherman conisted of Jonah Tremble
2014 Department News
  • May 17, 2014 - 30 Attended the Semi- Annual Musquash Fire Department Horseshoe Tournament. The Winning team consisted of Wanda Oliver and Rick Westfield
  • May 10, 2014 - 7 Attended the Annual Musquash Fire Department Fishing Tournament. The Winning fisherman conisted of Shawn Cunningham
  • March 22, 2014 - 4 People from Musquash Attended the Annual St-Stephen curling Funspiel. The Team consited of Grady Curtis, Malcom Hewey, Philip Melonson and Rick Westfield.
2013 Department News
  • September 21, 2013 - 32 Attended the Annual Golf Tounament. The Winning Team consisted of Stefan Hettrick, Philip Melanson, Susan Mersereau and Jason St. Peter.
  • September 14, 2013 - 20 Attended the Semi-Annual Horseshoe Tounament. The Winning Team consisted of Justin Dean and Mike Mersereau.
  • August 3rd, 2013 - 6 fire fighters Attended the Grand Manan Fire Truck Pull. Team Musquash came in second place. Team consisted of Justin Dean, Adam Mahar, Philip Melanson, Paul Poirier, Rosanne Van Huissteden and Kirk Westfield
  • May 25, 2013 - 9 Attended the Annual Musquash Fire Department Fishing Tournament. The Winning fisherman conisted of Shane Dunn
  • May 4, 2013 - 32 Attended the Semi- Annual Musquash Fire Department Horseshoe Tournament. The Winning team consisted of Jeff Pollock and Jamie Melanson
  • March 9, 2013 - 9 People from Musquash Attended the Annual St-Stephen curling Funspiel. Team 1 consited of Paul Poirier, Kirk Westfield, Justin Dean and Brad Anderson. Team 2 consited of Greg Dixon, Malcom Hewey, Adam Mahar and Shawn Cunningham.
2012 Department News
  • September 22, 2012 - 25 People Attended the Annual Golf Tournament Tournament. There was a Tie for the First Place. The First team consited of Dave Meneer, Chris Meneer, Gilles Arseneault and Dianne Gass. The Second team consisted of Wayne Pollock, Dan Rodgerson and Russell Palmer.
  • May 19, 2012 - 28 People Attended the Semi- Annual Musquash Fire Department Horseshoe Tournament. The Winning team Consisted of Shane Dunn and Helen Comeau
  • March 30, 2012 8 People from Musquash Attended the Annual St-Stephen curling Funspiel. Team 1 consited of Paul Poirier, Philip Melanson, Troy Elliot and Brad Anderson. Team 2 consited of Greg Dixon, Wayne Pollock, Peter Barriault and Malcom Hewey.
  • Feb 17, 2012 Musquash Fire Department attended The Annual Provincial Curling Tournament in St-Andrews. The team consisted Greg Dixon and Paul Poirier (MFD) and Sean Morton & Darin(St-George Fire Department)
2011 Department News
  • May 28, 2011 - 24 People Attended the Semi- Annual Musquash Fire Department Horseshoe Tournament. The Winning team Consisted of Ryan Curtis and Troy Elliot
  • March 12, 2011 - 8 People from Musquash Attended the Annual St-Stephen curling Funspiel. Team 1 consited of Paul Poirier, Philip Melanson, Peter Barriault and Dan Bowman. Team 2 consited of Greg Dixon, Wayne Pollock, Jack Lambert and Malcom Hewey.
  • Feb 17, 2011 Musquash Fire Department attended The Annual Provincial Curling Tournament in Fredericton. The team consisted Greg Dixon and Paul Poirier (MFD) and Jason & Jody St-Peter(St-Stephen Fire Department)
2010 Department News
  • October 3rd, 2010 - 30 People Attended the Semi- Annual Musquash Fire Department Horseshoe Tournament. The Winning team Consisted of Judy Pollock and Neil Galbraith.
  • September 18, 2010 - 21 People Attended the Annual Musquash Fire Department Golf Tournament in St-Stephen.
  • May 1, 2010 - 45 People Attended the Semi- Annual Musquash Fire Department Horseshoe Tournament. The Winning team Consisted of Jeff Pollock and Tony Doiron. M
  • Jan & 21, 2010 Musquash Fire Department attended The Annual Provincial Curling Tournament in Moncton. The team consisted Greg Dixon and Paul Poirier (MFD) and Jim and Carla Brown(Oak Bay Fire Department)
2008 Department News

  • October 4, 2008 - 27 People Attended the Semi- Annual Musquash Fire Department Horseshoe Tournament. The Winning team Consisted of Wayne Pollock and Jensa Keirstead.
  • September 20, 2008 - 28 people attended the annual Musquash Fire Department Golf Tournament. There was a tie for first Place.  The teams conisted of Brian Stevenson, Helen Comeau, Kirk Westfield, Justin Dean and the  team conisted of Jon Westfield, Amanda Mackinnon, Mike Mersereau and   Gary Kelson.
  • September 15,  2008 - Firefighter Andrew Sonajca attended the Coast Guard Auxilary Competition in Caraquet.
  • August, 2008 Paul Poirier attended a Search and Rescue Exercise in Easport Maine involving the Canadian and American Coast Guard.
  • May 10, 2008 The Semi- Annual Musquash Fire Department Horseshoe Tournament. The Winning team Consisted of Wayne Pollock and Leah Starke.
  • March 8 & 9, 2008 Musquash Fire Department attended The Annual Hampton Curling Bonspiel. Musquash took First place and the team consisted of Anna Brinson, Gary Brinson, Greg Dixon and Paul Poirier.
2007 Department News

  • October 21, 2007 - 30 People Attended the Semi- Annual Musquash Fire Department Horseshoe Tournament. The Winning team Consisted of Jeff Pollock and Helen Comeau.
  • September 22, 2007 - 20 people attended the annual Musquash Fire Department Golf Tournament. The longest drive competition was won by Troy Elliott and "Closest to the Pin" was won by Paul Poirier.
  • September 15, 2007 - Firefighter Andrew Sonajca attended the Coast Guard Auxilary Competition in Madeleine Island. His team finish First on the first Aid Event.
  • May 31, 2007 - 3 new recruits completed a Firefighter 1 course.
  • March 25, 2007 - Musquash Fire Department had 2 teams attend The Annual St-Stephen Curling Bonspiel. Team 1 consisted of Ryan Durdan, Philip Melanson, Paul Poirier and Kirk Westfield. Team 2 consisted of Grady Curtis, Sue Curtis, Greg Dixon and Vanessa Dixon. Team 2 took 6th place out of 16 teams and Greg Dixon took Best Shot. Team 1 took 15th place

2006 Department News

  • September 30, 2006 - 24 People Attended the Annual Musquash Fire Department Golf Tournament. The Winning team Consisted of Ryan Curtis, Jeff Pollock and Troy Elliott.
  • October 7, 2006 - 22 People Attended the Semi- Annual Musquash Fire Department Horseshoe Tournament. The Winning team Consisted of Wayne Pollock and Elaine Nisbet.
  • August, 2006 - 5 Musquash Firefighters has completed the Hazardous Materiel Operational Level course and have now received there Firefighter 2 certificates.
  • May 27, 2006 - 22 People Attended the Semi- Annual Musquash Fire Department Horseshoe Tournament. The Winning team Consisted of Jean-Paul Robichaud and Amanda Mackinnon.
  • April 3, 2006 - 8 Musquash Firefighter has completed Auto Extrication course.
  • March 26, 2006 - 8 Musquash Firefighter has completed First Aid First Responder.
  • March 18, 2006 - Musquash Fire Department had 2 teams attend The Annual St-Stephen Curling Bonspiel. Team 1 consisted of Greg Dixon, Diane Gass, Gerald Gass and Linda Robichaud. Team 2 consisted of Helen Comeau, Vanessa Dixon, Ryan Durdan and Paul Poirier. Team 2 took 3 rd place out of 16 teams and also receive most Sportsmanlike.
  • March 15, 2006 - All of the Level 2 Student passed there Theory portion of the level 2 program. There were 6 from Musquash that was part of this group.

2005 Department News

  • October 22, 2005 - 16 People Attended the Semi- Annual Musquash Fire Department Horseshoe Tournament. The Winning team Consisted of Brian Stevenson and Michelle Curtis.
  • September 24, 2005 - 30 People Attended the Annual Musquash Fire Department Golf Tournament. The Winning team Consisted of Helen Comeau, Philip Melanson, Brian Stevenson and Kirk Westfield.
  • September 17, 2005 - Musquash Fire Department had 8 people attend The Annual Miramichi Fire Service workshop. Also 4 member were offering a Boat Rescue Workshop.
  • August 30, 2005 - New Photos added to Photo Gallery, Personnel list updated and also information about Annual Fall Supper placed on the Upcoming Events Page.
  • July 31, 2005 - Seven Recruits completed their Firefighter Level I course.
Firefighter Musters

August 2015 - Muster in Grand Manan
The Musquash team 1 consisting of Justin Dean, Brad Humprey, Philip Melanson, Paul Poirier and Rosanne Van Huissteden finished 3rd place overall. Click on image below for a larger photo which opens a new browser window.

Grand Manan Muster
Grand Manan Muster
Grand Manan Muster
Grand Manan Muster

August 2014 - Muster in Grand Manan
The Musquash team 1 consisting of Adam Mahar, Philip Melanson, Andrew Oliver, Paul Poirier and Jonah Tremble finished 2nd place overall. Shawn Cunningham, Justin Dean and Stefan Hettrick joined Grand Manan team finished 3rd place overall. Click on image below for a larger photo which opens a new browser window.

Grand Manan Muster
Grand Manan Muster
Grand Manan Muster
Grand Manan Muster

August 2012 - Muster in Grand Manan
The Musquash team 1 consisting of Ryan Curtis, Stefan Hettrick, Philip Melanson, Paul Poirier and Rosanne Van Huissteden finished 3rd place overall. Brad Anderson,Shawn Cunningham, Justin Dean, Adam Mahar and Jonah Tremble finished first place overall. Click on image below for a larger photo which opens a new browser window.

Grand Manan Muster
Grand Manan Muster
Grand Manan Muster
Grand Manan Muster

August 2011 - Muster in Grand Manan
The Musquash team 1 consisting of Brad Anderson, Dan Bownman, Troy Elliot, Peter Barriault, Philip Melanson finish 2rd place overall. The Mutual Aid Team, consisting of Joe Butler, Paul Poirier and other Firefigthers finish 3rd place overall. Click on image below for a larger photo which opens a new browser window.

Grand Manan Muster
Grand Manan Muster
Grand Manan Muster
Grand Manan Muster

August 2010 - Muster in Grand Manan
The Musquash team 1 consisting of Brad Anderson, Dan Bownman, Troy Elliot, Steve Humphrey, Philip Melanson finish 3rd place overall. The Musquash team 2, consisting of Helen Comeau, Justin Dean, Paul Poirier, Rosanne Van Huissteden and Kirk Westfield finish 4th place overall. Also, there was a mutual aid team which consited of Joe Butler and Paul Justin Dean which finish 2nd place overall. Click on image below for a larger photo which opens a new browser window.

Grand Manan Muster
Grand Manan Muster
Grand Manan Muster
Grand Manan Muster

August 2009 - Muster in Grand Manan
The Musquash team, consisting of Joe Butler, Helen Comeau, Philip Melanson, Ryan Newman and Paul Poirier finish 3rd place overall. Also, there was a mutual aid team which consited of Matt Stark and Paul Poirier which finish 4th place overall Click on image below for a larger photo which opens a new browser window.

Grand Manan Muster
Grand Manan Muster
Grand Manan Muster
Grand Manan Muster

August 2008 - Muster in Grand Manan
The Musquash team, consisting of Greg Dixon, Philip Melanson, Wayne Pollock, Paul Poirier and Eric Stevens finish 3rd place overall. Click on image below for a larger photo which opens a new browser window.

Grand Manan Muster
Grand Manan Muster
Grand Manan Muster
Grand Manan Muster

August 2007 - Muster in Grand Manan
The Musquash team, consisting of Mitchell Hitchcock, Philip Melanson, Paul Poirier, Kirk Westfield and Jon Westfield finish 2nd place overall. Click on image below for a larger photo which opens a new browser window.

August 2006 - Muster in Long Reach
Musquash had 2 teams consisting of Ryan Durdan, Clay Hicthcock, Mitchell Hicthcock and Paul Poirier. The other team consisted of Vanessa Dixon, Dave Janes, Dwayne Melanson and Kirk Westfield. Both Team each took a trophy for first place for a separate event. Click on image below for a larger photo which opens a new browser window.

August 2006 - Muster in Grand Manan
Musquash had 3 team consisting of Ryan Curtis, Philip Melanson, Paul Poirier, Kirk Westfield, Jon Westfield which Finish 1 place. The Second team consisted of Helen Comeau, Venessa Dixon, Clay Hitchcock Mitchell Hitchcock and Dwayne Melanson which finish 2th place. The 3rd team consisted of Gilles Arseneault, Greg Dixon, Mac Hewey, Wayne Pollock and Brian Stevenson which finish 6th. Also, Dave Janes spared for Black Harbour Team. Click on image below for a larger photo which opens a new browser window.

August 2005 - Muster in Long Reach
Musquash had 2 teams consisting of Mitchell Hicthcock, Dwayne Melanson, Kirk Westfield and Jon Westfield which finish 2 place. The other team consisted of Helen Comeau, Ryan Curtis, Philip Melanson and Paul Poirier

July 2005 - Muster in Grand Manan
Musquash had 2 team consisting of Ryan Curtis, Philip Melanson, Paul Poirier, Kirk Westfield, Jon Westfield which Finish 2 place. The other team consisted of Helen Comeau, Grady Curtis, Venessa Dixon, Mitchell Hitchcock and Dwayne Melanson which finish 4th place

Community Events 

November 11 - Remembrance Day Ceremony will be held at Station 1 in Musquash


Musquash Fire Rescue Social Events

December - Appreciation Supper