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    Oct 06, 2019
    As of October 2nd, 2019 there were two promotions: Lt. Christopher Dillon was promoted to Fire Captain FF. Samuel Parsons was promoted to Fire Lieutenant Congratulations and we wish them well in their new assignments.
    Aug 24, 2018
    New Hires Two new Firefighter/Paramedics started with the Melrose Fire Department this week:  On Tuesday August, 21st FF. Michael Bell started with the MFD, Mike comes from Amesbury where he worked for 9 years. Mike brings many years of firefighting experience and patient care as a paramedic to Melrose. We want to wish him well as he continues his career here in Melrose.
    Jul 21, 2018
    On June 29th, 2018 Captain Robert Kendall (Engine Co. 2) and Firefighter Scott Colborne (Engine Co. 2) retired from the Melrose Fire Department. Capt. Kendall was appointed on November 1, 1984 and FF. Colborne was appointed on June 29, 2018. We wish them both health and happiness in their retirement.  Pictured below is Group 3 with Capt.
    Apr 15, 2017
    We would like to welcome our newest member, FFOP Scott Shedd. Scott was hired at the beginning of March, and will work in Fire Alarm until he completes his 10 week training at the Mass Fire Academy in May. We wish him well in his career.
    Jan 23, 2017
    Jan 15, 2017
    At the beginning of November Melrose Fire hired three new FF/Paramedics, they have been assignmed to three different groups and are currently working in Fire Alarm. The three new FF's are Brent Dobbins, Bill Holm, and Alessandro Collarusso. The three of them will be attending the Massachusetts Fire Academy on February, 6th and will go for 10 consecutive weeks.
    Jul 02, 2014
    Congratulations to FF. Mike O'Connor on his recent promotion to the rank of Fire Lieutenant effective           June 12, 2014.  Fire Lieutenant O'Connor will be assigned to Ladder 1, Group 4.
    Jun 30, 2014
    Our Newest Members to the Department are FF. Barry Canavan and FFOP Jeremy Dungca who started in January 2014 and FFOP's Sean Merrigan and Dana Risso who started in June 2014. With the addidion of these members our Fire Based Emergency Medical Services has been upgraded to the Advanced/Paramedic Level on all four working groups.
    Jun 23, 2013

    Melrose Fire Fighters Local 1617 would like to welcome our two newest members to the department, FFOP John Glabicky and FFOP John Brophy, best wishes on the start of your new career's.

    Jun 16, 2013

     Melrose Fire Fighters Local 1617 would like to congratulate the following members on their recent promotions, Fire Captain Kevin Nobile, Fire Lieutenant Peter Grant and acting Fire Captain Paul Collina. We wish them well in their new assignments.

    Apr 21, 2013

     Melrose Fire Fighters Local 1617 would like to congratulate the following department members on their recent retirements, Fire Captain Richard Fink, Fire Fighter Charles Ebert and Fire Fighter Matthew Corso, we wish you all a long healthy and happy retirement.

    Apr 21, 2013

     We would like to welcome Fire Fighter Brian Moran to Melrose, Brian was a FF in the City of Amesbury for the past ten years who recently transfered to the MFD.

    Sep 25, 2012

    Melrose Fire Fighters would like to welcome our two newest members to the department, FFOP's Patrick Rose and Jeremy Marrache.

    Jun 28, 2012

     Congratulations to FFOP Sam Parsons upon his graduation from the recruit training program at the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy on Friday June 22, 2012.

    May 03, 2012

    Congratulations to Captain Chris Leary on his promotion to Chief of Melrose Fire Department. Chris is a 27 year veteran of the department. Chris first joined the department in 1985 as a firefighter. He became a lieutenant in 2000 and was promoted to Captain in 2003.


    Feb 27, 2012

    Congratulations to Fire Lieutenant Paul Collina of Engine Co.2, who was awarded the 2012 VFW SGT Harold O. Young Post 2394 Firefighter Of The Year Award. Lt Collina received this award for his tireless dedication while spearheading the departments successful efforts to restore a fire department based emergency ambulance service.

    Nov 24, 2011

    Melrose Fire Fighters would like to welcome our newest member to the department, FFOP Sam Parsons.

    Oct 09, 2011

    Congratulations to Fire Lieutenant Kevin Nobile on his recent promotion, Lt Nobile was promoted by Mayor Rob Dolan on Wednesday October 5, 2011

    Jul 31, 2011

    Would like to congratulate Fire Captain Jim Winslow and Fire Lieutenant Ken MacIntosh on their recent promotions, as well as welcome to the department three of our newest members FFOP's Michael O'Connor, Aaron Paskalis and Sean Currier.

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