S-215 Fire Ops in the Wildland Urban Interface training in Allenstown

S-215 Fire Operations in the Wildland Urban Interface
August 9, 10, 11, 2023
Bear Brook State Park
Allenstown, NH

COURSE TITLE: S-215 Fire Operations in the Wildland Urban Interface
DATES: August 9, 10, 11, 2023– 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
LOCATION: Bear Brook State Park-DNCR Forestry Warehouse
157 Deerfield Rd. (3 DRED Circle), Allenstown, NH 03275
SPONSORING AGENCY: State of New Hampshire, Division of Forests & Lands

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This is an instructor-led course intended to be presented at the local level. Instructional units include firefighter safety in the interface, managing human factors in the interface, pre-incident planning, size-up and initial strategy, structure triage, structure protection overview, tactics in the interface, tactical operations and resource use in the interface, action assessment, plan update, and after-action review.
TARGET GROUP: Designed to assist any emergency responders who will be planning for and making operational decisions during an interface incident. This course is for personnel desiring to be qualified as Incident Commander Type 4 (ICT4), Task Force Leader (TFLD), or any Strike Team Leader. Priority will be given to individuals who are active members of the NH Firefighter/Crew Mobilization Program, NH Forest Fire Wardens, and other NH Fire Service Personnel.
For more information, see https://www.nh.gov/nhdfl/community/fire-warden-information/wildland-fire-training.htm

Harry Remick

It is with heavy hearts that the Tamworth Fire Department announces the passing of Firefighter Harry Remick on June 27, 2023.

Harry served the Tamworth Fire Department for over 60 years. At the time of his passing Harry was a more then just a firefighter he was a Fireward, a Firefighter and a Deputy Forest Fire Warden. Harry had honorably served 36 years in the United States Coast Guard as a Damage Controlman First Class, he served 47 years as a Deputy Warden and was a member of Carrol County Forest Fire Wardens Association for 55 years. Funeral details are being finalized at this time.

You will be missed by many and the impact you made in the community will not be forgotten.

Harry Remick received his final fire call on Tuesday, June 27, 2023.

Harry was a true Tamworth, N.H., native being born in the “old” Memorial Hospital on Aug. 23, 1951, to Charlotte (Seavey) and Charles Remick.

Harry was a graduating member of Kennett High School Class of 1970. Upon graduation, he attended UNH for one semester before joining the United States Coast Guard.

Harry’s dad was fire chief in Tamworth so Harry had always been involved with the fire department. He would help wash the trucks, sweep the floors, anything and everything a young person was allowed to do.

At the age of 16, he became a Junior member of the fire department. When he joined the Coast Guard in 1971, he remained as active in the fire department as he could.

Harry retired from the Coast Guard after serving 36 years. This retirement allowed him to become more active in the fire department. Harry had been a fire department ward since 1984 helping to establish many of the present rules, regulations and a paid chief’s position.

Harry was also a member of the Carroll County Forest Fire Wardens Association serving since 1968 serving as a Deputy Fire Warden since 1976 and an association president from 1997.

Harry was predeceased by his parents.

He leaves behind his wife Priscilla of 49 years, their son Christian and granddaughter Samantha. He also leaves a brother Ron Remick, Sr. (Doris); a sister BettyJane (Ed) Garbow; and  brother Stuart (Aya) Remick. As well as several nieces, nephews and friends across the United States.

Viewing will be at Lord’s Funeral Home in Center Ossipee on Friday, July 14, from 5 to 8 p.m.

Services will be held at the Tamworth Church in the village on Saturday, July 15, at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Ordination Rock cemetery fittingly behind his parents gravesite.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to any of these organizations which were very near and dear to Harry’s heart: Tamworth Firemen’s Club, 132 Chinook Trail, Tamworth, NH 03886; L.I.F.E. Ministries Food Pantry, Box 476, Wolfeboro Falls, NH 03894; Jen’s Friends Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 1842, North Conway, NH 03860.

Chief Ray Chandler passes away 8/16/2016


Raymond P. Chandler, 85, Retired Fire Chief of Gorham, passed away on Tuesday August 16, 2016 at Mineral Springs in North Conway. He was born in Worcester, MA on October 26, 1930 the son of Philip R. and Kathleen (St. Clair) Chandler and was raised in Bartlett, NH. He attended school in Bartlett and was a US Navy Veteran. Ray had lived in Gorham for over 60 years and had been employed by TOP Furniture prior to becoming the Fire Chief for the Town of Gorham, where he served for many years. He was a member of the Gorham Congregational Church, UCC, the American Legion and was a dedicated member and Past Officer the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #1464, as well as the State Aerie. Ray was a member of the New Hampshire Association of Fire Chief’s, an Instructor Emeritus with the New Hampshire Fire Academy, was Coos County Representative for the New Hampshire State Fireman’s Association for over 20 years, as well as a member of many other fire service associations and organizations.

Family includes his daughter a Laurie Chandler of Sarasota, FL; a son-in-law Alvin (Bo) Gross of Jefferson, NH; granddaughters Courtney Gamans and husband Chris of Hooksett, NH and Jennifer Frazee and husband Norm and his son Kyle of Nantucket, MA; a great granddaughter Luella Frazee of Nantucket, MA; step daughters Lori Boisselle and husband Matthew and their children of Gorham, NH and Lisa Dore and children of TN; a brother Donald Chandler of Silver Lake, NH; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Judith (Clark) Chandler and his daughter Rae Jean (Chandler) Gross.

SERVICES: Funeral Services will be held on Saturday afternoon August 20, 2016 at 2:00 PM at the Gorham Congregational Church, UCC. Interment will be in the Bartlett Village Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 1 Promenade St., Gorham on Friday evening from 5 to 8 PM. Donations in his memory may be made to the Gorham Fire Dept., 347 Main St., Gorham, NH, 03581 or to Susan Komen Breast Cancer at ww5.Komen.org.