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Dennis Dube is the next Fire Chief for the City of Rochester

In a letter to staff on June 23rd, City Manager Blaine Cox announced that Dennis Dube has accepted the position of Fire Chief for the City of Rochester. A start date has not been determined at this time."Dennis has a long and exemplary record...

Deputy Chief of Prevention: “Sprinklers and smoke detectors save lives.”

On June 19th, the Rochester Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in a 2.5-story building with 3 apartment units. The units house a total of 10 occupants, 4 of which are minors. No occupants were injured. Upon arrival, firefighters observed smoke emanating from...

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City of Rochester accepting applications for Fire Chief

The City of Rochester is seeking a new Fire Chief, following Mark Klose's retirement...

Rochester Fire Chief remembers 9/11 on the 20th anniversary

September marks the 20th anniversary of 9/11 and two decades later, the memories remain...

Red Cross offers FREE Virtual Preparedness Training

The Red Cross wants to help prepare families for emergencies. They have launched free virtual...

Video: Rochester Fire Chief receives COVID-19 vaccination

Dozens of first responders received COVID-19 vaccines during the first couple days of operations...

RFD Chief receives NHCFO II designation

Rochester Fire Department Chief, Mark Klose, officially received the NHCFO II designation from the...

Governor Sununu lifts ban on burning

Due to the extreme drought conditions in early October, Governor Sununu released an emergency...

Rochester Fire Department Closed For Non-Emergency Walk-in Services Until Further Notice

Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in Strafford County and the City of...

Gov. Sununu Issues Proclamation Prohibiting Open Fires and Smoking In and Near NH Woodlands

Gov. Christopher T. Sununu has issued a proclamation that bans both outdoor burning and...

Fire Chief Warns Level 4 Fire Danger, No Burning

Dry air mass and breezy conditions will combine with dead and dry fuels such...

Fire Chief Cautions: “No one should burn, even with a Category 1 Fire Permit”

Dry air mass and breezy conditions will combine with dead and dry fuels such...

Fire Chief Completes International Professional Designation Process

ROCHESTER — (August 19, 2020) Rochester Fire Chief Mark E. Klose has successfully completed...

Juvenile Firesetter Program

In 1995 a Juvenile Firesetter’s Intervention Program was developed in response to the many...

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Mysterious family of Bigfoot spotted in downtown Rochester

The Rochester Police Department has received several reports of Bigfoot sightings in the downtown...

 Looking ahead: September is National Recovery Month

Each September, Recovery Month promotes and supports new evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, the existence...

Public Works: Smoke Testing to be conducted 5/15 to 9/30/2022

In order to improve the sewer service in your area, on behalf of the...

WATCH: Codes & Ordinances Committee – 8/04/22

VIDEO: Codes & Ordinances Committee - 8/04/22. Public Input, Amendment to Chapter 167 of...