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The Officers and members of Barnstead Fire-Rescue would like to pay tribute to several of our past members.

jake weber

Lt. Jacob Weber
January 18, 1983 - October 22, 2013

It is with great sadness to report the passing of Lt. Jacob Weber.  A wake took place in Colebrook, NH on Saturday, October 26 and the funeral took place on Sunday, October 27. Lt. Weber touched the hearts of many and will be deeply missed.  Click on the link to view a slideshow of a testimony to his life.

It is with regret that we announces the passing Retired Chief Roscoe W. Tasker of the Barnstead Fire Company. Chief Tasker was a lifelong member of the Barnstead Parade Fire Company and served as Chief and Forest Fire Warden for more than 15 years. Services were held on January 9, 2013. We offer our condolences to Chief Tasker's family.

tim smith

Lt. Timothy Smith, who suffered a brain aneurysm in December 2008, and his family and friends remain steadfast in our thoughts and prayers.

steve 'jonesie' jones

On December 29, 2006, 40-year veteran firefighter Steve Jones died of heart failure while transporting a truck to Maine for routine maintenance. We said good bye to our brother at a memorial service held on January 6, 2007. In October 2007, Firefighter Jones family received the Paul W. Sypek medal of valor awarded posthumously by the NH Fire Service and EMS Committee of Merit.  Through generous donations, a mobile support unit to assist other departments through the Granite State Fire Service Support Team was dedicated in memory of "Jonesy". Several members attended a ceremony  in October 2009 at the National Firefighters Memorial at the National Fire Academy in Emmittsburg, MD where Firefighter Jones was honored.

Dept. Chief Rodney Boyd Retirement Party

rodney

 

rodney's cake

rodneys helmet

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