Archive 2008 - 2019

Justin Brown, FF/EMT-P

Total: 15

Snowmen spotted in Mudville

by Justin Brown, FF/EMT-P 3/1/2012

 Snowmen made by Brynn Ceceilia (4 yrs old) of her family



Tar Truck Fire on Lowland

by Justin Brown, FF/EMT-P 5/20/2011

Tar Truck Fire on Lowland   Holliston Firefighters were called at 5:40a.m. today for a fire in a loaded tar truck of the Independent Bituminous Co. on Lowland Street.



1.5 Millionth Phone Installed at Holliston Home

by Justin Brown, FF/EMT-P 5/11/2011

Item From the Middlesex Daily News, May 12, 1964: From 1964: Install 1.5 Millionth Phone at Holliston Home A Holliston family is connected with a telephone milestone.



Push Hard, Push Fast!

by Justin Brown, FF/EMT-P 10/8/2010

Push Hard, Push Fast!  


HFMRA Hosts Golf Tournament

by Justin Brown, FF/EMT-P 8/25/2010

HFMRA Hosts Golf Tournament Holliston Firefighter’s Mutual Relief Association (HFMRA) once again hosted a golf tournament at Glen Ellen Country Club in Millis. (Firefighters & EMTs talk and enjoy coffee while waiting for the shotgun start)


Happy Birthday, CPR

by Justin Brown, FF/EMT-P 7/21/2010

 Happy Birthday, CPR Fifty years ago, a group of doctors combined two procedures into one to form what we now call cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). 


Medway Hosts Bicycle Preliminaries

by Justin Brown, FF/EMT-P 7/13/2010

Medway Hosts Bicycle Preliminaries (All photos by Brett Morrison) For the first time in many years, the Special Olympics return to the area.  The Town of Medway was host to the Bicycle Preliminaries at the Medway High School.  Some may remember that the Town of Holliston hosted the finals for about ten years before that event was moved to the Cape.


Child Passenger Safety Seats

by Justin Brown, FF/EMT-P 6/22/2010

Child Passenger Safety Seats They're all the same, right?  Wrong...     Submitted by Justin Brown, FF/EMT-P, Holliston Fire Department Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician 



1966: Major Fire is Averted in Holliston

by Justin Brown, FF/EMT-P 4/22/2010

1966: Major Fire is Averted in Holliston Originally published on January 10, 1966:  Firefighters succeeded in containing what could have been one of the major fires of the year early Sunday morning when the automatic alarm was sounded from the vacant Goodwill Shoe Company on Water Street.  


Holliston Hydrant 3 Handtub Wins Fourth Place

by Justin Brown, FF/EMT-P 4/14/2010

1965: Holliston Hydrant 3 Handtub Wins Fourth Place Justin Brown spends some of his spare time pouring over old stories of Holliston and shares what finds with all of us. Holliston Hydrant 3 handtub opened its 1965 season with a fourth place win at the Newbury muster staged in commemoration of the centennial of the "Old Newburyport" handtub.


Trees Removed at Goodwill Park

by Justin Brown, FF/EMT-P 4/12/2010

Trees Removed at Goodwill Park Justin Brown took these pictures on Monday, April 12, 2010:



1964 Headlines: Workers in Five Firms Forced to Evacuate

by Justin Brown, FF/EMT-P 3/19/2010

1964 Headlines: Workers in Five Firms Forced to Evacuate Recently, I was able to get my hands on some articles that were posted in the Daily News from 1964-1965.  Unfortunately, most of the articles do not have a date associated with them, and none of them say who the author was.    I would like to share some of these old stories and maybe someone will remember a few details?  In light of the recent small fire at Pejamajo's, I thought this one would be a good kick-off. 



Holliston EMTs Attend CPR Skills Lab

by Justin Brown, FF/EMT-P 2/28/2010

Holliston EMTs Attend CPR Skills Lab Recently, fifteen of Holliston's Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) attended training at a mid-fidelity skills lab to maintain and improve their skills for the most serious call we may respond to -- cardiac arrest.



Portable Defibrillators in Schools

by Justin Brown, FF/EMT-P 7/28/2009

Portable Defibrillators in Schools Placing portable defibrillators in schools and other busy public spaces could get timely, possibly life-saving, treatment to many people whose hearts stop beating



Booster Seats 101

by Justin Brown, FF/EMT-P 6/22/2009

Booster Seats 101 Children need a booster seat until the seat belt fits --