The April meeting of MIFDI will be held on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 hosted by the Medfield Fire Department courtesy of Interim Chief Robert Hollingshead. We will meet in the training room at the new Public Safety Building located at 112 North St.

Our training program will be provided by Central Equipment Co. They will offer us a look at the variety of “Active Shooter Kits” for firefighters and EMS personnel. The presentation will include; ballistic protection equipment demonstration, videos, and a hands-on look of equipment focused on use by firefighters. Ballistic protection is uncharted territory for fire departments so we all must learn about what is available to best protect our members in these situations. Unfortunately in today’s society, ballistic protection has become a must for every riding position on fire apparatus.

SCHEDULE:

0930: Coffee, 1000: Presentation, 1130: Business Meeting, 1200: Lunch (Noon Hill Grill).

DIRECTIONS:

From Rt.128/I-95, take Rt.109 west (Exit 16-B) in Westwood. Follow Rt.109 aprox 7-miles to North St. Medfield (Starbucks is on the right corner). Turn right at the traffic light onto North St and the Public Safety Building is a short distance on the left (corner of Dale St). There is parking in the rear of the complex, (try to leave the front parking spots available for fire/police business and for members with mobility issues).

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