The next meeting of MIFDI will be held on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 hosted by the Newton Fire Department courtesy of Chief Bruce Proia. We will meet in the second floor Emergency Operation Center (EOC) located at Fire HQ, 1164 Centre St. Use the front door entrance and up the stairway to floor 2. Continue straight down the hall to the EOC. There is an elevator available for those with mobility issues.
The training program will be provided by AirLiquid with a presentation on the new hydrogen fuel vehicle fill stations and the associated safety issues related to emergencies involving these facilities. There are currently hydrogen fuel depots located in Braintree and Mansfield with additional sites planned for Newton and Lexington.
0930: Coffee, 1000: Presentation, 1130: Business Meeting, 1200: Lunch (off site)
FROM RT.128/I-95: Take Exit 20A (Rt.9 EAST). Follow Rt. 9 East into Newton aprox 1-mile. After crossing the first traffic light, take the next right just past the Dunkin Donuts. That takes you to Centre St. Turn right onto Centre St and head north aprox 1-mile and you will see NFD HQ on the right after passing through Newton Centre Sq.
FROM THE MASS PIKE: Take Exit 17 in Newton Corner to Centre St. Follow Centre St. south aprox 2-miles and NFD HQ will be on your left after crossing Commonwealth Ave (Rt.30).
Parking is available on Willow St. and both sides of Centre St. Try to leave the parking spots at HQ available for fire dept business and for those members with mobility issues.