• January 4 2019,  Malden

    City promotes four Fire Dept. Officers at City Hall ceremony

    On December 21, Mayor Gary Christenson, Fire Commissioner Emery Haskell, Fire Chief Kevin Finn and Councillor-at-Large Debbie DeMaria joined families and friends at a ceremony to promote four Fire Department officers and welcome six new members of the Department. Lieutenant Sean M. Fitzpatrick was promoted to Captain; Lieutenant Eric DeAvilla was promoted to Captain; Thomas P. Walsh III was promoted to Lieutenant and Sean Fitzpatrick was promoted to Lieutenant. New members of the department being sworn in were Firefighters Ray W. Carr, Kerry E. Howe, Carlos A. Soto, Matthew W. Thomann, Sara J. Finn and Christopher R. Harron. Commissioner Haskell invited family members to officially pin the new officers, and…

  • February 9 2018,  Malden,  Malden Sports,  Sports

    Malden Police and Fire Departments square-off against MHS students in sports program

    A new program has been created in Malden, thanks to the efforts of Mayor Gary Christenson, Fire Chief Kevin Finn, Police Chief Kevin Molis and Director of Malden Recreation Joe Levine as volunteer members of the fire and police departments will square off against students from Malden High School in an assortment of events. The sporting events include, football, volleyball, basketball and extreme Frisbee. This is a wonderful program, bringing the youth of Malden in contact with the city’s first responders. This program also allows conversation with police and fire about student’s interest in jobs and issue in the schools, besides the obvious, a fun time enjoyed for all. (Advocate…

  • December 22, 2017,  Malden

    Beebe School third grade class wins Fire Prevention Week poster contest

    This past October, the Malden Fire Department held a series of events in honor of National Fire Prevention Week to remind residents about ways they can prevent fires in their homes. Fire Prevention Week is observed every October in remembrance of the Great Chicago Fire that began on October 8, 1871, and killed more than 250 people, along with destroying more than 17,400 structures across 2,000 acres. In 1911, 40 years after the fire, the Fire Marshals Association determined that the anniversary of this fire should be observed annually to generate awareness about fire prevention. As part of the event, the Malden Fire Department invited every third grade class in…