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Grantham F.D. Hosts Live Burn Training (PHOTO GALLERY)

Grantham F.D. Hosts Live Burn Training (PHOTO GALLERY)

Saturday morning, firefighters from Grantham, Thoroughfare, Smith Chapel and Dudley took part in a live burn training exercise hosted by the Grantham Fire Department. The training gave firefighters a chance to work with multiple sizes of attack lines on structure fires. A county EMS unit was on standby at the scene in case the firefighters…read more »

Grantham F.D. Presents Annual Awards

Grantham F.D. Presents Annual Awards

Due to the pandemic, the Grantham Fire Department was unable to hold its usual installation banquet and awards ceremony this year.  However, the department was able to present a pair of awards.  The J.L. Officer of the Year Award was presented to J.D. Blackman. The Frank Grantham Memorial Firefighter of the Year Award was given…read more »

Driver, Vehicle Pulled From Rising River (PHOTOS)

Driver, Vehicle Pulled From Rising River (PHOTOS)

Monday afternoon, Grantham firefighters were dispatched to a possible water rescue near the boat ramp on Ferry Bridge Road.  At the time of the call, all that was known was that a van was reportedly stuck in the river.  Grantham responded with two rescue boats, launched into the river, and spotted the vehicle and driver…read more »

PIC OF THE DAY: Firefighting Dad Is Daughter’s Hero

PIC OF THE DAY: Firefighting Dad Is Daughter’s Hero

Although the weather was hot Saturday morning, it didn’t stop 7-year-old Madison Thornton from coming out with her mom to watch her firefighting dad, Wes Thornton, take part in the fire training exercise in Grantham. Wes is a member of the Grantham Fire Department, and he is his daughter Madison’s hero.read more »

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