DECEMBER

December 8, 2014 – Candle Safety Day
The second Monday in December has been established as Candle Safety Day by MGL C.6: S.12XX to promote the safe use of candles in the Commonwealth and recommending that this day be observed in an appropriate manner by the people.

December 11, 2014 – Chief Fire Officer Program Graduation
The graduation ceremony for the 21st Chief Fire Officer Management Program will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the Department of Fire Services, Stow Campus.

December 17, 2014 – Call/Volunteer Recruit Class #50 Graduation
The graduation ceremony for Call/Volunteer Recruit Class #50 Graduation will take place on December 17, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. It will take place at the Williston Northampton School, 19 Payson Avenue, Easthampton.

December 19, 2014 – Recruit Class #221 Graduation
The graduation ceremony for Recruit Class #221 will take place on December 19, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. at the Department
of Fire Services, 1 State Road, Stow, MA.

December 30, 2014 –Call/Volunteer Recruit Class #51 Graduation
The graduation ceremony for Call/Volunteer Recruit Class #51 Graduation will take place on December 30, 2014, at
7:00 p.m. at the Department of Fire Services, 1 State Road, Stow, MA.

JANUARY

January 9, 2015 – MA State CISM Conference
DFS is holding a one-day conference on Critical Incident Stress Management on January 9, 2014, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

January 16, 2015 – Recruit Class #222 Graduation
The graduation ceremony for Recruit Class #222 will take place on January 16, 2015, at 1:30 p.m. at the Department of Fire Services, 1 State Road, Stow, MA.

FEBRUARY

February 1-7, 2015 - National Burn Awareness Week
National Burn Awareness Week is February 1-7, 2015. The leading burn problem nationally and in Massachusetts is hot liquid scalds to children under 5.

February 3-5, 2015- FCAM Professional Development Seminar
The Fire Chiefs’ Association of Massachusetts’ (FCAM) annual Professional Development Seminar will be held on Tuesday – Thursday, February 3-5, 2015 at the Holiday Inn Boxborough – 242 Adams Place, Boxborough, MA.

February 6, 2015 – Recruit Class #223 Graduation
The graduation ceremony for Recruit Class #223 will take place on February 6, 2015, at 1:30 p.m. at the Department of Fire Services, 1 State Road, Stow, MA.

February 12 2015 – YouTube™ High School Burn Awareness Video Contest Awards 
The winners of the 2013-14 YouTube™ High School Burn Awareness Video Contest will be announced (and shown) at ceremony on February 12, 2015 at the Shriners Hospital for Children in Boston at 10:00 a.m.

February 27, 2015 Recruit Class #224 Graduation
The graduation ceremony for Recruit Class #224 will take place on February 27, 2015, at 1:30 p.m. at the Department of Fire Services, 1 State Road, Stow, MA.