Press Release

Press Release September 2022 All Hands Herald

The news magazine for the Massachusetts fire service.
For immediate release:
  • Department of Fire Services

Media Contact for September 2022 All Hands Herald

Jake Wark, Public Information Officer

Cover of the September issue of the All Hands Herald.

Stow — The September 2022 All Hands Herald is online! The latest edition of the news magazine for the Massachusetts Fire Service introduces the new Structural Collapse Technician training that is expected to debut in October at the DFS Bridgewater campus, describes fireworks prevention and interdiction efforts completed in July, explores a  multi-hazard exercise that brought local, regional, and state public safety resources together in a simulated attack on civilians and first responders, presents a brief history of the Massachusetts State Fire Marshal's Office that is the first in an ongoing history series, and much more.

The All Hands Herald is published three times per year and welcomes contributions from the fire service. To submit an article, contact Department of Fire Services PIO Jake Wark at


Media Contact for September 2022 All Hands Herald

Department of Fire Services 

The Department of Fire Services helps keep communities safe. We provide firefighter training, public education, fire prevention, code enforcement, licensing, fire investigation, hazardous material response, and emergency response.