Members

The Chatham Fire Department consists of two companies – Ocean Fire Co. No. 1 (formed in 1858) and Sanford W. Smith Hook & Ladder Co. (1929). These two companies, with approximately 60 members (40 active) together comprise the department. This organizational structure is historical and today serves primarily a social function. All tactical operations including response to calls, drills and training are provided as a single organization from a single station with no distinction between members of the two companies.

Company officers

OCEAN FIRE CO. #1

President – Bob Dallas
Vice President – Paul Pratt
Recording/Financial Secretary – Jim Garvey
Treasurer – Mike Blasl

SANFORD W. SMITH HOOK & LADDER CO.

President – Patrick Wemitt
Vice President – David Chapman
Secretary – Ted Chute
Treasurer – Dave Silliman
Financial Secretary – Katrina Rideout

Chiefs

Paul Rideout, Chief
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Eric Barnes, Asst. Chief
Chatham Fire Department Hook & Ladder Captain Dan Herrick
Daniel Herrick, 2nd Asst. Chief

Tactical Officers

Andy Silver
Ocean Captain
Chatham Fire Department Hook and Ladder Second Lieutenant Ian Weaver
Ian Weaver, 1st Lt.
S.W. Smith Hook & Ladder
Chris, Chatham Fire Department
Chris Liberati Conant
2nd Lt., S.W. Smith Hook & Ladder
Chris Tuthill, 1st Lt. Ocean
Alex Tuthill, 2nd Lt. Ocean