Meetings & Locations


















This months meeting will be held

Febuary 11th, 2020

at 10:00 AM

at the

Auburn Elks
754 Southbridge St, 

Auburn, MA 01501

 Deadline for Reservations is Thursday February 6th at 5PM.


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This months topic;

Fire Department Night Club Inspection


Speaker will be:




Dean Melanson


Dean began his career as a firefighter in 1975 with the Acton Auxiliary Fire Department, he became a call firefighter in 1977 and also worked as a call firefighter for the Stow Fire Department. In 1985 he was hired as a full-time Fire Prevention Lieutenant with the Hyannis Fire Department. He moved up through the ranks (shift Lt. and then Shift Captain) and was promoted to the position of Deputy Chief in January of 1999. In 2017 he served as the Acting Fire Chief. He retired at the end of May 2019 with 34 years on Hyannis.


He has been an instructor for the Mass Fire Academy sine 1979. He has taught in various programs throughout his time at MFA.


He has also Taught for the Barnstable County Fire Training Academy and was the Deputy Director of the BCFTA. 


He teachs fire science for the Cape Cod Community College since 1994 and am now the Fire Science Coordinator.


He has been part of various teams of Hyannis Firefighters that have earned awards during the State's annual firefighter of the year recognition ceremonies for rescues made.


He hold various certifications and degrees


2010 Master in Public Administration Anna Maria College.

1996 Bachelor of Science in Fire Science. Providence College

1991 Associates degree in Fire Science. Cape Cod Community College


1999 Graduate of the University of Massachusetts,Massachusetts fire Academy-Chief Officer trainingprogram.


Credentialed Chief Fire Officer, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Nationally Certified as a Fire Officer, Level II

Nationally Certified as a Fire Instructor Level I

Massachusetts Firefighting Academy CertificateFire Instructor Level II

Massachusetts Credentialed Fire InspectorLevel II

Licensed Emergency Medical Technician


Deadline for Reservations is Thursday February 6th, 2020 at 5PM