This session of the radio show shares my conversation with Franklin’s Fire Chief James McLaughlin. We met in person to record this at the Franklin studio on February 9, 2023. We opened our conversation joking about not jinxing us since we had last recorded just before the COVID shutdown occurred in 2020
Chief McLaughlin shares the highlights of the last three years and the changes he had started making in his first nine months and the accomplishments of the department overall since then.
This conversation runs about 32 minutes. Let’s listen to my conversation with Chief McLaughlin.
Fire department page -> https://www.franklinma.gov/fire-department
Fire Dept Twitter -> https://twitter.com/FranklinMAfire
Fire Dept Facebook -> https://www.facebook.com/FranklinMAFire/?fref=ts
Chief McLaughlin’s recording from March 2020 -> https://www.franklinmatters.org/2020/04/fm-233-fire-chief-james-mclaughlin.html
Fire Dept promotion ceremony in July 2020 -> https://www.franklinmatters.org/2020/07/fm-316-franklin-ma-fire-department.html
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The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana" c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.
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