(Hours 1b,c) Rich spoke to Manchester’s new Fire Chief Dan Goonan. We heard about how he started with the fire department and he talked about changes now that he is chief. Rich asked him how the department has changed over the years and about the department’s involvement in car accidents. We heard about paramedicine and city issues.
(Hour 1c) Rich and Dan discussed the opioid epidemic. He talked about the growing problem, narcan use, and more. We heard about the Safe Station initiative and Dan’s view of the Fire Department’s role in what’s happening.