First responder answers the call

Doug Dort has seen more tragedy and heartache than he could ever recall. As a fire fighter and an emergency medical technician of 46 years, it is a part of his life. But he has never seen tragedy on as large a scale as on Saturday, May 9, 1992 — the day 26 miners lost...

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Wilson shares view of firefighting past

NEW GLASGOW — Retirement has not blunted Jim Wilson’s reverence for fire fighting. Wilson retired as deputy chief of the New Glasgow Fire Department in 1999 but not before amassing a comprehensive history of fire fighting over the more than 41 years he served and placing it in a scrapbook. It’s no longer at his...

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