June 29, 2018

The community morns the loss of Raymond Firefighter and Inspector, Captain David Mains

Dave Mains passed away at the age of 48 on Monday, June 25th.
The Raymond Fire and Rescue placed a Facebook post, announcing his death. It read:

“It is with deepest sorrow we notify our members and community of the terrible loss in our family. David Mains has passed away from injuries sustained in a crash in Massachusetts. Jen Mains is injured and expected to recover in the Massachusetts hospital. Captain Mains was a dedicated member who loved his family, community and this department. He will be sorely missed and will leave a large void in our family and organization which will not be filled without unmatched extraordinary efforts, pride and dedication which Captain Mains put forth every day.

Captain Mains has been honored as Firefighter of the Year, awarded many community service awards and honored with the Chief’s Award.

I want to ask each of you to keep thoughts and prayers in your hearts, reach out to David and Jen’s family and give them all a hug, support, and offer assistance as they will need these things as the grieving the great loss will take a great time to heal.”

An online fundraiser has been established for the Mains family to help cover medical and memorial expenses, and to make sure the kids are taken care of through this tragic time. Any contribution is appreciated. To make a contribution: www.facebook.com/donate/252956885254907/

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