Brockport Firefighters welcomed representatives of Liberty Mutual to their monthly meeting on Tuesday. You might think when an insurance salesman wants to come to your meeting, they probably want to sell you something. On this day, nothing could be further from the truth. Matthew Reiter, sales representative from their Ridge Road office and Richard Fisher, Sr. Branch Manager came to the meeting bearing gifts and greetings for Brockport Fire Department Past Captain William Connors and…Continue
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Rnews has a story on their web site about the West Brighton Fire Department.
After 85 years in service, the West Brighton Fire Department may soon no longer exist.
A report commissioned by the Town of Brighton and Brighton Fire Department suggests the mostly volunteer department can no longer meet the needs of the community.
To read the full story and view the video, please click the link below.…Continue
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Congresswoman Louise Slaughter reported the Rochester Fire Department is receiving over $252,000 from the Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. The program provides funding for fire departments and other first responders to obtain critically needed equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training, and other resources needed to protect the public and emergency personnel from fire and related hazards.
The money will be used for…Continue
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Last night at the Brighton Town Board meeting, the Brighton Town Board accepted and made public a town wide study of Fire and Emergency services for the Town of Brighton.
Here is the report on the town website.
Here are the reports.
The Ridge Road Fire District (Rochester, NY) pays tribute to Marine Lance Corporal Aaron Swanson, from Jamestown, N.Y. (Chautauqua County) who died on February 7th, 2011 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Buffalo, N.Y
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The Canandaigua Fire Department has received a $973,862 SAFER grant to hire Firefighters. We do not know how many firefighters they plan to hire or when they will hire them.
The Messenger Post is reporting that City Council will have to decide if they formally want to accept the grant.
Here are some photos of the Rochester Protectives Banquet which was held this past weekend.
- Laurie Kingsley-Henry received the 2011 Harry B. Austin Award.
- Joel Lee EMS Response Award.
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The “Move Over Law” will take effect in New York State January 1, 2011. The “Move Over Law” will requiring motorists to change lanes or slow down when approaching a stopped emergency vehicle or else risk
getting a ticket.
Under the new law, failing to “exercise due care” when approaching a stopped emergency vehicle could result in fines of up to $275, mandatory state surcharges of either $80 or $85 depending on the court
and up to 15 days in…
Here are some Firefighter ski events that are held in New York State. There used to be a firefighter ski race at Bristol Mountain.
January 2,2011 Kids Escaping Drugs Firefighter Ski Race at Holimont
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Multiple people who once volunteered and or worked in Monroe County have moved down to Charlotte NC and been hired by the Charlotte FD. They have informed me that they will be hiring in the near future.
To be considered for a firefighter position in 2011, applicants must first submit an online application. The online application will be accessible on this website by 12:00 noon (Eastern time) on Wednesday,
December 1, 2010 and must be completed no later than…
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The Ridge Road Fire District (Rochester, NY) pays tribute to Marine Lance Corporal Scott A. Lynch, 22 of Greenwood Lake, NY in Orange County who died on October 6th while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune,…Continue
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Here are some photos from the RFD recruit graduation the other day.…
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Rochester Fire Department Promoted Four New Lieutenant’s today.
“This is a great day for the Rochester Fire Department and the City of Rochester,” said Fire Chief John Caufield. “We are promoting a dedicated group of individuals who will put their all into serving their community to the very best of their abilities.”
The new Lieutenants are:
Douglas Knapp: 12 year veteran of the RFD, most recently at Truck 5 (Gardiner Ave.); winner of several City of…Continue
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The 1st Annual WNY Emergency Services Appreciation Day at Darien Lake is on September 11, 2010 from Noon to 10pm. Tickets are $20 for adults and $13 for Children. All proceeds are going to charities to benefit Firefighters & Families in WNY.
For full details please click the link below
June 21, 2010
It is with great regret and a heavy heart that we inform you of the untimely passing of Oswego Local 2707 Firefighter Scott W. Davis. After completing his tour of duty on the morning of June 19th Scott fell victim to an apparent fatal heart attack shortly after midnight this Fathers Day. Scott was 46 yrs. old and he leaves behind a wife Shawn and three children, Brandi 24, Kimberly 21 and Daniel 12.
Services will be held on…Continue