September Member of the Month

Thursday, October 16, 2014

This month we recognize Tyler Dupree as our Member of the Month. Tyler is a young fire fighter who is also in school and dedicates many hours each week to staffing the Station. Thank you Tyler for setting the example you do.

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FFD Open House October 11

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Join us for our annual Open House this Saturday, October 11th as we welcome the community into the Station to see the "magic" up close! The day is highlighted by demonstrations, hands-on exercises for the young ones, tours and plenty of food and drink. No RSVP is necessary!

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Fayetteville Festival Success

Monday, September 29, 2014

Great weather and great participation helped make this year's Fayetteville Festival a big success. Hundreds of people came to enjoy the many fine aspects of Fayetteville living. The FFD ran its famous BBQ Chicken sale throughout the day. Pictured here is the Department tent, newest ambulance and "gator" (used for forest and canal rescue) . The event was highlighted by fireworks at dusk.

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Take the Smoke Alarm Pledge

Thursday, September 18, 2014

The National Fire Protection Association has many good ideas on how to prevent fires and fire safety. Click the link below and go take the "Smoke Alarm Pledge" and enter a drawing to win a free trip to LEGOLAND! http://www.nfpa.org/safety-information/partners-in-safety/legoland/take-the-2014-smoke-alarm-pledge?order_src=C248

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Two New EMT's

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Congratulations to Tyler and Griffin Dupree who both recently completed their Emergency Medical Technician certification. The FFD has well over two dozen EMTs who help manage thousands of fire, rescue and medical alarms each year. The EMT course requires hundreds of hours of study, classroom and practice time over a six month period.

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Register To Learn Emergency Preparedness

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Governor Cuomo and New York State have developed training sessions on emergency preparedness which are available around the State including right here in Onondaga County. Click the link below to learn more and electronically register. If you're lucky you might just Joe Hernon as an instructor. Joe is also an active volunteer fire fighter in Fayetteville. http://www.nyprepare.gov/aware-prepare/nysprepare/registration/

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Say Hello To My Little Friend!!!

Sunday, September 07, 2014

Sara and Joe Hernon welcomed their newest, and first, future fire fighter into the family on September 1st. Joseph Paul Hernon II (also known as “Little Joey” or “Joey Two Sticks”) arrived at 17:29, weighed in at 8 lbs. 12 ozs and measured some 21 inches long. Father Joe, a fire fighter and the Department’s expert on disaster preparedness, is doing just fine while Mom Sara and baby joey are getting ready to teach him how to be Super Dad. Congratulations to all the Hernon’s!

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Alverna Heights Education

Monday, August 25, 2014

Pictured below are members Rob Winter and Mike Morris providing education to students visiting from Syracuse. With help from Life Member John Loosman this has become an annual event.

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August is Neuburger Month

Monday, August 25, 2014

This month's "Member of the Month" is Lou Neuburger. Lou is a volunteer BLS crew chief who not only dedicates one night a week to providing care and coverage but also volunteers for multiple other needs. Lou's day job is as an insurance executive. The FFD is always looking for volunteers and the current roster contains people from all walks of life. If you're interested in more information click on the "volunteer" link on the FFD website.

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CSX Rail Training

Monday, August 25, 2014

Though the FFD does not have rail yards directly in its primary area of coverage it does border East Syracuse and Minoa where CSX maintains significant rail capacity. This summer saw a number of FFD members participating in CSX sponsored training. Pictured here (left to right) are members Mike Guzman, Mike , Capt. Bill Harris, instructor, Chief Larry Byrnes, Lt. Jeff Jones and Steve Nathan.

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