Fire Is A Killer

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Over 2,500 people die each year in fires at home. Go to the link below to learn how to prevent fires at home how to install smoke detectors and other ideas. Each year the Fayetteville Fire Department answers over 600 fire calls and each is a potential tragedy. Practice prevention! http://www.usfa.fema.gov/campaigns/smokealarms/

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Jazz Fest At Beard Park

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Mid-July is concert time at Fayetteville's Beard Park. Pictured here is Chief Larry Byrnes and fire fighter McDonough staffing the Department's recruitment tent.

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NFPA Safety Tips

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The National Fire Protection Association develops and maintains hundreds of informational pieces you can put to good use in your daily lives. For more information go to the link below and learn about safety topics ranging from flooding to Christmas trees! http://www.nfpa.org/safety-information/safety-tip-sheets

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Happy Anniversary

Monday, July 14, 2014

Mary Kay and Tom Maroney celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in July. Mary Kay is an EMT Crew Chief and Tom is a member of the Fire Police. Mary Kay is a retired a professional nurse and educator while Tom is a retired attorney and professor of law at Syracuse University. Our volunteers come from all walks of life and are people who give their talents to make for a better community. Congratulations, Mary Kay and Tom!

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IAFF Scholarship Awarded

Monday, July 14, 2014

The Town of Manlius International Association of Fire Fighters awarded a $500 scholarship to Jeff Granger, a volunteer ready to go to Onondaga Community College. IAFF officer and fire fighter/paramedic Lt. Joe Shernesky presented the check to Jeff at the Fayetteville Firemen's Association meeting this past Thursday. Jeff will be pursuing his fire science degree beginning in August.

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FFD Annual Golf Tourney Date Set

Monday, July 14, 2014

Each year the Department sponsors a golf tournament where the proceeds go either to the Fayetteville Firemen's Association or a local charitable purpose. This year's tournament is slated for Sunday, September 14th with a noon shotgun start. Stay tuned for more information.

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Welcome Adrian Rand

Sunday, July 13, 2014

EMS Volunteer Adrian Rand was recently voted in as a permanent member of the Fayetteville Fire Department. All new members must serve a probationary period prior to their status review which requires a vote of the membership. Congratulations and welcome, Adrian.

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Drownings, The Numbers Will Surprise You

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Each day in these United States some TEN people die from unintentional drowning. TEN! Go to the link below and learn more about the numbers and what you can do to help prevent these accidental deaths. http://www.cdc.gov/HomeandRecreationalSafety/Water-Safety/waterinjuries-factsheet.html

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Symphoria Concert Coverage

Sunday, July 13, 2014

The Syracuse Symphoria! provided an evening of outstanding music for some 3,000 fans this past weekend. The Fayetteville Fire Department provides EMS coverage and recruiting information throughout the event. No incidents were reported! For yet another year this was a great evening and representative of the best of the village life in Fayetteville.

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Quitting Still Worth It

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Tobacco use continues to be one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Click on the link below to learn more about quitting this tough, tough habit. http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/campaign/tips/?s_cid=ostltsdyk_govd_513

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