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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"Well Done" Sean Foley!

Monday, August 25, 2014

When someone in the Department steps up and performs above-and-beyond the call of duty we recognize them with a "Well Done" coin. Our latest recipient is volunteer Sean Foley who has agreed to take a number of night shifts left vacant when Lt. Mary Ellen Mitscher suffered a broken arm due to an on-duty accident. His recognistion comes from B Shift Lt. Jansen Casscles. Sean is also enrolled in the current Fire Fighter 1 course so he will be spending a good part of each week at the Station. Thanks, Sean, for stepping up!

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Physical Activity Matters

Monday, August 25, 2014

We all know that keeping active is important. Click the link below to learn more about how important it is for young people. Providing thousands of ambulance transports each year the FFD is an important part of our community health. Healthy behaviors at all ages help prevent medical issues. http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/physicalactivity/facts.htm?s_cid=ostltsdyk_govd_519

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School Starts Drive Smart

Monday, August 25, 2014

'Tis that time of year when students go back to school and school buses and back-packed children jam the road. Read the attached to refresh your memory on driving tips throughout the school year.

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Heart Disease

Monday, August 25, 2014

One in three deaths in the United States are related to heart disease or stroke. Click the link below to learn more about heart disease and what can be done to minimize that risk. http://www.cdc.gov/dhdsp/vital_signs.htm?s_cid=ostltsdyk_govd_518

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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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New Members

Monday, August 25, 2014

Welcome to new volunteer members: Luke Mahr, FM student, restricted access member(RAM). Luke is interested in the fire side. Nick Byrne, EMT-B, lives on Broadfield road. Nick is pursuing a medical degree. Robert LaFaver, past FF with Clifton Park & Plattsburgh FD Rob is an RN at Crouse,. His primary interest is on the fire side. Stacey Lindenmayer, a recent UCONN graduate is interested in the EMS side.

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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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Keeping Green Lakes Safe

Monday, August 25, 2014

Green Lakes State Park was the site for the recent Xterra Triathlon and the FFD was out in force to patrol the course. The Fayetteville Fire Department provides stand-by coverage for dozens of events each year. Those stand-by services include ambulance crews and bike teams which patrol the trails well into the Green Lakes forest.

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