Snowmobile Safety Course December 13

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Fayetteville Fire Department volunteer Rob Winter will once again teach his highly reviewed Snowmobile Safety class this coming December 13 at the Fayetteville Fire Department. Below is the registration instructions and contact information. If you are a fan of driving motorized vehicles in extremely cold and snowy weather this is THE course for you! NYS Snowmobile Safety Course When: Saturday, December 13, 2014 Where: Fayetteville Fire Dept., Basement Training Room, 425 East Genesee St. Fayetteville, NY. Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Audience: Youth and adults, 10 years of age and older. Certification: NYS Office of Parks and Recreation Bring: Your lunch, something to write with and hope for SNOW! Cost: Free The Fayetteville Fire Dept. will be hosting a NYS Youth and Adult snowmobile safety course. The class is open to anyone 10 years of age or older as of the class date. The course is particularly geared for operators 10-17 years of age, anyone new to the sport or interested in safe operation. Parents are encouraged to attend with their kids. This is a classroom course. Other than a brief trip outside to review snowmobile care and maintenance, it is all classroom based. There is no operation/skills portion. The NYS Park Police may also be in attendance. Coffee, hot chocolate, juice and bagels/doughnuts provided in the morning courtesy of the Fayetteville Fireman’s Association. Please bring your own snacks/drinks/lunch. Contact volunteer instructor Rob Winter at 637-0112 for more information or to register. Pre-registration is required. Seating is limited. Please see http://nysparks.state.ny.us/recreation/snowmobiles/ For more information.

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Structural Collapse Course 18.30 December 9 & 16

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

The FFD will host the NYS OFPC Basic Structural Collapse Course this coming December. Go to the link below to learn more and register. http://demtraining.ongov.net/?mode=course&agency=fire&display=cal&year=2014&month=12

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Grevelding Due April 2015

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Firefighter/EMT Mike Grevelding and his lovely wife Allie are expecting their first child together in April 2015. Mike is a young romantic and has been treating his wife like a queen.

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Thanksgiving A Time To Practice Fire Safety

Thursday, November 27, 2014

It's that time of year where we gather around as families and give thanks for all their blessings. Go to the links below and be reminded of what safety factors come into play this time of year. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URy9Xw92OZk http://www.nfpa.org/safety-information/for-consumers/causes/cooking/safety-with-cooking-equipment/turkey-fryers

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Fayetteville Firemen's Association Donates Towards Ambulances

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

The FFA, the not-for-profit association of volunteer and career firefighters and emergency service personnel, once again this year has helped the Village of Fayetteville purchase two new ambulances. Pictured here is Association President and Fire Fighter Paramedic Lt. Joe Shernesky and Village Mayor Mark Olson.

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Fayetteville Firemen's Association Donation

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Pictured here is Fire Fighter Paramedic and FFA President Joe Shernesky with Fayetteville Mayor Mark Olson with the new off road vehicle to be used in accessing difficult areas in our coverage area like the Erie Canal and Green Lakes Park. The Association helped fund the purchase of this important equipment.

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Another Ambulance Driver

Sunday, November 02, 2014

Congratulations to Mary Kate Alexander. Mary Kate is a relatively new volunteer member who has recently completed all the requirements to be an ambulance operator. Running an average of 10 calls per day we can use all the qualified and skilled drivers we can muster. Thank you, Mary Kate.

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Coaching the Emergency Vehicle Operator Class

Sunday, November 02, 2014

November 11, 17 and 22nd will be the CEVO classes here at the Fayetteville Fire Department. The class is limited to current members. CEVO (or Emergency Vehicle Operator Course) is a prerequisite for all FFD apparatus operators. Fayetteville members spend thousands of hours each year on education and training. Sign up sheets are in the Gear Room.

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Fayetteville Fire Hosts Skywarn Class

Sunday, November 02, 2014

The FFD hosted a class for local residents on weather related emergencies. The picture below shows the great turnout. Stay tuned for future sessions.

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FFD Puts Two New Ambulances Into Service

Sunday, November 02, 2014

When your Department runs over 3,000 EMS calls each year and puts hundreds of thousands of miles on ambulances it is necessary to replace equipment on a regular basis. This past month the Fayetteville Fire Department purchased and outfitted two, new ambulances to service our coverage area. In order to maintain continuity and consistency, new ambulances are very similar to existing ambulances. Ambulances are replaced on a regular schedule, usually around every three to four years. Though they may not look different they have modernized equipment and a smoother ride.

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