Fayetteville Fire and Friends Raise Money to Fight Cancer

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Pictured here is Fire Fighter Paramedic Eric Gancarz who has organized a group of Fayetteville members to participate in this year's head-shaving event at Kitty Hoyne's on March 1st. The program raises money for childhood cancer and has grown leaps and bounds the past few years. Go to this link to donate and/or learn more. http://www.stbaldricks.org/search?search-term=fayetteville%20fire%20and%20friends&type=a

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Engine & Ambulance Run MVC on East Genesee St 01/25/2015

Sunday, January 25, 2015

On 01/25/2015 at 08:48 hours units were dispatched to East Genesee Street in the Fayetteville Fire District for a MVC. First arriving unit found one vehicle vs a utility pole with live wires on the vehicle and two still in the vehicle. Units remained on scene for just over an hour.

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The Flu Is For Real!!

Friday, January 23, 2015

Visit the link below to learn more about the flu and steps you can take to mitigate the risks associated with this seasonal problem. FFD ambulances transport hundreds of patients with flu or flu-like symptoms each winter. http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/disease/high_risk.htm?s_cid=ostltsdyk_govd_569

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Congratulations Sarah Kimmelman

Monday, January 19, 2015

Sarah Kimmelman has been an EMT Basic and crew chief for the Fayetteville Fire Department. Sarah recently passed her EMT-Paramedic exam and will now be able to practice at the higher level of pre-hospital care. The Paramedic course of study requires a minimum of 18 months of study and countless hours of patient care and training. Congratulations, Sarah on your major accomplishment!

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January Member of the Month

Monday, January 19, 2015

Long time member and officer Mark Olson is this month's member of the month. Since the early 1980's Mark has been a mainstay within the Department. Recently he converted to life membership where he can maintain his commitment without meeting all the rigors of active fire fighting. In addition to his dedication to the fire fighting service Mark is the Mayor of the Village of Fayetteville.

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Majority of Casualties in Residential Fires

Monday, January 19, 2015

Visit the link below to learn more about residential fires around the United States and fatalities which result. The Fayetteville Fire Department responds to about 700 fire calls each year. http://www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/reports.html

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Alcohol Poisoning In The News

Friday, January 09, 2015

Over six people a day die from alcohol poisoning in the United States. Go to the link below and learn more about the dangers of alcohol poisoning and binge drinking. http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6353a2.htm?s_cid=mm6353a2_w

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Be Prepared - Ready2015

Friday, January 09, 2015

Visit the link below to learn more about preparing you and your family for emergencies. Emergency services are here to provide assistance but BIG emergencies do happen that strain government and local resources so being prepared can ensure your safety and security when responses might be slower. http://www.ready.gov/be-informed

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FASNY HELP

Friday, January 09, 2015

Go to the link below to learn more about a new college tuition assistance program sponsored by FASNY. The due date for applications is February 6. http://www.fasny.com/resources/fasny-help/

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Baby It's Cold Outside!

Thursday, January 08, 2015

As temperatures drop and wind chill makes it even colder, be cautious! The Fayetteville Fire Department responds to hundreds of calls each year relating to carbon monoxide alarms and winter fires. Don't be one of them!

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