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Before diving into an intensive training program with your local fire department, it’s important you’re sure about becoming a volunteer firefighter. To better understand if becoming a … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — On February 20, a couple of young women riding an almost-new four-wheeler broke through the ice in White Lake during the annual King of the Ice festival. By all … more
WHITE LAKE, NY — The Sullivan County E-911 Communications Center, a centralized dispatch service, located at the Sullivan County International Airport, was established in 1987. In the early … more
HIGHLAND LAKE, NY — Like most volunteer fire departments in the country, the Highland Lake Volunteer Fire Department (VFD) is struggling to retain its roster of active firefighters and to … more
SWAN LAKE, NY — The big news in the Sullivan County Bureau of Fire during the past few months is the recent announcement of a $250,000 grant. In published reports from January 2022, the … more
WURTSBORO, NY — The numbers of folks volunteering for community service are shrinking nationwide. So in the early spring of 2021, the Sullivan County Bureau of Fire established the … more
NATIONWIDE — The theme of this year’s Fire Prevention Week, which takes place October 3–9, is “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety.” According to information published by … more
BEACH LAKE, PA — Each year in October, during Fire Prevention Week, dedicated members of the Volunteer Fire Company of Beach Lake (VFCBL) visit local preschools and the Damascus School to teach … more
SWAN LAKE, NY — “Fire prevention is very, very important to the community,” said John Hauschild, Sullivan County fire coordinator and the county’s Emergency Services Training … more
MONTICELLO, NY — On Tuesday, August 10, 1909, at about 8:30 in the evening, the Village of Monticello was devasted by a fast-moving fire that destroyed most of the businesses, reducing them to … more
NATIONWIDE — Listening to your smoke or carbon monoxide alarms can save your life, the lives of your loved ones or your cherished home and a lifetime of beloved possessions. So if you hear … more
YULAN, NY — The Yulan Volunteer Fire Department (YVFD) has a proud history of service to the local community in the Upper Delaware River Valley. According to “In the Eye of the … more
COCHECTON, NY — The Town of Cochecton Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Inc. held its first meeting on December 8, 1969. Chairman James Creegan called the assemblage to order. The corps was … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — In 2017, former NYS Trooper Rick Sauer was appointed as Sullivan County’s Commissioner of Public Safety, taking over the helm of the division with more than three … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — As Sullivan County E-911 and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Coordinator Alex Rau explained, the mission of the bureau is to “provide the leadership, support, … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — “I was born and raised in the fire service,” said Sullivan County Fire Coordinator John Hauschild, adding that his father Donald “Pop” Hauschild … more
JEFFERSONVILLE, NY  — The Jeffersonville Volunteer Fire Department recently received a 50/50 matching grant from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to purchase a new … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Your local volunteer fire departments and ambulance corps need dedicated volunteers every day of the year, 24-7. A recurring theme when talking to folks involved in … more
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