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REGION — As people focus on the importance of escape plans in a fire during Fire Prevention Month 2022, it’s crucial to not lose sight of the most important tip: Prevent a structure fire … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — During a recent foam fire-fighting training session, Honesdale’s deputy chief, Brian Dulay, said that due to necessary expansion of the town’s sewer plant, which … more
NATIONWIDE — If you are an older adult, or a person with a disability, it is all the more important that you plan an escape route in case of fire, according to the National Fire Protection … more
NORTH BRANCH, NY — Asked for his take on “Fire Won’t Wait. Plan Your Escape,” the theme of the National Fire Prevention Association’s (NFPA) fire safety campaign during … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — In a few short words, David Casey, chief of the Narrowsburg Fire Department, summed up the sense of dedicated camaraderie felt among the men and women who make up the legions … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — John S. Hauschild, Sullivan County fire coordinator (53-1), summed up his take on “Fire Won’t Wait. Plan Your Escape.” That’s the campaign slogan … more
LAVA, NY — As the proverbial crow flies, the all-volunteer fire departments of Lava and Narrowsburg are located about six miles apart. Although they are quite different in size, both are … more
NATIONWIDE – The National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), founded on November 6, 1896, is celebrating the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week (FPW), which it established in … more
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
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