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March 28, 2014

New York fire departments seek volunteers to fill firefighter ranks through RecruitNY

Syracuse.com

Syracuse, NY – Fire departments across New York will open their doors and truck bays in April for the fourth annual RecruitNY campaign in an effort to recruit more volunteer firefighters. The number of volunteer firefighters serving throughout New York …

March 9, 2014

Change your clocks, change your batteries

WBNG.com

(WBNG Binghamton) Daylight Saving Time is Sunday viagra online cheap morning, so it is important to remember when you change your clocks, change your batteries. The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York is urging people check the batteries …

March 9, 2014

Fire safety: Increased training requirements for volunteers can be difficult to manage

Watertown Daily Times

Recognizing dangers at structure fires and hazardous waste spills. Knowing how to keep hoses and air packs in working order. Learning how to safely travel to a fire scene. All are among the requirements for more than 4,000 volunteer firefighters …

March 9, 2014

Check your smoke, carbon monoxide detector batteries

Syracuse.com

When you turn your clocks forward today for daylight saving time it is also a good time to check smoke and carbon monoxide detector batteries, according to the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York. FASNY urges everyone to …

March 8, 2014

When ‘springing forward,’ check smoke and CO detector batteries

The Suffolk Times

North Forkers may be losing an hour of sleep Saturday night for daylight saving time, but fire officials say one simple step could prevent homeowners from losing a lot more. When New Yorkers move their clocks forward one hour forward …

March 8, 2014

Penfield firefighters replace batteries in area homes

WHEC.com

As we prepare to set our clocks ahead an hour Saturday night, the Penfield Fire Department is reminding residents to change the batteries in their smoke detectors… The message comes in the wake of January’s deadly mobile home fire that …

March 8, 2014

Fire safety promoted at site of Penfield blaze

Democrat & Chronicle

Roughly 3,400 people a year die in house fires. It’s a club that Shirley Simms, who lives just yards away from where a fire killed four people earlier this year, is anxious to not join. “I think (the Jan. 20 …

March 8, 2014

Firefighters Fix Smoke Detectors in Penfield

Time Warner Cable News

“It shows that you are are watching over us. It makes me feel good,” said Shirley Simms, resident. Shirley Simms lives next door to the empty lot that use to house the mobile home that caught on fire in January. …

March 7, 2014

FIRE DEPARTMENTS ACROSS THE STATE GEAR UP FOR FOURTH ANNUAL “RECRUITNY” WEEKEND TO INCREASE NUMBER OF VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS

1st Responder Newspaper

(NEW YORK) Volunteer fire departments across New York State will open their doors and fire truck bays to local residents during the weekend of Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27 as part of the fourth annual RecruitNY statewide volunteer …

March 7, 2014

Fire officials: check detector batteries

Romesentinel.com

With Daylight Saving Time beginning at 2 a.m. Sunday, New Yorkers move clocks forward one hour and are reminded of some safety tips. It is also the ideal time to safeguard the home and workplace from preventable tragedy, officials from …