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July 2, 2014

Half Hallow Hills Student Chosen as Winner of FASNY Scholarship


Dix Hills Student Received Honor at Special Ceremony. Dix Hills, NY – June 27, 2014 – On behalf of the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY), FASNY Scholarship Awards Committee Chairman Brian F. McQueen has announced the …

May 24, 2014

Grill With Care During Memorial Day Weekend, Firefighters’ Association Warns

North Country Now

With Memorial Day Weekend swiftly approaching, many St. Lawrence County residents will be firing up their grills for the first time in months, but the state firemen’s association is urging grillers to use care. The Firemen’s Association of the State …

May 20, 2014

Memorial Day Barbecuing Begins: Keep It Memorable and Safe

LongIsland.com

With Memorial Day Weekend swiftly approaching, many St. Lawrence County residents will be firing up their grills for the first time in months, but the state firemen’s association is urging grillers to use care. The Firemen’s Association of the State …

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 10, 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 9, 2014

Change your clocks, change your batteries

WBNG.com

(WBNG Binghamton) Daylight Saving Time is Sunday 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 in their smoke …

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 http://theessaymag.com/canada/ carbon monoxide detector batteries, according to the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York. FASNY urges everyone …

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

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 …