2015 FASNY Convention Highlights

FASNY members from across the state joined Association leadership in Albany for the 143rd annual celebration of the volunteer fire service August 18-22 at Convention. Volunteer firefighters walked the exhibition floor, attended training sessions and enjoyed many other events, including the inaugural Michael D. Whelan Walk in the Park … Read More

Hear The Beep Where You Sleep: Every Bedroom Needs A Working Smoke Alarm: Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10

Every bedroom needs a working smoke alarm. If you didn’t know that, you’re not alone. An online questionnaire distributed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) showed that less than half (42 percent) of approximately 36,000 respondents did not know that a smoke alarm should be installed in each bedroom of the home … Read More

Wounded Marine Becomes a Firefighter

He always wanted to be a firefighter. He dreamed it as a child. And he planned on becoming one after he completed his military service. On May 29, that wish came true when wounded warrior and now-discharged U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Marcus Dandrea was made an honorary firefighter … Read More