Stillwater Fire District

Stillwater Fire District - Arvin Hart Fire Company

Photos compliments of Bob Eastman owner of Ground Aerial photo services 2013

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Stillwater Fire District/Arvin Hart Fire Company

Modified Operational Policy Protocols

In Response to the:2020 Covid 19 State of Emergency

In Response to the CoVid 19 State of Emergency the fire company will continue to take the measures necessary to protect our responders and the public as the situation changes.  Our members continue to wear protective masks or practice distancing protocols as the situation dictates.  We continue to decon fire apparatus and equipment after each call as the situation warrants.

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Construction Progress Photos of the New Station 3

Front View

Interior Rooms

Regularly Scheduled Events:

Training -- Wednesday Nights beginning at 6:30 P.M. and Saturdays beginning at 8:00 A.M. with breakfast beginning at 7:30AM

Company Meetings -- 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:00 P.M.

Board of Fire Commissioner's Meeting -- 2nd Monday of each month at 7:30 P.M.

 

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Firefighting isn’t for everyone, volunteering is – there is more to do than what is shown here:

YouTube Volunteering Video

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Download sign-up sheets and become a member!  (Click both links below and fill out)

 

Membership Application

 

 

DMV Disclosure

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Attention District Residents: To make sure your county 911 information is correct, call Saratoga County Emergency Services at 884-4769 daily between  9 A.M. and 5 P.M.

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Related Links:

Intellicast Weather Page

NY Fire Fighter’s Cancer Support Network

OFPC

Firehouse.com - Firefighting, Rescue, EMS - Training for Firefighters, Firefighter Jobs, EMS, Rescue - Extrication, HazMat, Paramedic, Tactics & More

U.S. Fire Administration

NYS Assoc. of Fire chiefs

NYS Assoc. of Fire Districts

Association of Fire Districts of the Capital Area

NOAA's National Weather Service

FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency

NYS -- OEM

NY Alert

American Airboats

Empire Chemical Sales 

KME

Shakerley Truck Sales

Stillwater Fire District e-mail login

 

Cancer Gap Coverage

www.thehartford.com/resources/gb/ny-firefighters

 

 

 

 

Additional Training Resource Links:

 

New Developments in Fire Service Training

http://www.leadingwithattitude.com/slicers-info.html

 

Get on Board with Fire Service Updates Training

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2JcNonr4us&list=PLVJgN15cYpT6J0c7BY2opU7GC71ThgEb0

 

 

 

Commissioners and Officers

Board of Fire Commissioner's for 2020

Anthony Ponzillo, Chairman; Tom Rinaldi Apparatus Committee; Nick Maciariello,  Treasurer; Bill Ritter, Apparatus Committee;  Bob Carson Facilities Committee; Jason Urdang Facilities Committee; Barb Comitale, Secretary/Deputy Treasurer

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Line Officers for 2020

Chief            -- Bob Wood

Deputy        -- Dave Dunn

Assistant     -- Zach Zendran

Captains      -- Rick Hopeck

                     -- R J Laurenzo

                     -- CJ Brownell

Lieut.           -- Jason Urdang

                      -- John Ballard

                      -- Tim Collins

 

Fire Police Capt.

                      -- Paul Macey

 

Fire Police Lt.

                      -- Bill Valosin

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Words to Reflect On

Remain vigilant and safe.

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News

 

Personnel

 

To protect our most important resource, our members, both the fire company and district have taken measures to protect them and the public during this viral outbreak.

 

Meetings have resumed with proper social distancing or with the use of a mask.  Training has also resumed with proper protective measures in place.  Until further notice training sessions will only be held on Wednesday evenings.

 

We are pleased to entertain two new members to the fire company as they proceed through the application process.

 

 

Grants

The Assistance to Firefighters federal grant has been submitted to FEMA for evaluation.  The grant was submitted for more than $200,000 to help defray the cost of new SCBA equipment.  Our equipment will be 15 years old this year and the cylinders will no longer comply with the NFPA standards.  The air packs themselves were manufactured to a standard that was written in 2007 and three new standards have been developed since then, the latest being in 2018.  It’s unknown when the grants will be awarded, the 2018 grants were finally awarded at the end of 2019.

Facility News

Progress on the new fire station under construction to replace Station 3 is exceeding our expectations.  Construction is currently progressing approximately 1 month ahead of schedule which would place completion sometime in late August.  The bonding has been secured at a very attractive rate of 1.39% saving the taxpayers interest costs.

The pavilion at Station 4 will continue to be closed until the social distancing mandates have been eased, which will likely be for the remainder of the year.

 

Apparatus News

Our new water rescue support unit is in the process of final engineering prior to building the body.  Of course many of the engineers who work on these units are working from home at this time.  There have been a few questions related to the final engineering prior to build.  We anticipate delivery in October of this year.

Training

As mentioned, all training has been temporarily suspended due to COVID19.  On line courses are available from some sources particularly ESIP Insurance, consult and register on their website at: https://www.mcneilandcompany.com/webinars-ESIP/

At the County Training Center

Training Resource Links:

Local Training

www.FASNY.com

www.AFDCA.org

http://www.afdsny.org

www.Nysfirechiefs.com

 

FireRescue 1

http://www.firerescue1.com

 

Firehouse Magazine

http://www.firehouse.com

 

Fire Engineering

http://www.fireengineering.com

 

ICS Training Resources

http://training.fema.gov/IS/crslist.asp

 

Emergency Response Guidebook Training

Emergency Response Guidebook 2016

 

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Mission Statement:

 

Service – Trust – Honor –Ethics

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