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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Jimmy’s Bench

The Arvin Hart Fire Co has obtained a memorial bench which has been placed at the portico on the east side of Station 1 on Campbell Road. The bench is dedicated to the memory of 53 year member James “Jimmy” Ganon who was a devoted member of the fire company and served as a member of the fire police for all of those 53 years. Jim was a larger than life character who would be seen at many of the local fire department dinners and could be very ornery if he saw you sitting on anything other than a chair. One of the many people who passed through our doors that made the fire company special.

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N O T I C E

 

A public hearing for the purpose of reviewing the Fire District “proposed” fire district budget for 2021 will be held on Tuesday, October 20th at 7pm at the Campbell Road station.  Social distancing protocols will be observed.

 

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N O T I C E

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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Updated Construction Photos of Station 3

 

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:

 

Education House Chimney Fire

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gfAEsSTB7c

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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Administrative Officers for 2020

President -- Lisa Laurenzo

V.P.            -- Nick Maciariello

Treasurer -- Jaclyn Thomas

 

Secretary

                   -- Chris Wright

Correspondence Secretary

                   -- Tiffani Murray

Sergeant at Arms

                   -- Bill Ritter

Trustees   -- Dave Duquette, Jason Urdang, Jeff Nyland, Brian Sabourin, and Tim Collins

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Words to Reflect On

The pandemic is not over, stay the course and stay safe.

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News

 

Personnel

 

The Fire Company and District would like to congratulate Vince Laurenzo, Fire District resident and Principle at Quick Response for being named an honorary member for his contributions to the fire company.  Thank you for your continued support.

 

We have two new members who have applied to the fire company.  They will go through the usual vetting process and will likely be voted on at the next fire company meeting.

 

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.

 

Fire District Board meetings are being held in the large meeting room observing distancing protocols.  The “Proposed” 2021 Budget meeting will be held on at Station 1 October 20th at 7pm.  No tax increases are slated for 2021.

 

Grants

There has been no official word on our FEMA grant application but it does not appear that the fire district has been awarded an AFG grant for the breathing air packs.  The District will continue with the original plans to lease the packs since they were out of date and no longer complied with the generally accepted standards.  The lease payment was already figured into the budget.

Facility News

The reconstruction of Station 3 is nearing completion with a final inspection for occupancy scheduled for October 6th.  When we receive the CofO we will be moving equipment and personnel back into the station.  There will be no voting at the Station this year, voters will need to go to the Community Center to vote in person.

 

Apparatus News

Our new water rescue support unit is being delivered to the dealer on October 2nd and will be delivered to the District on October 9th.  The equipment in the current unit will be transferred to the new unit and radios will also need to be transferred before it is officially placed in service as M-11-3.

Training

Training has resumed on a limited basis on Wednesday evenings.  CoVid 19 sanitizing protocols are in place and practiced at all training sessions.

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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