Assistant Chief Timothy J. Lamere, of Constable (Franklin County, NY) Volunteer Fire Department, collapsed at home following department training yesterday. Chief Lamere was transported to an area hospital where he later died. Services for the Chief will be held Friday, August 24th @ 2 – 4pm & 7 – 9pm at the Constable Fire Station. [...]
Fairport Firefighters responded this afternoon to assist the police with identifying some chemicals that they found. Command declared a level 0 haz mat to assist with identifying the chemicals. The chemicals were Identified and the scene turned back over to the police. The incident is under investigation.
Gates Firefighters responded this morning to the La Quinta Inn on Lyell Ave for a fumes incident. 4C65 assumed command and reported elevated LEL readings in the structure. The building was evacuated while firefighters searched for the cause. Command requested an ambulance to check out four patients who were possibly exposed to the fumes. Command [...]
Rochester Firefighters responded early this morning for the report of a house fire with a person trapped on Emerson St. Engine 3 went on location with nothing showing and being waved in. Engine 3 further reported flames from the “A” side second floor with the report of a person still inside. Engine 5 assumed command [...]
Hilton and North Greece Firefighters responded yesterday for the report of a dump truck flipped on Parma Center Rd and Rt 18. Ambulance 9679 went on location and confirmed the accident was in the North Greece District on Manitou and Parma Center. Command reported a dump truck on its side with the driver self extricating [...]
The city of Rochester and Rochester Firefighters Local 1071 have reached an agreement over their dispute of the Two Percent money. The Firefighters have claimed for years that the City was using the money improperly and have won numerous court battles. The money will go towards, 400 sets of new turnout gear, new uniforms, repairs [...]
Retirement Reception honoring Ridge Road Fire District Lieutenant Kevin “MOE” Francis with be held Sunday September 16th. It will be held at Carmestro’s restaurant at 50 Canning St from 3:30 – 7pm with the presentation at 5:30pm. The cost is $20 per person which includes Hors d’oeuvre and gift. The will be a cash bar. [...]