The Warwick Fire Department (WFD) reports that for the year to date they have responded to 482 calls for service.
On Thurs., Dec. 6 at the Orange County 911 Center in Goshen, NY, the Warwick Fire Department attended the graduation of four of our new firefighters from the IFO Interior Fire Operations School. Congratulations to our new interior firefighters.
The WFD held its annual Kids Christmas Party on Sun., Dec. 9 at the Raymond Hose Fire House.
The WFD requests that the members of the community continue to watch for first responders utilizing personal vehicles responding to emergencies. When you see a blue light for a firefighter or a green light for emergency medical personnel, safely pull off to the shoulder of the road to let them pass.
Holiday Safety Tips & Recommendations
The WFD Fire Prevention Team offers the following recommendations: check smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, have residential boilers or home heating systems including chimneys cleaned to ensure systems are in working order, have house numbers easily visible at the mailbox or on the front of the residence, do not run vehicles in or next to your garage to avoid a Carbon Monoxide Emergency, and keep up with the maintenance of all vehicles.
For more safety tips visit the WFD Facebook site or visit www.NFPA.org to find family fire safety games from Sparky the Fire Dog.
Seeking New Members
For those that are 16 years of age or older looking to join the Warwick Fire Department stop in to one of the firehouses or contact the FD by Facebook messenger. The Warwick FD is always accepting new members at all four fire company locations: Excelsior Hose Co., 986-4688; Goodwill Hook & Ladder, 986-3356; Raymond Hose Co., 986-4644; and Engine Co. #3, 986-4455.
Follow the Warwick FD on Facebook at Warwick NY Fire Department.