9-11 Commemoration Ceremony

On Monday, September 11, 2017, the Department will hold its annual commemoration ceremony, marking the anniversary of the attacks on the Twin Towers in New York City, the Pentagon, and Flight 93. Particularly remembered will be the firefighters and medics who lost their lives in the tragedy. The memorial will begin at 8:30 AM in […]

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Firefighter/EMT applications being accepted

The Department has opened an application period to establish a hiring eligibility list. If you would like to submit an application, please go the Employment page and download the materials. Please read all the materials and fill them out completely. Please reference posting 09-17 when filling out the application. Applications must be postmarked no later […]

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FF/EMT Dykgraaf promoted to Lieutenant

Firefighter/EMT Chad M. Dykgraaf was sworn into his new position as a Lieutenant last night. Congratulations, LT! We wish you the best on your promotion.   Lieutenant Dykgraaf joined the Department in 2010 as a Firefighter/EMT. Since his promotion, he has assumed duties as the Department’s Training Officer, coordinates the Public Education program, and oversees […]

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Fire Prevention Week

This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years,” represents the final year of our three-year effort to educate the public about basic but essential elements of smoke alarm safety. Why focus on smoke alarms three years in a row? Because NFPA’s survey data shows that […]

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National Poison Prevention Week

Thank you for joining the nationwide effort to help prevent accidental poisonings, a leading public health problem. Almost anything can be poisonous if used the wrong way, in the wrong amount, or by the wrong person, but help is available. Through the toll-free Poison Help line, 1-800-222-1222, which connects callers to their local poison center, the […]

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