The Engine and a crew attended a live burn drill in Summitville. 34-11 and 34-3 were used at a Tanker fill site. We had both new and older pump operators get some training time in.
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Station 34 held a mutual aid drill on Pump and Tanker Operations. Otisville, Cuddebackville, Summitville and Wurtsboro attended the training which involved 25 Firefighters. Drivers were able to work on pumping operations in a Tanker relay. Firefighters also were able to train on CAFS and master stream operations.
Station 34 Officers and Members would like to welcome Mike Petitti to the Westbrookville Volunteer Fire Company. Firefighter Petitti comes with many years of experience as he served as a Firefighter with the Port Jervis Fire Department. We are pleased to have Firefighter Petitti in the Station 34 Family and we know he will serve our Company with pride and professionalism. We are in need of Firefighters. If you or anyone you know over the age of 16 is interested in joining, go to the "H...
The Officers and Members would like to congratulate Firefighter Giraldi on his recent recertification of his New York State EMT. The recertification class ran from September through January at the Orange County 911 Center.We would like to thank Firefighter Giraldi for taking the time to help provide emergency medical care in our community.
We are pleased to announce that Firefighter Kris Bloom passed his EMT course this evening and is now a New York State Certified EMT. Firefighter Bloom attended the accelerated EMT course at the New York State Fire Academy in Mountour Falls, NY. He did well throughout his course. The Officers and Firefighters at Station 34 are very proud of his accomplishment and dedication to completing the EMT course.From all of us......Congratulations Kris!!!!!!
The Officers and Members would like to congratulate Probationary FF Forrester on his acceptance to the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. After graduating Port Jervis High School in June. FF Forrester will be leaving for basic training in Colorado Springs and will start his academic studies in the Fall.This is a great accomplishment and we are very proud of FF Forrester's work.
Congratulations to the Officers who were newly elected to positions in the Company. FF Mike Guerra was elected to the Lieutenant position. FF Guerra has worked hard over the last few years to become an officer. FF Frank Giraldi was elected to Company President. FF Giraldi brings good management experience to the position and we are glad to have him back in an Officer position. FF Scott Patterson was elected to one of the Director positions. As a long time FF, resident and now local business owne...
Recently our website had it's 200,000th visitor 8 years to the day we launched our website. When we first started our site on February 29th 2008, we never thought we would have over 200,000 visitors. We are glad to provide our community and the Emergency Service Community a look at the work we do for our community. Over the time the website has been up, it has helped our residents contact us through email, provide information, recruitment and inform the residents on how hard our members...
Station 34 would like to thank Firefighters Guerra and Holmes for their recent participation in fire classes. Firefighter Guerra graduated Pump Operator class at the Sullivan County FTC. Firefighter Holmes graduated EVOC hosted at the Cuddebackville Fire House. The Officers and Members would like to congratulate both Firefighters on their recent accomplishments.
Station 34 completed a recert in CPR. 22 Members and Friends of the Company completed the recert. As always, we would like to thank Diane for her support and the time she gives to make our community safer. The Officers are very proud of the commitment of Diane and our Firefighters!
Members of Station 34 along with the Cuddebackville Fire Department spent the day with the kids and staff at HBE promoting fire safety. They had classroom and outside demonstrations. The kids were able to have lunch with the firefighters as well. It was a great combined effort from the two Departments so that our community will be safer. The Firefighters are looking for to next year already.
The Officers and Members of Station 34 would like to congratulate our Brothers and Sisters on their recent accomplishments.Captain Cathleen Tunno graduated Empire State College with a Bachelors of Nursing. Cathleen continues to work as an ER Nurse.FF Ryan Mikulski graduated from Port Jervis High School and will be attending Orange County Community College. FF Mike Guerra graduated SUNY Delhi with a degree in Electrical Construction and Integrated Energy. Mike is working for a loca...
The Officers and members would like to congratulate Firefighter Mike Guerra on graduating from SUNY Delhi this past weekend. FF Guerra graduated with an associates degree in Electrical Construction/Integrated Energy. During his 2 years at SUNY Delhi, he responded with the Delhi Joint Fire District. FF Guerra will be working for an electrical contractor in Liberty, NY. Everyone at Station 34 is proud of his accomplishment.
During an emergency, it is very important that first responders can find your home or business. We will be selling reflective signs that can be placed at the end of your driveway. Please click the 911 Sign Form button on the top right hand side of our website. This will bring you to a printable form that you can fill out and mail along with the $15.00 fee to the address listed on the form.Help first responders find you when seconds count, purchase your sign today. Chief Bo Tunno
Please check out the story below and pass it along to other Departments. A small item will mean a lot for Johnathan. http://hudsonvalleycountry.com/all-this-young-man-wants-is-a-fire-dept-patch-from-every-dept-in-new-york/
24 hours ago the new 34-61 was put in service and now it responded on it's first call. Firefighter Emily Mesnick drove the new 34-61 on the first call. The new truck was purchased from the Clearwater Township Fire Department in Rapid City, Michigan. Members drove to Michigan to inspect the truck. After a thorough inspection, it was decided to purchase the truck and it was driven back to Westbrookville. Since the purchase, the truck was given all new brakes and shocks. Some emergency lig...
Over the last two weeks Station 34 has been collecting food for the Back Pack Attack program at HBE. Today along with Cuddebackville Fire Dept, we delivered all the food donated to the two Departments while all the teachers and students cheered on. The students also collected food and they did a great job "Stuffing The Bus"!Station 34 would like to thank everyone who donated food for this program.
Station 34 visited students and faculty at Hamilton Bicentennial School today. This is the first year Station 34 was invited by Cuddebackville Fire Department and the school to participate in Fire Prevention day. Assistant Chief Lattimer along with Firefighters E. Mesnick, Taggert and Guerra spoke to students about fire prevention, gave them a tour of 34-11 and showed them equipment that firefighters use. We would like to thank Chief Sean Aumick and HBE for inviting us to take part in such an im...
The officers and members would like to congratulate Firefighter Taggert as she completed her refresher training and passed her NYS EMT test. She has been going to refresher training over the last 5 months and we are proud to have dedicated members like her protecting our community.
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If you live in the Westbrookville Fire District, click on the link above to order a Blue 911 Address Marker. The markers are reflective and will assist First Responders to find your driveway when seconds count.