The Frankfort Fire Department is a department within the incorporated Village of Frankfort. It provides emergency services to four fire districts. District One- Is within the incorporated Village of Frankfort District Two- Is within the reservation of the town District Three- Is located east of th village District Four- Is a water district located west of the village. Districts 2,3 & 4 are contracted through the village board with the Town of Frankfort.
It is the dedicated mission of the Frankfort Fire Department to provide & prepare for needed emergency services. Services such as fire supression, rescue, extrication, emergency medical services, and disaster assisstance. These emergency services will be provided to the customers of our protection district, and also at the request of neighboring districts. These emergency services will be performed to the best of our knowledge and ability.
FFD DEPARTMENT MEETING: May 9th, 2015
SUBJECT: Fire Chief Report
q WELCOME new school credit member Richard A. Moracco. Richard has been enrolled into the Firefighter I in-residents at the NYS Academy of Fire Science. He will be representing the FFD along with Firefighter Timothy Flihan. I welcome our second new Bunk-In Student James J. Pope. Jim lives in Red Hook, NY. He is a graduate of Oswego State, is a Med-Tech in the US Army Reserves, and is already and EMT basic. We look forward to his arrival this fall semister.
q RECOGNIZE Assistant Chief Matthew Palumbo, Lieutenant David Dye, and Firefighter Timothy Flihan for completing the 18-hour NYS Emergency vehicle Operations Course.
q THANK YOU to Captain Mark Valent, Lieutenant Frank Grippe, Firefighters Patrick Doolen, Ethan Reid, and firefighters from Frankfort Center and Schuyler for their steadfast support and dedication to hosting the 2015 Student Modified Firefighter Combat Challenge at Frankfort High School on Friday, April 17, ALL DAY. Thank you to Frank Grippe for volunteering to shampoo the carpets in the Day and Alarm Rooms.
q PRE-HOSPITAL & TRAUMA DAYCONFERENCE at OCCC. Information posted on bulletin board in the Day Room. Free for all EMS providers. RSVP NLT 5/14.
q FFD MAY TRAINING this Wednesday May 13, at 6:30 PM. Our presentation will be Meth Lab Awareness for the First Responder, delivered bv Mr. Scott Adams, retired US DEA Agent. This presentation is open to other local emergency responders.
q NYS WATER RESCUE AWARENESS one night course at the Newport FD on Wednesday, May 27, starting at 6:30 PM.
q PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR FIREFIGHTERS at MVCC. Sponsored by Oneida County Officer of Emergency Services. Free presentation and open to all firefighters and officers. Register at ocgov.net
q FFD DETAIL on Tuesday May 19, starting at 6:30 PM. Station clean-up and last minute details in preparation for the next day memorial services. I would appreciate once per year TLC dedicated to our facility. All help will be appreciated.
q 2015 INDIVIDUAL FD INDIVIDUAL PHOTOS are scheduled for Monday, May 18, 8 to 10 PM, and Tuesday May 19, 4 to 8 PM. Need white shirt, tie, and issued hat. Please bring if you have. Group photo will be on Wednesday after the memorial services.
q 2015 FFD ANNUAL MEMORIAL SERVICES is scheduled for Wednesday, May 20, starting at 6:30 PM. Invitations to dignitaries and neighboring fire companies have been sent out. FFD personnel please assemble in uniform no later than 6:15 PM. If you do not have dress uniform, duty uniforms please. I will need at least three personnel for refreshments and food preparation.
q THE "I AM RESPONDING" shift scheduling and response notification is operational. All personnel are entered into system. Please activate when responding and schedule your time when home or in area. For technical problems please call "I am responding" at 315-701-1372.
q 2015 HERKIMER COUNTY SOIL & WATER SAFETY DAY all day Tuesday, June 2, at the Herkimer County Fair Grounds. FFD will be facilitating a program providing fire safety and fire fatalities fact to 600 fifth graders from throughout Herkimer County. All help will be appreciated.
q MID-STATE EMS ANNUAL RECOGNITION BANQUET on Friday, May 22. RSVP to EMS Supervisor Lockwood no later than May 13th.
q NEW TANKER PUMPER UPDATE Met with Mr. Blake Garrison from Garrison Fire on 4/9 in reference to the pre-construction conference. Expected delivery will be sometime in November of this year.
q FFD 2015 - 2016 OPERATIONAL BUDGET was approved on April 30. This budget carries a $ 10,000, increase over last fiscal year. This increase will be used to purchase a second set of firefighting PPE for active and current personnel. This will now allow personnel to wash their used gear, which will become policy. I have also included funding for contractual equipment inspections and equipment purchases for our ambulance.
q NYS ACCELERATED FIREFIGHTER DAY COURSE. Two weekends June 6 & 7, July 1 & 2, two weeks daytime July 6 through the 17. Graduation will be on the 17th. FFD will facilitate equipment, training center, and possibly lunches. Further logistical and training details to follow.
q FIREFIGHTER MEMORIAL PARK FUNDRAISING SHIRT AND MUG SALES. Cash, incentive point purchase, and checks to FFD Memorial Park Fund.
q NYSAFC 2015 FIRE EXPO June 17 - 20 at Turning Stone. Check out training available through the conference. Check it out at http://www.nysfirechiefs.com/
q NYS ACADEMY OF FIRE SCIENCE at www.dhses.ny.gov/ofpc/training/fire-academy/academy.cfm
q NIMS TRAINING ICS 100 & 200 at http://training.fema.gov/IS/NIMS.aspx All personnel must have ICS 100 & 200. This is a mandate since 2008. You are neither current nor compliant without this training.
q DHS ORISKANY NY COURSES are posted on the website at www.dhses.ny.gov