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: June 10th, 2015
SUBJECT: Fire Chief Report
q RECOGNIZE and congratulations to Firefighter Patrick Doolen, and Dani Engert as our newest NYS DOH EMT Basic's. Recognize EMS Supervisor Lockwood, Captain Marcus Perritano, and Firefighter EMT Sean Krum for attending the 8-hour Pre Hospital & Trauma Day Conference sponsored by Upstate Medical Center & O.C.C.C. Recognize Lt. Frank Grippe for completing the NYS 12-hour Basic & Medium Level Structural Collapse Courses, in residents at the NYS Academy of Fire Science. Recognize Captains Mark Valent and Marcus Perritano, Wayne Abrams and Timothy Flihan for attend the 4-hour NYS Water Rescue Awareness course.
q BEST WISHES to Firefighter EMT Sean Krum, Christopher Ciccone, and Kyle Stephens for completing and passing all of NYS and National Paramedic Skills Testing. All will be taking the NYS Paramedic Exam on Thursday June 18. On behalf of the Officers and Members of the FFD, we all wish you success in passing the exam, "Good luck Curley and the Axe Man". Sean will continue to serve the FFD until the end of July.
q BEST WISHES to new members Timothy Flihan and Richard Morocco who will be attending the Advanced Firefighter I training in residents at the NYS Academy of Fire Science. They will also be taking their national certification practical examination at the academy.
q THANK YOU to all personnel who prepared and participated in the 2015 annual memorial service. "May We Never Forget". Thank you to all who attended the Meth Lab Awareness for first responders training.
q FFD JUNE SCHEDULED TRAINING next Wednesday June 17, the topic is SCBA Confidence starting at 6:30 PM. Wednesday, June 24, the topic is high angle repelling.
q NYS TRAINING AT FFD Firefighter Survival starts on Tuesday June 16. NYS Hazardous Materials First Responder Operations starts on Monday, June 22. All state training starts at 6:30 PM. NYS Apparatus Operator Pump course starts July 7 at the Poland FD.
q THE "I AM RESPONDING" shift scheduling and response notification is fully operational. All personnel are entered into system. Please use the system when responding and PLEASE consider posting your shift availability especially for EMS responses. For technical problems PLEASE call "I am responding" at 315-701-1372.
q TANKER PUMPER 322 SALE has been submitted to Auction International. It will be up for bid until the end of June.
q NYS ACCELERATED FIREFIGHTER DAY COURSE. Has started this passed weekend. Full week daytime classes start on July 1 through the 17. Graduation will be on Friday July 17. FFD will facilitate equipment, training center, and lunches. Volunteers firefighting and EMS personnel interested in assisting, please advise. A $ 400.00, donation from the Oneida County Firemen's Association was made to help with the cost of lunches.
q NEW FFD DUTY UNIFORM SHIRTS for all active personnel have been ordered. Two shirts will be issued per individual. FFD will also begin to issue BDU matching pants to active personnel. With this investment, I would like to see if this duty clothing worn for FFD activities, training, details, and official events. The duty uniform adds to the professionalism and clearly identifies our personnel.
q NEW FIREFIGHTING PPE / TURN-OUT fitting is complete. 20 new sets have been ordered with a 6 to 8 week delivery. Our goal is to provide a second set to active responding personnel. A new standing order will soon be written requiring all personnel exposed active fires involving carcinogens, shall be washed. Individuals should immediately begin washing issued gear now, if it has been, or will be exposed to these type of fires.
q FIREFIGHTER MEMORIAL PARK FUNDRAISING T SHIRT, SHORTS AND MUG SALES. Cash, incentive point purchase sales are accepted. Checks to FFD Memorial Park Fund. Please consider purchase for distant friends or relatives.
q NYSAFC 2015 FIRE EXPO June 17 - 20 at Turning Stone. The department has free passes available to all personnel. Passes will be located in the white cabinet in the Alarm Room. The van is available for groups. Only take passes if you are attending. Check out the event 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 http://www.dhses.ny.gov/
q NYS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH BUREAU OF EMS website at www.health.ny.gov/professionals/ems/
q MID STATE REGIONAL EMS website at www.midstateems.org