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 COMPANY / DEPARTMENT ANNUAL MEETING: January 7th, 2015
SUBJECT: Fire Chief Report
q RECOGNIZE: Lt Frank Grippe and all the personnel who have been teaching and mentoring or School Credit firefighters. This program is the future and success of the FFD and it's mission readiness.
q FFD JANUARY "NEW YEAR" TRAINING: fire pre-plans review on Wednesday January 14, starting at 6:30 PM.
q 2015 ANNUAL 8-HOUR OSHA IN-SERVICE TRAINING: Saturday January 24 starting at 8:00 AM or Monday & Wednesday January 26 and 18, starting at 6:00 PM. All personnel are required to bring you issued SOG/SOP's. Please return your issued SOG/SOP if you are no longer an active fire brigade member.
q 2014 OUTREACH TRAINING HOURS. Eighteen personnel from the Frankfort Fire Department attending state and federal outreach training totaled 977 hours. This figure does not include personnel hours in the HCCC Paramedic program. Thank you for your dedication and service. A list will be posted in the Day Room.
q 2015 PERSONAL INFORMATION REQUEST is required to be completed by all active fire brigade personnel. The form was e-mailed as an attachment and is also located on the website under documents. Please read the memorandum instructions, and must be completed prior to your annual OSHA in-service training.
q NEW TANKER bids were opened December 18, for a new 2016 Commercial Chassis, 3000 Gallon tanker pumper. This apparatus will be replacing our 1986 Tanker 322. I hope the Village Board will be awarding the purchase tomorrow evening a their meeting.
q SCHUYLER AMBULANCE will be hosting an information class on January 22, Cancer in the Fire Service a Growing Epidemic, presented by Whitesboro FD Past Chief Bryan McQueen. Classes starts 6:30 PM, at the Schuyler FD.
q FFD OFFICERS MEETING on Sunday evening, January 18. Chief officers at 7:00 PM. All other officers at 7:30 PM.
q NEW PERSONAL CO METERS have been purchased and have been placed into Ambulance 618 and Truck 404.
q VAN REPLACMENT WINDSHIELD has be approved by the Executive Council. We hope to have this accomplished soon.
q HERKIMER COUNTY FIRE CHIEF'S ASSOCIATION ANNUAL BANQUET is scheduled for Saturday evening January 24, at the Dolgeville FD, starting at 6:00 PM. I have submitted two applications for awards for FFD personnel. Cost of the banquet is $ 16.00, per person.
q ONEIDA COUNTY FIRE SERVICE LEGISLATIVE BREAKFAST is scheduled for Saturday January 31, at the Deerfield FD, starting at 8:00 AM. RSVP due NLT 1/21/2015. The cost is $ 10.00, per person.
q CORRECTIONS COMPLETED PROJECTS included painting Day & Alarm rooms, structural repairs to back garage bricks and painting of back garage walls, cleaning kitchen, repairs to bar, and cleaning and waxing all apparatus. I would like to thank the Company for their support. Through the FD budget we had insulation blown in above the meeting room area, equivalent to R-50 insulation factor. A new suspended ceiling was also installed and all wiring was secured and modified to comply with building and electrical codes.
q FYI I am looking for volunteer company members who may be interested in preparing food on two training nights per month. Anyone interested please contact the Chief as soon as possible. I feel it is very important that personnel after completing training evening have something to eat. In order to cut down on the expensed of ordering out meals, it would be less expensive to prepare in house.
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.
DHS ORISKANY NY COURSES are posted on the website at www.dhses.ny.gov