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: August 13th, 2014
SUBJECT: Fire Chief Report
q WELCOME: new members Todd Bush, Timothy Flihan, Firefighter / EMT Gary Tarpnell, Firefighter Ashley Stephens and Ethan Darling. I would like to welcome back out of exemption Firefighter John Stephens. John will be serving as one of our Safety Officers. On behalf of the officers and members I would like to thank you for choosing your volunteer service with the FFD.
q RECOGNIZE: Sean A. Krum for completing the NYD 12 hour SCBA Confidence course. Recognize Patrick J. Doolen for completing the NYS 9 hour Firefighter Survival training. Recognize Brock Abrams for receiving the 2014 Oneida County Firemen' Association College Scholarship.
q FFD AUGUST TRAINING: Vehicle Fires on Wednesday August 27, at 6:30 PM.
q APPARATUS PUMP COURSE starting on August 29th, at the New Hartford FD.
q NYS OUTREACH COURSES have been posted for Herkimer County at
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 .
q ALARM LOG BOOK AND ALARM WORKSHEETS. Must both be completed legibly and complete with accuracy. All details and training must also be posted in the alarm logbook. Effective September 1st, the alarm worksheets will be eliminated and all documentation and data will be imputed into fire programs in the alarm room.
q Insurances Services Organization (ISO) inspection was conducted on August 4th. This inspection reviews the emergency services delivery of the department.
q 2014 HERKIMER & ONEIDA COUNTY BOOT CAMP was a successful fire-training program, which graduated 21 new firefighters from four counties. The 166-hour boot camp candidates all completed Firefighter I and Firefighter Survival Certifications. 18 students challenged the National Certification written and skills testing. The Frankfort Fire Department participating staff and the departments efforts were appreciated and recognized by State, County, and Local Emergency Service Officials. All of the representing graduates chief officers in attendance for graduation expressed their appreciation and gratitude for the professionalism and dedication delivered by the FFD.
q FFD FIRE PREVENTION & EDUCATION is scheduled for Monday and Tuesday September 29 & 30, at Frankfort Elementary school.
q 2014 FFD BI ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE is scheduled for Wednesday October 1, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. We will be promoting the event along with the Student Firefighter Combat Challenge in the Frankfort, Ilion, and Mohawk school districts.
q NYS FALLEN FIREFITGHTERS MEMORIAL SERVICE is scheduled for Tuesday, October 7, 11 AM., at the Empire State Plaza.
q HERKIMER COUNTY ALARM TEXT SYSTEM is undergoing a system upgrade. FFD has currently 62 dispatch listings. FFD personnel who are not active duty responders or have left our agency, will be purged from the system.
q HERKIMER COUNTY DISPATCH SYSTEM CONVERSION & UPGRADES are currently in progress. The system will go live very soon. The original date was postponed due to technical issues. During the conversion we may experience some CAD issues. Please do not contact the center, please advise the chief.
q FFD OFFICERS MEETING on Monday, August 18 at 7:00PM.
q FIREFIGHTER COMBAT CHALLENGE EVENT PROPOSAL. I would like to propose that the FFD host a firefighter combat challenge event inviting other fire departments to participate involving this challenge competition as a fundraising for the "BELIEVE 271" foundation.
WALK TO PREVENT SUICIDE on Saturday September 6, starting at noon at the German Flats Town Park. FFD has been asked to help with volunteer support starting at 10:00 AM. If anyone is interested please contact Chief Chuck Conigliaro. If your'e interested in participating in the walk registration starts at 10:30 AM. Please consider your time for this cause.