The Board of Fire Commissioners of the DeWitt Fire District has changed the date for its July Regular Meeting from the 26th to the 20th. The meeting will start at 6:00 PM, July 20th in the DeWitt Fire Station, 4500 East Genesee Street, DeWitt New York.
The annual statewide ban prohibiting brush burning began on March 16 and extends to May 14. Open burning—as in outdoor fires, burn barrels, backyard incinerators, or any fire that’s not vented through a stack or chimney—is not allowed, with few exceptions.
Are you a volunteer firefighter in New York State attending or planning to attend college near us?
Looking for ways to keep your fire and EMS skills and experience fresh while at school?
Looking for valuable experience towards a fire or EMS career?
Check out our student bunk-in program! We respond to 2000 calls a year and are near OCC, LeMoyne, SU, ESF and SUNY Upstate Medical University.
Our student bunk-in program offers students the opportunity to work alongside our personnel for training and on-the-job experience. We require a weekly duty commitment and provide you with training and accommodations at the fire station. Contact us for more details.
Engine Cos. 8 and 1 Fayetteville Truck-1 and Manlius Truck-2 responded to a reported structure fire Sunday afternoon. Engine 8 transmitted a Signal 99 shortly after arrival. All occupants escaped safely.
With the temperatures and humidity high crews kept busy battling 2 working structure fires. Engine Co. 8 responded to a fire at the Pompey Country Club on Hamilton Rd in the Pompey Hill Fire District. Engine 8 was the first full company to arrive and had the initial hand line in operation due to the extent of involvement the fire was outside operations.While Engine 8 was taking up at that fire scene Engine Co. 1Rescue Co. 7 responded to a working residential fire on W. Manlius St. in the Village of East Syracuse. The crew from Engine 1 went to the roof to perform vertical ventilation for the East Syracuse crews that were making an aggressive interior attack.
pspan classuserContentTruck 3 operated at second alarm commercial fire last evening.nbsp A Signal 99 was transmitted for thenbspthe Burker King in Tully at 2015. Tully Car-1 made a special call for Truck-3 at 2019 and DeWitt units returned to service at 2311. Rural water supply operations were in place to support the master stream operation and cold weather conditions provided some challenges.spanp
pAt 1515 hours on 8312012 Engine 8 and Rescue 7 responded to a house fire on Hulbert St. in the Minoa Fire District. On arrival command ordered DeWiTT crews to the roof for ventilation. Shortly after the completion of ventilation command ordered a defensivenbspoperation. DeWItt crews assisted with suppression and master stream operations clearing the scene at 1900 hours.p
pEngine 8 and Car 1 responded to a reported explosion with wires down in the area of 10 Landsdowne Road. An active transformer fire with extension to the residences fence and trees was found on arrival. Engine Company 8 knocked down the secondary fires and protected exposures while National Grid secured the power to the transformer.p
pAround 0530 on Friday morning ESFD requested Engine 8 to assist at a working apartment fire in the village. Upon arrival Engine 8 secured a secondary water supply and stretched a line upstairs to check for extension. A quick initial hit was made by the crew of ESFD Engine 1 and contained the fire to the room of origin.p
pEngine Co. 8 was alerted to respond to a reported fire at a bottle return center at Fayette St. and Elmbrook Dr. in the Village of Manlius. The first arriving Chief reported heavy smoke and fire showing and gave a signal 99 for a working fire. Engine 8s crew of 4 performed truck work. Crews from Manlius Fayetteville DeWitt Minoa and Cazenovia worked quickly to bring a well involved fire under control. No injuries were reported and companies were back in service within a few hours.p
pnbspppOnnbspTuesday June 26 the DeWitt Fire District donated three automated external defibrillators to the Jamesville-DeWitt Youth Athletic Association and three more to the DeWitt Police Department.ppa hrefhttpwww.eaglenewsonline.comnews2012jun27dewitt-fire-department-donates-3-aeds-jdyaa-dewittwww.eaglenewsonline.comnews2012jun27dewitt-fire-department-donates-3-aeds-jdyaa-dewittap
pnbspppOn June 26th in a brief ceremony held at the station Chief Green and Chairman Schultz formally donated 6 AEDsppa hrefhttpwww.eaglenewsonline.comnews2012jun27dewitt-fire-department-donates-3-aeds-jdyaa-dewittwww.eaglenewsonline.comnews2012jun27dewitt-fire-department-donates-3-aeds-jdyaa-dewittap
pEngine-8 responded to an EMS alarm early this morning which presented crews with an unknown hazardous material.nbsp Following stabilization and transport ofnbspone patient the alarm was upgraded and Fayetteville Truck was added.nbspDeWitt Truck-3 Engine-1 also responded. Syracuse HazMat 1 amp 2 Car-2nbspwere special called to the scene.nbsp Additional investigation was conducted andnbspcrews completed entry metering decon and ventilation returning to service at 0900.p
pCrews were dispatched to a two-car MVC on Erie Boulevard Tuesday night.nbsp The incident involving two mini-vansnbspoccured near the intersection ofnbspFietta Road.nbsp Engine-8 Engine-1 Rescue-7 and Car-1nbspresponded and extensive extrication was required on one vehicle. Two patients were transported to Syracuse area hospitals.p
pWednesday afternoon crews from Dewitt and East Syracuse were called to a MVC with injuries on Erie Blvd. 2 patients were cut from onenbsp vehicle and a third patient was extricated from the other. There was significant damage to thenbspvehicles and all three patients escaped with minor injuries.p