Archive for October, 2009

10-19-09 MVA 62 and Warren Commons Entrance

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Shortly after 7pm North Warren Responded a rescue and engine to the scene of a 2 vehicle accident at the entrance of Warren Commons on Rt. 62. Upon arrival firefighters found 2 vehicles with heavy damage. C-5 (McCluskey) assumed command. The 2 vehicles were stabilized. The patients were packaged and removed from the vehicles. Emergycare assisted on scene and transported both patients.

10-7-09 MVA mutual aide to Lander

Monday, October 26th, 2009

North Warren was dispatched to assist Lander VFD for an MVA with entrapment. Lander was also assisted by Sugar Grove VFD, Emergycare, and Star Flight. Firefighters worked to extricate the victim with hydraulic equipment (Jaws of Life), reciprocating saws, and various hand tools.

Stop, Drop, & Run 10-24-09

Monday, October 26th, 2009

The North Warren Volunteer Fire Dept. held its inaugural 5K race with 41 runners in attendance. Special thanks goes out to all those who participated, Bonnie Cratty for timing the race and our sponsors (Shurfine, Hampton Inn, Touch of Tranquility, Lowes, Ekey Florist, GNC, Darr Web Solutions, and Aaron’s Rental). The rain held off and everyone had a good time some even in their Halloween costumes. An Overall Finish List can be viewed here.

9-25-09 NWVFD receives Assistance to Firefighters Grant

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

The North Warren VFD received award notification for the 2008 Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant on Friday, September 25. The grant awarded was $49,106 under Operations and Safety. These funds will be used to outfit North Warren Firefighters with new and updated turnout gear.