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Members of the York Village Fire Department traveled to Pierce in Appleton, Wisconsin to conduct the final inspection on the new Engine 6, a combination tanker and pumper. The process of designing and building this piece of fire apparatus has spanned over one year. Countless man hours have been spent designing a piece of equipment Read More →

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FF Morse is shown here practicing throwing the 24′ extension ladder in preparation for his Firefighter I and II practical skills exam two weeks ago. FF Morse has been enrolled in the North Berwick FD Firefighter I and II certification class since December 1, a college level, extremely rigorous course of study including many hours Read More →

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Tonight’s training focused on vertical ventilation, that is cutting holes in roofs to let smoke and fire gasses out of a burning building. The training focused on several key components to getting this task accomplished; including, aerial ladder work, ground ladders, roof ladders, ventilation saws, and cutting with axes. Lieutenants and Captains drilled with crews Read More →

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With the purchase of the new tanker pumper, which is due to be delivered by late summer, we are selling Tank 4. Tank 4 is the 1991 Mack/Central States it is being sold by the town of York by sealed bid. She has served the town well since November 1991, but it is time for Read More →

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Today York Village Fire Department conducted the final training evolution at 10 McIntire Rd. Members have been using this residence for several months to conduct various training evolutions. Hoseline advancement, search & rescue, overhaul, forcible entry, and Rapid Intervention Team ops. All skills that require an actual structure to teach with and learn on. The Read More →

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Tonight members drilled on search and rescue. That is searching a fire building for victims inside. Different techniques were employed to look for victims that may be trapped in the building. We tried searching with and without being assisted by a hoseline, it is preferable to search with a hoseline since it allows the firefighter’s Read More →