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Captains John Hunt and Paul Balentine traveled to Appleton, Wisconsin to the Pierce factory for an inspection on the new Squad 2. John and Paul finalized the specifications on our new Pierce PUC Rescue Pumper. Many items were added or changed to maximize efficiency.

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Firefighter Charles “Chuckie”  Balentine recieved  his 55 years of service pin at the annual York Firefighter’s ball. Charles began his fire service career with the York Village Fire Department  in 1954 on his 21st birthday.  FF Balentine attained the rank of Assistant Chief before retiring to a support role.  He is a fixture at fire Read More →

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Saturday August 15th, 2009. The York Village Fire Department celebrated it’s 93rd Annual Firemen’s field day with our usual parade through York Harbor and York Village followed by our traditional New England Firemen’s Muster. A good time was had by all. Attendance has been weaning at musters around New England but you would never know it by a Read More →

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The  York Village Fire Department was recently awarded an AFG grant to purchase a “Quint”   The members put in many hours evaluating Quints. Numerous manufacturers were considered and money was tight.  The York Fire Department was within hours of placing a deposit on a Smeal Fire apparatus 75′ Quint when the local Pierce dealer came in with a Read More →

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The Members drove the 3 American La France Fire Apparatus out for a final photo shoot.  The two oldest trucks will soon be taken out of service.  They are being replaced by a new Pierce Velocity 75′ Quint fire apparatus purchased with Federal Grant money.