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Today York Village Fire hosted a regional firefighter I & II program for the hands on practical portions of “Water Supply” and “Hose, Nozzles, Streams, and Foam” this is the final 8 hours of a 16 hour portion of the 240 hour certification program. York Village has one firefighter enrolled in the program. Students come Read More →

10-30-2014 training Woodbridge Rd (1)

Tonight we started our training evolution with a roll-up at the former Fazio’s restaurant at 38 Woodbridge Rd. The building is owned by York Hospital and they have allowed us to use the building for non destructive training for several years. The first scenario involved a fire on a rooftop unit. Crews opted to stretch Read More →

10-23-14 SCBA & DINNER (1)

Tonight we had some lousy weather and a nor’easter was dumping rain and wind all over the northeast. We took advantage of the inclement weather by staying inside and getting some of our required annual training done, with a twist.  Members got to see the Scott Pak tracker in use. It is a device that Read More →

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To assist with the Traffic Incident Management System (TIMS) training we do each year, two members took some time this week and created a new training prop.  Firefighters Josh Allen and Ryan Michel used some scrap plywood and built a scale “city” for the members to use.  FF Allen supplied some cars and trucks from Read More →

9-13-14 4 US Rt. 1 burn  (1)

Today members descended at 4 US Route 1 right on the Kittery town line for the final evolution in that house. Members have trained there for several Thursday nights on various topics. But today was the final burn. Members got 6 good training fires out of the house before tearing it down and burning the Read More →

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Tonight for our weekly Thursday night training we used an abandoned building at 4 Route 1 near the York/Kittery town line. crews were divided up into companies as to what piece of apparatus they arrived on. Engine 4, Engine 6, Squad 2, Truck 8, Tank 4, and the SMART truck went out for the training. Read More →