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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 →

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Chief Balentine attended a conference yesterday hosted by the Maine Fire Chief’s Association. The conference was held at the Sunday River Ski Resprt in Bethel, Me. This is an opportunity for fire chiefs across the state of Maine to come together to network and collaborate to find solutions to common problems facing the fire service Read More →

The stats have been compiled for winter storm Stella. It has taken a few days to get everything compiled as the volume of calls that came in in a short time coupled with the dispatch server going down resulted in handwritten notes being necessary to keep track of all the calls for service. Our final Read More →