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Welcome to the Lyndonville Volunteer Fire Company Blog!
We will use this space to talk about our fire company and it’s volunteers…what we do and why we do it. We’ll speak about our town and why we chose to help protect our families, friends, and neighbors both as firefighters and trained first responders.We’ll talk about...
Volunteer fire departments answer all kinds of calls: house fires, barn fires, brush fires, forest fires, car fires, HAZMAT situations– but did you know that we have more calls in response to EMS situations such as car accidents or medical emergencies than fires? As the population of the community ages, the ability of our firefighters to be first responders is critical. We can never have too many qualified people in our ranks.
Fire Prevention Week occurs every year on the week which contains October 9th. It begins on Sunday and runs through the next Saturday. Fire Prevention Week commemorates the devastating Great Chicago Fire which began on October 8, 1871. Fire Prevention Week is the perfect time to review and practice your family's escape plan. The No. 1 rule if a fire happens in your home: Get out, stay out and call for help. Never go back inside for anyone or anything. Call the fire department from outside your home.
Every dollar helps! Funds we raise are used for education and training, equipment, equipment maintenance, protective clothing, breathing apparatus, EMS supplies and much more!