Centerville Fire/Rescue says Thank You!
CF/R would like to say thank you to Ron Huffman for the instruction at the LP training. We would also like to thank Harvest Land Co-op for donating 1500 gallons of propane, Wayne County Firefighters Association and Wayne County Local Emergency Planning Committee for the logistical support, and all the area firefighters, EMS, and EMA personnel in attendance.
Centerville Fire/Rescue Participates in 9/11 Memorial Walk
On Sunday, September 11, 2016, CF/R members Jassen Martin, Billy Hampton, Marc Cromis and Chief Dennis Spears participated in a memorial walk in remembrance of the attacks on September 11, 2001 in which 343 of our fellow firefighters did not make it home. CF/R members, along with members from Economy, Greens Fork, and Hagerstown Fire Departments trekked 6.9 miles from the Clay Township/Greens Fork Fire Department to the Hagerstown Fire Department. This inaugural walk had a total of 38 participants, with 33 total walkers, including 26 first responders.
Volunteer Fire Departments Struggle with Staff, Funding
On the evening of Saturday, August 20, Richmond newspaper The Palladium-Item published an interesting article about the struggles our area volunteer fire departments are facing when it comes to maintaining needed staffing and funding. To read more, click here.
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As of Friday, August 16th, we have made 387 calls for service for fiscal year 2016 (started in December 2015).
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