Every month, KROCK will be honoring a local Fire Department for their dedication to Central New York by inducting them in to our “Hall of Flame.” Not only does this give us an opportunity to show our gratitude to the brave men & women of our local fire departments, but it gives those departments access to the massive reach of KROCK to promote anything they like! To nominate a department, fill out the form on the bottom of this page.

SEPTEMBER, 2019: Mattydale V.F.D. (Mattydale, NY)   The Mattydale fire department is 100% volunteer with approximately 40 members, but we are always in need of new members! Come Join Today! The Mattydale Fire department covers about 1.9 square miles and on average runs about 1,200 calls a year! There are lots of rewarding benefits when you become a volunteer with us! As a volunteer you get the reward of helping your fellow neighbor in their time of need. All training is completely free to you, if you just want to stick with being a firefighter, or you can take classes to become a NYS CFR, EMT or so on! The choices are yours! When you join the Fire Department, you are joining one big family.This is a brotherhood! 


AUGUST, 2019: Sylvan Beach V.F.D. (Sylvan Beach, NY)    To inculcate love of country, good citizenship, civic virtue and self sacrifice, and to perpetuate the spirit which from the earliest days has actuated volunteer firemen in the rendition of service of the highest type in the protection of life and property from fire, accident, or sickness, without hope of fee or reward.


JULY, 2019: Oswego & Oswego Town Fire Departments (Oswego, NY)   

The Oswego Fire Department strives to improve the safety and quality of life of the residents and visitors of the City of Oswego by providing public education and fire prevention activities, as well as providing a force of trained, professional first responders capable of handling emergencies. Proudly serving the the over 8,000 residents of the Town of Oswego in their time of need.


JUNE, 2019: Stittville V.F.D.
(Stittville, NY)   
A volunteer fire company dedicated to safety and welfare of our community and the surrounding area.
Participating in various parades, chicken BBQs and community events.


MAY, 2019: N.H.F.D.
(New Hartford, NY)   
The New Hartford Fire Department is actually two separate and distinct organizations. The Fire Department is a true department of Village Government. It’s Chief is elected by the membership as well as all the fire officers. The Fire Department is responsible for the prevention of, and extinguishment of fires as they may occur in the district. Additionally, over the years, the scope has evolved to include Emergency Medical Service, Hazardous Materials Response, etc. In addition to the Fire Department, the New Hartford Firemen’s Benevolent Association, created in the early 1930’s, was established to maintain the health and welfare of it’s membership. The Benevolent Association maintains a slate of “civil” officers that includes a President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary and the like. This organization is made up of all current and former active members of the fire department.


APRIL, 2019: Minoa V.F.D.
(Minoa, NY)
Whether it’s their annual field days, or their iconic green trucks, the Minoa Fire Dept. has been a staple in their community since 1913. Be sure to stop by Station 2 on Saturday, April 27th for a day of demonstrations & to learn about volunteering! The Minoa Fire Department is always looking for members. They are accepting applications for Interior Firefighters, Drivers, EMT’s and support personnel. Please Stop at either station for an application.Contact the Fire House at 315-656-9204 For More Information


MARCH, 2019: Moyer’s Corners
(Clay, NY)
Founded in 1948, the Moyers Corners Fire Department is a 100% volunteer department located in the densely populated northern section of Onondaga County, New York. They provide fire, rescue and emergency medical services within the Town of Clay. With an urban/suburban response area of approximately 20 square miles, the department protects a resident poplution of over 70,000 and a daytime popultion of over 125,000. They have a diversified fire district comprised of extensive single family dwellings, multiple occupancy apartments, townhouses and garden apartment structures, industrial facilities, churches, schools, business/office parks and commercial retail centers and complexes. Major interstate and highway systems criss-cross through the district which includes major railroad lines and over five miles of river/waterfront. 


DID YOU KNOW? Fire departments need more than just fire fighters! From accounting to making pancakes, many of our local fire departments are 100% volunteer! See if you can help here:

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