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Sep
11
2014

Hammondsport Responds to Electrocution

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At approximately 1pm Monday afternoon The Hammondsport Fire Department was dispatched along with Hammondsport Ambulance and Rural Metro/ALS102 to the report of a town highway worker that was electrocuted and was on top of a town dump truck. Car 21 and several volunteers responded with Rescue 7 and M-2.  Once on scene they were confronted
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May
25
2014

Smoke on the Water 2014 Update

Sunday, May 25, 2014 Hello Pit Masters! Competition registrations are updated and available for download! Get em while they’re hot! All of the paperwork is available under the downloads tab. Thanks and have a safe weekend!
Apr
16
2014

Smoke on the Water!

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Attention All Pitmasters!!! Fire up those cookers!!! Smoke on the Water is just around the corner! This year we are making a few changes. We are going to be changing one of the meat categories to an “Open” category and adding a mystery category which will be announced the day of
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Nov
17
2013

Its getting cold! Time to check your chimney!

Sunday, November 17, 2013 Keeping chimneys clean is the other key step in preventing chimney fires. If you don’t use your fireplace very often, or you just moved, you might not know whether your chimney is clean or not. The following signs indicate a chimney in need of a cleaning: Burned wood odors coming from
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Nov
14
2013

Hammondsport Assists Bath With Structure Fire

Thursday, November 14, 2013 On 11/14/13 Hammondsport Volunteers were alerted for mutual aid to assist bath with a structure fire. 2101 and Rescue 7 responded with 7 volunteers. Upon arrival members were put to work with overhaul due to the fire being mostly out. The members of the bath fire department made a good attack
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Oct
9
2013

Fire Safety Week

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 This week is fire prevention week. Here are some tips to help you make your family safe and help out in case of a fire emergency. Step 1. Prepare and Plan Ahead Make home fire safety the whole family’s responsibility. Work together, from the oldest to the youngest, to come up
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Aug
26
2013

Smoke on the Water Results

Monday, August 26, 2013 Hey Everyone! The results are now posted! Check under the download tab for the Official Results from this years competition! Another successful year in the books. We would like to throw a big Thank You out to all of our sponsors and to all of the competitors! Also to all who
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Jul
28
2013

Smoke On The Water 2013

Sunday, July 28, 2013 August 24th from Noon til 8pm at the Hammondsport Fire Department Carnival Grounds; The 2013 Smoke on the Water Barbeque competition will be in full swing! Four categories of delicious BBQ with tastings from 1-4 pm available to the public! Cash prizes to competitors in each category, and overall will be
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Jul
24
2013

Gorge Rescue

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 On Wednesday July 24th Hammondsport Firefighters were alerted for a injured teenager in the Glen just off Pulteney Street. On arrival of 2nd Asst Chief McConnell it was found that the patient had a deep laceration to her upper leg and was going to have to be removed via stokes basket.
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May
26
2013

Fire At Laundry mat

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Sunday, May 26, 2013 The Hammondsport volunteers were alerted to the structure fire at Approximately 4pm on 5/25/13 at the Hammondsport laundry mat. Car 21 was first on scene with smoke showing from the 30 by 50 foot wood frame structure Engine 24 was on scene soon after with a crew of six and quickly
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