Feb
5
2016

Smoke On The Water 2016

Hey all! Smoke on the Water 2016!  Save that date!  It’s going to be held August 27th from Noon-8:00p.m.   We will be having the same categories as last year!  Including chicken, pork butt, brisket and open category and back by popular demand the mystery category!  The entry fee for the competitors will be $75.00 per team. 
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Aug
29
2015

HFD Smoke On The Water 2015 Results are in!!

We would like to give a big thanks to this years sponsors and competitors!  The final results are posted and available for download!  Here’s first to third in each category! Best in Show 1. Da Mamma’s 2. Bikini BBQ 3.Sweet Racks and Smokin Butts Open 1. Back Alley BBQ 2. Sweet Racks and Smokin Butts
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Jul
27
2015

Smoke On The Water 2015

  Here is the official schedule of events for the event! Friday night before the competition there will be Team Trivia sponsored by LaMarche  Funeral Home!  Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place!  There will be a limit of 15 teams with a max of 7 per team at $5 per person.  Trivia, Prizes, and
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Jan
7
2015

Cold Weather

With the temperatures dropping to the single digits over the next several days, we would like to remind everyone to stay inside where it is warm.  If you must go out be sure to dress in layers and cover any exposed skin and stay well hydrated. Hypothermia and Frostbite are two of the most common
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Oct
26
2014

Winter Heating Safety

Did you know that winter is the time of year when residential fires increase for most communities? With the rising cost of fuel, people are turning to secondary sources of energy to help heat their homes.  Some things to consider when heating your home this winter include…     Space heaters, whether portable or stationary, accounted
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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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