On Tuesday May 18th the fire department conducted their weekly drill. This weeks topic was initial fire attack and water supply. Several members attended and were guided by Chief Russ Boughton and Assistant Chief Kevin Davis.
In conjunction with the Coast Gaurd Auxillary WMFD will be hosting a 8 hour boater safety course. Details can be found by clicking HERE In addition please view our calendar events for updates or changes.
The West Monroe Fire Department along with Orwell, Mexico, and Sandy Creek cover for Sackets Harbor. On Thursday April 15th West Monroe firefighters joined forces with other departments from Oswego County to provide coverage for southern Jefferson County while the departments in that area payed...
The West Monroe Fire Department responded to several calls on Easter Sunday. The day started very early with an overnight outdoor fire in the Toad Harbor area. The alarm came in about midnight for a quick moving grass and brush fire being fueled by a stiff breeze.
Late Saturday Night on the 27th of March, the West Monroe Fire Department was called to Whig Hill Road for a reported smoke condition in a home. The Fire Department responded with engine 3311 and engine 3312.
This weeks drill found the firefighters from West Monroe practicing exterior firefighting operations. Under the direction of Captain Jeff DeMong the drill entailed using large amounts of water. Engine 3311 was the attack truck using 3 master streams that included a 500 GPM Blitzfire, a 1250 GPM des...
Three West Monroe Firefighters attended a Ice Rescue class in Cleveland on Saturday March 13th and Sunday March 14th. The class taught skills and techniques the firefighters need to rescue people who become stranded on unsafe ice or that have broken through and are in the water at the edge of the ic...
Saturday March 13th at about 10:30 hours the Battalion 3 water rescue was activated for a call to Oneida Lake near Taft Bay Park for a man on the ice. The initial caller reported that the ice was separating and stranding the man about a 1/2 mile from the shore line.
On Saturday March 6th West Monroe held there Annual Installation Banquet. Our officers for the new year are - Chief - Rusty Boughton Assistant Chief - Kevin Davis Assistant Chief - Al Giamartino Captain - Tom Hemphil Captain - Jeff Demong Lieutenant - Jeff Sikora Lieutenant - Nick Belair Lie...
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On Thursday 02-11-09 at about 7:15 in the evening the West Monroe Fire Department sent a tanker to Pulaski for a fire at Whit'es Lumber Company on State Route 13 East of the Village. Charter Member and Past Chief Don Farewell drove the tanker (3351) and Lt.
On Sunday, 01-31-10 at about 02:08 hours the West Monroe Fire Department was dispatched to Oneida lake for a report of a Snowmobiler Crash involving three sleds. The initial report was that one person was unconscious.
Approximately 17:15 Friday January 29th WMFD was dispatched to a propane odor in the residence on CRT 37 North. 3311 with a full crew responded. On arrival OIC was informed that the house had a strong propane odor.
On Thursday January 28, 2010 at 16:14 West Monroe Fire Department was dispatched mutual aid to Constantia for a report of two lost ice fisherman. There were heavy snow squalls and strong winds at the time.
On Wednesday 01-27-2010 at about 17:00, The West Monroe Fire Department was dispatched to a chimney fire on County Route 11. Assistant Chief Davis was first on the scene and reported an active chimney fire.
On Sunday 01-24-10 at 12:04 the West Monroe Fire Department was called to State Route 69 in Parish on a working structure fire. West Monroe responded with 3362 with 5 SCBA and 1 non-SCBA , 3351 with 2 personnel, and 3302.
Two firefighters from West Monroe, James Jock and Dave Hanson, attended a class on Hybrid Vehicles held at the Central Square fire station. The 3 hour class taught the first responders on the risks involved when responding to a crash involving a Hybrid vehicle.
Several West Monroe Firefighters ventured out onto Oneida Lake Tuesday night to refresh their skills used when doing cold water and Ice Rescue. The firefighters utilized the cold water entry suites, ropes, radios, and the Rescue Air Boat.
On New Years eve at about 20:15 the West Monroe Volunteer Fire Department was activated for a Van into a utility pole on County Route 26 with no personal injuries . SOVAC Car 1 reported the crash and also reported low hanging wires.
On Wednesday December 30 at 06:30 the West Monroe Volunteer Fire Department was activated to go to the Village of Pulaski to assist with a motel fire. Heavy Rescue 3362 responded with 6 fire fighters making a stop in Central Square to meet up with an additional SCBA qualified Firefighter.