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Wed. Jan 1st 2020

The West Monroe Fire Department finished
2019 with 347 calls. This was fifty-one calls fewer than 2018 (398
calls), and was comparable to 2017 (346 calls).
Mon. Nov 18th 2019

The West Monroe fire department answered call #300 of 2019, which was a motor vehicle accident call.Call #300 occurred on November 18, 2019, the 322nd day of the year.
Thu. Aug 8th 2019
The West Monroe fire department answered call #200 of 2019, which was an EMS call.Call #200 occurred on August 8, 2019, the 220th day of the year.
Tue. Jan 1st 2019

The West Monroe Fire Department finished 2018 with 398 calls. This was forty-two calls more than 2017 (346 calls), and was comparable to 2016 (394 calls).
Fri. Sep 28th 2018

The West Monroe Fire Department responded to its 300th call of 2018 on September 28, the 271st day of the year.
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Coast Guard warning boaters about rocky waters
Fri. Jul 5th 2013
Have a safe weekend on the water. Remember to aid disabled boats you come accross. Do not call 911 unless it is a true emergency. If you break down put your flag out and hail for help on Marine 16.
WMFD
 
Coast Guard warning boaters about rocky waters

http://www.9wsyr.com/news/local/story/Coast-Guard-warning-boaters-about-rocky-waters/PU_hd-vkJUCSd3YiyzlBMA.cspx

Brewerton (WSYR-TV) – The relentless rain has made for tricky navigating and challenging conditions on Central New York’s lakes and rivers and boaters in the region are being asked to slow down and use caution on the waters.

A veteran boater in Brewerton – Bob Letizia – said the water is more challenging than any he has seen in 20 years.

“Normally I can make it down here in an hour and a half but it took me two and a half hours because I wanted to keep someone on the lookout for floating logs because there is a lot of debris in the water,” Letizia said.

The high waters and debris make for a dangerous combination.

“I've never seen it this bad for this long of a time. I've seen it when there's been heavy rain storms but this has been consistently now for the past few weeks,” said Letizia.

Members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary will be out in force on the weekend to ensure boater safety as more rain is expected to make its way into the Central New York area.

The Coast Guard will be checking to make sure everyone has a life vest – and they are urging boaters to slow down and always have an extra pair of eyes in the boat to avoid the dangers lurking in the lake.

They say there is still a lot of debris, high waters and swift currents in the area, so boaters should monitor their acceleration in the water.

“Watch your speed because if there's a partially submerged item and you hit it and if you are going to fast you can flip over and throw something out of the boat,” Allen said.


 

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