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ELIZABETHTOWN | Community residents, clergy and businesses began the process of recovery, after a mid-afternoon fire the day after New Year’s destroyed the historic Schroon Lake Community Church and heavily damaged the neighboring parsonage... Read more

The Sun

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CROWN POINT | Francis Cook began running fire calls on an engine that was built more than 70 years ago. Read more

The Sun

Throughout the course of this year, I have had the opportunity to meet many first-responders in the fire service, emergency medical services, law enforcement and emergency management through the Governor’s Capitol for a Day initiative. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

LAKE GEORGE | All prospective employees of the village of Lake George, as well as village firefighters driving firetrucks, will from now on be required to submit to drug tests. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Public Safety Committee took steps to find the right site for a proposed fire safety training building, a project that won $500,000 in grant funding through state Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) last April. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | County supervisors are working to find a site for the new Emergency Services fire training building. Read more

The Sun

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WARRENSBURG | Warrensburg Fire Chief Kevin Roth looked out over the dozens of firefighters and other emergency responders — surrounded by about 120 area citizens — who gathered to participate in the annual Sept. 11 memorial ceremony... Read more

The Sun

I am a volunteer firefighter in Clinton County and I want to thank all the volunteers working hard to help Altona during this recent wildland fire. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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KEENE | There are 20 new fire officers in Essex County. Read more

The Sun

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MONKTON | Firefighters helped rescue a group of ice anglers on Cedar Lake, near Monkton Road, on March 6. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

LAKE GEORGE | The pending proposal to purchase a new aerial fire truck was raised again at the Feb. 12 Lake George Village Board meeting, following a public informational meeting six days earlier when the controversial idea appeared... Read more

The Sun

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VERGENNES | Addison County’s firefighters and emergency personnel were honored at an annual awards dinner hosted by the Addison County Firefighters Association held at the Vergennes Eagle Club Jan. 17. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MINERVA | It was not an easy journey, but for two new firefighters with the Minerva Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad (MVDRS), the path taken resulted in something special. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | Several hundred area citizens are expected to attend an upcoming benefit concert to raise money towards medical expenses of John Cocozza-Hill, a local firefighter and municipal employee who is enduring kidney disease. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | Concerned about the projected cost of buying a new aerial firetruck as well as protecting public safety, Lake George Village officials are now considering sharing such a truck... Read more

The Sun

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RUTLAND | Officials of the City of Rutland and Rutland City Firefighters IAFF Local 2323 agreed to a labor contract on Nov. 13, which will run through the end of the city’s 2020 fiscal year. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | One of the largest issues facing volunteer fire departments like South Plattsburgh is the retention and recruitment of volunteers, according to Fire Chief Tim Schwartz... Read more

The Sun

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WARRENSBURG | The Warrensburg Volunteer Fire Co. will host an open house at their Elm St. fire hall on Saturday, Oct. 28. Read more

The Sun

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WARRENSBURG | Oct. 11 happened to be “Wacky Wednesday” at the Warrensburg Elementary School, but it was serious business as the students participated in a Fire Prevention Program put on by the Warrensburg Volunteer Fire Company. Read more

The Sun

CHILSON | The Chilson Fire Department is participating in Fire Prevention Week with a pancake breakfast on Saturday, Oct. 14. Read more

The Sun

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