Safe Sitter Course
The Barnard Fire District will be hosting its 2nd Safe Sitter course on Sunday, June 2nd, 2019 at the firehouse from 9:00am - 2:00pm.
If you are interested or have questions,
please call 585.663.1113 option 0 to register,
or email Chris Imm at firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Smoke Detector Laws and What It Means to You
Effective April 1, 2019, a new NY State law requires all NEW or REPLACEMENT smoke detectors in New York State to be
powered by a 10-year, sealed, non-removable battery, or hardwired to the home.
According to NYS Law 399-ccc: "It shall be unlawful for any person or entity to
distribute, sell, offer for sale, or import any battery operated smoke detecting
alarm device powered by a replaceable or removable battery not capable of powering such device for a minimum of ten years."
Homeowners and landlords must upgrade their smoke detectors before selling or renting homes and apartments in New York State.
While these 10-year smoke detectors have a larger upfront cost than traditional alarms powered by replaceable batteries (approximately $20 per unit) the lack of yearly battery changes makes them cheaper over the life of the device.
The Barnard Fire Department recommends that homeowners and landlords still routinely test your new smoke detectors every 6 months to ensure proper function.
If you have any questions, please call the firehouse at 585.663.1113.
On Saturday, March 16th, 2019, the Barnard Fire District held its
first Safe Sitter course. Participants in this course were taught
safety skills, first aid, and child management skills.
If this is something you or someone you know may be interested in,
please contact Chris Imm at 585-663-1113 or email@example.com.
As volunteers, we never know when the next big call might come, therefore it is of the utmost importance that we continuously train to ensure that we are at the top of our game when our community needs us!
Each year, we participate in what is called Live Fire training. Essentially, there is a fire started in a training building, and it is our duty to find that fire to extinguish it and protect both life and property. This training also serves as an effective means to practice better communication on the fire ground, quick yet efficient search and rescue techniques and more manageable ways to advance hose line into a structure with many unknown variables.
Below are a few photos taken during our live fire training from September 2018.
Barnard Fire Department
3084 Dewey Avenue
Rochester, NY 14616
(P) 585 - 663 - 1113
(F) 585 - 621 - 7547
Calls for Service
Fire Calls YTD: 327
EMS Calls YTD: 706
Total 2019 Calls YTD: 1033