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Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Company News Letter / Fund Drive

May 21st, 2017 · No Comments

Please support our Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Company with a generous donation.

Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Company
News Letter / Fund Drive

Your 2016 donations enabled the community to obtain 5 AED’s and certify 75 residents in CPR . We now have Medical Direction from Glens Falls Hospital, for the community AED that is mounted on the caddie shack at the Huletts Golf Course. Our newly acquired Stair Chair has already been used 3 times in medical responses. Firemen are now being given additional video training at our fire house. An ice rescue pole, extending to 60 feet, has been added to our rescue and fire fighting equipment.

Huletts Fire Co.hosted a successful mutual aid fire drill on Lands End Road, with fire companies from Putnam, Dresden and Whitehall. From a drafting site on Chase Road, 6 tanker trucks supplied 3 portable ponds with water. Our Engine #371, flowed a consistent 800 gallons per minute.

Additionally, the Huletts Fire Co. participated in a mutual aid drill with Dresden, Putnam, Ticonderoga at Chilson Hill on Rt 22 by the Ticonderoga town line.

Huletts responded to a house fire on top of the mountain, establishing a tanker shuttle refill site at the beaver pond. Huletts firemen manned the site with our tanker for 9 1/2 hours.

5 of our firemen have received their Ice Rescue Certificates from Whitehall, for a class taken with State Forest Rangers and the West Fort Ann Fire Dept.

We are proud to report that Dresden and Putnam have both requested that Huletts be added as part of their automatic mutual aid response plan. This is due to the continued dedicated efforts and training of our volunteers.

Please, take time to congratulate our new firemen, Rich Hunter, Mark Kenyon, Pat Bradley, David Floyd, Chris Hansen, Tom Conrad and JonCarl Smith. Their service to the community is appreciated.

The annual Open House will be held on Saturday, August 5th from 2 pm to 4 pm. Details will be posted on the Town Crier boards.

The annual Christmas Party will be held on Saturday, December 2nd at 5:30pm (RSVP to Nita Smith (518) 499-1099 and Lee Storms (518) 499-1129) Gail Vander Plaat will be accepting donation of items for the raffle events.

Please see the other side of this letter for helpful information on 911 calls.

Please continue your support of this volunteer community service. Your donations can be mailed to HLVFC, P.O. Box 59, Huletts Landing, NY 12841

Respectfully,
Jay Vander Plaat

Understanding a 911 Call

All 911 calls are answered by the Washington County Communications Center in Fort Edward and dispatched accordingly.

MEDICAL CALLS

Our CFRs* and EMTs** respond in their personal cars, Our fire engine responds with more medical and first aid equipment, Our fireman take positions so that they can direct the ambulance from our fire house to your home. Your fire department stands by to assist in patient transport to the ambulance because a ambulance responds with only 2 people. County control starts the search for an ambulance based on availability Skenesborough, Fort Ann, Granville, Ticonderoga, Fair Haven or Poultney, VT. A ambulance may be diverted from a low priority call to a higher one.

Calling 911 should come with the understanding that you are requesting emergency transportation by ambulance under the care of a EMT and Paramedic for Hospital Emergency Room care.

FIRE CALLS

The fire whistle, pagers, email and text messages are activated for Huletts, Dresden, Whitehall and Putnam. Huletts rolls out 3 trucks, Dresden rolls 4 and all hands, Whitehall rolls 2 plus 12 men and Putnam rolls 1 plus 6 men. 10 fire engines from 4 departments and all available man power responding. YOU MUST BE ABLE TO PROVIDE A STREET ADDRESS. Please make sure your guests or renters know the information.

* Certified First Responder **Emergency Medical Technician

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