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Explorer Post 209 Donates to Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital
Thursday, December 07, 2017
The MCFD Explorer Post 209 has been working with the Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital along with several organizations from the local community in order to purchase gifts for children that are in the care of the hospital. » Read Full Article
Remembering Past Chief of Department Robert French
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
It is with great sadness that we must announce the passing of Past Chief of Department Robert "Bob" French. Chief French joined Moyers Corners in 1960 and was assigned to Station #2. Chief French held numerous Line Officer positions (Engineer), was a Assistant Chief for seven (7) years and ultimately became Chief of Department from 1980 to 1985. » Read Full Article
Annual Halloween Open House
Thursday, October 26, 2017
The Moyers Corners Fire Department will hold their annual open house and candy check on Halloween night at Moyers Corners Station 2, located at Morgan Road and Buckley Road. MCFD members will be on-site handing out candy and fire safety material. The auxiliary will again be running the refreshment table for the public which will consist of Dunkin Donuts Munchkins, Dunkin Donuts coffee, and some home made cookies/refreshments. Please join us after your trick-or-treating rounds. The open house starts and 6pm and concludes at 9pm. Our crews will also be touring various neighborhoods handing out candy to the trick-or-treaters in our community. » Read Full Article
MVC With Extrication at Vine and Henry Clay
Thursday, October 26, 2017
On October 26th, at approximately 0730 hours, the volunteers of Moyers Corners were alerted to a two-vehicle MVC at the intersection of Vine Street and Henry Clay Boulevard. Car 3 [Race] arrived two find one patient on the ground and one trapped inside a vehicle. Crews worked for over 30 minutes to extricate the driver, who was subsequently turned over to NOVA Ambulance. » Read Full Article
MCFD Assists Resident with Breast Cancer Awareness
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
The MCFD helped 93Q on-air personality and Town of Clay resident Rick Roberts raise some money for the American Cancer Society's #realmenwearpink campaign. Thank you to the two-dozen MCFD members that purchased shirts and took pictures with Rick. » Read Full Article
Bathroom Fire on Grampian Road
Saturday, October 21, 2017
The volunteers of Moyers Corners were alerted to a possible structure fire at 11 Grampian Road in the Station 2 response area. Initial reports indicated a fire in the bathroom of an apartment. Prior to arrivial, NYS Troopers and Onondaga County Sheriff Deputies arrived and ensured the occupants were out of the apartment and adjoining apartments » Read Full Article Call
MCFD Hosts Girl Scout Event
Friday, October 20, 2017
The MCFD welcomed over 150 girl scouts, parents, and scout leaders for a multi-agency event geared towards safety. We were honored to host and attend this event alongside the Onondaga County Sheriff's Office, Nova Ambulance, McMahon / Ryan Child Advocacy Center, and the Vera House » Read Full Article
MCFD Member Complete Annual Honor Run
Monday, September 11, 2017
Four years ago today, MCFD firefighter Bryan Skipworth ran from Station 1 to Station 3 holding a U.S. flag and carrying a "rucksack". He first made this 7 mile run in 2011, but had to "skip" 2012 as he was deployed in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army. Bryan intended on making this an annual tradition to honor all of those who were killed on 9/11, as well as the men and women serving our Armed Forces and emergency service community » Read Full Article
Engine 31 and 22 Mutual Aid to North Syracuse Fire
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
At 1440 hours the North Syracuse Fire Department was alerted to a residential fire in the 300 block of Belmore Drive. Multiple calls to 911 reported fire visible from the house, and the possibility that an occupant was trapped inside. Liverpool Car-2 (Chief Ormsby) was first arriving chief and reported a working fire, and made entry into the structure to begin search and rescue before taking over interior operations. North Syracuse Car-1 (Chief Strong) had command of the incident. » Read Full Article Call
2017 MCFD Scholarship Winners Announced
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
In the spring of 1985, the first scholarship committee was formed by the MCFD auxiliary to benefit a son or daughter of a firefighter, auxiliary member, or rescue squad member. Scholarships of one-thousand dollars are awarded yearly to outstanding high school graduates that meet the requirements as outlined by the committee. The Moyers Corners Fire Department and Auxiliary are proud to announce the winners of the 2017 scholarships: Emily Crispin and Sara Dembowski. » Read Full Article
Remembering Past Auxiliary President Norma Guinta
Saturday, August 19, 2017
It is with deep regret that we must announce the passing away of past Auxiliary President Norma Guinta. The Guinta family is woven into the fabric of the Moyers Corners Fire Department. It is families like the Guintas that helped to create a successful and professional volunteer fire department. We are extremely thankful for Norma’s contributions over the past forty years. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Guinta family and their many friends during this time. Rest easy Norma. » Read Full Article
MCFD Welcomes Fall 2017 Bunk-In Students
Friday, August 18, 2017
Started in 1996, the MCFD bunk-in program gives students from area colleges the unique experience of living in a fire station, working duty shifts, and responding to alarms while attending school. Our current students attend Onondaga Community College for Fire Protection Technology. » Read Full Article
August 2017 Firefighter of the Month
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Congratulations to Past Deputy Chief Steve Wisely for being selected the August 2017 Firefighter of the Month. PDC Wisely joined the ranks in 1979. He was an original member of Station 3 when it opened on March 28th, 1980. Steve first joined the fire service in 1967 with the Shaker Road - Loudonville Fire Department just north of Albany where he rose to the rank of Chief. » Read Full Article
MCFD Explorers Complete Engine Company Training
Thursday, August 03, 2017
Our explorers have been busy training during summer break. After completing SCBA training, the team has recently completed engine company training under the direction of Deputy Chief Zaferakis and the explorer post advisors. » Read Full Article
Battalion 1 Crews Extricate 1 on Route 481
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Moyers Corners volunteers from Battalion 1 (Stations 1 and 4) responded to a single vehicle rollover on Route 481 under the Ver Plank Road bridge. Also responding was NOVA Ambulance, Clay FD, and the Onondaga County Sheriffs Office. Total extrication time was 15 minutes. » Read Full Article Call
MCFD Member Lands Job with Prince William County Maryland
Saturday, July 01, 2017
Moyers Corners would like to wish Station 1 Firefighter/Paramedic Nick White the best of luck in his future career with Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue in Virginia! Nick came to us from Palermo FD in Oswego County and also served as a Paramedic with NOVA Ambulance. » Read Full Article
MCFD Welcomes 8 New Explorers
Saturday, June 17, 2017
The MCFD has accepted 8 new explorers within the past month and we've started them off with our orientation process. This consists of learning about how the MCFD and explorer post function, along with the history of the post and where former members are today. » Read Full Article
Members Complete Rescue 4 Course
Friday, June 16, 2017
Officers from Station 4 [Capt. McGowan, Lt. R. Whitmore and Sgt. J. Whitmore] hosted an 8 week course for MCFD firefighters interested in learning tool operations and vehicle extrication techniques utilizing Rescue 4. This course has been offered for over twenty years at Station 4 and has become a "rite of passage" for many » Read Full Article
Car vs. Tree on Buckley Road
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Moyers Corners volunteers were alerted to a motor vehicle collision at Kamco Supply on Buckley Road in the Station 2 response area. Battalion 2 and Rescue 3 were responding to Lyncourt FD on a reported fire when this alarm was received. » Read Full Article Call
Fire on Foster Road
Wednesday, June 07, 2017
The volunteers of Moyers Corners were alerted to a fire in the vicinity of Wetzel Road and Foster Road in the Station 4 response area. Initial reports from neighbors indicated a "makeshift" camp was on fire along with a vehicle, tires and other debris. Multiple explosions were also reported. The Wednesday evening duty crew of Engine 22 [Lt. Bissett] was in service at Bayberry Plaza at the time of dispatch. » Read Full Article Call
MVC at 31 & 57
Wednesday, June 07, 2017
At approximately 2:35 pm, volunteers from Moyers Corners were alerted to a motor vehicle collision in the intersection of Route 31 and Route 57 involving three vehicles. » Read Full Article Call
2017 Mock DWI at Liverpool High School
Thursday, June 01, 2017
Volunteers from Moyers Corners participated in the annual Mock DWI at Liverpool High School along with NOVA Ambulance, NYS Troopers, Onondaga County District Attorney's Office, TLC and the County Medical Examiner. Students from the LHS Drama Club acted as victims and the DWI suspect while the 2017 Senior Class looked on » Read Full Article
2nd Alarm in North Syracuse District
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
This morning the North Syracuse Fire Department was dispatched to an automatic alarm activation on William Barry Blvd in their district. Upon their arrival they observed smoke showing from the building, and requested an upgrade of the alarm. Engine-32 [Lt. Viel] was requested as automatic mutual aid upon the upgrade. » Read Full Article
Structure Fire on Dewline Road
Monday, May 15, 2017
At 14:49 this afternoon units were dispatched to a possible electrical fire on Dewline Road in the Station 2 response area. Initial reports indicated smoke on the second floor. of the single family residence. Shortly after dispatch the call was upgraded to a possible fire with heavy smoke in the residence. Upon arrival C1 [Chief Crispin] reported fire showing on the 2nd floor and took the interior while BC1 [Chief Zepetello] arrived and took command reporting a Signal 99. » Read Full Article Call
Fire Prevention at Station 1
Friday, April 28, 2017
The MCFD recently welcomed the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Preschool to Station 1 for their annual fire safety day. The children had a chance to meet the firefighters, tour the station, and learn about keeping safe in the event of a fire. » Read Full Article
Mutual Aid to Liverpool on Tiller Fire
Friday, April 14, 2017
At approximately 1000 hours Moyers Corners Engines 32 and 22 responded mutual aid to the Liverpool Fire District for a reported vehicle fire. Liverpool Car-2 [Chief Ormsby] advised he had multiple vehicles burning with possible extension to the thruway toll booth. One of the vehicles involved in the fire was a tiller ladder truck, but it was in transit and did not belong to any local fire departments. » Read Full Article Call
Past MCFD Bunk-in Lands Career Job in Tennessee
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Congratulations to past MCFD Bunk-In Dylan Scharlau on being sworn in to the City of Brentwood Fire Department in Tennessee. Another success story for our Bunk-In program! Good luck and stay safe Firefighter Scharlau, the MCFD is proud of you. If you would like to know more about our Bunk-In Program, send us a message. We have openings for the fall 2017 semester. » Read Full Article
Battalion 1 Crews Extricate 1 on Route 57
Saturday, April 01, 2017
At approximately 12:50 pm, volunteers from Moyers Corners Battalion 1 were alerted to a motor vehicle collision on Route 57 and Calder Court. Initial reports indicated a vehicle had rolled on its side. Rescue 4 [Lt. Balcer] and Engine 11 [Capt. Schweitzer] worked for twenty minutes to extricate the driver. » Read Full Article Call
Sergeants Appointed for the 2017-2018 Year
Monday, March 27, 2017
The MCFD Chief's Office is proud to announce our appointed Sergeants for the 2017-2018 calendar year. Congratulations to Alton Apples (Station 2), Alex Dawley (Station 3), Matt Orchard (Station 2), Jami Whitmore (Station 4), and John Waldon Jr. (Station 1) on their appointment to Sergeant. » Read Full Article
Ice Rescue Training With Liverpool FD
Saturday, March 18, 2017
The MCFD and Liverpool Fire Department took advantage of the recent storm and spent a few hours working on ice rescue training at the Onondaga Lake Marina. Crews started at Liverpool Station 1 understanding mutual resources and procedures before heading out to the marina. We would like to thank the Liverpool Fire Department for the opportunity to work together and further our skills with regards to ice rescue training. » Read Full Article
MCFD Welcomes New Members
Saturday, March 04, 2017
Moyers Corners proudly welcomes ten new volunteers to the department. Our newest "probies" have kicked-off their training with today's orientation session and will start operational training in a few weeks. Thank you for choosing to volunteer with the MCFD and good luck with your probationary training. » Read Full Article
Reported Residential Fire Follows Busy Day
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
At 5:15pm, the volunteers of Moyers Corners were alerted to a residential fire on Meadow River Drive in the Station 2 response area. Initial reports indicated smoke was filling the residence. Units were just clearing a head-on collision on Route 31 when the report of fire went out. » Read Full Article Call
Past Captain Greg Shaffer Awarded the Prestigious Ken Brand Sr. Award
Friday, February 10, 2017
The Ken Brand Sr Award was named after the Charter Member and Founder of Moyers Corners Fire Department. Moyers Corners was founded in 1948 by Ken Brand Sr to solve a lack of adequate Fire Protection within the Town of Clay. Chief Brand’s character, vision and leadership has left an indelible mark on the Department for the past sixty nine (69) years. This award is presented each year to an Individual that possesses the same character, leadership qualities and commitment to the Town of Clay residents and Moyers Corners in the highest tradition envisioned by Chief Brand. » Read Full Article
2016 Chiefs Award and Fire Police of the Year
Thursday, February 09, 2017
We are honored to present this year’s Chiefs Award to a very well deserving individual, Past President Bob Swahn. Bob has served the Fire Department for nearly 40 straight years. His contributions during his time with us are many, his dedication and commitment is second-to-none, and his desire to make the Moyers Corners Fire Department what it is today is matched by a select few. We would also like to recognize Bob as Fire Police of the Year for 2016. » Read Full Article
2016 Firefighters and Officer of the Year
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Congratulations to our 2016 Firefighters of the Year and Officer of the Year. These outstanding individuals were recognized by the MCFD leadership at the 69th Anniversary Awards Ceremony. » Read Full Article
Members Reach 30 Years of Service
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Congratulations to Past Captain Bob Driscoll and Past Battalion Chief Steve Dembowski on 30 outstanding years of service to the MCFD and the residents of the Town of Clay. Both of these individuals have been actively involved in mentoring, training and shaping the future of Moyers Corners. » Read Full Article
Reported Fire at Clay Park Central
Monday, January 23, 2017
At 13:15 hours yesterday, MCFD, North Syracuse, and Mattydale volunteers were dispatched to a reported fire in the bathrooms at Clay Park Central located on Wetzel Road in the Station 3 response area. Initial reports indicated a propane tank inside of a bathroom was on fire. » Read Full Article
Beagle Rescued from Marsh
Monday, January 02, 2017
Four members of the MCFD and one Forest Ranger traversed well over 600 yards through difficult terrain to locate and remove "Jet" the beagle. Numerous other support units from the MCFD stood by on the scene during this extended operation » Read Full Article