CONGRATS TO OUR NEWEST RESCUE TECHNICIANS

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Several members of the department have been putting in a lot of extra training hours this month.  Nearly 20 firefighters have been participating in the  Rescue Technician Basic Course offered by the NYS Office of Fire Prevention and Control. Under the leadership of State instructor Jeremy Clawson from Albany Fire Department, CFC members put in over 25 hours of  training on nights and weekends to attain the State Certification. The course … [Read More...]

Good Friday Fish Fry

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We are only a couple weeks away from our annual Good Friday Fish Fry! This year's Fish Fry will take place on Friday, April 3rd. Lunch will be served from 11am-2pm  --  Cost is $6 Dinner will be served from 4pm-7pm (or sold out)  --  Cost is $8 Both Lunch and Dinner Include a Fishy Fry, Fries, Coleslaw and a Beverage.   … [Read More...]

Old Timers Night 2015

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This year Colonie Fire Company welcomed two of our members to the Lifetime Active roster at our "Old Timers Night" 2015 dinner.  Once a member has competed 20 years of service to the Company they are eligible to be moved to Lifetime  Status. This year Frank Cuoccio Sr and Jim Kalica have been moved to the Lifetime Active roster! Also with over 50 years of distinguished service to the Company, Ed "Ned" Johnson Sr, was recognized for his … [Read More...]

ALBANY AIRPORT STABILIZATION CALL

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On December 29th 2014, Colonie Fire Company was toned out to assist crews from Albany Int'l Airport, Verdoy and Shaker Road for an In-Flight Alert.  A fully loaded commercial airplane had become unstable on the apron after what appeared to have been an equipment malfunction.  Both the front and one side of the rear landing gear had been compromised due to the incident and it was deemed unsafe for the passengers to disembark the airplane until … [Read More...]