CFC HELPS WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA

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On Saturday, September 27th we joined our brothers from Fuller Road FD as well as several other agencies & businesses in the first annual " Touch a Truck" Fundraiser to help support Wreaths Across America.  We set up over at Colonie center, opened up the doors of  Engine 405 and gave kids and adults alike the chance to climb up in the cab and see what its like to be a Firefighter.  The kids were able to try on real helmets and bunker gear as … [Read More...]

AHRENS FOX TAKES 3RD PLACE!

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We had the privilege of being invited to the prestigious Hemmings Motor News Concours d' Elegance this year.  The annual event is now held in beautiful Saratoga Springs at the Automobile Museum. The Concours features some of the rarest and most beautiful cars in the whole northeast.  Our 1931 Ahfrens Fox R-60 Pumper was invited to join the show in the Pre-War fire apparatus section. Only the best get the invite, and out of 15 entries we took … [Read More...]

WHEATLEY STRONG FUNDRAISER

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  DATE: OCTOBER 4, 2014 TIME: 11AM - 6PM PLACE: SHAKER ROAD LOUDONVILLE STATION 2 CLICK HERE FOR MORE EVENT INFO Jason Wheatley, a past Chief and 25 year plus member of the Verdoy Volunteer Fire Department was injured while responding to a fire call and, while recovering, faces a long road ahead. We are asking you, our fellow community members and firefighters throughout the region, to join us in supporting a family … [Read More...]

Halfmoon Gravel Pit Rescue

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Our crews were toned out for a rescue/extrication a little after 8pm on Friday August 29th.  The call was for a possible trench rescue in the town of Halfmoon in Saratoga County.  We Assembled our crews and deployed Rescue 2 and Squad 2, our Trench Rescue/Technical Rescue Unit. As more information became available the Job switched gears from a Trench Rescue to Mud/Water Rescue.  The Patient was submerged in thick mud and water roughly chest … [Read More...]