2014 TURKEY RAFFLE

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It is that time of year again.  Our annual Turkey Raffle will take place on Saturday, November 15th.  Doors open at 6pm. Entrance is completely free and we recommend you arrive early.  Last year we had a packed house with standing room only for some who arrived late. This year's Turkey Raffle promises to be a great time for the whole family.  We have a an entire evening worth of prizes and fun, some of the items up for grabs include: 30 … [Read More...]

NEW FIREHOUSE DEDICATION AND OPEN HOUSE

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The day has finally arrived.  After four years of planning and over 18 months of demolition and construction, we are finally able to officially move in to our new firehouse.  The project cost a total of 3.1 Million dollars and was a collaborative effort between contractors, the Village DPW and CFC Members themselves.  The project was completed on time and at no cost to the Village of Colonie Taxpayer. Below is a gallery of some of the shots … [Read More...]

VEHICLE EXTRICATION DRILL

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One of our specialties here at CFC is Technical Rescue and Extrication.  Our members spend hundreds of hours every year training in the most up-to-date tactics and use of our equipment to ensure that when the alarm sounds we are ready to make fast and efficient work of any situation.  Rescue 2, our heavy rescue, is equipped with the a full compliment of air, pneumatic, hydraulic and electric tools to get nearly any job accomplished.  Take a look … [Read More...]

FIRE PREVENTION WEEK IS HERE!

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Fire Prevention week has arrived here at Colonie Fire Company.  We started a little early this past Thursday with a tour and presentation to the children at Head Start.  The kids were taught some of the essentials of fire safety and prevention. Afterwards they had a chance to climb into our trucks and get an up close look. We will have our annual fire prevention open house this Saturday October 11.  Events start at 1pm and go until about … [Read More...]