Burn Ban Reduces Wildfire Risks, Protect Lives and Property.
With the start of spring and warmer temperatures expected, the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) reminds New Yorkers that residential brush burning in towns with less than 20,000 residents is prohibited in the state through May 14.
2015-16 Election results
The membership has spoken, our 2015-2016 Officers are…..
2015-16 Nominations List
Here’s the nominations for the 2015-16 Board of Directors and Fire Line Officers. Elections will take place on Monday March 16, 2015 at our monthly board meeting which begins at 7pm.
Click here to download: UMT 2015 nominations
LEWISTON – In 2014 Upper Mountain Fire Company responded to 1,311 calls for service. While we fell slightly under our record number of 1,368 calls in 2013, it nonetheless shows an upward trend in our call volume that has been steadily progressing over the past 10 years. And even with the decline, UMT was the busiest VFC in Niagara County in 2014.
Open house 2014 recap
Our annual kick-off for National Fire Prevention week started with our Open House on Saturday October 4, 2014. While the weather forecast was less than accommodating that didn’t stop the public from coming out in large numbers to visit with us and spend some time getting to view their local volunteers up close and personal.
There will be (2) informational sessions regarding the delay of the County Communications Initiative resulting from the ‘stop work order’ issued by the Town of Lewiston. Both the Community Safety & Security Meeting (1700hrs) and the Administration meeting (1800hrs) will focus on this topic. DATE: Monday September 8, 2014. LOCATION: Legislative Chambers, 175 Hawley St., Lockport
We are happy to announce we’ve recently been awarded with a grant from the Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. This program is designed to help first responders improve their capability to respond to fires and emergencies of all types.
It is with heavy hearts we announce that one of our brothers John F. Sweeney has answered his final alarm.
In a life dedicated to selfless duty to country (WWII US Army) and community (UMT) we ask that you remember John in your prayers today. The world was undoubtedly a better place with him in it.