Burn Ban in Effect
Annual Burning Ban by order of NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
March 16 – May 14, 2013
During this time period, no open burning shall be allowed. Opening burning may be allowed between May 15, and March 15, provided requirements are met and no further bans are in place through local or State regulation.
2013-2014 Election Results
On monday March 25, 2013 our annual elections were held. Upon completion of the voting, all the officers were sworn in and their responsibilities took effect. The following is the official scorecard. *Red denotes new officers.
UMT has been hard at work to bring this documentary to Buffalo, and we’re pleased to announce today that we did it!March 8-14, 2013 at the Amherst Theater in Buffalo. To purchase tickets click here
Click here to watch the trailer and other movie clips.
As part of the Rescue Tech Basic class, Niagara County will be holding a Mercy Flight Ground Crew class on Thursday, February 7th, 7:00 PM at Upper Mtn Fire Hall, 839 Moyer Rd. Lewiston NY.This Class is open to anyone in the county; you do not need to be taking the RTB. You do not need to sign up for this class; just show up.
Basic EMT Course Starting
Basic EMT Original
Description: Get introduced to basic life support knowledge, skills and concepts as recognized by the New York State Department of Health. Upon successful completion of the course and a state practical skills examination, the student will be allowed to sit for the NYSDOH written certification examination.
(Jan 4, 2012 to Dec 24, 2012) The Good news: Firefighter deaths continue to decline. The Bad news: Once again the leading cause of death is stress/exertion with 41% of fatalities the result of a heart attack. Click here for the full report.
Make it a New Years Resolution to get in shape!
On Saturday December 22 a group of Upper Mountain members went to the Connecticut Street Armory to welcome home one of our favorite brothers, Alex Ruckh from a 11 month hiatus.