Posted by admin April - 12 - 2017 ADD COMMENTS

Talk to your family about what you should do if there is a fire.  Adults 65+ are 2.6x more likely to die in fires. Help an older adult in your life plan & practice a fire escape plan.  Practice you fire escape plan at least twice a year.

Watch this short video on how to increase the chance of surviving a home fire by more than 82 percent and decreasing fire damage by up to 97 percent.

Source and link: U.S. Fire Administration

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Posted by admin March - 8 - 2017 ADD COMMENTS

Reminder to all Town of Herkimer residents that the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation has banned all burning of brush and similar materials from  March 16 through May 14. Permits for burning will not be issued during this period for the Town of Herkimer. Anyone that plans on burning brush within the NYS DEC guidelines after May 14 must apply for a permit at the Town of Herkimer Offices located at 114 N. Prospect Street, Herkimer. A Town of Herkimer Fire Warden will visit the proposed burn location and review it for safety prior to the issuance of a permit.

Thank you for preventing unnecessary fire department responses this spring!

Burn Ban Reduces Wildfire Risks, Protects Lives and Property. For questions and answers regarding open burning please see link below:
http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/58519.html

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Posted by admin March - 5 - 2017 ADD COMMENTS

The East Herkimer Fire Department Annual Winter Chicken BBQ was held on February 26, 2017.  Great turn out.  Thank you to all that stopped by and supported our very successful Chicken BBQ.

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Posted by admin December - 22 - 2016 ADD COMMENTS
 A dry & neglected tree can be dangerous! Be sure to water daily.
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Posted by admin October - 24 - 2016 ADD COMMENTS

We are elated to share that East Herkimer Volunteer Fire Department has been chosen as the latest beneficiary of the Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag program!  This means every time anyone purchases the blue reusable bag with the good karma message at 401 East Albany Street, Herkimer during the month of November we receive $1~ This is truly a great opportunity for us!  Please go to the store, find the reusable bag rack and buy the bag!

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