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2017 Call Stats

    CALL STATS FOR 2017
    MONTH FIRE EMS PIAA TOTAL
JANUARY 19 43 3  
FEBRUARY 23  54 4  
MARCH        
APRIL        
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DECEMBER        
TOTALS  46 106 7  

2016 Call Stats

CALL STATS FOR 2016
MONTH FIRE EMS PIAA TOTAL
JANUARY 23  52   3  
FEBRUARY 23  54 4  
MARCH 24  49 1  
APRIL 21 50  5  
MAY 26  63 3  
JUNE 21  57 4  
JULY 25  57 4  
AUGUST 18  68 9  
SEPTEMBER 15  57 6  
OCTOBER 21  69 5  
NOVEMBER 26  66 4  
DECEMBER 19  59 8  
TOTALS 262  701 56  

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THE RHINEBECK FIRE DEPARTMENT NEEDS YOU!

We are actively recruiting new members For all services offered by the Fire Department. We are a 100% volunteer agency comprised of approximately 50 active members. We are the busiest fire department in Battalion 1 (Northern Dutchess) with over 1,000 calls for service in 2016. All training and equipment is provided by the department at no cost to the member.

Click here for the membership application.

 

Positions:

AMBULANCE OPERATOR

     Main Functions

      -Drives ambulance in emergency mode to scene and to hospital.

      -Assists medical crew with lifting, loading and unloading patient in ambulance.

      -Obtains equipment and supplies for medical crew.

     Minimum Training

          -Member Orientation - 6 hours

          -CPR & First Aid Training - 10 hours

          -OSHA training - 16 hours

          -Hazardous Material Training - 15 hours

          -Ambulance driving practice - 6-15 hours

          -EVOC - 16 hours

          -Ambulance attendant training - 2 hours

EXTERIOR FIREFIGHTER

     Main Functions

      -Performs fire scene operations outside of structures.

      -Places water on fire from outside of house, connects hoses to hydrants, can perform rescue

               operations with additional training.

      -Less dangerous than interior firefighting.

     Minimum Training

          -Member Orientation - 6 hours

          -Hazardous Material Training - 15 hours

          -CPR & First Aid - 10 hours

          -OSHA Training - 16 hours

          -Basic Exterior Firefighting Operations (BEFO) - 40 hours

          -EVOC (if apparatus driver) - 16 hours

          -Pump Ops (if apparatus driver) - 24 hours

          -Driving and Pump Practice - 10 hours

FIRE POLICE

     Main Functions

      -Ensures a safe scene for firefighters and medical personnel by controlling traffic.

      -Members respond directly to scene.

    Minimum Training

          -Member Orientation - 6 hours

          -Hazardous Material Training - 15 hours

          -CPR & First Aid - 10 hours

          -OSHA Training - 16 hours

          -Fire Police Training Course - 9 hours

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN

     Main Functions

      -Provides direct medical care to patients.

      -Transports patients to hospital.

     Minimum Training

          -Member Orientation - 6 hours

          -E.M.T. certification course (includes CPR) - 144 hours

          -OSHA Training - 16 hours

          -Hazardous Material Training - 15 hours

INTERIOR FIREFIGHTER

     Main Functions

      -Performs all functions of a firefighter including fire extinguishment, interior search, vehicle rescue

               and rope rescue.

      -Some firefighters also perform roof operations such as ventilation.

     Minimum Training

          -Member Orientation - 6 hours

          -Hazardous Material Training - 15 hours

          -CPR & First Aid - 10 hours

          -OSHA Training - 16 Hours

          -Firefighter I course - 106 hours


Additional Benefits
The Fire Department also offers a $1000 dollar scholarship program for younger members wanting to attend college.

Call 845-876-3133, or stop in on Monday Nights between 7:00pm and 9:00pm for an application.
If you feel you do not have the time to volunteer but still want to help, donations can be sent to:

Rhinebeck Fire Department
76 East Market St.
Rhinebeck, N.Y. 12572

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