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October 22, 2018

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Rescue crews responded to another call of people in distress on the breakwall on Wednesday. It was the third time within the past week.

OFD Rescue Crews Respond To Breakwall – Again

Apparently the lure of the breakwall on a warm summer’s day is just too much to resist. It’s a hat trick. For the third time in about a week, the Oswego Fire Department was dispatched and Marine One headed out to the Oswego breakwall for a report of several people in distress. Shortly after 5 p.m. today (Aug. 12), a concerned citizen called 911 stating that eight or nine people were on the breakwall. Rescue crews were dispatched at 5:22 p.m. Once again, fire officials said, luckily, there were no injuries.

Fallen Oswego Firefighter To Be Honored

The 30th annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend will honor 10 New York State firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2010 and in previous years, including an Oswego firefighter. Scott W. Davis of the Oswego Fire Department died after suffering a heart attack within 24 hours after several emergency responses on June 20, 2010.

Change Your Batteries

In anticipation of this weekend’s “Spring Ahead,” the moving ahead of our clocks to Daylight Saving Time, the Oswego Fire Department would like to remind all residents to also change the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

Oswego Town VFD To Provide First Response EMS Service

The commissioners of the Oswego Town Fire District would like to address some of the possible concerns of our residents in light of recently published articles regarding the Town of Oswego ambulance service. First and foremost we want to assure the residents that the Town of Oswego Volunteer Fire Department will continue to provide our community with first response EMS service.

Home Heating Safety Tips Offered

As temperatures drop outdoors and people take steps to warm their homes, the National Fire Protection Association and the Oswego Fire Department urge the public to be mindful of the risks associated with home heating.

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