Fire Police Class Graduation - November 1, 2017

posted Nov 4, 2017, 11:28 AM by Chili Fire   [ updated Nov 4, 2017, 11:35 AM ]

The Chili Fire Department had a few members take the New York State Fire Police class that was hosted at the Public Safety Training Facility this past month.  Members of the Fire Police Squad must attend a 21 hour NY State Course and become Peace Officers in order to serve as Fire Police Officers.  Fire Police Officers are first and foremost firefighters, but also receive specialized training in securing fire scenes, traffic control, road closure, and crowd control.

Motor Vehicle Flipped on Paul Rd. - October 29, 2017

posted Oct 29, 2017, 10:06 AM by Chili Fire   [ updated Oct 29, 2017, 10:06 AM ]

The Chili Fire Department was dispatched Sunday morning shortly after 10:40AM for a reported vehicle that had struck a utility pole and flipped.  First arriving Chief officers reported a vehicle on it's roof with driver still inside and possible live electric wires on the car.  RG&E units arrived and secured the power and the driver was able to be removed from the vehicle without extrication tools.  Paul Road was temporarily shut down in that area during the incident until the area was made safe.

Fire Prevention in the Schools Schedule

posted Oct 15, 2017, 10:57 AM by Chili Fire   [ updated Oct 17, 2017, 12:52 PM ]

The Chili Fire Department is heading to school to teach about fire prevention and safety.  Below is the link to our current Fire Prevention schedule.  Check back during the month regularly as more dates get planned.

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Open House 2017 - October 14, 2017

posted Oct 15, 2017, 10:51 AM by Chili Fire   [ updated Oct 15, 2017, 10:51 AM ]

The Chili Fire Department opened their doors at Company #1 for their annual Open House that kicks off Fire Prevention month.  Members of the community were able to come up and learn about fire safety, smoke and CO detectors, Gates-Chili School District Safety Bus, and go through and learn about the various fire trucks that were out on display.  Activities for the kids also included a bounce house, coloring contest, and material on Exit Drills in the Home.  The event concluded with a live fire demonstration showing how fire progresses in a room and how smoke detectors work.

Chili Fire Ladies Auxiliary Firefighter Appreciation Dinner - October 9, 2017

posted Oct 10, 2017, 8:19 AM by Chili Fire   [ updated Oct 10, 2017, 8:19 AM ]

The members of the Chili Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary cooked and served their annual appreciation dinner to the members of the Chili Fire Department last night before their monthly General Body meeting.  Firefighters enjoyed a wonderful home cooked meal.  A great thank you to all our wonderful Ladies Auxiliary members for all their hard work!!

Open House 2017

posted Sep 21, 2017, 10:33 AM by Chili Fire   [ updated Sep 21, 2017, 10:34 AM ]

October is coming soon and it will be Fire Prevention month. The Chili Fire Department's Open House will be Saturday, October 14th.  Doors will be open from 10AM till 1PM to the public.  Come on down to Company #1 located at 3231 Chili Avenue, Rochester, NY 14624 to learn about fire prevention techniques, tour the fire station, get in fire trucks, and meet the firefighters.  There will be activities for the kids and so much more.  Check out the Open House page on our website under the Community section for more details as we post them.

Celebrate Churchville Chili Event - September 8, 2017

posted Sep 9, 2017, 11:59 AM by Chili Fire   [ updated Sep 9, 2017, 12:00 PM ]

Quint 4310 from the Chili Fire Department went to Churchville-Chili Schools this evening to participate at the Celebrate Churchville Chili event along Engine 424 from the Churchville Fire Department.  A bunch of ping-pong balls were dropped from the bucket of 4310 for the students to grab for various prizes.

Grill Fire - August 17, 2017

posted Aug 22, 2017, 5:05 PM by Chili Fire   [ updated Aug 22, 2017, 5:05 PM ]

A propane tank laying on its' side aided in a grill catching fire behind a house. The grill was approximately 3 feet from the house and the first engine on scene reported visible smoke coming from the back of the house. Fire was extinguished by the responding firefighters.

Walk-Through of Leisure Living - August 14, 2017

posted Aug 14, 2017, 7:53 PM by Chili Fire   [ updated Aug 14, 2017, 7:54 PM ]

A representative group of firefighters from all four Chili Fire Companies did a walk-through of the Leisure Living company that specializes in pool equipment this evening.  While the building has been in Chili for years, with a new company moving in there has been many changes to the interior.  It is always important for firefighters to have a good understanding of how a building is laid out and what is stored inside, especially when it is a big warehouse building such as this one.

Vehicle Hits Garage - August 1, 2017

posted Aug 2, 2017, 9:05 AM by Chili Fire   [ updated Aug 2, 2017, 9:05 AM ]

Chili Fire department was called shortly after 9:15pm on August 1st for a vehicle that had drove into a garage and eventually left the scene prior to responding units arriving on location.  Extensive damage was done to the garage door as well as damage inside the house.  The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is handling the investigation.

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