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Microwave Incident at Legacy at Parklands of Chili - July 2, 2017

posted Jul 2, 2017, 8:32 AM by Chili Fire   [ updated Jul 2, 2017, 9:11 AM by Andrew Wilkinson ]

The Chili Fire Department was called this morning for a fire alarm activated from smoke from a microwave up on the third floor of the building.  The fire department found a towel had been placed in the microwave add gotten burnt causing heavy smoke once the towel was introduced to the air.  Firefighters from 4312 and 4320 determined that there was no fire and only the smoke condition and began ventilation of the building.  The towel was found on the floor of the kitchen area and had gotten so hot that it had burnt the tile underneath it.  No damage was discovered beyond the burnt tile and none of the residents suffered any injuries.

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Ladies Auxiliary Scholarship Awarded - June 12, 2017

posted Jun 12, 2017, 6:32 PM by Chili Fire   [ updated Jul 2, 2017, 8:30 AM ]

Two college students received scholarships from the Chili Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.  The Ladies Auxiliary to the Chili Fire Department sponsors a scholarship fund for the purpose of encouraging lifelong learning and promote volunteerism.



Car Fire on Union St. at I-490 Overpass - June 12, 2017

posted Jun 12, 2017, 4:26 PM by Chili Fire   [ updated Jul 2, 2017, 8:30 AM ]

The Chili Fire Department was dispatched shortly after 3:30PM this afternoon for a vehicle on fire on Union St. over I-490.  Embers from the fire were blowing and started catching grass on fire in the meridian of I-490.  Engines 4312, 4322, and 4332 responded along with an Engine from Churchville Fire.

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Two Chili Fire Explorers Recognized at the 2017 Monroe County Young Citizen of the Year Awards - June 6, 2017

posted Jun 6, 2017, 6:49 PM by Chili Fire   [ updated Jun 6, 2017, 6:49 PM ]

Explorer Chief TJ May and Past Explorer Chief Austin Saur received the 2017 Young Citizen of the Year Awards from Monroe County tonight for their dedication to public safety within Monroe County and the Chili Fire Department.  The Chili Fire Department is blessed to have so many young adults in their Explorer Post ranks that help keep the spirit of volunteerism alive.  Congratulations to our two Explorers recognized this year, as well as to all our Explorers at Chili Fire Department. Click on the photo below for more photos from tonight’s award ceremony.

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Firefighter I Class Family Night - June 5, 2017

posted Jun 6, 2017, 6:43 PM by Chili Fire   [ updated Jun 6, 2017, 6:43 PM ]

The Chili Fire Department currently has four Recruit Firefighters getting ready to graduate from Firefighter I class.  As they near the end of class there is a Family Night where the recruits are able to demonstrate some of their skills they have learned to their family and members of the public.  Congratulations to our Recruit Firefighters and looking forward to your rapidly approaching graduation.  Click on the picture below for more photos from the Family Night.

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Multiple Vehicle Accident at Chili Ave and Paul Rd - June 3, 2017

posted Jun 3, 2017, 4:05 PM by Chili Fire   [ updated Jun 3, 2017, 4:05 PM ]

The Chili Fire Department was dispatched for a multiple vehicle accident on Chili Avenue at the Paul Road intersection just before 4PM.  Initial report was for at least three vehicles involved with one vehicle on its' roof.  Car 804 was first on location confirming one vehicle flipped with occupant still in the vehicle.  The second vehicle was in the middle of the Chili Ave and Paul Rd intersection with front- and rear-end damage and was not able to be moved.  Two more vehicles were discovered down by the entrance to the Chili-Paul Wegmans and were believed to be a part of the same accident.  The crew of 4338 handled the vehicles and clean-up at the Chili-Paul Wegmans entrance while the crew of 4312 handled the vehicles at the intersection of Chili Ave and Paul Rd.  The crew of 4318 assisted with traffic control and clearing hazards from the road.  All patients were evaluated by CHS Ambulance and injuries were minor.  Monroe County Sheriff's Office will be handling the investigation into the cause.

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Wendy's Restaurant Bush Fire - June 3, 2017

posted Jun 3, 2017, 3:27 PM by Chili Fire   [ updated Jun 3, 2017, 3:28 PM ]

A customer getting lunch at the Wendy's Restaurant in Chili Center noticed a bush on fire in the parking lot and called 911.  4C43 called on location with a bush in the back portion of the parking lot still smoldering.  The crew of 4312 extinguished the fire.  Investigation into the cause revealed that discarded cigarettes next to the bush could possibly be the cause.

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Memorial Day Parade - May 29, 2017

posted May 30, 2017, 6:47 AM by Chili Fire   [ updated May 30, 2017, 6:47 AM ]

It may have been a rainy morning but it was still a good time to have a parade and pay tribute to the brave men and women that fought for our Country and paid the ultimate price.

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Single Car MVA I-490 WB at Exit 5 - May 27, 2017

posted May 27, 2017, 9:12 AM by Chili Fire   [ updated May 27, 2017, 9:12 AM ]

The Chili Fire Department was dispatched after 9:50AM this morning for a single car that struck the guardrail on I-490 WB at Exit 5.  4C13 was on location with a single car blocking the left lane of I-490 just west of Exit 5.  The single occupant suffered minor injuries and was treated by CHS Ambulance.  The crew of 4312 cleaned up the debris and made sure the vehicle had no major leaks.

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MVA Vehicle Into Pole Old Scottsville-Chili Rd & Scottsville-Chili Rd - May 21, 2017

posted May 21, 2017, 12:58 AM by Chili Fire   [ updated May 21, 2017, 12:59 AM ]

The Chili Fire Department was called for a vehicle that struck a utility pole on Old Scottsville-Chili Rd at 2:30AM this morning.  4C43 went on location with the Sheriff's Office and reported a vehicle off the road at the corner of Old Scottsville-Chili Rd and Scottsville-Chili Rd, and a utility pole down with a street light partially blocking Old Scottsville-Chili Rd.  The Sheriff's Deputy reported that the driver had fled the scene prior to their arrival and there were no other occupants.  The crew of 4338 cleaned up the road hazards and setup flares to protect the scene while the Sheriff's Office investigated.

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