Vehicle Stabilization and Lifting Training

Minoa Fire Department members trained on vehicle stabilization and lifting using Res-Q-Jack while a vehicle is on its side. We also simulated patient removal through the driver door when that side is vertical and also folded the roof. The drill was led by 2 instructors from Take The Door Training.

Captain of Fire Police, completed his final skills practical on Ladder 22

Today our Captain of Fire Police FF N Erard Jr completed his final skills practical on Ladder 22. FF N Erard Jr joined the Minoa Fire Department in January of 1974. With nearly 49 years of active service he continues to serve the department as a Driver/Pump Operator and also holds the rank Captain of […]

Top 5 Responders for the Month of September

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The Minoa Fire Department would like to congratulate the top 5 responders for the month of September. – Captain Jeremy Dibello (25) – Deputy Chief Trevor Van Auken (25) – Firefighter Allen Hamilton (23) – Firefighter Drew Cavanaugh (22) – Firefighter Cameron Jarvis (21) – Firefighter Rich Sabin (21) – Lieutenant Dominic Erard (21) In […]

Fire Safety Week, October 9-15, 2022

Did you know that October 9-15 2022 is Fire Safety Week. Does your family have an evacuation plan during a fire? A meeting place outside the house during an emergency? Do you and your family know how to report an emergency? Have you checked your smoke detectors lately to make sure they work? Changed the […]

Goodbye and Thank You Engine 37

Yesterday the Department sent a final farewell to our 1996 Eone Engine 13 or otherwise known as Engine 37 for the last 1.5 years. This apparatus serviced the Minoa Fire District as a primary engine out of Station 1 to all vehicle accidents, car fires, and mutual aid alarms to neighboring departments. It was replaced […]

Elevator Tech Class

Minoa Fire Department volunteers maneuver safety harnesses outside an elevator shaft.

Some pictures from the elevator tech class by instructor Mike Dragonetti at the Heavy Rescue Conf. Members in attendance were Deputy Chief T Visser and Capt B Schermerhorn. If you are looking to join our team, check out our Join Section to see what we have for you.

2023 Line Officers

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On 9/6/22 the Village of Minoa appointed the following as Line Officers: 1st Deputy Chief (Car 2)- Tim Visser 2nd Deputy Chief (Car 3)- Trevor Van Auken Captain Station 1- Becky Schermerhorn Captain Station 2- Jeremy Dibello Lieutenant Station 1- Dave Hess Lieutenant Station 1- Dominic Erard Lieutenant Station 2- Nick Carulli

Top 5 Responders for August 2022

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The Minoa Fire Department would like to congratulate the top 5 responders for the month of August. -Firefighter Mike Lostumbo (27) -Captain Jeremy Dibello (26) -Firefighter Cameron Jarvis (25) -Firefighter Jennifer Sabin (22) -Firefighter Drew Cavanaugh (22) -Firefighter Nick Erard Jr (21) -Firefighter Allen Hamilton (21) In the month of August, we were alerted 47 […]

Mutal Aid Structure Fire

On 7/31/22 at 2253hrs we were dispatched mutual aid to East Syracuse on a structure fire on N Midler Ave. L22 (Capt Dibello) responded and assisted with extinguishment and overhaul. At 2341hrs we were dispatched for a second unit to respond. E13 (Capt Van Auken) responded to assist with extinguishment and overhaul. Also during this […]