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PLEASE JOIN US ON FEBRUARY 15TH TO HONOR CAPTAIN STEVE LAPLANTE  FOR HIS 30 YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE CEDAR HAMMOCK FIRE RESCUE COMMUNITY

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2017 EMPLOYEE AWARD RECIPIENTS

FIREFIGHTER OF THE YEAR – ARON KALOOSTIAN

FIRE OFFICER OF THE YEAR – STEVE LAPLANTE

STAFF EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR – TAMMY HAGER

 

THE PHOENIX AWARD WAS PRESENTED TO JAMES TAYLOR FOR THE SUCCESSFUL RESUSCITATION OF FIVE CARDIAC ARREST PATIENTS

THE EXEMPLARY DUTY COMMENDATION AWARD WAS PRESENTED TO TIM PILLSBURY FOR HIS EARLY DETECTION AND NOTIFICATION OF A STRUCTURE FIRE ON AUGUST 27, 2017, WHICH PREVENTED INJURIES AND REDUCED PROPERTY DAMAGE

 

YEARS OF SERVICE AWARDS

20 years

Eddie Anderson

Mike Sheets

15 years

Brad Jones

10 years

Nick Lynch

5 years

Brant gomez

1 year

kyle bradshaw, zack kertz, josh clemen, josh moss, clint brekhus and nate debitetto

 


 

 

Pictured L-R: Aron Kaloostian – Firefighter of the Year, Steve LaPlante – Fire Officer of the Year, James Taylor – Phoenix Award, Brad Jones – 15 Year Service Award, and Kyle Bradshaw – 1 Year Service Award

Kidde Logo | Product Safety Recall

Summary:          This product recall involves two styles of Kidde disposable fire extinguishers:

  • Plastic handle fire extinguishers
  • Plastic push-button fire extinguishers

This Recall does not include Kidde Professional or Badger branded fire extinguishers. Units with metal handles/valve assemblies are not included in the recall.

Read the full announcement  and all additional information at:   https://inmarmarketaction.com/kidde/Kidde284US/

 

 NEW FIREFIGHTER SWORN IN AT OCTOBER BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING

 

we are proud to welcome firefighter cody gregory to the cedar hammock fire rescue family!   he was sworn in at our october  19, 2017, board of commissioners meeting.

 

 

FIREFIGHTERS RECOGNIZED AT 

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING

SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

 

 CONGRATULATIONS TO FIREFIGHTER ROB EDWARDS, FIREFIGHTER DEVIN DIRMEYER AND FIREFIGHTER JOSH CLEMEN ON THEIR PROMOTIONS TO THIRD CLASS FIREFIGHTER! 

L-R: Firefighter Rob Edwards, Firefighter Devin Dirmeyer, Firefighter Josh Clemen, and Fire Chief Jeff Hoyle

 

 

 

 

CEDAR HAMMOCK FIRE RESCUE AWARDED GRANT TO HELP PURCHASE LIFE SAVING STABILIZATION EQUIPMENT

FF TAYLOR TRAINING WITH THE NEW STABILIZATION EQUIPMENT

 

Cedar Hammock Fire Control District was recently awarded a grant from Preferred Government Insurance Trust through the Training Incentive Program. The grant money was used to help purchase stabilization equipment that is utilized when responding to vehicle accidents with overturned or unstable vehicles. The equipment was placed in service on two of our engines that cover one of the main thoroughfares through Manatee County.

We appreciate the partnership we have with Preferred Government Insurance Trust.

 

www.heart.org/handsonlycpr

BAYSHORE ELEMENTARY BACK 2 SCHOOL DRIVE

Equipping students for learning and education is a key factor in creating tomorrow’s leaders and workforce, so cedar hammock fire rescue was happy to support church of the cross with their annual backpack and school supplies event at bayshore elementary on august 8th & 9th.   the firefighters and administration staff were also generous in giving donations to help with the purchase of some of these supplies.  thank you to pastor stan pavkovich and church of the cross for all you do to help this community!

L-R:  Firefighter Childress, Firefighter Fowler, Firefighter Clemen, Capt. Rose, and Pastor Stan Pavkovich)

BACK TO SCHOOL

August 10, 2017

 

Firefighters welcomed students back to school at Prine elementary, bayshore elementary and lee middle school , while banners on the fire trucks warned drivers to slow down in school zones and be on the the lookout for students on their way to school.

 

L-R: Lt. Bercot, Firefighter Dirmeyer, and Firefighter Eibner

L-R: Lt. Rudrud, Firefighter Jackson, and Firefighter Eibe

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO 2ND CLASS FIREFIGHTER WADE HUDSON

AND NEW FIREFIGHTER PETER SETEFANO

JULY 2017

 

 

Firefighter Wade Hudson was recognized and promoted to Second Class Firefighter at the Board of Commissioners meeting On July 20, 2017.  way to go firefighter hudson!

 

Welcome to our newest Firefighter – Peter Setefano.    Firefighter Setefano was sworn in at the Commissioners Meeting on July 20, 2017.

 

FIRE EXTINGUISHER TRAINING 

JULY 11, 2017

 

Inspector Adam Chrisman and inspector marc massella conducted a fire extinguisher training event at P.A.C.E. Center for Girls.   Inspector Chrisman & Inspector Massella worked with 60 Teachers and their students using a propane fueled fire trainer.  this program allows for hands on training using a fire extinguisher in a controlled environment.  should they need to use one in a real life experience, they will have a better understanding of how the extinguisher works and how it feels to put out a small fire.

 

Fireworks Safety Tips

You can find more fireworks safety tips at:

http://www.nfpa.org/public-education/by-topic/wildfire-and-seasonal-fires/fireworks


SAFE DRIVING TIPS FROM OUR FIREFIGHTERS

https://www.defensivedriving.org/the-fire-department-guide-for-safe-drivers