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Sep
11
2014

9/11 Memorial at OCC

There was a 9/11 memorial service this morning at OCC.  OHFD brought over Engine 1 for the memorial.

Past Chief Flynn drove Engine 1 with Matt Yaciuk in the passenger seat.   Other members that attended were Rob Matthews, Troy Young, Tom Barkley, Brandon Heffernan and Matt Oleynik.

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Sep
4
2014

1 car accident – Cedarvale Rd

On Thursday Sept 4th Onondaga Hill got called to a 1 car accident that required an extraction of the driver, who was the only occupant of the vehicle.

Rescue Pumper 2 responded with Lou Rezak, Dave Okoniewski, Tom Barkley, Troy Young, Mark Fowler, and Connor Donahue on board.

Dave O, Tom and Troy assisted Howlett Hill, and Camillus with removing the roof of the vehicle as well as disabling the battery.  Connor and Mark manned the trashline.

Scene was cleared in about 45 minutes

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Jul
23
2014

Car/Tree Young Rd

OHFD & South Onondaga rescue units alerted for a crash near 4444 Young Rd. RP-2 Car’s 1 & 2 arrived to find a SUV off the road into some trees. The drivers was looked at by EMS crews. OCSO on scene.

Jul
22
2014

3 CAR CRASH HARRIS ROAD/WEST SENECA TPK

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 15:33 OHFD, Taunton rescue units alerted for the MVC. Howlett Hill Eng94 also responded on the run. Units arrived to find all three cars with severe damage and 10 people involved. EMT’s checked everyone out and no injuries. Units controlled hazards and traffic and cleared within 45 minutes.

Jul
14
2014

New Website Coming!

Big thanks go out to Dave O for getting some content back up on our site again over the past few days.

We have a new version of our site coming out in a few weeks. All of the current content should stay on the new site and it should make keeping this site up to date much easier and hopefully a bit more connected with social media. Dave and I will continue to add/update content on the new site.

If you have any suggestions for content you would like to see on the site (online applications are one I have heard) please get in touch with me.

Thanks
Mark Fowler

Jul
13
2014

Jazz Fest 2014

Friday 7-11 and Saturday 7-12 we were on standby at the 2014 Jazz Fest at OCC.

Thanks to all that worked at this.

OHFD used 2 gator vehicles to go to EMS calls that occurred on both nights. We went to various EMS calls throughout the festival Rural Metro was in charge of the festival and we provided assistance.

The Rescue Pumper 2 was used on standby for the fireworks, a thermal scan was done of the area after the fireworks and no issues were present.

Here are some photos from Saturday including the fireworks after the BB King concert.

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Jul
8
2014

STORM SWEEPS CNY POSSIBLE HOUSE FIRE

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 17:57 As a severe thunderstorm was hitting the Onondaga Hill & CNY area a fire call on McDonald Road came in for a smoke odor in the house from a possible lighting hit.

After dispatch the full fire box was transmitted for smoke in the house. Units arrived to find nothing showing. After a long investigation the house was deemed safe. A large tree in the back yard 10′ away took a direct lighting hit.

Units on scene; OHFD Car 1, RP-2, Truck 4, Howlett Hill Engine 94, Taunton Rescue 3, Solvay Rescue 11. Chief Fuller had command.

Jul
8
2014

ASSISTING AREA RESIDENTS AFFECTED BY THE STORM

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014 20:40 OHFD units helped some folks out tonight due to no power in the area caused by the storm.

The first call came for 2 people in distress at Summerfield Village. They needed help getting out of their electric recliners. No injuries.

The 2nd call was for a back up generator call for a home oxygen system that was out.

Engine 3, M6 crews set up and left a portable generator for use till the power was restored.

Jul
1
2014

DIVING ACCIDENT

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014 19:35 OHFD Rescue units alerted for a reported injury in a swimming pool on Skyline Dr.

Units arrived to find a 11yr old girl still in the pool with minor back & neck pain. OHFD EMT’s and members went into the pool and preformed C-Spine immobilization on her using a collar and backboard. Rural Metro Ambulance transported her to a area hospital.

Units on scene; Car 1, 2, Squad 5, M6. Chief Fuller had command.

Jun
21
2014

NEW EMT’S

Saturday, June 21, 2014 09:00 Congratulations goes out to Katlin Cash, Branden Devendorf & Bunkin Tom Barkley on completing the six month course. Also congrats on 2 members who refreshed their EMT. Sara Martin, Dave Okoniewski. “Job well done.