For Immediate Release
April 21, 2016
Clarkstown Fire Departments to
Participate in Statewide RecruitNY Weekend to Help
(New City, NY) Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann
announces his support for the Towns volunteer fire departments recruitment
efforts this weekend. Five fire
departments will open their doors to residents, so they can learn about what it
takes to be a volunteer firefighter in Clarkstown as part of the sixth annual RecruitNY statewide initiative.
on Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24, the following fire departments will
join volunteer fire departments all across the state at their respective
firehouses for a unified recruitment drive. Not only will RecruitNY be an opportunity to
highlight the rewards and responsibilities that come with being a volunteer
firefighter, it will also raise public awareness about the need for volunteers.
Supervisor, I am so grateful for the work and dedication of our volunteer fire
fighters, said Supervisor Hoehmann. Our fire departments are working to bolster
its emergency responder numbers so it can continue to provide the optimum level
of protection for our residents.
Fire Department, April 23, 2016, 10 am 2 pm
Fire Department, April 24, 2016, 9am 3pm
Fire Department, April 24, 2016, 9 am 3pm
Cottage Fire Department, April 23, 2016, 9 am 12 pm
Nyack Fire Department, April 23, 2016, 10 am 2 pm
Throughout the day, the Fire Departments will conduct tours of the
station and firefighter apparatus, allow visitors to try on firefighter gear,
and provide activities and informational opportunities throughout the firehouse
for visitors. The fire department will discuss the requirements to be a
volunteer, as well as conduct demonstrations, answer questions, and let
visitors know how to get involved in the fire department.
The goal of RecruitNY
is that the collaborative effort among volunteer fire departments statewide
will help increase the number of volunteer firefighters.
For residents looking for more information, please visit www.recruitny.org or contact your local fire department
via a non-emergency phone number or its website.
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