2019 Year End Summary!In 2019, Rock Community Firefighters ran a total of 4961 calls, an increase of 275 calls from 2018. This is nearly a 6% increase. Combined with numerous training hours, 2019 was a busy year. Below is a breakdown of calls for the year. Fires: 157Rupture/Explosion with no fire: 14Rescue & EMS: 3581Hazardous…Details
Prior to tonight’s board meeting Captain Al LaPointe was officially promoted to the rank of Battalion Chief. Also, Firefighter Mike Schafferkoetter was promoted to the rank of Captain. Congratulations!
Rock Community firefighters were recognized for their clinical saves last night. This is when a person suffers a cardiac arrest is saved by our crew and leaves the hospital resuming their normal life. 3 Crews received awards. Congratulations to all these members. 7144 Captains Rob Bolen and Bryan Menke, Firefighters William Berry and Ryon Melton…Details
Congratulations to Windsor High Teen CERT for completion of Stop the Bleed!
Kyle and Nick Vess received a Merit Award for quickly calling 911 after their mother collapsed and aiding her until help arrived. Great job guys!
Last week one of our crews was requested to visit one of our resident’s home to check on their smoke detectors. The residents had changed the batteries in all of their detectors, but could still hear something beeping in their home. After a lengthy search, the crew was able to locate a CO detector that…Details
Open house was a success! It was great seeing everyone today! Thank you to all that attended and helped with the events today!
Members of Boy Scout Troop 501 Teen CERT team presented a red line American flag to PIER Officer Ron Harder. The flag was made by Scout Turner Rodaway.
Several members of the department participated in the Clayton 9/11 stair climb to honor the 343+ firefighters that lost their lives on 9/11/2001 and the many that have succumbed to 9/11 illnesses since. Each person participating carried a picture of a FDNY firefighter lost that day. Our guys climbed 110 flights and raised money for…Details
Today is the first day on the job for Ryon Melton. He met his fellow firefighters this morning and is spending the week getting acquainted with his new surroundings. He will be sworn in on August 12th. Welcome to the family, Ryon! Ryon is the 12th firefighter hired in the last 2 1/2 years at…Details