Why We Do It!

To Serve & Protect the Lives and Property within our Community.

About the Nichols Volonteer Fire Department

The Nichols Joint Fire District and Wappasening Hose Company proudly protects an area of 34.21 square miles within the village & Town of Nichols, New York. We operate out of one station that protects a primarly rural area. Our department is a public department whose member are on a all volunteer status.

Located about 30 miles west of Binghamton in New York's Southern Tier area, the Nichols VolonteerFire Department provides Fire Protection & Rescue, EMS, and Fire Police services to a combine Village and Town fire district. Organized in 1908, the Nichols VolonteerFire Department is an all-volunteer organization.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Portable Fire Extinguisher Can Prevent Tragedy


Every home, car, boat, and trailer should be equipped with a portable fire extinguisher. Having the proper ones and knowing how to use them is important. Most portable fire extinguisher are emptied in 30-60 seconds, so know what to do in advance. To operate:

Pull the locking pin,
Aim at the base of theflames,
Squeeze the handle,
Sweep back and forth.

P.A.S.S. is an acronym to remember on how to place a portable fire extinguishers into operation quickly.

REMEMBER, portable fire extinguishers are ment for small fires. Don't fight a large fire yourself. Call the local fire department if you do have a fire after getting everyone out.

SCHEDUAL TIMES:

NICHOLS FIRE DISTRICT MONTHLY MEETING:
First Monday Of Each Month at 7:00 PM

MONTHLY DRILL (Monday): Second Monday Of Each Month at 7:00 PM

MONTHLY DRILL (Sunday): Third Sunday Of Each Month at 10:00 AM

MONTHLY MEETING NIGHT: Third Monday Of Each Month at 7:30 PM