Niskayuna Fire District #2 News

Thank You PTA!

The Niskayuna PTA recently stopped by and dropped off lunch for our Station Keepers, who have been reporting to work daily while many of us work from home. Thank You to the PTA!

New Rescue On The Way!

Niskayuna Fire District #2 is excited to announce, after year of planning, and many meetings, we have ordered a new Heavy Rescue.  Our current Heavy Rescue, 414, has served us well for 25 years, and will continue to serve for another year or so while our new truck is built.  Over the past 25 years, […]

Corona Virus Information

The Commissioners, Line Officers, and Volunteers of Niskayuna Fire District 2 take the current COVID-19 pandemic very seriously.  Each of our members have been trained in the proper use of Personal Protective Equipment and current protocols for suspected COVID-19 patients.  In addition, our station is currently closed to public events, tours, visitors, or any other […]

NFD2 Member Recognized with AAA Star of Life

David Battaglia, an EMT/Fire Fighter with NFD2 was recently awarded the American Ambulance Association Star of Life.  Dave is also an employee at Mowhawk Ambulance Service.  Dave was nominated by his co-workers for his outstanding skills and dedication to patient care.  Dave traveled to Washington D.C. to receive this honor.  We congratulate Dave on this […]

Junior Firefighter Program

Niskayuna Fire District #2 has a Junior Firefighter Program for 16 and 17 year olds.  This program allows students to gain experience and State certifications in Emergency Services.  We are currently accepting applications for our fall class. If you are interested, please stop up to the station at 7pm on Mondays.

Congratulations to Firefighter Stuart on being recognized as Firefighter of the Month. Thank you for your service. ...
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More winter weather is headed our way with different forecasts calling for the potential for snow and sleet. Do you know the difference? Here are some helpful graphics from the National Weather Service on the different types of winter precipitation and the types of weather alerts we might be issued! Stay safe this week! ...
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Apparently you need at least 9” of ice thickness to park your Bimmer! But in all seriousness, consider ice thickness before venturing onto town ponds, creeks or the river. Always remember the following tips:1) If you don’t know, don’t go!2) The thicknesses in this graphic are estimates for new/clear ice only. 3) Stay away from cracks and melting ice.4) White/opaque ice or snow covered ice needs to be twice as thick to hold the same weight!5) Flowing water, such as the Mohawk River and creeks, is about 15% weaker than ice over non-running water. 6) DO NOT EVER go out on the ice to rescue a person or animal – instead, CALL 911 immediately! ...
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Have you thanked a plow driver? One of the easiest ways to thank them is to give them the space they need to work! Or even better yet, stay off the roads if you don't need to be out! Remember that if you encounter a plow, or any emergency vehicle, you should exercise caution and never assume that the road ahead of them is clear! ...
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We're in for another cold one tonight! Remember to practice fire safety when heating your home:1. Keep anything that can catch fire at least 3' from any heating source 2. Never leave a heater unattended 3. Never use an extension cord to power a portable heater4. Only use a portable heater on a level surface 5. Call 9-1-1 at the first sign of a fire - it will double in size every 30 seconds while you exhaust all of your other options! ...
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