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The Rush Volunteer Fire Department has been proudly serving our community since 1920.

We appreciate your support.

  Rush Fire Dept. - 1971 Rush-Mendon Road, Rush, New York 14543  585-533-2058   rfdept@rochester.rr.com   bfaugh@rochester.rr.com)

"Our 100th YEAR SERVING THE TOWN OF RUSH"

 

 

ANNUAL FUND DRIVE:  The request was sent out in early JULY. These funds along with carnival profit, Auxiliary donations & memorials has purchased 1.5  MILLION  dollars worth of Ambulances, Rescue Trucks, 4 Wheel Drive Units, ATVs, Boats & trailers along with items like the “Jaws of Life”,  Defibrillators (AEDS) and more equipment too numerous to list.  These purchases have kept your tax rate as low as possible.

The FIRE STATIONS are closed to the general public due to the virus.  We are still responding to any and all calls for service. Stay home if you can and use common sense before you do anything

299 Calls so far 2020

Rush Fire Department 2020 Awards @ Past Officers Banquet

Social Officer Awards: [Presented by Jenna Cirincione]

Andrew Socola Sr. for serving as Assistant Secretary …….. 2018 - 2019

Duane Fanning for serving as President…………………….... 2017-2019

Jenna Cirincione for serving as Vice President ……. ………..2016-2019

James Bucci Jr. for serving as a Director……………………... 2003-2019

Line Officer Awards: [Presented by Jon Faugh]

Ronald Faugh for serving as Captain.......................................................2018

Joshua Gretzinger for serving as Lieutenant…………………………… 2019

Dan Kwiecien for serving as Lieutenant ………. …………………..…..2019

Eric McNeil for serving as Lieutenant…………………………………..2018-2019

Andrew Socola Sr. for serving as Lieutenant…………………………….2016-2019

Kevin Smith for serving as Captain ………………. …………………..2019

Jenna Cirincione for serving as EMS Director of Operations…………. 2019

Sean Brown for serving as 2nd Asst. Chief………………………………2019

James Bucci Jr. for serving as Chief …………. …………………………2019

Jonathan Faugh for serving as 1st Asst. Chief……… ………………….2019 [Presented by Jim McNeil]

Years of Service Awards (Pins): [Presented by Heidi Sweet & Jon Faugh]

Scott Goodman ……….....10 years

Andrew Socola…………. .10 Years

Jenna Cirincione……..…..10 Years

Luther Keyes ……….…....25 Years [Gold Card]

James Princehorn……..….50 Years

Distinguished service award (Plaque) Presented by Robert Faugh to Jenna Cirincione

We responded to 500 calls in 2019  310 EMS (Includes MVAs w/ Inj) and  190 fire type responses and MVAs w/ No injuries.  We had no structure related fires with any loss in 2019 - SEE BELOW FOR COMPLETE BREAKDOWN

 

TO BUY ON LINE -  https://rushfdcoin.org

Our 100 year anniversary is in 2020 and the anniversary committee has a limited amount of fund raiser collector coins available to offset the cost of our many events for 2020. These collector coins can be obtained from some Rush firefighter including Jim Bucci, Duane Fanning, Tyler Grillo, Bob Faugh and Eric McNeil.  They are $10.00 from members. If you want one in the mail its $12.00.  Send a check made out to Rush FD to Treasurer Bob Faugh - PO Box 252, Rush, NY 14543.  The coin is 1.75 inches across

 

2019 Emergency Calls
Fire/Rescue/MVAs     190 EMS / Ambulance                 310
Chimney fire 1 minor damage Rush transport BLS 56
Auto fire 1 total loss Rush transport ALS 33
stove fire 1 out on arrival Rush crew share 5
Propane tank 1 out on arrival M/A ALS calls 50
Light socket smoking 1 breaker tripped out M/A BLS calls 28
Roll of dumpster 1 trash burned up Amb. Canceled 33
Trees in road 3             Pt. refused trans. 44
wires down or burning 13             Medical alarms 10
fumes 5             lift assist 19
CO alarms 8 No CO found stand bys                 10
Automatic alarms 35 18 cooking M/A other towns    4
Good intent 12             ALS to  I-390 10
Brush, grass, rubbish 6             DOA no transp. 5
Assist on E level call 6             No pt. found 3
Hand cuff & restraints 4 310
Mutual Assist neighbors       19
dog rescue 1 We had a F/R at 75% of the
missing person 1 M/A calls for ALS & BLS
water problems                        5 
Motor vehicle accidents         66
                                      190
M/A to Rush 3 times
Automatic Alarms - Cooking 18,
Water flow 1, Heat 2, malfunctions 14
Good intent - truck brakes, 2 blown turbos    
smoke in area, radiator leak 4, trash tk smoking
chimney smoking, barn fire, grass fire