Fire Service Links

The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY)

FASNYFASNY provides information, education and training for the volunteer fire and emergency medical services throughout New York State. FASNY strives to recognize the true champions of these services through numerous awards programs.

They also recognize educators for their work in fire prevention education. Additionally, FASNY provides legislative representation that monitors and takes action on topics of importance to the services. As a member of FASNY, you are part of a group of dedicated volunteers, tens of thousands strong, covering all of New York State.


The New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control (OFPC)

FPCThe New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control strives to be the nationally recognized leader in fire services, delivering the highest quality, state of the art, and most comprehensive training, response, and technical assistance programs and services to emergency responders, local entities, and the citizens of New York State. The Office’s programs enable: the state’s fire service to become the best trained, well prepared and most effective professional emergency response force in the nation; New York State’s colleges, universities, state properties and its citizens, to be the safest in regard to fire prevention and awareness; and the state to maintain arson related fires at the lowest per capita within the United States.


National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

NFPAThe mission of the international nonprofit NFPA, established in 1896, is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research,training, and education.

The world’s leading advocate of fire prevention and an authoritative source on public safety, NFPA develops, publishes, and disseminates more than 300 consensus codes and standards intended to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other risks.


FDIC InternationalFDIC

FDIC is the world’s largest fire training-based conference and exhibition dedicated to delivering the finest training available to the men and women of the fire service.


Firefighter Close Calls

FCCFirefighterCloseCalls.com covers issues involving injury and death to firefighters… often issues that are ignored, quickly forgotten or just not talked about. Originally started as an e-mail group amongst some close friends in the fire service, it is currently received by thousands of fire service members.


Hoags Corners AmbulanceHoags Corners Ambulance

Hoags Corners Ambulance, since 1948, assures the hamlet of Hoags Corners and its neighboring communities of continued quality emergency medical service as put forth and experienced these past 50+ years.


Rensselaer County Ambulance and Rescue RCARA
Association, Inc., (RCARA)

RCARA brings together, for their mutual benefit, all emergency services providing pre-hospital Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in Rensselaer County, and to provide for the general good and welfare of RCARA and each member organization.  They act as a course sponsor for EMS training programs, promote communications between member organizations, the NYS Department of
Health, and the Regional Emergency Medical Organization, and to establish better understanding between this Association, the medical profession, and the county government. RCARA supports the Rensselaer County Mutual Aid Program, promotes improved communications between dispatch and field personnel and better public relations between RCARA, member organizations, the public,
and the media.