Syracuse Fire Department http://wrvo.org en Syracuse considers adding more police, firefighters http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-considers-adding-more-police-firefighters <p></p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 10:37:38 +0000 Ellen Abbott 53915 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse considers adding more police, firefighters Syracuse fire dept. donating used gear to city in Chile http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-fire-dept-donating-used-gear-city-chile <p>More than 100 pieces of used firefighting clothing from the Syracuse fire department is going to South America to help protect a volunteer fire department down there.</p><p>The Rotary International Club in Syracuse helped coordinate the donation of 55 protective jackets and 84 protective pants to the city of La Serena, Chile, which says firefighters there often battle flames in street clothes.</p><p>"This donation is going to very, very helpful to them in that now, at least, they have some protective clothing," the Rotary's Rev. Blessed Sikhosana.</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 17:30:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 47763 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse fire dept. donating used gear to city in Chile Syracuse Common Council restores fire department cuts, but that may not last http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-common-council-restores-fire-department-cuts-may-not-last <p>The pleas of Syracuse firefighters pleas were answered by the city's common councilors as they voted to restore cuts to the fire department.&nbsp;&nbsp; But, the vote by the council to shift money in the mayor's proposed budget, doesn't mean the Syracuse Fire Department will get that money. Thu, 09 May 2013 03:39:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 37500 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse Common Council restores fire department cuts, but that may not last Council gets earful on proposed closure of Fire Station 7 http://wrvo.org/post/council-gets-earful-proposed-closure-fire-station-7 <p>Syracuse lawmakers Tuesday got an earful about the pros and cons of closing down a fire station as the Common Council held a hearing on the future of Station 7 on the city's east side. Tue, 09 Apr 2013 18:12:23 +0000 Ellen Abbott 35964 at http://wrvo.org Council gets earful on proposed closure of Fire Station 7 Firefighters fear budget cuts may lead to Syracuse Station 7 being closed http://wrvo.org/post/firefighters-fear-budget-cuts-may-lead-syracuse-station-7-being-closed <p>As Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Minor laid out budget issues in her State of the City address last night, one group showed up to protest a potential budget, the shutting down of Fire Station No. 7 on Sryacuse's east side.&nbsp; Firefighters were out in force during the mayor's speech to get their point across. Fri, 25 Jan 2013 20:28:46 +0000 Ellen Abbott 32403 at http://wrvo.org Firefighters fear budget cuts may lead to Syracuse Station 7 being closed Syracuse Fire Department: On pace to break call record this year http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-fire-department-pace-break-call-record-year <p>The Syracuse Fire Department could set a record for the number of calls this year and officials aren&#39;t sure why.</p><p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 19:58:44 +0000 Ellen Abbott 22254 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse Fire Department: On pace to break call record this year