State Firefighters Winter Games This Weekend
The Firemen’s Association Of The State Of New York (FASNY) is holding Firefighter Winter Games this weekend in Cortland, and a number of local fire departments are participating.
Here’s what the games are all about according to fasny.com:
“STATE FIREMEN’S ASSOCIATION HOLD FIREFIGHTER WINTER GAMES IN CORTLAND FEB. 8-10
The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY) will kick off its Firefighter Winter Games with a trip to Cortland, NY on Friday, February 8. Co-sponsored by the Cortland County Firemen’s Association, more than 200 firefighters from across New York State, dressed in full turnout gear, will participate in this event. Fierce competition during the day among the firefighters participating in the games is enhanced with immeasurable camaraderie after each of the events. While the games are meant to be fun and sporting, there is a definite training aspect to the games. Every year, the winner of each event is honored in The Volunteer Firefighter magazine. All participants in the Winter Games receive medals and the top three teams in each event receive trophies.
Some of the area fire departments competing include:
Baldwinsville Volunteer Fire Company, Inc.
Chenango Bridge Fire Company, Inc.
Clay Volunteer Fire Department
Coventry Volunteer Fire Company, Inc.
Fairville Volunteer Fire Department Explorer Post 751
Farmingville Fire Department
Homer Fire Department
Lake George Fire Department
Lakeside Fire Department
Mattydale Junior Fire Department
Medford Fire Department
Dryden Fire Department
Norwich Fire Department
Owego Fire Department
Oxford Fire Department
Tully Hose Company No. 1
Vernon Fire Department
Walton Fire Department
Whitesboro Volunteer Fire Department”
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