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It's Time To Check Your Smoke Detector Batteries

Check and change the batteries in your Smoke Detectors. And while your at it, don't forget to make sure your Clocks are set 1 hour ahead on March 8th, for daylight savings time. Also check out our guide to see if you have enough smoke detectors...

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Winter Weather Warning: Safeguarding Against the Invisible Killer (CO Poisoning)

Using alternative sources of power can cause carbon monoxide (CO) to build up in a home and poison the people and animals inside. Learn to recognize the most common symptoms of CO poisoning, and keep you and your family safe from this "invisible killer"...

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Prevent Fires From Home Heating Equipment

Heating equipment is among the leading causes of home fires nationally and in New York State. Very often heating related fires are the result of a lack of maintenance or simple acts of carelessness. Checkout some important guidelines...

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Main-Transit Fire Department elects officers for 2015

The Main-Transit Fire Department recently elected officers for 2015.
Firematic officers are: Chief, William Riley; first assistant chief, Daniel Hooper; second assistant chief, Brad Sprague; senior captain, Marc Gravelle; captains, Andrew Mazurek, Adam Karl, Nicholas Cino and Andrew Fischer...

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Holiday Safety: Winter Safety Tips

Do you know what to do in the event of a downed power line? What are the signs of Hypothermia? Is your fireplace safe for the winter? What should you do if you get caught in a winter storm in your car? Check out our helpful winter safety reminders...

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MTFD Community & Member Programs

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The Explorers

Developing support for volunteer fire and community service is an ongoing dedication at Main-Transit Fire Department. The Explorers is our youth program designed to help develop theĀ  formation of positive relationships and a sense of belonging to something greater than ones self, for youths ages 14-18 years of age.

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The Slo-Pokes

Main-Transit Fire Dept. competes in motorized and foot race Firematic Competitions throughout the state, which utilize many facets of everyday firefighting skills, including developing unity, dedication, skill amongst themselves, and pride within the department. Spectators are welcome to all tournaments held throughout the state.

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Amherst Firemen's Bowling League

At Main-Transit Fire Dept., we believe that developing camaraderie and friendship with our neighboring departments helps create a stronger and safer community. Competing in the Amherst Firemen's Bowling League is just one of the many ways that we establish these bonds while participating in a fun and competitive atmosphere.

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Safety Check Poll

How often do you check your smoke detector batteries?

Banquet Facilities

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Have an upcoming Party or Get-Together?

Check-out and book our newly renovated banquet facilities for your next gathering!

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