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Company Elections Complete
12/18/2014
Vigilant Fire Company elections are complete.  Congratulations to the following officers for the 2015 Calendar year!
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imagesCA06SBKW.jpg Chief Elections Complete
12/12/2014
      Vigilant Fire Company has completed it´s annual Chief elections and the personnel listed below have
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imagesCAK04YY9.jpg Chief's Nominations Set!!
12/10/2014
          Vigilant Fire Co. #1, during company meeting last month, have nominated the foll
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imagesCA06SBKW.jpg Fire Commissioner Elected!
12/10/2014
West Seneca Fire District #6 Fire Commissioner elections were held 12/09/14. Incumbent William Cleary was re-elected to
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help_wanted.jpg Help Wanted!!
12/10/2014
Anyone interested in a truck room Officer position, please submit your letter of intent to Chief, Andy Oscypala NO LATER
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xmasparty.jpg Truckroom Christmas Party!!
12/10/2014
      Vigilant Fire Company’s Annual Truckroom Christmas Party!   When: 
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explorer.jpg Vigilant Explorer Post- Master the Disaster Event
5/18/2014
As quoted by Fire Commissioner, David Klawitter "A VERY BIG Thanks to Chris, Griffin, Jordan, Madison, Matt and Nick,
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joe1.jpg Legislator Joseph Lorigo- Vigilant Fire Company Citizen of the Year 2013
5/17/2014
Legislator Joe Lorigo has been named the 2013 Citizen of the Year by the outstanding members of Vigilant Fire Company
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scholarship.jpg Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted!
1/19/2014
                       
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imagesCAYPGPXR.jpg 2015 Truckroom Officers Announced
12/22/2013
      The following personnel have been appointed as Truck Room Officers for 2015:   Fire Lieute
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help wanted.jpg Truck Room Officer Positions OPEN
11/14/2013
    If you are interested in a Truck Room Officer position for the 2014 Calendar year, please get a letter of int
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fire-engine-pump-panel.jpg *Chief´s Corner* - Peak Pump Performance
9/8/2013
      All tools, from a simple hand tool like a Halligan to a more sophisticated device like a thermal-imag
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happybd.jpg Happy Birthday- September !!
9/8/2013
      Happy Birthday to the following members celebrating Birthday´s in the month of September!   Se
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aeroplane.jpg **Travel Policy-TENTATIVE** West Seneca Fire District #6
7/23/2013
The Commissioner Board has tentatively updated it´s travel policy as well. Please read the following and dir
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rules.jpg Explorer Post #34- Rules & Regulations
7/23/2013
The West Seneca Fire District #6 Board of Fire Commissioners has updated the rules and regulations for the Vigila
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NOTICE- Fire Commissioner Board Special Meeting
3/29/2013
THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS OF WEST SENECA FIRE DISTRICT NUMBER SIX , HAVE SET THE DATE AND TIME FOR A SPECIAL MEETING
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imagesCA28V52H.jpg Spaghetti Dinner!
2/1/2013
Spaghetti Dinner! Sunday, April 21, 2013 3 pm—7 pm Dine in or Take Out $7.00 Adult (Presale, call 361-4047) $5.00 Child
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imagesCAURA756.jpg Annual Installation of Officers
1/26/2013
        Our annual joint installation of Officers (Company, District & Ladies Aux) is rapidly ap
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emt22.jpg Congratulations to our NEW EMT´s!!
1/26/2013
        Congratulations are in order for Vigilant Fire Company´s newest EMT´s!! Please relay your co
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imagesCA95B3PZ.jpg Life Member Called Home
12/1/2012
        Life Member, Raymond W. Lehman has been called home to the Lord.  Information is listed
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imagesCAGEQUQI.jpg Free Online Stroke Seminar
10/27/2012
Dear EMS Providers:Below is a link for free stroke training. www.ems4stroke.comThe site has lots of materials that might be h
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happybd.jpg Happy Birthday-November
10/27/2012
    Happy Birthday to the following members celebrating Birthday´s in the month of November! November 10th- 
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nixle.jpg Sign up to receive NIXLE alerts!
10/27/2012
The West Seneca Police Department is proud to announce the launch of it's first Emergency Notification System Called Nixle. T
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330672_10150328128938318_584348317_8266867_132731815_o.jpg Vigilant Fall Meat Raffle-
10/27/2012
Vigilant Fire Company held it´s Fall Meat Raffle on Saturday October 6th.  Attendance surpassed 250 for the first time a
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cancer.jpg Lung Cancer Screening Program- Oct. 18th
10/8/2012
Roswell Park´s High Risk/Early Detection Lung Cancer Screening Program Each week, fire houses test their fire trucks
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Vigilant Fall Meat Raffle
9/30/2012
Vigilant Fire Company´s Fall Meat Raffle October 6th, 2012 6pm - 9pm. Doors open at 5:00pm. $3 admission cov
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graduate.jpg Vigilant Recognizes FF1 Bootcamp Graduates
9/23/2012
Pictured L to R: FF Caitlyn Strozewski, Fire Chief John Gullo, FF Robert Majewski On Friday September 21, 2012, two of Vigil
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IMG00154-20120824-1632.jpg Vigilant responds to rollover MVA on Route 400
8/26/2012
Vigilant Firefighters responded this afternoon for a report of a rollover MVA on the Rte 400 just south of Union Rd.Police we
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EMT Courses Announced!--Sign Up Now!!
8/3/2012
BASIC EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN COURSE APPLICATION FALL 2012 SPONSORED BY: ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH – EMERGEN
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water.jpg Keep HYDRATED!!!
7/13/2012
Safety Tip: Keep Water & Energy Bars On HandDehydration and lack of food are enemies that can strike at any time because once
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Be Safe Grilling !!!
6/23/2012
Did you know outdoor grilling accidents are responsible for 19,000 ER visits and 7,900 home fires a year.... A Summe
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P1010020.JPG Hall rental information.
6/23/2012
Hall rental information.   Stay tuned for more information and pictures.     For information c
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Pool Safety Should be TOP OF MIND!
6/23/2012
With the warm weather upon us, PLEASE keep pool safety on your mind. Please take time to visit this link. Spa and P
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How Firefighter Bravado Contributes to Injuries, LODDs
5/19/2012
The fire service is a living — or dying, if you will — contradiction. We close our professional conversations with “be safe,”
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20091220140019311_1.jpg Vigilant assists East Seneca at Structure Fire
5/9/2012
Vigilant Firefighters assisted East Seneca responded to the report of a working structure fire at 5463 Seneca Street. East S
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Vigilant Annual Chicken BBQ
4/30/2012
UMM…-great smokey aroma….tastes even better!!!   ½ Chicken BBQ w/salt potatoes, garden salad, roll & butter   1
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turnout.jpg Tools & Technologies: Firefighter Turnout Gear: Why Is Fit Important?
4/14/2012
Firefighters come in a remarkable range of shapes and sizes – which isn’t surprising, as firefighters span the entire adult
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staroflife.jpg EMS Lieutenant Appointed
4/13/2012
The office of the Fire Chief wishes to announce the following: Ed Dombkiewicz has been appointed to the position of EMS Lieu
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imagesCAVLX12L.jpg How Much Hose Do You Need?
4/7/2012
Introduction Many times firefighters find themselves pulling hoselines off the fire engine at a fire scene without putting
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20091220140019311_1.jpg Vigilant battles working shed fire- Hillview Terrace
4/1/2012
      Vigilant Fire Company responded to a working shed fire in the rear of 3 Hillview Terrace on Saturday
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528116_3638901540036_1499198280_3268248_529667961_n.jpg RECRUIT NEW YORK
3/27/2012
Click the link below to see information on open Recruitment currently underway across the state and right here in our Town!
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officers3.jpg 119th Annual Installation- Feb 11, 2012
2/14/2012
          Vigilant Fire Company held its 119th annual Installation of Officers on Saturday Febr
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patch1.jpg Vigilant Fire Company 2012 Education Scholarship
1/29/2012
  2012 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY AND APPLICATION PROCESS     DEADLINE: Application and material mu
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southgate1.jpg Vigilant conducts mock EMS rescue drill
1/21/2012
            Vigilant Fire Company members recently held a mock EMS/Rescue drill at S
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vigpatch.jpg Installation Banquet Scheduled
1/15/2012
        Vigilant Fire Company´s annual installation has been set.  This year´s event
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cpr.jpg CPR Training- Coming Up Soon!!
1/11/2012
          Friday, February 24, 2012 6 pm—10 pm Vigilant Fire Hall Firefighters, Ladies Aux
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emstraining.jpg Free EMS Training for current EMT´s
1/11/2012
          SMART training this month is being presented by staff from the Center for Hospice and
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top20.jpg Top 20 Responders for 2011 Announced!
1/10/2012
        The following individuals have been recognized as the TOP 20 Responders for incident attendan
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hb.gif Happy Birthday- January
1/7/2012
          The following members will be celebrating Birthday´s in the month of January: Januar
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emsems.jpg 2012 EMT Classes have been announced
12/10/2011
Attention: The new EMT original and EMT recert classes have been released for the "Spring 2012" season.   CFR class
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explorerdinner.JPG Explorers Enjoy an Outing
12/9/2011
Vigilant Explorers recently enjoyed a night out courtesy of their advisors for the 2011 calendar year.   Advisors Bob
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Vigilant assists at working structure fire w/Seneca Hose
11/12/2011
Seneca Hose Firefighters responded this morning at 0747 Hrs for a report of a structure fire with people trapped on Covington
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IMG_1732.JPG Vigilant Members enjoy a Bowling outing!
10/26/2011
On Sunday October 23, 2011, Vigilant members who consistently attended the various standby´s throughout the year were rewarde
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Pictures
10/16/2011
If any member has a picture of themselves in a Class A uniform that can be electronically sent, please contact 1st Assis
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rt400 car fire.jpg Vigilant responds to fully involved auto fire on Rt.400 South
10/12/2011
At 1516hrs on Wednesday October 12, Vigilant firefighters were alerted to a possible auto fire on the Route 400 South just be
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Happy Birthday- October
10/1/2011
The following members will be celebrating a birthday during the month of October:   October 2nd James Beck October 7
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New FF Bootcamp Graduates
10/1/2011
Vigilant Fire Company recently had two firefighters recently complete and graduate from the FF1 Bootcamp held at the Erie Cou
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Training Announcement
10/1/2011
NEW COURSE ANNOUNCEMENTS:   1A11002 & 1B11002 Live Fire Training Safety & Conducting Live Fire Train
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URGENT Dehumidfier Recall
9/15/2011
Because of the severity of the risks, CPSC and LG Electronics are concerned with the lack of consumer response to the recall.
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CIMG1405.JPG Vigilant Explorers presented with Picture!
9/13/2011
Fire Chief, John A. Gullo presented Vigilant Fire Explorers framed pictures of their first "live fire" training exercise that
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Stay Alert to Reduce Child Injuries!
9/9/2011
Help Us Reduce Child Injuries!The greatest threat children face today is motor vehicle crashes. While walking, cycling or as
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317221_2343554557171_1499198280_2642909_3434599_n.jpg Vigilant deploys to downstate NY for Mutual Aid Hurricane Relief
9/3/2011
Members from Vigilant Fire Company were deployed downstate during the week of August 28th to assist in relief efforts from th
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343.jpg Vigilant Fire Company pays tribute to those lost 9/11/01
9/3/2011
Vigilant Fire Company #1 and the West Seneca Fire District #6 humbly pay tribute to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice on
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Happy Birthday-September
8/26/2011
Happy Birthday to the following members whom will be celebrating a birthday during the month of September: September 20th:
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New Addition to the Vigilant Family
8/26/2011
Congratulations are in order for the newest addition to the Vigilant family!    Fire Lieutenant James Liberatore
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IMG_1163-300x200.jpg Vigilant Member Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
8/14/2011
34 year member, James M. McCullough, current Fire Commissioner and Past Chief and Erie County Fire Coordinator, was one of th
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P1160501.jpg Vigilant Proudly Marches at America´s Fair 8-12-11
8/13/2011
Vigilant Fire Company, led by Fire Chief John A. Gullo, proudly marched for Fireman´s Day at America´s Fair on 8-12-11. 
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Happy Birthday-August
8/9/2011
Happy Birthday to the following members whom will be celebrating a birthday this month: August 5th: Thomas Casey Augus
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Be aware of the Dangers of Carbon Monoxide
7/24/2011
Click on the picture for an interactive tour!
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Keep your summer SAFE and enjoyable!
7/3/2011
AAP - Summer Safety Tip Sheet www.aap.org Keep your family safe this summer by following these tips from the American Academ
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Please take due care and be SAFE for July 4th!
7/3/2011
Flames Get Dangerous FastThink safety first this 4th ... Playing With Fire? kidshealth.org Fire is hot stuff. Find ou
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police_siren_20081120180121_320_240.jpg Vigilant assists Seneca Hose w/ MVA and Mercy Flight Landing
6/22/2011
Seneca Hose Firefighters responded last night for a report of a 1 person accident at Wimbeldon Plaza on Center Rd. West Senec
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The time of year for BIKE SAFETY!!
6/20/2011
Every year, about 300,000 kids go to the emergency department because of bike injuries, and at least 10,000 kids have injurie
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Fallen Heros...
6/10/2011
On June 1, 2011 a bunch of our own members went to the cemetery to pay their respects to those fallen firefighters. One par
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mva.5.12.11-2.jpg Pedestrian struck by vehicle.
5/12/2011
West Seneca, New York Pedestrian struck by vehicle.5-12-11 Vigilant Firefighters responded this afternoon to a report of
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Drills for May 2011
4/23/2011
May 2011 Drills May 4th Drill: Air Consumption Drill all personnel will be needed; EMS, Safety Officers everyone will be inv
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News from The Desk of Fire Chief John Gullo
4/23/2011
I would like to thank all that assisted with the Swift Water Rescue Course, Especially with the Ladies Aux who we could not h
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Vigilant assists Union at Clinton St. structure fire
4/23/2011
Union, Winchester, & Vigilant Firefighters responded early this morning for a report of a structure fire called in by Police
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press_release_20110401_resize.jpg Press Release
4/1/2011
Press Release The Erie County Fire Chiefs Association last week awarded two exceptional firefighters with distinguished aw
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Vigilant Takes Delivery of New Chief´s Vehicle
3/11/2011
On February 28th, 2011, our newest Chief´s vehicle was put into service.  A 2010 Ford Expedition SSV was placed into ser
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bridge_ice.jpg FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT.
2/16/2011
FLOOD WATCH ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE, BUFFALO, NY.THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE FR
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cert.gif CERT Training
1/15/2011
  TRAINING BEGINS MARCH 1, 2011   Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) The Community Emergency Respon
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Vigilant to Host Mark Reed
1/15/2011
West Seneca Fire District #6 From the Desk of Fire Chief, John A. Gullo Vigilant Volunteer Fire Company “Alway
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Vigilant Takes Delivery of new CO Oximeter
1/13/2011
Pictured from L to R: Fire Lieutenant, Chris Cramer; 3rd Assistant Chief, Dan Sikorski and EMS Captain, Mike Baj Vigilant
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2011 Truck Room Officers ANNOUNCED!
12/24/2010
  The 2011 Truck Room Line Officers have been approved.  Congratulations to the following personnel:  
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Christmas Season Safety
12/21/2010
Preventing Christmas Tree Fires … Special fire safety precautions need to be taken when keeping a live tree in the house.
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Company Election Results
12/9/2010
    Congratulations to elected Officers for 2011.   Fire Chief, John Gullo 1st Assistant Chief, Andy Os
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West Seneca Storm Dumps 30" of Snow
12/3/2010
by KIMBERLY McDOWELL, Editor WS Bee The snow may have subsided for now, but residents of West Seneca continue to deal wi
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eng174.jpg Old Vigilant Engine 4 now Wattsburg 174
11/28/2010
Our old Engine 4, which was sold a few months ago to the Wattsburg Fire Protection District in Wattsburg, PA has found a new
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IMG-20101124-00005[1].jpg Vigilant members help out one of their own.
11/28/2010
Vigilant members help out one of their own.   On October 22, 2010, Tyler Lopes was injured in a serious car&
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Vigilant Assists Union With Structure Fire
11/24/2010
Vigilant was called out mutal aid to Union for a structure fire on Union Rd.  early in the afternoon on November 14, 201
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5dedicationthumb.jpg Blast from the Past
9/6/2010
While going through some pictures scanned some time ago, I thought it would be neat to share this photo taken in 1985 durin
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DSC_0174.jpg Vigilant takes delivery of new pumper.
8/3/2010
VIGILANT ENGINE 2 This afternoon, Vigilant took delivery of a brand new piece of firefighting equipment: Pierce Contender Se
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rharkleroad.jpg A Short Remembrance from Your Friends at the Hall
4/16/2010
  It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our brother Firefighter and Commissioner of West Seneca Fire
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boot3.jpg Boot Drive
3/23/2010
This past Monday, Vigilant along with other fire companies from West Seneca collected money in the annual boot drive to benef
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image001.gif Spring Is Right Around The Corner
3/7/2010
It´s that time of the year ag
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seneca_hose_20_benson_ave_1_7_10_017.jpg Morning Structure Fire With Seneca Hose
1/7/2010
Seneca Hose, Winchester, and Vigilant were alerted to a room and contents bedroom fire on Benson Ave. The fire quickly worke
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firelogo.jpg 2010 Truck Room Officers
12/31/2009
The truck room officers for 2010 have been appointed. They are as follows: Chief- John Gullo 1st Assistant Chief- Rich Cr
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vigilant_72_willowdale_12_14_09_021.jpg Busy Ten Days for Vigilant
12/15/2009
Vigilant has had a busy 10 days since the beginning of December. Vigilant has responded to 4 structure fires within that tim
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fallback08.gif Change Clocks, Change Batteries
10/29/2009
October 29, 2009   As we change our clocks this Sunday morning back to Standard Time, it is a good reminder to change
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ems crew.jpg Vigilant Firefighters and Explorers Honored at the Erie County Fair
9/3/2009
Some members of Vigilant Fire Company were honored at the Erie County Fair this past August for their dedication to the fire
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easter%20fire%202-1.jpg West Seneca Citizens´ Fire Academy
8/21/2009
Sign up now to participate in the West Seneca Citizens´ Fire Academy, next class is beginning Fall 2009. You will learn what
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587200047_dsc_0189 1.jpg Apartment Fire With Reserve
7/11/2009
Late in the morning on July 10, 2009 Vigilant was requested as part of pre-planned mutual aid to Reserve for an apartment fi
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carbon monoxide.jpg Carbon Monoxide (CO) Awareness
5/21/2009
As a result of the tragic loss of a 16 year old West Seneca resident, Amanda Hansen, due to carbon monoxide poisoning, the We
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ansley 6.JPG Ansley Court mulch strikes fire!
5/20/2009
May 18, 2009 A rapid response for this morning’s report of a structure fire. Vigilant, Seneca Hose and Union were alerted
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dscn0617.jpg Vigilant Reponds to Fire With Union
5/8/2009
Vigilant responded with Union, and East Seneca for a fire alarm activation at 51 North America Dr. Upon arrival Union comman
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mva5.jpg Rollover MVA
4/22/2009
An early morning motor vehicle accident on April 22, occurred at Center and Union Roads. The driver hit the curb and went up
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easter fire 2-1.jpg Easter Dryer Fire
4/15/2009
April 12, 2009 An Early Easter morning dryer fire was extinguished by responders. Vigilant, East Seneca and Union Fire Dep
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NVW_celeb_logoBW.jpg Volunteer Week
4/8/2009
National Volunteer Week 2009: "Celebrating People in Action" The theme for National Volunteer Week, commemorated April 19
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reserve_garage_fire__9.jpg Vigilant Responds to Car & Garage Fire
4/5/2009
On April 4, 2009 Reserve and Vigilant were alerted to a car fire in an attached garage. The fire then extended into the gara
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images.jpg Spring Forward
3/3/2009
Spring is right around the corner at that means Daylight Savings begins.  This Sunday on March 8th we set our clocks ahe
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website 002.JPG Viglant Holds Its Installation Dinner
3/2/2009
On the evening of February 28, 2009, Vigilant Fire Co. and West Seneca Fire District #6 held their installation of offic
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EastWestRd1_10a34_Large.jpg Early Morning Garage Fire
2/24/2009
Early in the morning on February 23, 2009 Vigilant was alerted for mutual aid along with Reserve, to East Seneca´s dist
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cross1.jpg Life Member Passes Away
1/29/2009
On Wednesday January 28, 2009 Vigilant Firefighters were startled by the death of long time life member Henry "Hank" Meir. H
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HPIM4755.JPG Vigilant Responds To Chimney Fire
1/5/2009
Vigilant responded quickly to a report of a chimney fire along with Union and East Seneca Fire Companies tonight. The fire s
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firelogo.jpg New Line Officers Announced
1/2/2009
The new year has begun and so new line officers have been appointed. Captain- Mike Baj Lieutenants- Greg Dimon
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P1000270.sized.jpg Vigilant Responds To Fire at Just Pizza
12/9/2008
Vigilant, East Seneca, and Union fire companies were alerted to a working structure fire at Just Pizza on November 9, 2008.
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HalloweenPumkin.jpg Halloween Safety Tips
10/8/2008
      With Hannah Montana, Darth Vader, and Spiderman descending on neighborhoods across West Seneca, the
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HPIM2602.JPG Baseball Game Trip
9/3/2008
In respect to all their hard work and dedication, Vigilant firefighters and their guest were treated to a Buffalo Bisons game
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Double Fatal Crash
9/3/2008
Friday August 22, 2008 a hot summer day that turned tragedy. Vigilant Fire Dept received an alarm of an Motor Vehicle Acciden
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creekrescuewkbw.jpg Two Men Rescued from Cazenovia Creek
8/11/2008
8/10/08 Two men were rescued from the high rain waters of Cazenovia Creek Sunday evening.  More information to follow..
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Vigilant Fire Department Parades to Victory
7/8/2008
The community of West Seneca cheered Vigilant as they passed by them on Main St, during the Community Days Parade.  The
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Driving Course Drill
7/1/2008
June 26th Drill was a driving obstacle course. Personnel took various pieces of apparatus through the obstacles. Everyone pas
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cobalt1.jpg Late Evening Crash
6/13/2008
On Tuesday evening Vigilant firefighters responded to a report of a vehicle crash with a possible car fire and people trapped
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sun.jpg Summer Is Almost Here!
5/11/2008
Summer is almost here and there are many dangers associated with this perfect time of year. Here are just a few: Heat Stroke
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Vigilant Battle Garage Fire
4/30/2008
Vigilant 9-2 called on location shortly befor 10:00 PM on Monday night reporting heavy flames from a an unattached garage to
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Calls to Date
4/18/2008
Vigilant Fire Department answers many calls for EMS, Fire, and motor vehicle accidents each year.  The dedicated members
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Vigilant Holds Installation of Officers Dinner
3/13/2008
Vigilant Press Release     Vigilant Fire Company had our Installation of Officers on March 8, 2008. During this
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Structure Fire with Seneca Hose
2/26/2008
Late in the evening on February 25, Vigilant was alerted mutual aid with Seneca Hose for a report of a structure fire, on Kel
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Vigilant responds mutual aid to Reserve
1/26/2008
Vigilant was called mutual aid to Reserve Hose, on January 25, 2008 for a report of a garage fire. First on scene, Reserve 9-
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Sudden death of local training instructor
1/25/2008
NOTICE OF FIREFIGHTER DEATH:                  
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HPIM0733.jpg Vigilant responds to MVA in late afternoon
1/21/2008
On January 21,2008 at 5:44PM Vigilant fire department was alerted to an MVA with injuries,  in front of 4528 Seneca
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Silent Killer
1/18/2008
CO DeathsBy John Gullo, Deputy Fire Chief Carbon monoxide (CO), also known as the “silent killer”, is a colorless, odorless,
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Vigilant looking to purchase NEW defribulation units
1/18/2008
Vigilant Fire Department hosted a special drill on Wednesday, January 16.  The drill was a presentation by a represeniti
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New Year, New Officers
1/1/2008
The calenders have finally flipped to 2008.  With the new year, new officers were elected by the chiefs, and commisioner
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4_11_07SFire1.jpg Year in Review
12/10/2007
The year 2007 will be one to remember for the members of Vigilant Fire Co., and WSFD #6.  Many calls, occured this year,
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Winter Weather Just Around the Corner
10/25/2007
With winter weather just around the corner, it is critical that everybody drives a little more cautiously to prevent any moto
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20030317091418_1.jpg Ice retention project pictures
3/13/2007
    Over the last couple years, US Army Corps of Engineers designed an ice control structure less than half a mil
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certlogo.gif CERT Program: Community Emergency Response Teams
1/31/2007
Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaste
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Important info about Smoke alarms
1/30/2007
The following link is a news story about how children sleep through fire alarms.  Apparently they don´t hear the b
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nov-055.jpg Route 400 Mutual aid MVA
11/5/2006
        November 2, 2006   This day was very busy with calls. There was a light snow and freez
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Storm Safety
10/17/2006
      Carbon Monoxide Awareness   Carbon monoxide poisoning is a silent, deadly killer that claim
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patch1.jpg Fund Drive & Open House
5/23/2006
Vigilant Fire Company Invites the Community:  Open House 2006 Saturday June 3rd, 2006 11am - 2pm     Br
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1_014.jpg Pre-schoolers Learn Fire Prevention
5/23/2006
  Vigilant Welcomed Southtowns Preschoolers on Thursday May 11th. Approximately 25 preschoolers had the opportunity
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bridge_ice.jpg Will Concrete Columns Prevent Ice Jam Flooding ?
3/9/2006
West Seneca, NY - March 9, 2006 For many residents who live along the creeks and streams of Western New York, it´s that
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400rollover2.jpg Route 400 Rollover
1/1/2006
Wednesday November 30, 2005 The afternoon had a fresh coating of snow fall throughout the town. The Route 400 whenever th
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southgatemva.jpg Southgate Plaza MVA
1/1/2006
Saturday December 10, 2005 3:40 pm  Vigilant responded to a motor vehicle accident in the Southgate Plaza. When arriv
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WilloD004.jpg Basement Fire Fills House with Smoke
12/7/2005
12/4/05 Basement Fire Fills House with Smoke Vigilant responded to a report of a structure fire at 9:14 am on Sunday mornin
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001.jpg Vehicle Fire at Car Dealership
12/7/2005
12/3/05 Vehicle Fire at Car Dealership Vigilant responded as a second-in company for the report of a vehicle fire at Lib
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chimney smoking.gif Prevent Chimney Fires
11/4/2005
Don’t Let the Fire You Want... ...Turn Into One You Don’t When leaves start falling and the air gets that wintry chill,
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400mva2.jpg Tractor trailor Rollover on Route 400
11/4/2005
        Rollover on Route 400 October 26, 2005 Luckily the driver walked away from this noon t
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cross1.jpg Life Member Passes Away
8/23/2005
          Roger Stearns  41 Year Life Member of Vigilant Fire Company Passed away on Au
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7-6-05.1.jpg Landscapers Uprooted
7/7/2005
7-6-05 A landscaping truck parked along the side of Center Road was struck by a vehicle attempting to pass on the right side
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cart1.jpg Mini 7-2
7/7/2005
Vigilant Fire Company added another resource to the fleet of emergency equipment. An electric golf cart was purchased and out
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mva4.jpg Accident at Union and Seneca
4/26/2005
April 25, 2005 Rollover Accident Sends Four Patients to Hospital An Accident at the intersection of Union Road & Senec
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bedroom.jpg Noon Time House Fire
4/23/2005
Saturday - April 23, 2005 Vigilant firefighters assisted the Reserve Fire Company for a structure fire on Cranwood Drive i
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fire.gif Leaside Drive - House Fire
4/4/2005
  House Fire  Sunday 4/3/2005 At 5:40PM Vigilant firefighters, along with Seneca Hose and Winchester Fire Compani
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Erie County Chiefs Honor Two from Vigilant
4/2/2005
Henry Meier and Harold Ulrich received awards from the Erie County Fire Chiefs´ Mutual Aid Organization, during their Install
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scotteagleTIC.jpg Thermal Imaging Camera To Help Save Lives
3/2/2005
      Vigilant Adds Thermal Imaging Camera To Help Save Lives       West Seneca Fire D
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boot.jpg Vigilant Fills the Boot for Children´s Hospital
2/23/2005
Five West Seneca fire companies were out collecting donations Sunday morning, February 20, 2005. Vigilant Firefighters w
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Flood Watch
2/7/2005
Issued at: 314 PM EST MON FEB 7 2005Issued by: NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY...THE FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PA
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Accident at Union and Seneca
1/26/2005
An accident at 10:00 AM this morning snarled traffic along Union Road in West Seneca.  The accident occured in front of
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Accident on Union Road near Southgate Plaza
1/17/2005
 - At noon on Monday, an accident occurred at the intersection of Union Road and Willowdale. Two vehicles were involved,
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cogas.gif Avoid CO Poisoning This Winter
12/22/2004
Avoid CO Poisoning This Winter It is known as the silent killer. Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless and tasteless tox
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Main & Boncroft Accident
10/5/2004
Tuesday, October 5, 2004 A two-car accident at the corner of Main Street and Boncroft sent two people to the hospital Tuesda
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Street fire!
10/5/2004
Saturday, October 2, 2004 Vigilant firefighters were called to Union Road in West Seneca to extinguish some smoldering black
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Swiftwater Rescue Class
9/21/2004
West Seneca Fire District #6 and the Vigilant Fire Company are proud to be hosting a swiftwater rescue class on October 22, 2
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Wet weather brings local flooding
9/9/2004 10:24:30 PM
9/9/04 - Heavy rain that began Wednesday evening and intensified early Thursday morning flooded roads, basements, and open la
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REMAINS OF "FRANCES" TO BRING HEAVY RAINS TO WESTERN NY
9/8/2004 10:05:58 AM
REMAINS OF "FRANCES" TO BRING HEAVY RAINS TO WESTERN NY TROPICAL DEPRESSION FRANCES LOCATED OVER NORTHERN GEORGIA EARLY THIS
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Vigilant participates in National Night Out
8/3/2004 9:17:36 PM
Vigilant participates in National Night Out August 3, 2004 - The Vigilant Fire Company participated in the National Night Ou
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2004 Calls to Date
8/3/2004 6:46:10 PM
2004 Calls to Date: 461 as of 8-12-04, at 2000 hrs. EMS Calls: 307 Fire: 102 Motor vehicles accidents: 33 Other: 19
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Fireworks Safety
7/1/2004 11:38:06 AM
The American traditions of parades, cookouts, and fireworks help us celebrate the summer season, especially our nation´
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Learn to recognize a heart attack.
6/1/2004 11:54:23 PM
Dial 9-1-1 Fast Heart attack and stroke are life-and-death emergencies-- every second counts. If you see or have any of the
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Afternoon Fire Destroys Historic Building
4/30/2004 8:19:01 AM
Afternoon Fire Destroys Historic Building April 29, 2004 The historic Heritage Inn in West Seneca, NY needed emergency demo
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Life Member Passes Away
4/23/2004 9:13:00 AM
  Joseph Bies   Passed Away on: Friday, April 2, 2004   50 Year Life Member Joined October, 1954
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2004 Call Totals
4/12/2004 3:38:09 PM
 Call Totals as of April 12, 2004 - 1630hrs Total: 202 EMS - 140 MVA - 15 Fires - 37 Other - 10
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Small fire extinguishes itself
4/10/2004
4/10/04 Union, Winchester, and Vigilant Fire Companies were called to a possible garage fire on Old French Road in West Sene
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Early Morning Blaze at Vacant Department Store
4/9/2004
April 9, 2004 An early morning fire caused damage to the old Ames building at 2400 Seneca Street. Seneca Hose, Winchest
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Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery
4/1/2004 5:42:49 PM
Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery   Get Into a Life-Saving Habit Changing smoke alarm batteries twice
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Vigilant Assists Reserve On Vehicle Fire
3/25/2004
-March 25, 2004 Early this morning, Reserve and Vigilant Fire Companies were alerted to a car fire with exposure to both adj
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Life Member Passes Away
3/16/2004
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Vigilant Fills the Boot for Kids
2/23/2004
Vigilant Fills the Boot for Kids Sunday, February 22, 2004  The West Seneca Town Chiefs Association held its annu
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West Seneca Bee features VigilantFire.com
2/5/2004

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Quick Response Saves Garage
2/1/2004
Quick Response Saves Garage February 1, 2004 - At 11:30am this morning, Vigilant and Seneca Hose Firefighters assisted the R
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Driver loses control on icy Route 400
1/20/2004 12:03:42 AM
A driver lost control of his vehicle Tuesday night and flipped his vehicle 2 1/2 times in the median of Route 400 in West Sen
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Seneca Street site of two injury accidents.
1/19/2004
Two individuals were transported to Buffalo Mercy Hospital after two accidents midday Monday.  The first accident at 9:3
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Vigilant life member passes away.
1/19/2004
                     
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Vigilant and Winchester assist Seneca Hose
1/5/2004 5:16:41 PM
Sunday January 4, 2004 Vigilant and Winchester assist Seneca Hose Vigilant and Winchester fire companies were called out to
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Early Morning Vehicle Fire
12/27/2003 12:43:43 PM
December 27, 2003 Vigilant handles truck fire Vigilant Firefighters were called out for a vehicle fire at 1:40am this morni
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2003 CALLS TO DATE
12/24/2003
December 24, 2003 10:00hrs 2003 Calls to date: 666 Week of: December 14 - December 20: 9 December 7 - December 13: 13 No
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Holiday Fire Prevention
12/16/2003
                     
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Life Member Passes Away
11/20/2003 5:11:10 PM
Longtime Life Member of Vigilant Fire Company, Bill "Gramps" Keller passed away Tuesday November 18. Bill Keller joined V
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Halloween treats at Vigilant.
10/31/2003 9:19:01 PM
Friday October 31, 2003 - Local kids received candy and fire prevention stickers as part of Halloween night in West Se
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Vigilant receives accolade for EMS training.
10/16/2003 6:05:29 PM
Excerpt from a letter to Commissioner Kavanaugh. Dear Jim, As per our discussion at the Erie County Fair, here is
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East Seneca Fire Company travels the USA.
10/2/2003
This past summer East Seneca Fire Company traveled to a few spots across the country. They sent us some photos to share with
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Vigilant assists Union with structure fire.
9/11/2003
9/8/2003"Fire destroys one building at former lumber company" from The Buffalo NewsA huge fire lit up the night sky on Clinto
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Highway rollover sends one patient
7/17/2003 4:53:14 PM
July 17, 2003 One male patient was transported to Erie County Medical Center via Mercy Flight helicopter after daytime
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Morning accident sends one into hospital and two into shrubs.
7/11/2003 11:31:31 AM
July 11, 2003 At 8:45am today, Vigilant Firefighters were called to an accident with injuries involving two cars on Se
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Afternoon oven fire promptly contained.
7/1/2003 5:21:12 PM
Afternoon oven fire promptly contained. July 1, 2003 Vigilant firefighters along with Reserve Hose were alerted tod
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Motor Vehicle Accident sends two patients to ECMC
6/21/2003
June 21, 2003 Two people were transported to Erie County Medical Center after daytime accident in heart of West Seneca. Short
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