On April 14th, 2018, The Tioga Center Fire Department and Emergency Squad gathered for our annual banquet at the Loyal Order of the Moose. We all enjoyed a great meal, and recognized some of our members who had stood out this past year. Our New officers were announced, with Art Mayer being named Chief, DJ VanDusen 1st Assistant Chief, and Robert Nugent 2nd Assistant Chief. Charlie Martens was announced as Foreman, Chris Beehler 1st Assistant Foreman, and DJ Hartman 2nd Assistant Foreman. DJ VanDusen was announced as Squad Captain, and Lynda Vandusen as Squad Co-Captain. Bob Wells as President, Kathy St. Hilaire Vice-President, Robert Nugent as Treasurer, and Laura Beehler as Secretary. For the Fire Police, Bob Wells is Captain, Justin Nugent as Fire Police Lieutenant, and DJ Vandusen as Secretary.
Brothers Justin and Robert Nugent were recognized for 10 years of service.
Great fun was had by all, and we look forward to another successful year.
In July, the Fire Department and Squad responded to a total of 28 calls. The squad responded to all calls, including five ALS assists and four mutual aids. The Fire Department responded to five calls, including one Barn fire, one Mutual aid for traffic control, one public service call for wires and tree down, one alarm at the school, and one stand-by for possible mutual aid to a neighboring department for a car fire. The department has run a total of 164 calls for 2019.