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 April, the Fire Department and Squad responded to a total of 23 calls. The Fire Department responded to 5 calls, including 1 Brush fire, 1 Mutual aid brush fire,1 public service call for wires and tree down, and 2 stand-by's for possible utual aid to a neighboring department.