21:57 hrs - Structure Fire, 35 Old Lucas Turnpike. Mutual Aid received from: Rosendale with an Engine and Tanker to the scene, High Falls with a Tanker to the scene, City of Kingston with a FAST Team to the scene, Ulster Hose with a Tower Ladder to the scene, Cottekill with an Engine to a fill site on Marcott Road. Hurley and St. Remy with Engines to stand by at the Bloomington Station, Tillson with an Engine to stand by at the Binnewater Station. Also at the scene were the Bloomington FD Ladies Auxiliary, Ulster County Fire Investigation Unit, Ulster County Fire Coordinators Unit, Central Hudson, Town of Rosendale Building Inspector, Town of Rosendale PD, Ulster County Sheriffs Office and the New York State Police.
2,342 entries in the Call History
01:25 hrs - Medical Emergency, 60 year old female, severe abdominal pain, 118 Maple Hill Drive.
16:46 hrs - Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarm, 743 Creek Locks Road.
16:20 hrs - Medical Emergency, 63 year old female abdominal pains, 306 Creek Locks Road.
19:41 hrs - Medical Emergency, 58 year old male passed out, 1224 Creek Locks Road.
16:39 hrs - Tree on Wires, 56 School House Lane.
13:44 hrs - Mutual Aid to Rosendale, Tree and Wires Down, 11 Parkcrest Drive at the intersection with James Street.
09:33 hrs - Tree and Wires Down Across Roadway, Binnewater Road at the intersection of 4th Binnewater Lane.
19:46 hrs - Medical Emergency, 1 year old choking, 2277 State Route 32.
13:23 hrs - Vehicle Fire, DEC Boat Launch, 1284 Creek Locks Road.
13:52 hrs - Medical Emergency, 73 year old female, unconscious, 718 Binnewater Lane.
13:34 hrs - Hazardous Materials, Propane Leak in a Residence, 1174 Creek Locks Road, Lot 202.
10:11 hrs - Transformer Arcing, 3040 State Route 32.
10:10 hrs - Tree and Wires Down in Roadway, State Route 32 just north of DeWitt Mills Road.
03:43 hrs - Tree and Wires Down in the Roadway, 547 Hickory Bush Road.
22:12 hrs - Tree and Wires Down, 29 Taylor Street.
09:14 hrs - Tree and Wires Down Across Roadway, 49 Church Street.
19:15 hrs - Tree on Wires, 11 Greenkill Road.
18:35 hrs - Tree and Wires Down Across Roadway Burning, State Route 32 and Maple Hill Drive.
2,342 entries in the Call History
Total Runs: 181
Top Ten Responders
Chief Fred Harries 173
FF Joe Hafner Sr. 146
Asst. Chief Joe Hafner Jr. 128
Lt, Ray Stegner 98
Asst. Chief Ernie Navarra 95
FF Joshua Hintz 94
Past Chief Kevin Keller 69
FF Dan Wood 65
FF Paul Hintz 63
Lt. Doug Tierney 62
Chief : Joe Hafner Jr.
Asst. Chief: Mike Schabot
Asst. Chief: Ernie Navarra
Asst. Chief: Will Stokes
Capt: Brian Phillips
Capt: Alan Brown
Lt: Douglas Tierney
Lt: John Lane
Lt: Joe Hafner III
Lt: Ray Stegner
Lt: Joe Stokes
EMS Lt: Patty Vincent
Fire Police Capt: Roger Peck
President: Mike Schabot
Vice President: Brian Phillips
Secretary: Joe Hafner Sr.
Treasurer: Kevin Keller
Directors: Mike Hines
Chaplain: Rev. Nick Miles
Chief: Joe Hafner Jr.
Members should be reminded that invitations to our annual dinner will be given out based on participation at department calls, training, meetings and activities in an attempt to keep the cost of this event down.
The Bloomington Fire Department takes great pride in trying to operate within a budget that we feel provides the residents of the fire district with the best protection for the lowest cost to our community. During the course of each year we run several fund raisers which supplement our budget and help us get through the year. In the event that anyone would like to make a donation to us, or in memory of a friend or loved one, please feel free to mail your donation to: Bloomington Fire Department, PO Box 111, Bloomington, NY 12411.
All members are urged to use the I AM RESPONDING PROGRAM to notify the department that they are on their way to calls.
President Deb Tierney
Vice President Rita Schabot
Secretary Lori Woolsey
Treasurer Sue Peck
We mourn the loss of Life Member Charles A. Phillips who passed on May 26, 2021, Father of Capt. Brian Phillips and Grandfather of Firefighter Katie Phillips. Services were held privately at the convenience of the family.
We mourn the loss of Life Member, current Director, Past Commissioner and Past Assistant Chief Mike "Pop" Hines. Visitation will take place at the George Moylan Funeral Home, Route 32, Rosendale, Friday June 18, 2021 from 5:00 PM till 8:00 PM. Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM, Saturday June 19, 2021 at the Moylan Funeral Home followed by interment at the Rosendale Plains Cemetery. All members are requested to meet at the Bloomington Station 06/18/21 in full dress uniform or appropriate attire at 6:45pm then proceed to the funeral home to pay last respects. All members are also requested to meet at the Bloomington Station 06/19/21 in full dress uniform or appropriate attire at 9:15am then proceed to the funeral home for funeral services.
All members should be aware that effective January 2017 there are new requirements to maintain an active membership classification. All members are required to attend at least three (3) regular general business meetings, attend all mandatory training and respond to at least ten (10) percent of the yearly alarms. One who does not meet these minimum requirements will be reclassified as INACTIVE. Once reclassified as INACTIVE the member will be required to return all department issued equipment to their respective stations and will not be permitted to respond to alarms or have a vote at any meetings. The INACTIVE classification will be in effect for a minimum period of three (3) months and the INACTIVE member may request to be returned to an ACTIVE classification by a written request to the department after the 3 month period has been completed.