The Scotia Permanent Firemans Association, IAFF Local 842, is an organization of career firefighters who serve the Village of Scotia and Glenville Fire District 4. Our fourteen members have been certified as New York State professional firefighters. In addition, career members serve as Advanced Life Support providers, Code Enforcement/Compliance Technicians, and Hazmat Technicians. Career firefighters are divided into four shifts, and are scheduled to provide around the clock coverage for the Village of Scotia and Glenville Fire District 4.
To maintain our high level of readiness, firefighters are required to complete a wide variety of training each year; to include one hundred hours of various firematic training, twenty-four hours of advanced life support continuing medical education, and between six to twenty-four hours of code compliance and enforcement updates.
Each year The Scotia Permanent Firemans Association, IAFF Local 842, participates in a number of charitable outreach programs. Annual events include our Muscular Dystrophy Association Boot Drive, United States Marine Corps. Toys for Tots Drive, October Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Memorial Day chicken barbeque to benefit local charities.
Affiliated with the International Association of Firefighters, New York State Professional Firefighters Association, and the NYS AFL-CIO.
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