Spring Brook Commissioner Election
Congratulations to Jim Stevenson, who was re-elected as Commissioner on December 11, 2012!
Spring Brook Elects 2013 Officers
Congratulations to all those elected to 2013 Officer positions for both the fire district and the fire company! Your 2013 Spring Brook Fire District Officers are:
Chief: Donald Trzepacz, Sr.
1st Asst. Chief: Michael Fitzgerald
2nd Asst. Chief: Amy Fisher
1st Firematic Captain: Daniel Marks
2nd Firematic Captain: Santo Tedesco
1st Rescue Captain: Amanda McClure
2nd Rescue Captain: Katie Spencer
Line Secretary: Nancy Thompson
Fire Company Officers:
President: Danny Thompson
1st Vice President: Bob Schiffman
2nd Vice President: Ken Zamiara
Financial Secretary: Mike Walker
Treasurer: Daniel Marks
Asst. Treasurer: Ronald Zimpfer
Recording Secretary: Nancy Thompson
Sgt. at Arms: Amy Fisher
Chaplain: Joseph Gnojek
Trustee: James R. Stevenson
Lancaster Christmasville Parade 2012
Spring Brook Engine 2 and Utility 5 were decorated and ready to welcome the Christmas season on Saturday, November 24, 2012 for Lancaster's Annual Christmasville Parade.
Engine 2 lit up for the parade.
Spring Brook Gains Two New Interior Firefighters
Congratulations to Ron Snyder and Drew Reardon, who graduated from Firefighter I class on November 26 in Holland! They now hold interior firefighter tags and are allowed to enter structures during fires.
Graduating Firefighter I class during their final live burn on November 14.
Live Burn Training 5/20/2012
Spring Brook, Blossom, Elma, Jamison Road and East Seneca participated in a live burn training exercise on Sunday, May 20 at 530 Pound Road. After several training evolutions inside the structure, the fire companies burned the house.
Click to see the full gallery of photos, thanks to Erie County Fire Wire.
Spring Brook Assists with Rollover
On the morning of May 17, Spring Brook was called to assist East Seneca Fire Company with clean up after a milk tanker rolled over on the entrance ramp to the 400 from Transit Road. The ramp was shut down for more than five hours while crews cleaned up the mess.
Spring Brook Welcomes New Recruits
Spring Brook Fire District would like to extend a welcome to our newest members - Danny, Andrew, Matthew, and Ronald. All four new recruits were sworn into the fire district and allowed to answer calls on May 7, 2012. Thank you for your willingness to serve your community!
Recruit NY Open House at Spring Brook
As part of the state-wide recruiting initiative, Spring Brook Fire District #1 held an Open House on Sunday, April 22. Despite the damp, cool weather, many residents of Elma and the surrounding towns came out to meet our firefighters and see the equipment used in protecting the residents of the fire district. Spring Brook had four new members join, and several others filled out applications for the remaining companies in town. Thank you to all those who came to show your support, and thank you to our volunteers for helping make the event a success!
Fire Captain Dan Marks assisting new recruit Kevin Ellis with auto extrication
Firefighters Chris Taylor, of Spring Brook, and Jack Anzalone, of Blossom, demonstrate auto extrication operations for residents.
2nd Assistant Chief Amy Fisher and Commissioner Charlie Bethge
Town of Elma Companies Participate in Live Burn
Blossom, Jamison Road, and Elma fire companies joined Spring Brook on the morning of Sunday, February 19, 2012 to participate in a live burn training exercise at New Bullis and North Blossom Roads. Firefighters were trained in protecting exposures and in the use of foam in extinguishing fires.