Lewiston Fire Company No. 1 would like to thank our community for their continued support during our annual fundraiser (mailer) and open house event. Our open house ran from noon to 4pm and was attended by hundreds of Lewiston residents.
Lewiston 1 crews were recognized tonight by Mount St. Mary’s Hospital at their annual ‘Salute to EMS’ Awards and Recognition Dinner. Our crews received not only one, but two ‘Best Save’ awards.
Lewiston 1 members participated in the Polar Bear Tug-of-War this past Sunday as the reigning champs. It took four Niagara County companies to join together to claim the trophy for 2018.
Congratulations to the new reigning champs and to all the Responders who came together for some friendly competition!
Photo courtesy of Adam Hudson.
Lewiston Fire Company No. 1 installed it’s new officers for 2017-2018.
Lewiston Fire Company No. 1 would like to congratulate all of the recent Firefighter 1 recruits on their graduation from Boot Camp this past week. From Lewiston 1; Firefighters Ariel Mrzygut and Sammy Tallat successfully competed their training!
2016 YEAR IN REVIEW: It was a busy year for Lewiston Fire Co No 1, with our last call being dispatched just before midnight. Our members responded to 902 calls for service including:
Structure Fires: 6
Other Fires: 13
Motor Vehicle Accidents: 48…
Fire and CO Alarm Investigations: 122
Gorge/ Water Rescues: 5
Hazardous Conditions: 30
Medical Service: 587
Other calls for Service: 91
Please click on the link below to see the article in The Lewiston-Porter Sentinel about the winner of our drawing for the Annual Fundraiser this year:
Lewiston Fire Company No. 1 celebrated their 102nd Anniversary on Saturday April 16th 2016. The evening included the swearing in of officers, awards/recognition of members, a memorial service of members/exempt members who passed away in the past year and reports of current officers.
Lewiston Fire Company No. 1 responded to 835 calls for service in 2015 and consistently remains one of the busiest companies in Niagara County. Their members dedicated thousands of volunteer hours responding to calls, trainings and maintaining certifications reported Chief John Penzotti.
The Fire Company continued to progress in updating company policies, operations and their ever expanding Banquet Hall Rentals reported President Matthew Grainge. Grainge continued by thanking dignitaries from the Village and Town of Lewiston, Lewiston Courts, Police and Highway Dept., Niagara County Sheriff’s Office, Niagara County Emergency Management Office and neighboring Niagara County Fire Companies for their attendance and continued support.
The Chief and President recognized Upper Mountain Fire Company for their Advanced Life Support service to Lewiston Fire Company No. 1 calls.
Food was provided by JCI Catering, a preferred caterer in the Banquet Hall Rentals.
Anyone interested in joining the Fire Company are encouraged to visit www.lfd1.com for an application.