AVFC would like to warn homeowners with high efficiency propane boilers to check the exhaust vent on the outside of their home for ice buildup. Today’s high efficiency boilers extract so much heat from the combustion process that the temperature of the exhaust gases is much cooler than conventional boilers.
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04/23/16 Austerlitz Fire Company Dedication The Austerlitz Fire Company held a dedication of their new station on Route 22 today. The event was held from 10AM to 4PM with a dedication ceremony held at 1pm. Speakers included Richard Nesbitt Sr., David Savage and Jay Engel. They thanked all of those who
PLANNED ACTIVITIES OF THE DAY INCLUDE …Training trailer for young persons to learn how to recognize fire dangers in their home and how to evacuate the home in case of fire alarm activation …New York State Police K-9 “Cahill” Demonstration …Columbia County Sheriff “Operation Safe Child” Table -informational card is made
After many years of hard work and planning, the Austerlitz Volunteer Fire Company is ready to begin construction on our new firehouse. To memorialize this great step forward in our history we will have a ground breaking ceremony on Saturday, April 18, 2015, at 10am. Location for the ceremony will
September 2015 Firehouse construction is still progressing on schedule. The overhead doors will be installed soon by Madsen OH Doors. Interior sheet rocking, electric and plumbing is 90% complete. The fire company is extremely happy with the workmanship and progress being made by our contractor George Lagonia, Inc. Our annual
A dry fire hydrant allows us to draw water from a convenient water source without the cost of permanent underground equipment. What Is A Dry Fire Hydrant? A dry hydrant is a non-pressurized pipe installed at a pond, lake or stream that is in close proximity to an all weather
The fire company recently purchased the land that was necessary for us to build our new firehouse. Work is now well underway. View our progress by clicking HERE. (l-r) Brian Geel, Frank Roche, Rich Nesbitt Sr., David Savage, Jeff Braley
The House Committee of the Austerlitz Volunteer Fire Company recently donated $4,855 towards the building of the new firehouse. This money will be used toward a kitchen in our new firehouse. Work is underway. View our progress by clicking HERE.