Water Supply Needs For Effective Fire Suppression

Water Supply Needs For Effective Fire Suppression

Anyone ever wonder how much water it takes to fight an average size house fire?  The technical answer is length x width divided by 3 x the number of stories (a house that is 30 x 50 and is 2 stories would require 1,000 gallons per minute).  Plattsburg Fire brings 3,000 gallons of water with Engine 33 (so about 3 minutes of firefighting) at that point we need to rely on the hydrants in town or water tankers from neighboring…

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***FREE***FREE***FREE*** At normal travel speed by your house at night, can you easily and clearly see your address? If the answer is NO, Then neither can those coming to help you when you dial 911 As part of their Fire Prevention and Public Education efforts, Plattsburg Fire Protection District is offering to help solve this community problem for 100 homes in the Plattsburg Fire District each year at everyone’s favorite price – FREE. This is a joint effort with Plattsburg…

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Ladder Training

Ladder Training

Just another day at Plattsburg Fire, where our staff train on the safe and effective operation of our equipment.  This video shows our staff practicing the ladder operation of our 102′ KME Ladder Platform.  If you have ever thought about becoming apart of the fire service we have several opportunities for our residents to be apart of our organization.  Please check them out here on our employment page.