FEMA Releases HSAS Guide for Fire and EMS Services

Have you ever wondered what actions your department should undertake in response to changes in the Federal Homeland Security Threat Conditions? In January 2004, FEMA published a Guide for Fire and EMS Services on actions suggested in response to each condition level...

Council Recognized by American Heart Association

The American Heart Association in January presented Saratoga County EMS Council with a Community Training Center award in recognition of outstanding performance, leadership, and professionalism in advancing the mission of the American Heart Association (AHA) and...

ICS Basic Course – Kingston

SEMO notified Saratoga County that they will be conducting an ICS Basic (I-200) course in Kingston on December 4th and 5th. There is no fee for the course. Lodging and transportation are the responsibility of the participant. Details are available on the SEMO website...

Reisner and Smith Recognized by REMO

Jeff Reisner of the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department was recognized as Communications Specialist of the year (see photo below) and Frank Smith of Northside Fire and Saratoga County’s EMS Training Staff was recognized as EMS Instructor of the year. The...

Saratoga EMS Mourns Loss of Joe Mushinski

Joseph M. Mushinski Jr., 46, friend, colleague, and brother paramedic, died Tuesday, August 12th in Pennsylvania. Joe previously worked at Clifton Park-Halfmoon Ambulance, Malta Ambulance, and SEMS. He will be missed by his many friends in Saratoga County.

Con-Ed talk SARS set for July 31

A presentation on SARS has been scheduled for July 31 at the Fire Training Center. “SARS: What You Need To Know” will be presented by Brenda Naizby of NYS DOH on Thursday, July 31 from 7-9 PM at the Fire Training Center in Ballston Spa. The talk is REMO...