News & Announcements
Saratoga County Fire is offering the Emergency Response to Terrorism: Tactical Considerations for EMS starting Wednesday, Sept. 8th at Wilton Emergency Squad. The course will run 4 consecutive Wednesday nights from 7-10 PM. Preregistration is required by calling the Fire Coordinator at 884-4702.
Saratoga County EMS Coordinator Mike McEvoy announced the appointment of two new EMS Deputy Coordinators, effective Friday, July 29th. They are John Stewart of Saratoga Springs and Andre Delvaux of Moreau. John is a firefighter/paramedic with Saratoga Springs Fire Department and is active in several Saratoga County ambulance agencies. He brings over 22 years of EMS experience including 7 years as Division Manager for a commercial ambulance service in the Capital District. Andre is a Registered Nurse and Captain of Moreau Emergency Squad. He brings over 16 years of EMS experience including 10 years as Captain of Moreau. Andre and John were chosen from 32 candidates who submitted resumes. McEvoy noted that he is, “honored to have John and Andre join the EMS Coordinator’s staff.” He asked EMS Leaders to join in welcoming them as they help to serve the EMS providers of Saratoga County. A listing of all Coordinators and their email addresses is posted on the EMS Coordinator page of this website.
The Saratoga County Fair will run from Tuesday, July 13th through Sunday, July 18th, 2004. Gates will be open from 11 AM until midnight each day and certified EMS providers are needed to staff the First Aid Station as well as cover special events. Ambulances are also needed for 6 PM to midnight coverage each evening. For more information, please contact Jeff Reisner at JBR97@aol.com, phone 518-470-7964 or Stan DeLong at G906T@aol.com, phone 518-885-5381, ext 4152 or 518-8582-1090.
On Tuesday, July 6th, at 7:00 PM, the County Fire and EMS radio system will be taken off the air for about 20 minutes to allow tie-in of the now completed fully redundant back-up communications center off site from the Sheriff’s Department. All agencies are asked to provide an phone contact during this time and either staff their stations or assume dispatching themselves. Full details are available in a letter sent to all agencies that you can see by clicking here.
Effective at midnight on June 26th, a revised MAP will take effect for Malta Ambulance Corps. You can download the revised page #13 for your MAP Manual by clicking on the Downloads button.