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Oct
17
2014

Crabapple Run 2014

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JThe Cheektowaga Recreation Department held its annual Crabapple Run 5K on July 19th. The South Line Fire District provided EMS Standby Coverage for the event. The race snaked throughout several streets in the South Line Fire District, and concluded in Losson Park. Thank you to all the participants involved. Hope to see you next year!
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Oct
17
2014

South Line Celebrates the 4th

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South Line Firefighters participated in the 2014 Cheektowaga 4th of July Parade. The parade is celebrated annually, and strolls down Harlem Rd. from the Thruway Plaza to Cheektowaga Town Park. Happy 238th Birthday America! Thanks again to everybody that participated in this years event.     
Oct
17
2014

New Trucks Get Dedicated

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On Saturday May 31st, 2014 South Line Formally dedicated the new Rescue 7 and Engine 2. Proclamations were issued by State Senator Tim Kennedy, and Cheektowaga Town Councilmember James Rogowski, honoring the officers and member for their hard work and dedication to the community. Fr. Joe Bayne OFM (Erie County ES-11) and Fr. David Borowiak (Erie County
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Aug
20
2014

South Line Honor Guard Training

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 On May 16th to 18th 2014, South Line Fire District hosted the National Honor Guard Academy’s Honor Guard Program. The course was modified to fit the short time frame, but was not short on content by far. The National Honor Guard Acadamy provides detailed instruction on Flag Protocol, Color Guard Movements, Funeral Details, Basic Drill
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Jul
6
2014

Memorial Day Parade 2014

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On Memorial Day 2014, South Line participated in the South Line Athletic Association’s Parade. The parade is held annually, it also marks the official beginning of the little league baseball season. The parade goes from Garden Village Plaza down French to South Line Athletic Association Diamonds on North Seine Drive. This year the South Line Athletic Association celebrated
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Jul
5
2014

South Line gets NEW Heavy Rescue

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South Line Fire District is the also the proud owner of a NEW Custom Heavy Rescue. As technology advances, so does fire apparatus. This unit was custom manufactured by Sparten ERV, and it will be replacing our current Rescue 7. The design and fabrication was organized by a truck committee. This truck is a direct result of many meetings, long planning sessions, and significant
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Jul
5
2014

South Line Gets NEW Engine

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South Line Fire District is the proud owner of a NEW Custom Rescue Pumper. As technology advances, so does fire apparatus. This unit was custom manufactured by Sparten ERV, and it will be replacing our current Engine 2. The design and fabrication was organized by a truck committee. This truck is a direct result of many meetings, long planning sessions, and significant communication between South
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Jan
24
2014

South Line Installs 2014 Officers

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On January 18, 2014 South Line Firefighters and Invited Guests attended the 68th Annual Installation of Officers. Elected and Appointed Officers were installed in their respective offices. Members were also honored for their years of service, and total alarms. Special Congrats to the 3 New Honorary Members. Thank you to Bellevue Fire Dist. No. 9, and Twin District
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Jan
24
2014

South Line Breaks 1000 Alarms

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As 2013 Has come to a close, we reflect on how to improve service to our residents. For the third consecutive year, South Line Answered over 1000 Requests for Service in 2013. The Final Tallies are 741 EMS Responses, and 281 Fire Related Responses. South Line Fire District maintained an average response time of under
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Jan
23
2014

Christmasville Firetruck Parade

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On November 30, 2013 South Line Firefighters participated in the Annual Lancaster Christmasville Parade. Each year the Greater Lancaster Firefighting Museum sponsors a firetruck parade to kick off the holiday season. The parade culminates  in the Village of Lancaster with the delivery of Santa Claus, and a Tree lighting ceremony. Over 100 Different Fire Apparatus participated in the parade this year. South
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Jan
18
2014

South Line Recieves Excellence Through Teamwork Award

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On November 18, 2013, The WNY Firefighter Newspaper Honored South Line FIre Company with the Winter 2013 Excellence Through Teamwork Award. The award acknowledges the accomplishments of South Line Firefighters, Rural/Metro EMS personnel, and ECMC Trauma Teams in their efforts to save a fellow firefighters life at a construction accident. Without the actions of everyone involved, the outcome would
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Dec
7
2013

South Line Hosts Open House

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On Sunday October 6th, South Line Opened it’s doors in Celebration of Fire Prevention Week. Members of the community were educated on Fire Prevention, Use of Fire Extinguishers, and Functions of the Fire Department. Other agencies on hand were Cheektowaga Police, Cheektowaga Police K-9 Unit, Immediate Care of WNY, and J – Fire of WNY.
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