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Apr
3
2015

South Line Breaks 1400 Calls

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As 2014 has officially come to a close, we reflect on how to improve service to our residents. For the fourth consecutive year, South Line Answered over 1400 Requests for Service in 2014. The Final Tallies are 870 EMS Responses, and 543 Fire Related Responses. South Line Fire District maintained an average response time of
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Apr
3
2015

Food Drive 2014

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South Line collected food donations at multiple locations from Thanksgiving until Christmas. South Line would also like to thank Tops Friendly Markets Store #220, for their help in donating complete meals to every family that required assistance. Firefighters and Explorers hand delivered these holiday donations just before the Christmas Holiday.      
Apr
3
2015

Christmasville 2014

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On November 26, 2014 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. Over 100 Different Fire Apparatus participated in the parade this year. South Line Firefighters came together and showed their holiday spirit by decorating South
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Apr
3
2015

SNOWVember to Remember

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On November 18th, 2014, South Cheektowaga was pummeled by a lake effect snow storm. The storm dumped over 7 feet of snow in about 24 hours, and left many of our residents trapped in their houses. Firefighters spent 7 days at the firehouse away from their families, answering over 300 calls during the storm. Mutual
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Mar
17
2015

Halloween Parade 2014

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South Line Fire Station turned into a Goblin Station, at least for One Night. Kids and Adults alike come dressed in their best Halloween attire and parade down French Road in celebration. After the parade, participants braved the hallways to a sweet treat. Several Awards are given based on costume categories. A Special Thank You
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Mar
17
2015

2014-15 Fire Prevention Queens

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 The South Line Fire Prevention Team has named the fire prevention queens for the upcoming year. The 2014 – 2015 Fire Prevention Queen is Ashton Drakulich, and the runner up Queen is Jessica Beutler. Each queen applicant had to submit a minimum 500 word essay on what the NFPA Fire Prevention theme means to them.
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Mar
17
2015

South Line Annual Open House 2014

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 On a cold and dreary Sunday October 5th, South Line once again opened its 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, Erie County Sheriff’s Office,
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Mar
16
2015

Memorial Breakfast 2014

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Each year South Line Firefighters take time to pause and honor our previous firefighters that have answered their last alarm. The South Line Memorial Service is held annually is held at the main fire station. A continental breakfast is served for all firefighters families past and present, and a small service is held in remembrance
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Mar
16
2015

Annual Inspection 2014

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On Saturday September 20, 2014 South Line Firefighters participated in the annual Fire District Inspection. Firefighters spend several hours cleaning equipment, apparatus, and buildings to ensure optimum performance as a department. Each year the Board of Fire Commissioners evaluate all personnel, and a photo is taken to commemorate the event.             
Mar
14
2015

Summer Bash 2014

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On August 15th and 16th 2014, South Line Fire Company held another major fundraising event. Live Music from West of the Mark, and The Strangers, were featured under the beer tent both nights. Saturday brought an abundance of cars to our back park for a car show, while Naughty Dawg Band played under the beer
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Mar
14
2015

National Night Out 2014

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On Tuesday August 5th, South Line Firefighters participated in National Night Out. Firefighters took the message of fire safety to Dartwood Park in Cheektowaga this year. The Fire Safety House, Engine 2, and Truck 6 were all on display. Thank you to the Fire Prevention Team, and members of the Community that made this event
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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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