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Wed. Oct 2nd 2019
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Past Chief James Keebler marked 55 years of active service with the Bushnell's Basin Fire Department and Bill Haines marked 45 years of service. Between the two, they have served 100 years! A cele...
Thu. Sep 19th 2019
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Wayne County held its memorial service on September 19th at the Rose United Methodist Church. 130 people came together to honor and remember 50 deceased Fire Fighters and Ladies Auxiliary from Wayne ...
Sun. Sep 15th 2019
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Challenge coins are available for a $10 donation per coin. Contact President Frank Orbaker or this website. Coins must be delivered in person. We do not have mail order available.
Sun. Jul 14th 2019
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The Rush Fire Department held its annual Carnival on July 11th, 12th, and 13th, 2019. The traditional firemen's parade was on the 12th. Much fun was had by all!
Mon. May 20th 2019
Mary (Rita) was the wife of NCNYVFA Past President Jerry Read. She was once active in the auxiliary. She passed from this life on May 17th, 2019. If anyone would like to correspond with the family yo...
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Rush Fire Department Mourns the loss of Chief James J. Bucci, Jr.
Fri. May 10th 2019

James J. Bucci, Jr.  was born April 18, 1962 and passed suddenly on May 2, 2019.  Jim joined the Rush Fire Department in 1984 where he was a Life member. He held numerous positions as a civil officer and line officer, including 10 years as the Fire Chief. In 1989 he joined the Henrietta Volunteer Ambulance now CHS Mobile Integrated Health Care. He dedicated over 15,000 hours as a volunteer, serving in many capacities. He also achieved Life Membership at Henrietta Ambulance. In 2008 he became an employee of Henrietta Ambulance serving as the Executive Deputy Chief. He served in that capacity until his death. He also volunteered as a member of the Monroe County Special Operations Team and held numerous certifications related to EMS and the Fire Service. Jim was also Chair of the Monroe County EMS Advisory Board, a NYS Fire Academy Instructor where he taught Swift Water Rescue, Emergency Vehicle Operations, Hazardous Materials Handling and several other courses. He is the recipient of numerous awards and citations for his dedication and service to his community. All donations to be made to the James J. Bucci Jr. Memorial Account, care of M&T Bank 1400 Miracle Mile Dr, Rochester, NY 14623. 

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