Exhausting precious time and resources to shovel out a fire hydrant is not only life threatening but frustrating as well. While we do not expect hydrants to be shoveled out during a severe storm, there is always time after the storm to make a couple of passes with a snow blower or shovel.
Unlike them city people, us country folk have to remember to do this activity and teach our kids how. Think of ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Sunday 1/18/15, heavy freezing rain began to hit the area in the morning hours. Due to this severe icy weather, Mohegan FD was kept busy with numerous calls throughout the day. Mohegan FD responded to a total of 6 fire/rescue calls within the day, including a rollover accident with 5 patients requiring extrication. Mohegan EMS was also kept busy with numerous other medical emergencies. Here is ... (Full Story & Photos)
In 2014, the Lake Mohegan Fire District responded to a total of 2,991 runs, with 1,047 being fire/rescue related calls and 1,947 being FD First Response to EMS calls. The EMS totals are not the total EMS responses in district, but the FD First Response (Fire Apparatus) to EMS calls. The run breakdowns are as follows:
The Mohegan Volunteer Fire Association is proud to announce that the 2014 Candy Cane Runs will be held on Saturday December 13, 2014 and Sunday December 14, 2014. For those who do not know what this is, this is a time where the Mohegan Firefighters escort Santa Claus around the Lake Mohegan Fire District by Fire Truck to hand out candy canes to the children. This year's schedule has been completely ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Wed. 12/3/14, Mohegan FD's FAS-Team, Firefighters, and EMS personnel trained at Fire Headquarters on "down firefighter" CPR. This new technique allows firefighters to begin CPR on a "down firefighter" while allowing other firefighters to remove the full turnout gear coat and SCBA, without interrupting the CPR chest compressions on a "down firefighter". Air is also given to this "down firefighter" ... (Full Story & Photos)
Loosening Straps Of SCBA Of "Down Firefighter"
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