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                                                   FIRE PREVENTION

                                        MAKE EVERY WEEK FIRE PREVENTION WEEK


The New Hackensack Fire District Fire Prevention Bureau spreads the fire safety message in many different ways.  It is committed to spreading the word about not just fire safety , but safety in general to the community . If you are interested in having the Fire Prevention Bureau:

Do a talk for your group , Give your group a tour of the Fire House , attend a birthday party , or just have questions . Contact the Fire Prevention Bureau at (845) 297-3897 .

Fire Awareness / Open House   ( always in month of October each year )

     Through annual Fire Awareness / Open House at the New Hackensack Fire Station , many subjects of safety are covered and also demonstrated. Adults as well as children can all participate in the different mini seminars and games and there are various exhibits from the history of the fire company to our fire appartus .


Fire Safety Trailer  ( available upon request for any event )

   The Fire Safety Trailer is our tool for providing safety education via the use of a model home. Complete with a kitchen , living room , and bedroom , the trailer assists the prevention team with discussing safety in the kitchen , practicing Exit Drills in the Home ( EDITH ), crawling in smoke, and checking doors for heat. The trailer is designed with heated doors, and "special plumbing" to fill the unit with fake smoke. It has many other attributes all designed to discuss safety.


Sparky and Pumper Robot ( available upon request for any event )

    With Old Engine One " The Talking Fire Engine " being such a hit with kids. The Bureau now has a robotic friend to help spread the word about fire prevention . Along with Sparky the Fire dog . Sparky and Pumper will accompany firefighters to most events , including school visits , club meetings , and birthday parties.


Sparky the Fire Dog ( available upon request for any event )

         Our mascot. This 6 foot dog is a favorite of the kids. He accompanies firefighters to most of the child age events.


Babysitting Course

          Each year New Hackensack hosts a babysitting course to teach babysitters the skills necessary to handle caring for a child. From playing and feeding tips , to learning some basic first aid.  Starting in 2005 , the course certified attendees in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation ( CPR ) . The 8 hour class is free and runs for one Saturday & Sunday in April. (unless otherwise posted). Call (845) 297-3897 for dates of next course and to get permission slip to attend . Ask for Assistant Chief Valentin , Director of the New Hackensack Fire Prevention Bureau.   

Please click here to fill out the sign-up form!




                    Ex-Chief J. Howard Prager instructing the baby sitters course 


Child Passenger Safety Inspection Station ( by appointment )

             New Hackensack has joined several Dutchess County Agencies by becoming a Child Passenger Safety Seat Inspection Station Certified technicians will educate and instruct parents on the proper fitting and installation of a child safety seat.


Seasonal Events

           In December , New Hackensack gives Santa Claus  an annual tour of the Fire District and helps him visit residents while handing out candy canes.  Be on the lookout for a visit in your area,

           In addition New Hackensack hosts a Santa Meet and Greet . For one day only, Santa Claus comes and visits the firehouse and meets with the kids. Bring your kids out for a picture with Santa to make some crafts, while enjoying the sounds of holiday
music .
























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