We are luck in the Hudson Valley to have local fire departments that we can rely on during emergencies. Some fire departments are staffed by paid fire folks and others are manned by volunteers. Either way they provide our communities with a much needed resource. I know my local firemen and women help out during many type of events not just fire calls. They always seem to be front and center when my neighbors and I need them. That's why I think it is important that these great people know that we care about them as well. Check in at your local fire house and see what you can do. Some need volunteers. Some just need you to support their fundraising events.

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Esopus Fire Department - Sunday March 4th Pancake Breakfast from 8:30a to 11:30a 1142 Broadway Esopus New York (Route 9w)

Cronomer Valley Fire Department - Friday March 9th Ladies Auxiliary Fish Fry-Day 4:30p to 7:30p 296 North Plank Road Newburgh New York

If you know of a fire department in the Hudson Valley who needs to get the word out about their upcoming events give them this email address Paty.Quyn@townsquaremedia.com and we will spread the word.