Cuba Fire Department Inc

Happy New Year from CFD

Sunday, January 1, 2017  Cuba Fire Department Wishes You a Safe & Happy New Year!



CFD Responds to MVA

Sunday, December 11, 2016  On Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 14:01, CFD was dispatched to a one-car rollover motor vehicle accident with multiple patients and possible entrapment on State Route 446. Twenty CFD members responded including Cuba 50 and Cuba 502 as well as Cuba 1 and Cuba 6. Cuba 502 determined the scene was over the line into Cattaraugus County and confirmed one patient was trapped in the vehicle and another patient was self-extricated. Hinsdale Fire & Ambulance and Ischua Fire personnel worked with CFD crews to extricate the patient and control the scene. Cuba Ambulance, Cuba PD, NY State Police, and Olean 10 were also on location. Cuba and Hinsdale ambulances each transported one patient to Olean General Hospital. No other injuries were reported and all CFD units were back in service at approximately 15:30.



Holiday Fire Safety

Thursday, December 1, 2016  This Christmas season, CFD reminds you to please keep some safety tips in mind as you deck those halls:
-Limit the number of extension cords or connecting light cords used as one strand
-Limit tree and other decor exposure to heat sources including open flames
-Keep real Christmas trees watered regularly to prevent increased flammability due to dryness 
-Inspect cords for damage or other possible hazards 
Be safe and have a wonderful holiday season!



Happy Holidays From CFD

Thursday, December 1, 2016  Have a Safe and Happy Holiday Season! 

From Your Friends at Cuba Fire Department



Happy Thanksgiving from CFD

Thursday, November 24, 2016  Happy Thanksgiving from CFD! We wish you and your family and safe and happy holiday. We are thankful for all first responders--police, fire, and EMS--for your dedication to our communities! 



CFD Pie Sale

Wednesday, November 23, 2016  CFD Homemade Pie Sale

Wed., Nov. 23, 2016 from 9am-5pm at the A. A. Arnold Community Center/rear of Cuba Fire Hall

$10 each for 9" diameter pies



Monthly Training for CFD

Tuesday, November 22, 2016  On Tuesday, November 22, 2016, twenty CFD members including all three chiefs participated in monthly training exercises organized by training officer Clement at Firemen's Park. Topics covered included automobile extrication, building search methods, and fire suppression techniques. Cuba 1, 6, and 9 were also on location.



Fire Hydrant Access this Winter

Monday, November 21, 2016  Please remember as we get snow this winter season to try and keep fire hydrants accessible to emergency personnel. Maintaining a three foot diameter around the hydrant is ideal for maneuvering fire equipment in an emergency. Stay safe this winter and enjoy the snow!



CFD Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Saturday, November 19, 2016  Thanksgiving is right around the corner!
Share these fire safety resources to help families enjoy a safe holiday.

As you plan your Thanksgiving menu don’t forget about fire safety.

Did you know Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires? The number of home fires double on Thanksgiving. So, let’s add a pinch of fire safety to the menu.

Keep these safety tips in mind as you prepare your meal.

If you are roasting your turkey, make sure you set a timer. This way, you won’t forget about the bird as you watch the parade or football.

If you are frying your turkey,

Use a fryer with thermostat controls. This will ensure the oil does not become over heated.
Thaw your turkey completely. Ice on the bird will cause the oil to splatter.
Don’t overfill the pot with oil. If you do, the oil will overflow when you add the turkey causing a fire hazard.
Keep children and pets at least three feet away from the fryer.
Also, always use the fryer outdoors.
Stuffing and Potatoes:

Stand by your stove when you are boiling your potatoes or frying onions for stuffing. It is best to stay in the kitchen when you are frying, boiling or broiling. If you are in the kitchen, it is easier to catch spills or hazardous conditions before they become a fire.

Keep the area around the stove clear of packaging, paper towels, and dish cloths; anything that can burn.
Be sure to clean up any spills as they happen.
Be prepared. Keep a large pan lid or baking sheet handy in case you need to smother a pan fire.
Turn pot handles towards the back of the stove so you don’t bump them.
By following these safety tips, you will have a delicious and fire safe Thanksgiving. Let the firefighters have dinner with their families, not yours.

Join the Fight!
Have you joined Fire is Everyone's Fight?

Fire is Everyone's Fight is a a national initiative to unite the fire service, life safety organizations and professionals in an effort to reduce home fire injuries, deaths and property loss. The goal is to change how people think about fire and fire prevention.

Join the Fight and use the materials to educate your communities about the importance of fire prevention.



CFD Sportsman Raffle and Ham & Turkey Party

Saturday, November 19, 2016  Cuba Fire Department's Sportsman Raffle and Ham & Turkey Party: Sat., Nov. 19, 2016 from 7-10 pm at the Cuba Fire Hall, 51 East Main Street, Cuba NY. Tickets are $10 and available now from any CFD member or the Cuba NY Chamber of Commerce (open Mon.-Fri. from 10am-2pm at 5 West Main St., Cuba, NY). Get yours for a chance to enjoy:

Penny Auction: Henry Golden Boy 22, Chinese Auction, Door Prizes, 50/50s, Hams, Turkeys, Steaks, Booze, $50 Bills, Beer, Free Popcorn, Hot Dogs--$1, Soda--$1

or a chance to win:

  • "ATV" 2016 Polaris Sportsman "450" HO
  • Killer Instinct "Crossbow" KI 360 w/ Hardcore Pkg.
  • Diamond Infinite Edge Pro Package "Compound Bow"
  • Mossburg Patriot "270" Win. Walnut Stock (w/ scope Vortex 3-9x40mm)
  • Savage Axis "308" w/ scope -camo
  • Mossburg Patriot "243" w/ scope blue camo
  • Ruger 10-22 Walnut Stock
  • Gamo Squirrel Terminator .177 Cal. Air Rifle w/ scope
**All rifles subject to background check and NYS laws. Must be 21 to purchase alcohol; photo ID will be required. 



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