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Homer Fire Department Recognized As EMS Agency of the Year for CNY Region


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The Homer Fire Department has been named as EMS Agency of the Year for the Central New York region. The recognition was announced on June 20th and regards Homer Fires exemplary service and dedication to emergency medical services through 5 counties total.

The award was announced by the Central New York Regional Emergency Medical Services Council. The honor shows the fire department’s commitment to excellence in EMS delivery, professional development, and community engagement. The department has shown consistent leadership, innovation, and compassion when responding to calls and saving lives while also promoting public safety.

“An award like this is a testament to the hard work and dedication of every member of our team, whose tireless efforts ensure that our communities receive the highest standards of emergency medical care.”

Homer Fire Chief Jay Riley said in a release.

Chief Riley said to X101 News the department has been providing EMS coverage since 1982. He reiterated the Homer Fire Department’s mission statement, protect life and property via fire suppression or emergency medical services.

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