Poughkeepsie Journal

FISHKILL - Rombout Fire Company, in partnership with Taconic Resources for Independence, is hosting a fire prevention seminar for the deaf and hearing-impaired at Rombout Station No. 1, 901 Route 52, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept 12.

The event will teach about fire prevention at home, planning and practicing a fire escape plan and informing the fire department about the special needs of the residents.

Participants will also experience simulated smoke conditions in the fire prevention smoke trailer.

A representative from the Dutchess County Emergency Response Center will talk about the Sorenson Video Relay Service used by the dispatch center.

Two sign language translators will be present.

Contact Kevin Barry at 845-797-3667 or email: fdpio@aol.com

About Rombout

Rombout is an all volunteer fire company formed in 1971, and is named after the “ Rombout Patent ” which once covered most of the land in Dutchess County, NY. Rombout has about 50 active members, and many more exempt/associate members.

Rombout Fire Company protects the Rombout Fire District. Rombout is one of five fire departments or districts that protect the residents of the Town & Village of Fishkill, NY.

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