Volunteers sought for fire district in Piercy

Piercy Fire Protection District is sponsoring a volunteer orientation meeting on Saturday, Jan. 19 at the Piercy Community Center from 9 a.m. to noon. The venue will include guest speakers from Leggett Valley Fire District, Cal Fire and Mendocino County Fire Safe Council. After the meeting, PVFD fire chief will conduct a brief tour of our fire station and equipment.

The Piercy community is in need of volunteers who are willing to commit to serving and protecting the district. They are looking for men and women, 18 years or older, even retired people, to step-up and be part of a team of dedicated local volunteers.

Volunteer positions needed:

o Fire fighters

o Engineers - fire truck operators

o First responders - EMT’s

o Traffic control

o Maintenance (vehicles and buildings)

o Clerical/historian

o Fund raising events coordinator

Qualification and certification training will be provided. Volunteers meet twice a month to check out and service equipment and gear plus receive up-dates on latest fire fighting and EMS techniques.

Please join he efforts, attend the meeting, bring your spouse and friend, learn about fire safety and protection, volunteer and help keep the community safe. Coffee, tea and refreshments will be served.

No RSVP is required to attend this meeting. Please call if you have any questions.The commissioners are Jeff Hedin, 247-3030, and Larry Casteel, 247-3340.

The fire chief is Patrick Landergen, 223-1076.