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1.    Wednesday’s and Thursday’s Emergency Response to Ethanol Incidents classes, both morning and evening, will be held at the Public Safety Training Facility in Lockport, not in Niagara Falls as originally stated.


            2.    The next Niagara County Volunteer Fireman's Association meeting is Thursday, July 17th at 7:30pm at Lewiston #2 Fire Hall. The Executive Board will meet prior  at 6:30pm. All are welcome to attend

            3.    Gasport will host a Passport Accountability training on Thursday, July 24th starting at 1900 hrs. No RSVP is required.
            4.    The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) announced that NY Route 265 (Military Road), from Upper Mountain Road to NY Route 31 (Witmer Road), in the town of Lewiston, Niagara County is scheduled to be closed to thru-traffic beginning on Monday, March 17. Motorists will be directed to follow a posted detour using Interstate 190. Local traffic on NY Route 265 will still have access to Annover Road, Old Military Road, and North Hewitt Drive.

This road closure is a result of the ongoing work on the NY Route 265 and I-190 bridges over the New York Power Reservoir, and will be in place for the duration of the project. The project is scheduled to be completed by winter 2015.

Motorists are reminded that fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone. In accordance with the Work Zone Safety Act of 2005, convictions of two or more speeding violations in a work zone could result in the suspension of an individual’s driver’s


Training Facility Locations:

  • Warren J. Rathke Public Safety Training Facility (PSTF)  [MAP]
    5574 Niagara Street Extension
    Lockport, NY 14095
  • Wheatfield Training Facility (WTF)  [MAP]
    2181 River Road
    Niagara Falls, NY 14304  

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Ongoing training classes are offered through the year.  Please check back frequently for an updated class schedule.

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