A firefighter from East Avon was injured at a fire early Saturday in the Livingston County town of Lima.

Seven volunteer fire departments responded, along with sheriff's deputies and three ambulance companies.

The sheriff tells WXXI the 9-1-1 call came just before 1 am for an address on Poplar Hill Road.

The injured firefighter was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital with what were described by deputies as second degree burns.

RFD: Firefighters Wanted

Sep 8, 2015
City of Rochester

If you are looking for a job that starts at $40,000 with a 20 year pension, then the city of Rochester is looking for you.

Amon Hudson, a recruiter with the Rochester Fire Department says "Fighting fires is a great adrenaline rush. If you are an adrenaline junkie then you'll love fighting fires. Even if you're not, you'll still learn to love the fire department."

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"Hero" Firefighter Returns to Work

Jul 9, 2013


Joseph Hofstetter, who was one of the West Webster volunteer firefighters injured during a shooting while responding to a fire last Christmas Eve, has returned to full active duty.