Big firefighter convention in CNY this weekend

The Vernon Volunteer Fire Department helped respond to calls to help neighboring Verona after severe weather whipped through parts of Oneida County Tuesday.

Don't be alarmed if you see a lot of firefighters in one place this weekend. The annual FASNY convention is in Liverpool from Friday, August 10th through Sunday, August 12th.

This will be the 146th annual convention of the Firemen's Association of the State of New York. It's being held at the Holiday Inn on Electronics Parkway.

Volunteer firefighters from across the state will attend the convention. They will take part in training. They will also pay tribute to firefighters who have passed away, recognize members, elect new officers and talk about issues related to fire service.

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