2015 Syracuse Hancock Airport MCI Drill

NOVA participates in a simulated Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) of an airplane crash to test the preparedness of the airport and the community’s emergency responders. Every three years the federal government mandates the airport to test their readiness for an MCI. The drill is large coordinated effort between; police, emergency medical services, fire departments, emergency management, American Red Cross, airport staff and Upstate Hospital.

All EMS Units

Cleaning Up

Simulated Crash Scene

Upstate Physician Car

Waiting at Staging Area

MCI Crew

Transferring to Ambulance


Dropping Off at Terminal

Smoke from Airplane

Transferring to Stretcher

Staging Area

Loading Volunteer Patient

Command Briefing

EMS Team Instruction

Unloading Volunteer Patient

Lining Up

Our New Station

After about nine months, the additions and renovations were completed on station. Our new station gives us much more space for vehicles, storage, training and administration. The station now features an updated training room for certification classes.

Conference Room

Front of Station

Supporters' Bricks



Training Room



Main Training Room

Front Office

Back of Station


Supply Room

2015 Town of Clay Festival

Each year, NOVA provides public health information and ambulance tours at the Town of Clay Festival.

Photo Gallery

Ambulance Tours

Clay Rescue, NOVA A3 and WSAR

Public Information Table