Certain Smoke and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms manufactured by Kidde have been voluntarily recalled by Kidde and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
The models involved are the hard-wired type with a battery back-up that can be “latched” to other detectors within a residence. It has been determined that the affected alarms may not perform as designed following a power ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 7:20 AM on Saturday, Croton Fire, EMS and Police were dispatched to Route 9 southbound in the area of Municipal Place for a rollover motor-vehicle accident. On the ticket was Engine 119, Engine 120, Rescue 18, Car 2083, CEMS 55B1 and OVAC 36M1.
With conflicting reports of where the accident actually was, Car 2083 (AC Colombo) located it on the southbound exit to Municipal Place. The vehicle ... (Full Story & Photos)
Around 7:40 PM on Monday, Ossining FD was sent to an Old Albany Post Road home in the Crotonville section of their district for a reported house fire. On the arrival of their Chief Jason Lorenz (Car 2331), he confirmed a working fire and transmitted the "10-75."
On the working fire assignment was our Engine 119 as the FAS Team and Car 2083 (A/C Colombo). Upon their arrival, the FAST stepped off ... (Full Story & Photos)
Earlier this week, Life Member of Croton Fire Patrol No. 1 Charlie O'Connor passed away unexpectedly at home. He would have been 88 this upcoming Friday.
Charlie joined the department in 1993, at an age when many people his age begin enjoying their retirement and slowing down. He joined Fire Patrol as a "Medic," with the intention of being a part of our EMS unit.
Last night, members of the CFD Firefighter Assist & Search Team (FAST) held our monthly training session. The drill took place at the Millwood Fire Training Center, located next to their firehouse on Route 134.
Tonight's training reviewed the basics of search, teamwork and firefighter air management. Following that, the brothers took turns carrying a "downed member" up a flight of stairs. All ... (Full Story & Photos)
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