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This was the Fire Prevention Week slogan a few years ago and is most appropriate this time of year. It will soon be Thanksgiving, the start of the holiday season, which means celebrations and good eating. Many will spend hours in the kitchen preparing the holiday meals. The Croton-on-Hudson Volunteer Fire Department would like to take this time to remind you about kitchen ... (Full Story & Photos)
Ironically, sometimes fire departments work with each-other on a regular basis at emergencies, but don't often train with one another. This past Wednesday, our Firefighter Assist & Search Team was invited to a drill with the Briarcliff Manor Fire Department, one of our frequent Mutual Aid partners.
The purpose of the drill, organized by BMFD's Chief Dennis Reilly, was to give his members a view ... (Full Story & Photos)
A fire in a pile of leaves in the parking lot adjacent to the Chromascan building at the corner of South Riverside Avenue and Brook Street quickly spread to a nearby parked car this past Wednesday.
The original dispatch of Engine 120, for a pile of leaves on fire, was promptly upgraded to include Tanker 10 as the front end of the late 1980's Cadillac was well involved in fire. Car 2083 (Asst. Chief ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 8:43 PM on this unusually warm November night, a Full Department Response - with a Ladder Company from Ossining Fire Department - was dispatched to Pronto Pizza at 440 South Riverside Avenue for smoke in the building.
Upon the arrival of Car 2081 (Chief Vlad) and Car 2083 (Asst. Chief Colombo), they confirmed a light smoke condition in the front of the restaurant. Command directed Tanker 10 to ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 12:10 PM this Friday afternoon, Croton's Bravest were dispatched to Mount Airy Road West in the Town of Cortlandt for a tree down on a vehicle, with downed power lines and a brush fire.
Upon the arrival of the CFD, the two van occupants were out of the vehicle, and the downed power lines caused a brush fire on the side of the road. The tree, which was fairly large, fell on top of the vehicle ... (Full Story & Photos)
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