Croton-on-Hudson Firefighters were called to an activated fire alarm at The Circle School / Our Savior Lutheran Church on Cleveland Drive around 5:25 PM on Tuesday. On the arrival of Car 2081 (Chief Vlad) just over a minute later, he encountered a moderate to heavy smoke condition in the building and struck out a full First Alarm Response.
A hot and busy Monday for Croton's Bravest this week. Our volunteers responded to five calls between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM, one of which was a well-involved house fire in Verplanck.
At 08:23 our FASTeam was dispatched on Automatic Aid to the Yorktown Heights Fire District for a reported oven fire. With the fire out upon the arrival of YHFD, the CFD returned to service minutes later. Car 2089 & Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)
Not more than 10 hours after Croton Fire units operated at our own house fire, we were called in to action once again. At 12:10 PM, Bedford Hills FD transmitted a "10-75" (working fire) for fire in a two-story stone structure in the Kasho Orthodox Community. With limited fire hydrants in the area, their Incident Commander requested four Tankers to the scene, of which Tanker 10 was one of them.
At 2:18 AM on Friday, Croton's Bravest were dispatched to an Emerson Avenue home for a reported electrical fire. Car 2089 (Deputy Chief John Munson) arrived roughly one minute later and transmitted a "10-75" for a confirmed structure fire. He reported fire on the D-side (right side) of a single-story wood-frame house, all occupants were out and the home's electrical service was down in the roadway.
A large, rapidly growing brush fire kept Croton's Bravest busy last Saturday evening.
At 5:38 PM, units were dispatched to an outside smoke condition at Croton Point Park. Upon the arrival of Car 2083 (A/C Colombo) he reported a large brush fire along the southern bay area. Within minutes, he upgraded the original assignment, bringing all five CFD companies in to the scene.