About three dozen firefighters from Croton and other area departments completed a day of training on Hybrid / Alternative Fueled Vehicles this past Saturday.
The class, presented by Daniel Wimer and his son, Jeffrey, of DRW Associates, reviewed the design, hazards and ways to mitigate an emergency involving vehicles with hybrid and high-voltage electricity fuel sources.
This week, the members of Croton-on-Hudson Fire Department elected their Department and Company Officers to lead them in 2014. All new officers will take on their roles at Midnight on January 1st, and complete that term after one year. The new Chiefs were elected on Thursday evening, while Company Officers were selected on Tuesday night.
The men, women and young adults of your Croton-on-Hudson Fire Department continue to thrive and produce a consistent level of service that we have proudly done since 1892 - ALL WITH VOLUNTEERS.
Through the end of October, your neighbors, friends and family members have answered 307 calls for help. Every time our pagers go off, we show up in a matter of minutes, bringing an average of 16 dedicated ... (Full Story & Photos)
Around 9:30 AM on Friday morning, 60 Control tapped out a full assignment, plus Tankers from Millwood & Yorktown, for the reported oven fire on the 100 block of Cleveland Drive.
Just over a minute later, Car 2081 (Chief Munson) was on scene reporting the fire contained to the oven, and cancelled the Mutual Aid companies. With a smoke condition in the home, E119 & TL44 were held on scene to vent, ... (Full Story & Photos)
With a wind-driven house fire challenging Mohegan's Bravest today, they were forced to strike the 2nd Alarm, bringing our Engine 119 and Montrose's Tower Ladder 8 to their Headquarters for coverage.
Car 2081 and Engine 119 took in the request with a combined total of 11 members, and provided a standby crew for almost six hours. During this time, ample personnel were both on station and around town ... (Full Story & Photos)
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