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A massive fire, compounded with a lack of a nearby and reliable water source, saw many northern Westchester fire companies working for several hours together in the Mount Kisco fire district on Friday night.
At about 6:20 PM, 60 Control alerted the MKFD - along with Tankers from Millwood and Yorktown Heights - to a reported structure fire at the Yeshiva of Nitra complex in New Castle. The first ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 12:07 AM, Croton Fire (E120 & U14) was dispatched to a Ridge Road home for an activated Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarm. Upon the arrival of CFD units, elevated levels of CO were found on all levels of the 2 1/2 story home. At this point, the residents were evacuated and E119 (Washington Engine Company No. 2) was special-called for ventilation. Personnel determined an issue with the gas burner, shut ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 12:22 PM today, the Croton-on-Hudson Fire Department was called to a mutli-family home on Van Wyck Street for a reported structure fire. Responding on the assignment were 2082, 2083, 2084, E118, E119, E120, TL44 & U14.
2082 (A/C Colombo) was on scene less than two minutes after dispatch, reporting people attempting to extinguish a fire on the front porch. 2083 (A/C Pesavento) arrived and assumed ... (Full Story)
At 6:22 this morning, Croton Fire was dispatched to the Westchester Industrial Complex on Albany Post Road in Buchanan, where crews located a fire within the older, larger complex.
Buchanan FD was dispatched for an activated fire alarm and arrived finding smoke from multiple locations. They then added an Engine from Verplanck and Tower Ladder from Montrose to the Box. Once the fire was located, ... (Full Story & Photos)
This evening, over 40 members of the Croton-on-Hudson Fire Department participated in a Radio & Communications class. This training, held at Harmon Firehouse, was taught by Deputy Chief & self-proclaimed "Radio Geek" John Munson.
Topics covered included our department's radio systems, the radio systems used in Westchester County, general communications, CFD radio ops guidelines, Urgent & Mayday communications ... (Full Story & Photos)
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