A "Red Flag Warning" for an increased chance of brush fires was issued by the National Weather Service on Wednesday, due to low humidity and high winds in our area. At 1:15 PM, we found ourselves responding to one in the Montrose Fire District.
60 Control dispatched Tanker 10 to the Oscawana Lake Preserve, at the end of Furnace Dock Road to the west of the Metro-North train tracks, where Montrose ... (Full Story & Photos)
At around 12:34 AM on Sunday morning, the Croton-on-Hudson Fire Department was called to the scene of a structure fire at Flames Steakhouse in the Town of Ossining. At this location, Briarcliff Manor FD volunteers arrived at an activated fire alarm to find the building filling with smoke. Car 2052 (A/C Garcia) requested his full First Alarm from 60 Control, bringing our FASTeam to the scene with ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Tuesday and Thursday evenings this week, several of Croton's Bravest underwent training on the use of our Rescue Air-Bags and Cribbing materials. The training - provided by Connecticut Custom Cribbing - involved one evening of classroom lecture and one evening of hands-on practical work.
The instructors, whom work for the City of New York Fire Department and volunteer locally, offered a great ... (Full Story & Photos)
Just before 4:30 AM on Easter Sunday, Croton's Bravest were dispatched to a reported structure fire on Croton Dam Road in the Town of Cortlandt. The initial dispatch assignment included a Full Department Response from Croton, as well as Tankers from neighboring Millwood and Yorktown.
While responding, units could see a fire from various parts of the Village. When Car 2081 (Chief Vlad) arrived, ... (Full Story & Photos)
Nearly twenty members of Washington Engine, and a couple from Explorer Post 2089, ventured to the Westchester County Fire Training Center this past Saturday for a day of great training.
The members were split up into three squads and each put through three different training stations. Station 1 was led by Lieutenant Jim Ferguson, and reviewed standpipe operations in the 5-story training tower. ... (Full Story & Photos)
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