The members of Croton-on-Hudson Fire Department were busy this past week, responding to a dozen calls for help from Monday through Friday. Here's a quick look at that activity;
05:49 - A Chief's Call was dispatched at 5:50 AM to assist a homeowner with a cat trapped in an air duct on Bramblebush Road. While preparing to respond to assist, the cat was freed and our Chiefs were cancelled. ... (Full Story & Photos)
12/18 Gas Leak on S. Riverside. Photo by S. Granville (x635photos.com)
This evening at 8:42pm, Croton Fire & EMS were dispatched to the area of 5 Truesdale Drive for the reported rollover. Within minutes, Cars 2081 & 2083,(Chief Vlad, A/C Colombo) responded and arrived on scene confirming a vehicle on it's side in the roadway.
Along with Croton EMS, personnel removed the occupants from the vehicle, who after being checked out by EMS refused medical attention. Rescue ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Sunday, Croton's Bravest answered the Mutual Aid call from the North Pole, asking for our assistance spreading some holiday cheer around town. Without hesitation, our members jumped into action, providing Santa with some of the coolest sleds around - our fire engines.
With stops in just about every corner of our village, as well as the outlying Fire Protection Districts, Santa Claus stopped to ... (Full Story & Photos)
Members of Post 2089 donning their PPE.
Photo by T. Kaplan.
On Wednesday night, members of the Croton Fire Department Explorer Post 2089 trained on "donning" their gear. The senior members of the post taught the upcoming members the proper way to put on their turnout gear in the quickest, most efficient way. All CFD members - including the junior members - are issued a set of personal protective gear in which they are expected to wear at all incidents to ... (Full Story & Photos)
Around 4:45 PM this rainy Tuesday, the Croton-on-Hudson Fire Department's Firefighter Assist & Search Team (FAST) was auto-dispatched with Yorktown Heights FD to a reported chimney fire in their first due area.
Car 2083 and Engine 119 turned out minutes later, bringing 8 members to the scene and maintaining a crew at Station 2 for Tanker 10. With the fire contained in only a matter of minutes, the ... (Full Story & Photos)
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