On Saturday, members of the Croton-on-Hudson Fire Department completed a 16-hour training program, certifying them as Ice Rescue Technicians. The program, created by Dive Rescue International and taught by members of neighboring Yorktown Heights Volunteer Fire Department instructors, reviewed how to rescue someone fallen through ice - as well as how to avoid becoming a victim yourself.
March has already been busy for Croton's Bravest, and today was no exception.
At 7:28 AM, a Full Department Response was dispatched to the 200-Block of Cleveland Drive for a reported stove fire. First arriving Engine 119 reported a single story residence with nothing evident from the exterior and entered the home to investigate, while Car 2082 (Mansfield) arrived and assumed Command.
On Sunday evening around 7:00 PM, Croton-on-Hudson's Tanker 10 was dispatched to a working house fire in southern Yorktown. T10 - with Car 2083 (Colombo) and a total of 8 members - took in the assignment. The fire was located on Kitchawan Road, also known as Route 134, in a two story residence. Yorktown and Millwood firefighters were on scene launching an aggressive interior attack when our units ... (Full Story & Photos)
On a blustery Friday evening, the Ossining Fire Department was dispatched to a reported shed fire on Narragansett Avenune in that village. A first arriving OFD member reported to their Chief the shed fire had communicated to the adjacent house, and the "10-75" was transmitted.
At 5:08 PM, the Working Fire Assignment was dispatched, bringing the Croton-on-Hudson FD to the scene as the Firefighter ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 10:58 PM on a frigid Thursday night, Croton Fire, EMS and Police were dispatched to Old Post Road North and Finney Farm Road for the reported motor-vehicle accident with fire and possible entrapment.
A few minutes after dispatch, Car 2081 (Chief Vlad) and Engine 119 arrived, finding a SUV on it's roof, with the driver out of the vehicle, and no fire evident. Engine 118 and Rescue 18 arrived ... (Full Story & Photos)
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