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KFD Trains on First Due Operations

May 18

KFD members practiced search & rescue and hose line advance tactics at the KFD training tower Monday night during a departmental drill. Firefighters practiced searching for victims in the smoke filled training tower, advanced a hose line and flowed water, and practice roof ventilation tactics.... (Full Story & Photos)

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KFD Members Go Through Bailout Training

May 02

Every Katonah Firefighter is required to be trained in use of a personal escape system that enables him or her to quickly get out of a structure if conditions inside deteriorate. The escape system consists of a belt harness and webbing that allows the firefighter to "bail out" of an upper story window and safety descend to the ground. On Saturday, May 2, 10 firefighters were either certified or re-certified ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Congrats to Our New Officers!

May 01

We would like to congratulate and welcome our new officers for the next year:

Chief: Dean Pappas
First Assistant Chief: Jose Corsino
Second Assistant Chief: Mike Griffiths

Company 1: Lt. Ricky Palmerini and Capt. David Corsino
Company 2: Lt. Roberto Juarez and Capt. Joe Smith
Company 3: Lt. Alex Whalen and Capt. Matt Whalen
Company 4: Lt. Kate Hallex and Capt. Richard Fowler
Rescue Company: Lt. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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The masked confidence course
The masked confidence course

Jr. Corps Practices Masked Confidence

April 27

Monday night, members of the Junior Corps practiced wearing air packs and got comfortable maneuvering through an obstacle course. This is one of the most important and unique skills a firefighter must possess. Members practiced following a hose line, breaching a wall, traversing floor joists, crawling through a tunnel and more all while their faces were completely covered to simulate a smokey environment. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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KFD Responds to Oven Fire

April 24

On Friday afternoon, KFD responded to a report of an oven fire on The Terrace. Upon arrival units found an active fire that was contained to the oven. Engine 115's crew extinguished the fire, secured the utilities and checked for extension while the ladder company ventilated the house to remove smoke and high levels of carbon monoxide. Due to the quick actions of the homeowner dialing 911 and the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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