Engine 115 was a featured attraction at the annual Katonah Elementary School Fifth Grade Car Wash. Eager KES fifth graders swarmed over the pumper, giving it a terrific wash (although the kids seemed to get more wet than the truck did!) We'd like to thank KES for making our first-due engine look great!... (Full Story & Photos)
Katonah FD's Engine 115 participated in Katonah's annual Volunteer Fair. Organizations from throughout the hamlet set up tables and displays at the Katonah Village Library and encourage community members to join. KFD members handed out literature, discussed volunteer opportunities with community members and let kids climb inside the engine. Members also handed out flyers for KFD's annual Open House ... (Full Story & Photos)
Bedford Hills Fire Department invited Katonah Fire Department to join them in training at the Class A Burn Building at the County Training Center in Valhalla. Engine 116, and cars 2211 and 2213 accompanied BHFD's 2031, 2032, 2033, Engine 199 and Tower Ladder 57 down to the center on Saturday morning. Unlike the county's propane burn building, the Class A Burn Building utilizes wooden pallets and straw ... (Full Story & Photos)
While on a 30 day temporary assignment to Kenya with the United Nations Support Office for AMISOM’s peacekeeping mission, KFD’s Tanker Company Lieutenant Joe Lombardo took time last weekend to head out to the Nairobi County Fire Services Head Office to meet the firefighters and learn about their equipment and practices.
KFD members held a water rescue drill at the Katonah Pool Saturday morning. Members practiced the "reach, throw, row, go" approach to water rescue, and used the department's wet suits to practice rescue techniques. Additionally, a demonstration was given to show how a firefighter in full turnout gear and SCBA can breathe underwater if he or she were to fall into the water while wearing the gear. The ... (Full Story & Photos)
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