On Monday evening, April 25, tankers and engines from our neighboring fire departments joined us in a multi-agency tanker drill at Harvey School. The scenario was a structure fire in the school's Science building. Upon arriving at the "scene", command reported a working structure fire and asked for tanker and engine support. Because there are no hydrants in the area, 8 mutual aid tanker trucks and ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Saturday, April 23, from 12:00-3:00 we will be hosting an Open House for Recruit NY. Members will be on hand to answer any questions and address any concerns you may have about volunteering. Members of our membership committee will also be there to help you fill out an application.
Bring the kids, there will be plenty of fun activities and fire safety handouts for the whole family to enjoy.
On Sunday afternoon, April 17, Katonah's MA-15 and Utility 8 were dispatched to assist Somers Fire Department at a brush fire on Route 100. Katonah's apparatus staged on a grassy area between the brush fire and a nearby office building, protecting the building's exposure. Units were operating for approximately two hours. KFD advises the public to please be careful during this dry spell of weather, ... (Full Story & Photos)
At around 3:30 on Saturday, Katonah Fire Department was dispatched to an unknown type fire in the rear of a residence. Car 2211 arrived and reported heavy smoke from the rear and dispatched a 10-75 (Confirmed Working Structure Fire). Cars 2212 and 2213 reported to the rear and found a fire on the deck, extending to the side of the house. A propane tank was leaking creating a "blow torch" that was ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Wednesday night, an extrication drill had an added twist by including a huge tree positioned on top of the car in which two "victims" were trapped. Firefighters participating in the drill had several challenges to overcome--stabilizing the tree itself so that it wouldn't fall or roll over; stabilizing the vehicle to perform extrication, and ensuring that the victims could be removed safely. Using ... (Full Story & Photos)
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