This afternoon, Ladder 39 was requested to Somers for a 2nd alarm fire in a condominium complex. Cars 2212, 2213, and Ladder 39 responded immediately. Upon arrival, 39's crew assisted in overhauling the structure. Units had returned in service within one hour.... (Full Story & Photos)
At around 11:30pm, Tanker 6 was requested to Yorktown for a reported structure fire. Upon the arrival of Yorktown's Chief, he upgraded it to a working structure fire. Tanker 6's crew was put to work by hitting hot spots and overhauling the remaining structure. Katonah units went back in service around 3:15am. ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 11:03pm last night, Mini Attack 15 and Utility 8 were requested to Somers for a multi-alarm brush fire. Cars 2212, 2213, MA-15, and U8 responded to the scene to provide additional manpower and tools for knocking down the fire, hitting hot spots, and overhauling. Several Departments throughout Northern Westchester were requested to the scene. The fire took nearly two hours to knock down and an additional ... (Full Story & Photos)
Around 11:30pm on Tuesday night, Tanker 6 was requested to Goldens Bridge for a reported structure fire. 2143 (GBFD 2nd Assistant Chief) reported a fully involved house fire. Tanker 6 arrived shortly after, stretched a hoseline off of Engine 140 (GBFD), and proceeded to knock the fire down. The fire was under control within 25 minutes. Engine 116 was requested to stand by for GBFD throughout the duration ... (Full Story & Photos)
Photo Credit: Frank Becerra Jr.
Michael J. Vuotto Award Recipient Bob Hickey (second from right) with (from left) Chief Paul Bauer, First Assistant Chief Dean Pappas, Board of Fire Commissioners Chairman Hank Bergson, and Second Assistant Chief Jose Corsino.
Katonah FD held its annual inspection and dinner on Friday, October 24. Over 120 people from Katonah FD and neighboring departments, along with area politicians, attended.
David Corsino, Ex Chief, was presented with an engraved axe in recognition for his services as chief during 2013-2014.
Firefighter of the Year went to Firefighter and Ex-President Scott Whalen
Junior Firefighter of the Year went ... (Full Story & Photos)