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Winter Weather Causes Rollover on I-684

First Assistant Chief D. Pappas, February 21

On Saturday afternoon, soon after the start of a snow storm, KFD was dispatched to a one-vehicle rollover on Interstate 684 South near the Saw Mill split. Upon arrival, Car 2212 notified 60 Control that the occupants were out of the vehicle. Rescue 17 and MA 15 responded to assist with traffic control. The on-ramp to I-684 was closed for safety reasons while the car was removed by the towing company. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photo Credit: Frank Becerra Jr. / The Journal News
Photo Credit: Frank Becerra Jr. / The Journal News

2nd Fire in 15 Hours

Lt. J. Hirschberg, February 17

Within 15 hours of the Buxton Road fire, Bedford Hills Car 2033 (Chief Dennett) transmitted a 10-75 for a house fire on Guard Hill Road. Upon arrival, Car 2033 found light smoking showing from the residence. After completing a 360, he transmitted the working fire assignment, bringing in 4 tankers, 2 engines, and a FAS-Team. Cars 2212, 2213, and Tanker 6 immediately responded moments after dispatch. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Tanker 6 Responds to the Hills

Lt. J. Hirschberg, February 16

Just before midnight, Tanker 6 was requested to Dept. 203's first due area for a working structure fire. Bedford Hills Car 2032 (Chief Nickson) updated incoming units of a 2.5 story structure with heavy fire through the roof. Cars 2212, 2213, and Tanker 6 were responding immediately on the assignment. Tanker 6's crew was requested to the fire floor to assist Bedford Hills firefighters with pulling ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo Credit: Frank Becerra Jr./The Journal News
Photo Credit: Frank Becerra Jr./The Journal News

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Midnight MVA on Route 35

Lt. J. Hirschberg, February 10

Katonah fire was dispatched along with KBHVAC and 45 Medic 2 to the area of Route 35 and Route 22 for a motor vehicle accident with unknown injuries. Cars 2212 and 2214 received an update of the accident being in the area of the Pump House on Route 35. Cars 2212 and 2214 arrived on location finding a two car accident in the westbound lanes. Route 35 was shut down in both directions as a result of ... (Full Story & Photos)

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What Happens at a "Stand by"?

First Assistant Chief D. Pappas, February 05

As we're in the midst of a pretty brutal winter, it seems like your volunteer fire department is manned round the clock, especially during heavy storms. What happens is that if a severe winter storm is forecast, the chief will call a stand-by, and encourage any available members to come down to the firehouse and remain there anywhere from six to 24 hours. The firehouse has a fully stocked kitchen, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Trucks are repositioned in the firehouse based on how severe the storm will be. The order of response may change depending on conditions.
Trucks are repositioned in the firehouse based on how severe the storm will be. The order of response may change depending on conditions.

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