Katonah Fire Department - Westchester County, NY

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2016 Incidents
Jan 31
Feb 23
Mar 26
Apr 25
May 22
Jun 29
Jul 23
Aug 20
Sep 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 199

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2015 311
2014 338
2013 336

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Katonah Fire Department Surveys Homeowners for Critical PrePlan Information

Chief of Department Dean Pappas, August 26

The Katonah Fire Department, in coordination with the Bedford Village Fire Department, Bedford Hills Fire Department, Katonah Bedford Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Mt. Kisco Fire Department, and the Pound Ridge Fire Department, has begun an initiative to collect actionable information from district residents, bolstering our department’s emergency pre-plans.

Via an online survey, we are asking ... (Full Story & Photos)

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KFD Uses Burn Pod at County Training Center

D. Pappas , July 18

On Monday night, Katonah FD personnel, joined by our neighbors from Golden's Bridge and Chappaqua FD's, used the county's Class A Burn Pod at the County Training Center in Valhalla for some live fire training. Crews alternated on safety line crews, backup line crews, search and rescue crews, and attack crews while county instructors lit several live fires inside the structure to be extinguished. Accountability ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Donated Cars Allow for Live Fire Training

Chief Pappas, July 11

On Monday, July 11, Katonah firefighters were able to get some valuable live fire training when two cars donated by the Erlanger and Cascioli families were lit on fire. The cars had been used in a previous drill for extrication practice. Rotating crews of firefighters were able to extinguish some raging car fires using both water and foam. The drill was carried out while members of the families who ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Impressive Showing for KFD at Mount Kisco Parade

Chief, July 08

Katonah Fire Department proudly marched in Mount Kisco's annual parade Friday night with approximately 28 other neighboring fire departments. When all was said and done at the end of the evening, Katonah went home with four trophies--for Best Chiefs' Cars, Best Apparatus, Best Regulation Uniform, and Second Best Color Guard. Katonah will be marching later this month in Bedford Village's annual parade ... (Full Story & Photos)

KFD members celebrate winning four trophies at the 2016 Mount Kisco Parade.
KFD members celebrate winning four trophies at the 2016 Mount Kisco Parade.

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Donated Cars Makes for an Awesome Extrication Drill

Chief Pappas, June 27

On Monday, June 27, Katonah FD put two donated cars to good use, engaging in a challenging extrication drill involving the removal of victims from both cars, with one leaning precariously against the other. Firefighters in the drill practiced safe scene techniques, using cribbing, chains and rescue jacks to stabilize the vehicles, and then using various cutters, spreaders, saws and hand tools to gain ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Katonah Volunteer Fire Department
65 Bedford Road
Katonah, New York, 10536
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