Katonah Fire Department - Westchester County, NY

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2016 Incidents
Jan 31
Feb 1
Mar 0
Apr 0
May 0
Jun 0
Jul 0
Aug 0
Sep 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 32

Yearly Run Totals
2015 311
2014 338
2013 336

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Passerby calls in brush fire off Route 35

January 28

Just before the noon horn KFD was alerted to a residential fire alarm on Goldens Bridge Rd. Engine 115 and 2214 responded to the scene and upon arrival was dispatched to another alarm for a 911 caller reporting smoke in the area of Evergreen Nursery on Route 35. The residential alarm was determined to be set off by workers sanding inside the house. Engine 115 and cars 2211 and 2214 then responded ... (Full Story & Photos)

Drill Focuses on Ladder Techniques

Chief of Department Dean Pappas, January 25

Aside from water, the most important element when fighting a fire is ladders. It is essential that a building is laddered as quickly as possible. This is for two reasons--firefighters operating on upper floors have a way to escape if conditions deteriorate, and in some cases, a ladder is all that you have to rescue trapped civilians. Ladders are also essential for getting onto roofs to vent a fire, ... (Full Story & Photos)

KFD Responds to Early Morning House Fire

January 15

At just around 7:30am the Katonah Fire Department was dispatched to a possible structure fire on Old Deer Park Road. Car 2211 and 2212 were responding shortly after dispatch with Engine 115 responding a couple minutes after dispatch. While enroute 60 Control advised 2211 that the caller stated they had a fire in their house and had no other information. 2211 then put the 1st alarm assignment on stand ... (Full Story & Photos)

Busy Sunday Morning for KFD

January 10

Sunday morning, January 10, turned into an incredibly busy morning for Katonah Fire Department. During an extremely heavy rain story, at approximately 8:30 a.m., KFD was dispatched to simultaneous alarms on North Salem Road and Beaver Dam Road. In each case, there was a report of power lines down and burning. On North Salem Road, the downed lines caused a series of brush fires. While the department ... (Full Story & Photos)

2015 Top Responders

January 07

In 2015, Katonah Fire Department answered 311 calls. No matter the time of day, members were always there to respond, rain or shine. We would like to recognize the top 15 responders:

1-Ex Chief Hank Bergson (205)
2-Chris Stanton (168)
3-Jeff Waful (154)
4-Ex Chief, Capt. Joe Smith (130)
5-Julia Smith (126)
6-Harry Rosenblum (124)
7-Lt. Roberto Juarez (120)
8-Lt. Michael Lehrer (119)
9-Jason Valvano ... (Full Story & Photos)


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65 Bedford Road
Katonah, New York, 10536
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