Katonah Fire Department - Westchester County, NY

Recent Headlines

2018 Incidents
January 26
February 27
March 43
April 29
May 42
June 26
July 16
Total 209

Yearly Run Totals
2017 345
2016 337
2015 311
2014 338
2013 336

Web Counters
Website Visitors
May 7, 2014
Visitors Today
Jul 22, 2018
Extrication Call on Route 35
Email Email Print Print PDF PDF RSS RSS Facebook Google+ Twitter

By Chief of Department Dean W. Pappas
September 4, 2017

On Monday afternoon at about 4 p.m., Katonah Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a motor vehicle accident with entrapment. Upon arriving at the scene, Car 2211 reported a sedan on its driver's side near the intersection of Route 35 and Holly Branch Road. The driver was trapped in the car in the driver's seat, and was alert and conscious. Rescue 17 arrived on scene, followed closely by Car 2212, Car 2213, and Engine 115. Crews from Rescue 17 and Engine 115 immediately stabilized the vehicle with cribbing and rescue jacks, and then proceeded to cut the roof of the car off in order to remove the victim. The extrication was completed in about 10 minutes, and the victim was taken by Katonah-Bedford Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps. While crews were operating, Engine 117 took up a position at Route 35 and North Salem Road and diverted traffic down North Salem Road to reduce congestion at the scene. KFD members were operating at the scene for a little over an hour.

Units: Car 2211, Car 2212, Car 2213, Rescue 17, Engine 115, Engine 117, KBHVAC
No Caption
No Caption
No Caption
No Caption
No Caption

Comment Comment 0 Comment(s)


Website Designed and Hosted By: Content Proudly Maintained By: Contact Info:
Firehouse Solutions
Katonah Volunteer Fire Department
65 Bedford Road
Katonah, New York, 10536
Emergency Dial 911
Non-Emergency: 914-232-4570
Station Fax: 914-232-4634
E-mail: info@katonahfd.org
Copyright © 2018 Firehouse Solutions (A Service of Technology Reflections, Inc.)