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Saturday Evening Fire

Chief Avery Scott, October 30

At 6:46pm, Saturday evening, South Salem, along with automatic aid from Croton Falls FD, was dispatched to a residence on Chapel Ct. for a reported chimney fire. Car 2453 arrived on scene and immediately requested the assignment for a structure fire (10-75), which brought in additional mutual aid units. Car 2451 arrived on scene, reported a 60x50, two story, wood frame, with fire showing from the chimney box and assumed "Chapel Ct. Command". Engine 167 and Ladder 67 arrived almost simultaniously with the engine crew quickly stretching a line up into the attic and the ladder going to the chimney. ... (Full Story & Photos)
Budget Hearing

Secretary Neal Blum, October 03


OCTOBER 18, 2016

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to Section 181 of the Town Law of the State of New York, as amended, the public hearing to discuss the contents of the 2017 Budget of the South Salem Fire District will take place on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 7:00 PM at the South Salem Fire House located on Route 35, South Salem, New York. A copy of this Notice of Hearing will be posted on the signboard and the Town’s website maintained by the Town of Lewisboro.

A copy of the proposed budget will be on file with the Lewisboro ... (Full Story)
Back to Back MVA's on Tuesday Morning

Chief Avery Scott, September 13

Right before 7am, this morning, South Salem firefighters were alerted to an MVA at the intersection of Spring Street and Rt. 35. Car 2451 arrived on scene first and reported that the FD was not needed. The call turned out to be a good intent.
Minutes after clearing South Salem was dispatched to a four car MVA on Rt. 35 in the area of the firehouse. Units arrived on scene and confirmed the four car MVA with multiple injuries. Firefighters stabilized the vehicles and assisted LVAC and the Westchester Medics. Engine 167 and Utility 79 shut down Rt. 35 at both ends of Spring Street South. Units were ... (Full Story & Photos)
South Salem Members Look Forward to Delivery of New Pumper

South Salem Fire Department, September 02

In late 2015 the South Salem Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners approved a resolution to purchase a custom pumper. The bid was awarded and in December of that year, Seagrave Fire Apparatus received the order through Hudson Valley Fire Apparatus.

The new pumper will be replacing Engine 168, a 1986 Pierce. It will carry 1000 gallons of water and will be almost identical to the new Seagrave pumper the Vista Fire Department will be receiving just a few weeks later.

The new pumper will be designated as Engine 166 and is expected to be delivered in early fall from Seagrave's headquarters ... (Full Story & Photos)

SSFD new pumper in production 9/2/2016.
SSFD new pumper in production 9/2/2016.
**Carnival Update**

Firefighter Mike Harris, August 12

The Department has received official notice that Stewart Amusement will be honoring last night's wristbands tonight, due to the Carnival closing early last night from inclement weather. The Department received many calls and messages regarding this situation which it brought to the attention of Stewart Amusement and the members and Carnival organizers appreciate your cooperation with this matter. The Carnival will open as planned at 6:00 PM this evening, and we're hoping for a great turn out. But we also ask the community to keep an eye on the weather and be prepared in case the weather last ... (Full Story)

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