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Fire Damages Goldens Bridge Firehouse

1st Assistant Chief Avery Scott, March 07

Goldens Bridge firehouse burns, brush truck destroyed; 2 other vehicles damaged By Terence Corcoran,

GOLDENS BRIDGE – An electrical fire heavily damaged the Goldens Bridge firehouse on Monday morning and destroyed a 1943 brush truck, officials said.

Two other vehicles — a rescue truck and a sport-utility vehicle — were damaged in the blaze, which was apparently sparked by a faulty electrical connection to a firetruck.

A fire commissioner and a volunteer were in the Route 138 firehouse when the blaze broke out around 9:20 a.m. The firefighter suffered smoke inhalation while ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Top L to R; Katonah FD member/honorary Crew 62 member Jack DeAlto, Crew 62 members Max Brown, Cody Harris. Bottom L to R; Teddy LaQuidara and Stephen Muoio
Top L to R; Katonah FD member/honorary Crew 62 member Jack DeAlto, Crew 62 members Max Brown, Cody Harris. Bottom L to R; Teddy LaQuidara and Stephen Muoio

Venturing Crew 62 Competes in 2014 FASNY Winter Games

Captain Matt Yorke & Firefighter Mike Harris, February 11

On Saturday, February 9th and Sunday, February 10th, the SSFD sponsored Venture Crew 62 competed in the 2014 Firemen's Association of the State of New York (FASNY) Winter Games held in Cortland, NY. Co-sponsored by the Cortland County Firemen’s Association, more than 300 firefighters and Venturers/Explorers from 32 Fire Departments across New York State, dressed in full turnout gear and participated in a range of events throughout the weekend. The 2014 Games represented the largest field of competitors to date. The teams consisted of five members, and the games included both senior and junior ... (Full Story & Photos)
Thank You Gary Weber: Battallion 13 Coordinator Retires

Ex-Chief Andrew Llewellyn, February 10

For the last nine years, Gary Weber has served as Battalion 13 Coordinator, acting as the liaison between the county and the local fire departments of Croton Falls, Goldens Bridge, Pound Ridge, Somers, South Salem and Vista. Saturday night, Chiefs and Ex-Chiefs from throughout the Battalion along with our neighboring departments gathered to thank Gary for the nine years he dedicated to the county and all of our departments. Gary Weber has held many roles in his lengthy career in the fire service. Although he has stepped down as Battalion 13 Coordinator, he will still serve as an active ... (Full Story & Photos)
Vista and South Salem Dual Dispatched

Ex-Chief Andrew Llewellyn, January 28

On Saturday the 25th, at 8:05pm, Vista and South Salem Fire Departments were dual dispatched to a residence on Kitchawan Road for a reported structure fire. South Salem Firefighters were in quarters after returning from a carbon monoxide alarm activation. Car 2453 and Tanker 2 responded as the tones went out, Engine 167 assembled a crew and responded immediatly as well. Upon arrival of Car 2453, a size up was transmitted determining the house to be fully involved with the residents safetly out and an exterior attack only would be established. Vista Chief 2561 arrived shortly after and established ... (Full Story & Photos)
Motor Vehicle Accident with Fire

1st Assistant Chief Avery Scott, January 14

Shortly after clearing the MVA on Rt. 35 and with the roads covering over with snow, South Salem firefighters were dispatched to Rt 121 and Hilltop Rd for a motor vehicle accident with fire. As units were responding, 2454 arrived on scene and provided an update of a single car off the road, fully involved with the lone occupant out. Engine 167 arrived, stretched a line and extinguished the fire. The driver was treated at the scene by Lewisboro VAC and WEMS Paramedic before being transported to Danbury Hospital for evaluation. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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