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Department Hosts Mutual Aid Tanker Shuttle Drill

2nd Assistant Chief, July 26

Last night, the Department hosted its annual mutual aid tanker shuttle drill with the assistance of our neighbors including the Croton Falls Fire Department, the Bedford Fire Department, the Ridgefield Fire Department, the Goldens Bridge Fire Department and the Pound Ridge Fire Department.

The objective of this training is to not only demonstrate the importance of this skill, which is essential to rural water supply operations, but also to maintain great working relationships with our neighboring Departments.

Since there are no traditional fire hydrants within the South Salem Fire District and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2nd Assistant Chief, May 31

The South Salem Fire Department was honored to march in yesterday’s Memorial Day parade and also attend the ceremony at the Town of Lewisboro as we remembered those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

We would like to thank the Town of Lewisboro for organizing yesterday’s services as well as the Lewisboro Veterans Advisory Committee and all the parade marchers and ceremony participants.... (Full Story & Photos)

Passing of Ex-Chief Les Bischoff

Foreman Donald Wicks, April 29

Leslie E. Bischoff passed away on April 27, 2022, at his home in Cooperstown, NY.

Les joined the South Salem Fire Department after moving to Lewisboro from lower Westchester where he had been an active volunteer with the Hartsdale Fire Department.

Although generally a humble and reserved man, Les' tenure and accomplishments at SSFD were nothing short of exceptional. Upon joining the Department, one of Les' first contributions was discovering that the 1955 American LaFrance engine had a pump and run feature which was unknown to the other firefighters. Les was a loyal engine company member spending ... (Full Story & Photos)

Chief Bischoff leading SSFD in a parade July 12, 1964
Chief Bischoff leading SSFD in a parade July 12, 1964

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2nd Assistant Chief, February 12

On Saturday, February 12th, the Department performed an ice rescue demonstration on Lake Truesdale for the Kids Community Club of Lewisboro. Although temperatures were mild, there was still enough ice on the lake to make for a great demonstration.

Firefighters began the demonstration by explaining how ice rescue can be both difficult and dangerous and that no ice is considered safe when it comes to rescuing a victim that has fallen through the ice.

Firefighters also reviewed and then demonstrated the three methods they use for ice rescue; reach, throw and go methods. The demonstration concluded ... (Full Story & Photos)

Santa Run - Route Info

News Staff, December 17

The South Salem Fire Department along with the Lewisboro Volunteer Ambulance Corps is pleased to announce that we will once again be hosting a “Santa Run” this Sunday, December 19th. Fire Trucks and Ambulances will depart our firehouse at 1:30pm with Santa aboard one of our trucks. The route will wind its way through many of the roads of the South Salem Fire District which includes the hamlets of Cross River and Waccabuc.

Our hope is to lift the spirits of residents through this holiday season. We regret we are unable to provide arrival times, but just watch for the lights and listen for the ... (Full Story)


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