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Another Successful Carnival

News Staff, August 15

The membership of the South Salem Fire Department would like to thank everyone that came out this past week to our annual carnival. It was one of our busiest years ever, as evidence by running out of food towards the end of Saturday night. We hope everyone had a great time and we look forward to seeing everyone again next year.

A big thank you also to our ride operator, Stewart Amusements, one of the best around.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ex-Chief Avery Scott, August 15

At approximately 12:20pm on Monday, August 15th, South Salem firefighters were dispatched to Rt.35 and Spring Street South for a reported rollover with entrapment. Car 2451 arrived on scene first and reported a 2 car MVA with 1 car on its side and 1 victim still trapped. As R21 and E166 were responding, 2451 updated that the victim was removed. Members checked the vehicles and assisted Lewisboro Police with traffic control. 1 victim was transported by LVAC. Units were clear within an hour.

This was the 3rd MVA with entrapment in a week. The previous 2 required much more extensive extrication ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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)

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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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