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No Caption Head-On Collision on Route 35

Ex-Chief Avery Scott, June 15

Just before noon, South Salem firefighters were dispatched to a reported head-on motor vehicle accident on Route 35 at the intersection of Mark Mead Road. Chief DeVito, the first unit on location, confirmed the head-on collision and quickly requested an additional two ambulances to the scene. Rescue 21 arrived shortly after and firefighters assisted with patient care and vehicle stabilization. Once the most critical patients had been packaged, firefighters did a quick door removal to make it easier to remove the last patient. This was the first use of new EDraulic extrication tools recently ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Training with New Paratech Struts

1st Assistant Chief Nicholas DeLaurentis, June 15

On Monday evening, June 14th, firefighters gathered at headquarters to practice training with our newly acquired Paratech struts. With the use of a donated vehicle, firefighters used the struts to stabilize the simulated rolled over vehicle. Vehicle stabilization is an important job on a fire scene to both provide for the safety of firefighters working on extricating the patient and to also ensure no further harm is done to the patient.... (Full Story & Photos)

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News Staff, May 24

On Sunday, May 23rd, Members of the Department were honored to participate in a “RARE” Community Event at the Lewisboro Town Park to benefit the Salla Treatment and Research Foundation, focusing on children who suffer from Rare Childhood Genetic Disorders. Engine 167 was on hand showing off its drafting capabilities by means of a spectacular water display at the park pond. Rescue 21 was also on location giving out fire hats and fire prevention reminder stickers. Members showcased the new eDRAULIC Jaws of Life to hundreds of children throughout the afternoon. A special thanks to Jessica Klein-Foglia ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ex-Chief & Commissioner Receives Exceptional Merit Award

Firefighter Mike Harris, February 08

At the Lewisboro Town Board Meeting of February 8 2021, Town Supervisor Peter Parsons read the attached letter from Lewisboro Police Department (LPD) Chief David Alfano acknowledging an Exceptional Merit Award given to LPD Sergeant Andrew Llewellyn by Chief Alfano. Sgt. A. Llewellyn is also an Ex-Chief and current Commissioner of the South Salem Fire Department & District respectfully. The membership is very proud of their fellow firefighter on this well deserved award for his brave act to continue to keep members of our community safe and secure. Sgt A. Llewellyn would never accept the praise ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Overnight Car Fire

Ex-Chief Avery Scott, February 05

Just before 1am, Friday morning, South Salem firefighters were dispatched to a reported car fire on Old Shop Road. E166 arrived and confirmed a fully involved vehicle with no exposure problems. The fire was quickly extinguished and South Salem was back in service in approximately 30 minutes. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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