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COVID - 19 Health & Safety

Firefighter Mike Harris, March 23

As all members of our community learn to live with this new normal for the time being, the members of the SSFD are taking action to help protect themselves and others.

As far as the Department goes, members have updated their policies to provide extra sanitation and cleanliness when responding to calls. Members are also taking precautions to keep social distancing within themselves on firehouse grounds, and all group activities have been cancelled at this time. Members will of course continue to respond to all calls and your safety and well being will not be compromised.

What local community ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Legal Notice: Removal and replacement of boiler, oil burner, circulator motor and associated piping and insulation.

South Salem Fire District, March 05

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Ice/Cold Water Rescue Training

1st Assistant Chief Mike Devito, February 23

Even though there were spring like temperatures this past Sunday morning, members were still able to take advantage of some lingering ice for an ice/cold water rescue drill. Firefighters spent about an hour doing classroom training followed by about 2 hours of practical training in the pond of the Lewisboro Town Park. Members practiced multiple techniques of victim removal during winter weather should the case ever arise for someone to have fallen through the ice.

Please remember that the recommend safe ice thickness for skating and walking is a minimum of 4 inches. The thickness of ice can ... (Full Story & Photos)

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1st Assistant Chief Mike Devito, February 12

At approximately 11:30pm Tuesday night, South Salem Firefighters were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident with unknown injuries, in the area of 1156 Route 35. NYSEG was immediately requested upon arrival due to a pole being snapped and multiple wires down.

Lewisboro VAC 67-11 evaluated a single patient a determined they were not injured.

Firefighters remained on scene for about 90 minutes providing traffic control while NYSEG removed the low hanging wires above Route 35.
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Firefighters Conduct Boat Operations Training

News Staff, June 30

Firefighters spent this morning reviewing boat operations at the firehouse followed by hands on skills training on Lake Waccabuc. It was a good opportunity for members to review boat procedures and conduct refamiliarization with the equipment in a controlled environment.

The Department recently acquired a new, inflatable boat, which allows for much safer and efficient water rescues. So far this summer, members have responded to two water rescues; one on Lake Truesdale and one on Lake Waccabuc.

While the Department hopes all our residents have a safe and enjoyable summer, rest assured that ... (Full Story & Photos)

First Assistant Chief Devito with Firefighter Jones aboard Marine 33
First Assistant Chief Devito with Firefighter Jones aboard Marine 33

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South Salem Fire Department
P.O. Box 191
South Salem, NY 10590

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