1/1/17- It is with the deepest sorrow the Lake Carmel Fire Department announce the passing of Firefighter/EMT Lt. Chuck Flickinger after a coragous battle with cancer. Chuck a nurse, former Marine and Life Member of LCFD dedicated his life to helping others.
Keep his famliy in your thoughts during this difficult time.
The area's first snowfall created some chaos on Route 52 this morning. A vehicle lost control and took out a utility pole and wires. This effected power and phone service to the area. The driver was taken to the hospital with non life threatening injuries. NYSEG came to the scene. AQ tow truck was called the toad was finally opened after a few hours. ... (Full Story & Photos)
Be kind to your neighbors. A Lk. Carmel family is safe this morning when a neighbor woke to see the house next store on fire and quickly alerted them. At approx. 0615 hrs, our tones when off for a Structure Fire at 128 Clubhouse Dr. Upon arrival of Asst. Churchill he found fire coming from the side of the house from around the chimney. Our automatic mutual aid was dispatch however with the arrival ... (Full Story & Photos)
Crews complete overhauling the side of the chimney
On Sunday afternoon we responded for a serious single car accident that left one subject injured and required to be transported to Danbury Hospital. EMStar Medic4 and our ambulance (17-7-1) tended to the patient while the crew of our Rescue (17-6-1) secured the heavily damaged vehicle.... (Full Story & Photos)
Early this morning at approx. 2:30AM our ambulance was dispatched for a drug overdose. Upon arrival of Kent Police Officer Sean Benson he found a young female in Cardiac Arrest and started CPR and attached an AED to her. Shortly after LCFD Captain Kenny Launzinger arrived and assisted Officer Benson. Soon EMStar Medic 4 along with Asst. Chief Churchill arrived and together they assisted each other ... (Full Story)
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