On there monthly drill night the Lake Carmel Fire Department Explorer Post #2041 had an extrication drill. The instructions for the drill were mostly comprised of former explorers that have gone on to the fire department. The explorers were taught vehicle stabilization and how to use the jaws of life. ... (Full Story & Photos)
We were requested to I-84 in the median for a rollover accident. Upon arrival we found to subjects trapped in the vehicle with the vehicle on it's side. Using our Res-Q-Jacks the vehicle was stabilized. The front windshield removed and the patients were extricated out of the vehicle. ... (Full Story & Photos)
While we were picking up at the scene of a structure fire in Southeast we were dispatched for a MVA/rollover on I-84. We quickly collected our equipment together and responded to the MVA. Upon arrival we found a small passenger vehicle over the embankment with one occupant out and walking around. The driver refused medical treatment and the scene was turned over to the New York State Police.... (Full Story & Photos)
At around 4am Lake Carmel was requested under automatic mutual aid to Brewster Fire Department to the scene of a working structure fire. Upon our arrival we were assigned as the Fasteam. Our assignment was to watch over and assist any firefighters that may become lost or trapped in the fire. In short order the fire was brought under control and we assisted with searching the home for one of it's occupants ... (Full Story & Photos)
Ex-Chief Shawn Madsen/ Photo by Ex-Chief William Walters , July 24
Putnam county 911 dispatched LCFD to a reported wood pile on fire located in the rear of a residence. Under the command of Chief Keher 1731 and 1744 arrived on scene and extinguished the fire. ... (Full Story & Photos)
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