On Sunday we participated in a Vehicle Fire Drill at our Station 2. The drill consisted of two different evolutions. One of which was a fire in a passenger vehicle and the other in a SUV. The firefighters were instructed about the dangers found in the different vehicle and the safest manner in which to extinguish a fire in them. ANY RESIDENT THAT HAS A VEHICLE THAT THEY WOULD LIKE TO DONATE TO US ... (Full Story & Photos)
Ex-Chief Shawn Madsen; photo by Ex- Chief William Walters, May 12
At 1330hrs Lake Carmel Fire Dept was dispatched to a fire in a garage at 103 Church Hill Rd. Kent Police verified large column of smoke coming from that area. Putnam County 911 re-dispatched Lake Carmel FD as well as mutual aid from Kent FD, Brewster FD and East Fishkill FD was requested.
Asst Chief Dave Churchill arrived and assumed command. The detached garage was fully engulfed in flame and instructions ... (Full Story & Photos)
Ex-Chief Shawn Madsen photos by Ex-Chief Walters and Kent FD Chief Piekarski, April 29
At 0856hrs Lake Carmel Fire Dept was dispatched to Farmers Mills Rd and Gipsy Trail Rd for a reported propane truck rolled on its side leaking. Upon arrival of Chief Jack Keher he established command and requested an immediate road closure at Schrade Rd to divert traffic. The driver was out of the vehicle being tended to by Kent Police until 1771 arrived with PC Medic 4 to take over patient care. ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 1618hrs Lake Carmel fire dept was dispatched for smoke investigation behind Sparrow Ridge Condo development on Hill & Dale Rd. Upon arrival of first responders they found a brush fire in an area with very limited access. Because of the area a call for assistance went out to Carmel FD. Command was established by Chief Jack Keher and once there were eyes on the fire, crews estimated it to be the ... (Full Story & Photos)
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