On Sunday members went to Station II to hone their skills on vehicle firefighting. Under the guidance of Lt Brent McDonnell and Lt Luis Rodrigues members trained on hose placement, truck placement, how to SAFELY extinguish a vehicle fire. ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 5:55 am on September 13, 2014 Lake Carmel Fire Dept responded to an overturned pickup truck in the road in front of 184 Ressique St. The driver was walking around when first responders arrived. Lake Carmel FD Ambulance transported the driver with non life threatening injuries to a local hospital. ... (Full Story & Photos)
PATTERSON – Firefighters quickly extinguished a fast-moving garage blaze, stopping it from spreading to an attached house Saturday afternoon.The fire, reported shortly after 2 p.m. at 282 Cushman Road, started in the two-car attached garage. Firefighters cut holes in the roof to help stop the fire from spreading, and extinguished the blaze in about 15 minutes.Patterson firefighters were assisted by ... (Full Story & Photos)
On July 13th LCFD was dispatched to a reported tractor trailer fire on I84 near mile post 57.8. When the Chief arrived on scene minutes later he sounded a general alarm and requested two additional tankers. The call was in East Fishkill Fire Dept district and then was notified as such. The interstate was closed for about 10 hours after the fire was extinguished.
At 4:42pm Carmel Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 134 Route 52. Under the command of Chief Vinny Ruggierio (1211) he called for additional manpower and equipment from surrounding departments after Putnam 911 advised that there were multiple calls coming in reporting the fire.
Upon arrival of command the building was fully involved and has deemed inhabitable so it was torn ... (Full Story & Photos)
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