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2019 Incidents
Fire Calls EMS Calls
Jan 12 67
Feb 14 53
Mar 10 80
Apr 10 51
May 12 79
Jun 15 70
Jul 23 75
Aug 17 80
Sept 17 62
Oct 24 78
Nov 19 73
Dec 19 68
Total 192 836

2018 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 24 60
Feb 10 50
Mar 37 71
Apr 18 59
May 53 69
Jun 13 65
Jul 16 57
Aug 20 68
Sep 10 59
Oct 21 60
Nov 16 63
Dec 17 72
Total 255 753

Previous Years
Fire EMS Total
2013 197 619 816
2014 206 693 899
2015 234 680 914
2016 205 721 926
2017 219 771 990
2018 255 753 1008
2019 192 836 1028

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Today the LCFD celebrated it’s 75th anniversary

Jess Ryan, September 12

Today the LCFD celebrated it’s 75th anniversary! 
It’s not exactly how we had planned to celebrate serving the Lake Carmel community since 1945 but we couldn’t let it just pass us by.(We gathered for a quick picture and immediately returned to social distancing.)In addition to commemorating this event we wanted to recognize an outstanding member with over 40 years of service. Today Chief Donohue awarded ... (Full Story & Photos)

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COVID-19 GUIDELINES - from Putnam County Department of Health

Ex-Chief Shawn Madsen, March 13

Prevent the Spread of Respiratory Illnesses
Practice good hygiene:
 Wash hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and
water are not available, use alcohol-based hand sanitizers.
 Avoid touching eyes, mouth and nose with unwashed hands.
 Do not share personal items such as water bottles.
 Avoid close contact with individuals who are sick.
 Stay ... (Full Story)

To our Town of Kent Residents regarding precautions during the COVID-19 outbreak:

Ex-Chief Shawn Madsen, March 12

To our Town of Kent Residents regarding precautions during the COVID-19 outbreak:

If you are quarantined (mandatory or self-imposed) in your home due to possible or confirmed COVID-19 exposure, PLEASE notify the Lake Carmel Fire Department, either confidentially by emailing or by placing a sign/note on your front door to alert our firefighters and EMTs to take infection-prevention ... (Full Story)

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Ex-Chief Shawn Madsen/Photo unknown source, December 09

At 4:26pm Lake Carmel FD was dispatched to 22 Arbor Ct for a reported chimney fire that has extended to the roof. Upon arrival of Asst Chief Ken Launzinger he confirmed a fire that was in and around the chimney. An immediate request for assistance was made through Putnam 911 for East Fishkill FD FAST, Brewster FD engine, Carmel, Kent and Patterson with one tanker each and a Putnam County Battalion. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Rips Through Residential Home

Ex-Chief Shawn Madsen, December 03

Just before midnight on December 2nd Lake Carmel FD responded to reported house on fire at 49 Chappaque Rd. Asst Chief Ken Launzinger arrived on scene reporting flames coming from the basement. An immediate request for assistance want to the neighboring fire departments. Chief TJ Donohue arrived assuming command.

Command confirmed all occupants were accounted for and safe Lake Carmel firefighters ... (Full Story)


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