On November 19 at 09:50 am, Yorktown's volunteers were requested to respond to a reported vehicle / equipment fire at 2200 Greenwood St., the Yorktown Organic Yard Waste Facility. Car 2530 and Engine 273 were first to arrive on the scene to find the facility employees attempting to extinguish the fire. The fire crew from Engine 273 quickly deployed a 1¾ hand line to complete the task. Additional crews ... (Full Story & Photos)
On November 15th, 60-Control received a call from Rockland's Fire dispatchers that they needed multiple units to respond to the scene of a large brush fire that was encroaching several homes. Engine 273 was dispatched by 60-control and arrived on location with Croton's Tanker, Banksville's Tanker, and Briarcliff Manor's Engine.
The Yorktown Heights Engine Company Junior Corp has teamed up with the My Brother Vinny Charity, for the 3rd annual Holiday Food and Coat Drive. The Junior Corp will be at the Fire house Wednesday nights at 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm accepting donated items. So if you have any coats that you no longer have a need for, or canned foods that you are willing to donate bring them by the Fire house on Commerce ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Friday September 27, 2013 Yorktown Fire held their annual inspection. As Town Officials and Chief Officer's from around the county came to inspect the equipment that the men and women worked countless hours on. "Great job done by all" The night also provided the opportunity of being able to recognizing the accomplishments of a few members who went above and beyond. This year the Chief staff presented ... (Full Story & Photos)
2013 Firefighter of the Year
John (Jackie) Sullivan
Shortly before 0400 hours on September 3rd, Yorktown Fire along with a FAST Team from Bedford Hills was dispatched to Shelia Road for a reported kitchen fire. Within minutes, Car 2535 transmitted the 10-75 reporting a heavy fire on the 'A' side of the structure.
Firefighters made a quick knockdown of the bulk of the fire, with the remainder of the fire knocked down within 30 minutes of arrival. ... (Full Story & Photos)
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