Yorktown Heights Fire District donates their older utility to the Yorktown Building Department Fire Inspector Ed Kolisz. This vehicle will provide him the means to respond to requests from the Lake Mohegan Fire District and the Yorktown Heights Fire District Fire Chiefs. The Fire Inspector plays an important role in the safety of Yorktown residents and business owners.
This is not the first vehicle ... (Full Story & Photos)
As many take to the seashores during the summer, some members of Yorktown Fire found skating on ice a method of cooling off.
A few members of Yorktown Fire along with other members of area Fire Departments belong to an Ice Hockey team. Their team's name is Deuce Deuce Hockey Club, and this summer they are taking on the Smoke Eaters in a charity ice hockey game. This game is to raise money for Burn ... (Full Story & Photos)
It is with profound sorrow I announce the passing of Life Member and Past Ladder Captain Robert J Goldhorn. Joining the fire department when he was 16; He had served as Ladder Captain, and in recent years was of member of Fire Police. “Robert (Bobby) was one of those guys who would take you under his wing and teach you things you would never learn in a book”.
His humor and his knowledge of the ... (Full Story & Photos)
At approximately 2000hrs, Continental Village Fire Department, along with Yorktown's Water Rescue team, were dispatched to the Bear Mountain Bridge for a jumper confirmed down in the hudson. Rescue 55, along with Marine 55 and Marine 56 responded to the incident.
Units responded to the Peekskill Waterfront Boat launch, and both Marine 55 and Marine 56 were launched to assist in the search. Units ... (Full Story & Photos)
Courtesy Dave Kempter. Kempter's Fire Wire on Facebook.
On Saturday May 31, 2014 Yorktown Heights Engine Company held the first Yorktown Emergency Services and Truck Day. With the large number of spectators that turned out throughout the day, Chief Swart declared it an Annual Event. The members of Yorktown Heights Engine Company extend a big thank you to all who participated. ... (Full Story & Photos)
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