Yorktown Fire responds to a motor vehicle fire on the south bound Taconic State Parkway at the Route 134 East bound exit. Car 2533 on the scene reporting a working vehicle fire, Engines 273 and crew arrived and went to work to extinguish the fire. Car 2533 put the scene under control at approximately 09:48 am. Car 2533 and Engine 273 went back into service at 10:10 am.... (Full Story & Photos)
Santa Claus is coming to Yorktown Sunday Dec 11th, 2016! He will be headed out in the Yorktown Heights Fire District riding on the fire trucks along with Yorktown's Volunteer Firefighters! Please see the link below for Route locations and times.
All route times are approximate, and please be aware that all YHFD's units are all in service to respond to alarms. Should Santa not arrive on time, please ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Thursday November 17, 2016 Senator Terrence Murphy held the 2016 New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame. This year one of our own was nominated by the Town of Yorktown Town Board to receive the honors. Roger Thompson a 70 year member of the Yorktown Heights Engine Company and Air Force Veteran (Korean War). Roger Thompson was born November 13, 1929, in Manchester, VT. His family moved to ... (Full Story & Photos)
On September 30, 2016 Yorktown held their Annual Inspection dinner. With representatives from Westchester and Putnam Fire Departments in attendance Yorktown Fire District recognized Past Chief Jason Swart for his hard work he provided to the Fire District. Chief Swart worked countless hours on the reduction of the Fire District ISO rating saving the residents of the YHFD thousands of dollars in insurance ... (Full Story & Photos)
There will be a test of the Indian Point sirens in Westchester, Rockland, Putnam and Orange Counties on Sept. 21 at approximately 6 p.m. This sounding is only a test. If there were an emergency at the nuclear power plant, the sirens in the Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ) would be sounded continuously at full volume for four minutes, followed by an activation of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) on radio ... (Full Story & Photos)
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