SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $75K IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR TWO WESTCHESTER COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENTS Funds Will Be Used To Purchase New Protective & Communications Gear For Firefighters
U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $78,668 in federal funds for two Westchester County fire departments. This funding was allocated through the Department of Homeland ... (Full Story)
On Saturday June 18th members of the Irvington Fire Department participated in the 127th Hudson Valley Volunteer Fireman's Association parade in Lake George. Of the approximately 120 fire departments across the Hudson Valley that participated, the Irvington Fire Department won 3rd best non-regulation uniform (less than 14 members in the line of march). All members had a great time and looked great ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Tuesday June 14th members of the Irvington Fire Department conducted a refresher training session on FAST skills. Firefighters practiced self extrication as well as extricating other members in the event of an emergency. These skills are critical on the fire ground in the event of a firefighter or civilian getting injured during a fire.... (Full Story & Photos)
IFD Members practicing their FAST skills last Tuesday.
Irvington Firefighters responded to Dobbs Ferry this afternoon along with other neighboring departments to assist in a multi-alarm structure fire. Members initially responded as FAST with rescue 49. Ladder 36 was called for 2nd alarm assignment to assist with truck company operations. The FAST team was put to work to operate hose line for interior operations. ... (Full Story & Photos)
Ladder36 on scene.
Photo courtesy of Jared Rosenberg.
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