Croton Falls firefighters responded to 658 calls in 2015, which was a 6% increase over 2014. On average, over 10 firefighters responded to each incident, whether it was a fire, rescue or EMS call. Last year’s call volume was the second highest annual total and was surpassed only by 2011 when call volume spiked due to several strong storms that hit town.
On average over the past nine years, the Department ... (Full Story)
On the morning of Monday January 25, 2016 The Croton Falls Fire Department responded to reports of a one car rollover accident with the driver trapped in the vehicle on Stoneleigh Ave near Magnetic Mine Road. Car 2071 was first to arrive on scene and confirmed the rollover with the driver trapped inside.
Crews began to stabilize the vehicle and proceeded to remove the roof of the vehicle to get the ... (Full Story & Photos)
Croton Falls Ladder 67 & Bedford Hills Tower Ladder 57 Operating at John Jay Middle School
On Sunday January 10, 2016 at 09:54am the Croton Falls Fire Department responded to John Jay Middle School to assist the South Salem Fire Department, which was dispatched to the school for an automatic fire alarm and found a smoke condition in the building upon arrival.
Croton Falls responded with Ladder 67 and was assigned by South Salem command to ladder the front of the school so crews could ... (Full Story & Photos)
On the night of Thursday January 7,2016 at 11:13 pm The Brewster Fire Department requested one tanker and one engine from The Croton Falls Fire Department to the scene of a structure fire at a Carriage Hill Road residence.
Engine 148's crew reported to the rear of the structure where they were assigned to the roof for ventilation. Tanker 8 was involved in the tanker shuttle.
On the morning of Tuesday January 5, 2016 the Croton Falls Fire Department was dispatched by the Westchester County Department of Emergency Services to a Lake Street residence for a report of a deer that had fallen thru the ice and was stuck in the water. Lake street surrounds Peach Lake.
Firefighters were faced with a few difficult challenges when they arrived on scene. Not only was it 5 degrees ... (Full Story & Photos)
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