Plattekill Fire Department, with assistance from area agencies were called to battle a fully involved house fire in a home at 50 Prospect Hill Road in Wallkill on Tuesday afternoon, May 14, 2013. According to Plattekill Fire Chief Chris Mancuso, the fire was discovered when City of Newburgh Fire Chief Mike Vatter, who lives nearby, noticed smoke on his property and went to investigate.Read More »
Best of the Rest – Crosstitched, Tribute Wine, Chief Takes Toys and Heads Home, RIT?, 1st Amendment, Hero Rush, and More!
Best of the Rest - Crosstitched, Chief Takes Toys and Heads Home, RIT?, 1st Amendment, Hero Rush, and More!Read More »
John Janos, a longtime city firefighter and paramedic, was mourned Saturday by those he served with for nearly 25 years before passing away Friday night while on-duty at the Hawley Street fire station. He was 57.Read More »
Video: Holley FD, NY Squirrel Kill Fundraiser Under Scrutiny. Animal Rights Activists Want it Shut Down. Is This Hunting or Not?
The Holley Fire Department (NY) held its 7th Annual Hazzard County Squirrel Slam yesterday. The event sold out its 1,000 tickets for the event at $10 per person. The prizes ranged from $50-$200. Firearms were also raffled off at the event.Read More »
The Rochester Protectives are a volunteer firefighter assistance organization that works with the Rochester Fire Dept. The organization's mission is to provide both fire and non-fire salvage services to the City of Rochester, N.Y.Read More »
LODD: Owego Captain Matthew Porcari Dies During House Fire. One other Firefighter Injured. Tioga County, NY
Owego Deputy Fire Chief Bob Williams said Owego firefighters Matthew Porcari and Daniel Gavin were in the building when the floor collapsed. Porcari died in the fire. Gavin was taken to Wilson Hospital with burns before being transferred to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse.Read More »
All of the information below is available at WestWebsterFD.org. Please rely on their site over FireCritic.com for the most up-to-date information. Feel free to let me know if you have questions, but there are emails below for contacts in West Webster.Read More »
Firefighters Michael Chiapperini and Tomasz Kaczówka were killed while arriving at a house fire in West Webster, NY yesterday. Firefighters Theodore Scardino and Joseph Hofstetter were also shot in the incident.Read More »
Best of the Rest – Quick Drills, Shoutouts, FDNY Rescue 2 MAYDAY Fund, Jay Bettencourt, and much more
The Best of the Rest is back with plenty from across the Fire Service World. Check out some of what the other blogs and web sites have to offer!Read More »
For the next week, today (Monday January 23, 2012) through next Monday (January 30, 2012) Zach will donate 50% of all online sales of MN8 FoxFire products to the Rescue 2 MAYDAY fund!Read More »