At approximately 11:30 PM Somers FD was alerted to respond mutual aid at Goldens Bridge for a working structure fire. Somers was initially requested to provide a tanker due to the lack of hydrants in the area. This request was later updated for an engine to respond and set up a water source to fill the tankers after GBFD arrived on scene and confirmed a fully involved structure fire in a vacant house. ... (Full Story & Photos)
The Somers VFD supplied an ambulance and crew to support Muscoot Farm's annual Run the Farm 5 mile trail race. Over 500 runners attended from all over the tri-state region. Smiles were everywhere to be seen, in addition to countless ice packs and band-aids for the bumps and scratches earned on this challenging race. The SVFD looks forward to participating again next year.
In the early hours of the morning on Friday October 24th Somers FD was alerted for a tanker to respond mutual aid to Mahopac at the "Feed Barn" in the Village Center complex on Route 6. That request was later updated to an Engine and Ladder due to the heavy fire conditions. Tower Ladder 18 responded with a crew to the scene and set up the aerial at the rear of the building for roof operations. Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)
Our old Engine 188 (from the 20th century) was the oldest apparatus in our fleet. It was officially retired in August. The new Engine 188 currently resides in Wisconsin, nearing completion of the build process. We hope to take possession in October or November. ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Tuesday August 19th, members of the Somers FD were at Summer Trails Day Camp for our annual fire prevention and EMS demonstrations. Our dedicated members spent two hours teaching the children about what we do. It was a great day for both our members and the children who got to "play" on both a fire truck and an ambulance.