On the morning of November 21st Somers FD ladder 48 was returning from a mutual aid fire in Yorktown when Somers FD was dispatched to Krystal Drive in The Willows complex for a reported chimney fire. Ladder 48 and Car 2441 arrived moments later and started operations. Chief of Department George Wahlers assumed command. Ladder 48's crew used the aerial to access the roof and they also stretched a hose ... (Full Story & Photos)
A little after 10AM on November 21st Somers FD Ladder 48 was requested mutual aid to Yorktown FD for a working chimney fire. Somers FD along with Bedford Hills FD provided mutual aid. Somers Ladder 48 arrived on scene and started putting up ground ladders to the roof for the members operating on it. Ladder 48 assisted Yorktown for approximately 1 hour.... (Full Story & Photos)
At approximately 7:45 Somers FD was requested for Ladder company 48 to respond mutual aid to Mahopac for a structure fire. Ladder 48 responded as the second due ladder company with 8 members. Upon arrival the crew was split with half assisting with searches inside the building and the remaining crew opening up the roof. The crew on the roof opened up the eaves and roof area to expose the hidden fire. ... (Full Story & Photos)
At approximately 3:15 on Thursday November 20th, 2014 Somers FD was dispatched to a reported garage fire in Heritage Hills on the West Hill. Units arrived and found heavy smoke coming from a large "carport." Ladder 48 commanded by Lt. Mike Cyrulik arrived on scene first and reported heavy smoke from the roof. Car 2443 (2nd Assistant Chief Jockimo) arrived on scene and established command. Shortly ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Sunday November 16th Somers FD Tanker 16 participated in an inter-agency tanker drill hosted by the Croton Fire Department. The drill took place on Quaker Bridge Road East and simulated a fire where a tanker shuttle was needed to bring water. Somers FD is always happy to help our neighbors and we are greatful for the support they give us.... (Full Story & Photos)
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