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.
NY state law mandates all interior certified firefighters be trained in and equipped with a bailout system. Bailout systems are employed in the event that firefighters are trapped by flames or heat in a multi-story structure and the only safe exit is through a window.
SVFD firefighters spent a beautiful Sunday morning on August 10th performing test jumps from a simulated building. The final jump ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Wednesday afternoon Somers FD and EMS were dispatched to the area of Route 202 and Stone House road for a reported motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival units found one vehicle which had struck a stone wall and overturned. The driver was able to self-extricate himself from the vehicle prior to our arrival and was transported to the hospital by Somers EMS. Somers Fire units remained on scene for ... (Full Story & Photos)
At approximately 3AM on Monday July 21st Somers FD and EMS was dispatched to Route 100 in the area of Elmer Galloway road for a motor vehicle accident (MVA). Upon arrival units found a single vehicle in the middle of the roadway with severe damage. No occupants were found on the scene so EMS cleared shortly after. Fire units stood by cleaning up debris and assisting with the removal of the vehicle. ... (Full Story & Photos)
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