On Wednesday May 25th, members of the SVFD participated in live fire training at the Putnam County Fire Training Center. This training consisted of apparatus pump training and hose line advancing into the class A burn building. With temperatures during the day near 90 degrees and temperatures in the burn building nearing 900 degrees all participants worked hard. Everyone worked as a team and and had ... (Full Story & Photos)
Today, May 16, FDNY members and other Muddy Angels, including 3 members of the SVFD, participating in the Capital-to-Capital ride, a 15-day cycling adventure and mental health campaign that started in Ottawa, Ontario, on May 7, arrived in New York City to join the 2016 National EMS Memorial Bike Ride for National EMS Week. A Memorial Mass was held at St Patrick’s Cathedral to honor our fallen EMS ... (Full Story & Photos)
For our weekly drill night on 5/11/16, the SVFD used 2 donated vehicles to practice multiple evolutions combating car fires. More than 30 members assembled to practice all firefighting and support roles necessary to knock down vehicle fires quickly and safely.... (Full Story & Photos)
On a cool spring morning members of the Somers Volunteer Fire Department were joined by members of Croton Falls VFD, Lake Carmel VFD, Millwood VFD and others for the 8th annual blessing of the bikes. This was another successful event, twenty-two bikes showed up for the blessing. After the blessing, there was breakfast at Hayfield's in North Salem and from there a stop at the biker bash being hosted ... (Full Story & Photos)
At approximately 4:40pm The Somers Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to the area of Lovell Street and Route 202 for a reported brush fire. While responding our dispatch advised that they were receiving multiple calls reporting multiple locations. Car 2445 was the first arriving Somers FD unit to the area and reported a large brush fire in the area between Lovell Street and David Road. Due to ... (Full Story & Photos)
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