Shortly before 6am on April 14th, the Somers Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a vehicle fire on Route 139 in the area of Reis Park. Units arrived on scene and found a "fully involved" vehicle. The fire was extinguished and there were no injuries. Route 139 was closed during the incident, units operated on scene for approximately one hour. ... (Full Story & Photos)
On April 12th members of the Somers Volunteer Fire Department Dive Team conducted a drill to practice surface rescue techniques. A surface rescue simulates the victim on top of the water or above the surface. One example is someone struggling while drowning. With the upcoming season changes people will be heading to the lakes, beaches, and reservoirs in our area. The dive team specializes in many ... (Full Story & Photos)
Crew for Ladder 48 from left to right:
2nd Assistant Chief Leverich, Lieutenant Cyrulik, Firefighter Benge, Lieutenant Mackey, Firefighter Gugliucciello, Firefighter Green
On April 3rd the Somers Volunteer Fire Department was requested to assist the Mohegan Lake Fire Department. The Mohegan Lake Fire Department was mourning the loss of life Member Barbara Wolert. Somers was requested to have Ladder 48 with a crew stand-by at their headquarters while the department attended services. The members of the Somers Fire Department were happy to assist and once again extend ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Monday morning, February 24th, Somers FD was called to the scene of a structure fire in Golden's Bridge at their fire headquarters. Engine 180 and Tanker 16 responded minutes later. Upon arrival the fire was through the roof at the back of the building and the Somers FD units were directed there to begin an attack. Engine 180 became the "scene" engine at the rear and operated three hoselines while ... (Full Story & Photos)
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