On Wednesday June 3rd we kicked off the 2015 parade season marching in the annual Katonah Fire Department parade. The Katonah parade marks the unofficial start of summer as it is usually the first parade in our local area. Members worked hard cleaning the apparatus and preparing for the parade. This year in Katonah that hard work paid off with Ladder 48 from Somers firehouse winning the trophy for ... (Full Story & Photos)
Photo of Ladder 48 during the parade.
Photo credit to the original photographer
On the morning of Monday June 1st just after 6AM. The Somers FD was dispatched to the 300 section of Heritage Hills for a reported structure fire. While en route dispatch advised that they received a call from the residence stating the ceiling was on fire. Car 2445 arrived on scene and spoke to the homeowner. He advised that he could see flames in his kitchen through the ceiling. Car 2445 transmitted ... (Full Story & Photos)
The SVFD joined period re-enactors from the revolutionary war to present day soldiers at Somers Middle School's annual Heritage Day (formerly Living History Day). General George Washington (former SMS teacher Bill Wienecke) presided over the event. Students learned about life and warfare throughout American history from volunteers in period dress. Students also learned about fire department operations ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Thursday May 14th 2015, at the 42nd annual Westchester Regional EMS Council four Somers FD members were awarded an EMS Citation. The citation recognized the actions from a call on February 23rd, 2014. On that date Somers FD/EMS was dispatched to 80 Route 6 at New York Sports Club for a possible cardiac arrest. Somers Firefighters arrived before the ambulance and began life saving measures including ... (Full Story & Photos)
Chief of Department Wahlers with the award recipients.
From L to R: Firefighter Paul Faust, Firefighter/EMT John Fitzgerald, Chief Wahlers, Captain Jon Mackey, Firefighter/EMT Alex Greczylo
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