The issue of house numbers not displayed, possibly slowing emergency responders, was discussed at the recent Somers Bureau of Fire Prevention meeting. SVFD Chiefs as well as the bureau recognize this as an important issue. Please make sure to post your house number clearly on both sides of your mailbox with numbers at least 4 inches high. The numbers must be visible from the center of the street.
The Somers Fire District is seeking a PT Treasurer to work 20 hrs. a week, Mon – Fri mornings or afternoons. Must be a Somers resident. Accounting/Bookkeeping experience a must. Knowledge of QuickBooks is required.
Please mail, fax or email a resume by the close of business on Friday, January 29, 2016. Send resume to Somers Fire District, PO Box 300, Somers, NY 10589, fax 914-248-6989 ... (Full Story)
Now that we have successfully rang in the New Year and everyone is starting fresh the 2015 run numbers are in! In 2015 the Somers Volunteer Fire Department responded to 2,239 calls for service. A more in-depth look is below:
* 542 Fire Calls (Motor vehicle accidents are a dual Fire/EMS response but are officially counted as EMS runs. SFD responded to 118 for a total of 660 fire calls) * 1,707 EMS ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Tuesday December 29th 2015, Somers Fire and EMS were dispatched to the area of Route 139 and Route 100 for a reported Motor Vehicle Accident with extrication and wires down. While en route responding units were updated that the person was still inside the vehicle and it was now possibly on fire. The first Somers FD unit arrived on scene within four minutes. Car 2445 (Captain) arrived on scene and ... (Full Story & Photos)
On December 22nd 2015, at approximately 3pm Somers Fire was dispatched to Route 35 in the area of the entrance to Pepsi for a motor vehicle accident with injuries. Car 2445 (Incident Commander) arrived on scene approximately 7 minutes later and reported a two vehicle MVA involving box trucks with a large fluid spill. Westchester EMS treated and transported one of the drivers while the FD concentrated ... (Full Story & Photos)
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