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)
On a beautiful sunday, July 20, Red Knights Chapter New York 7 took a ride to the Firemens Home in Hudson, New York. The purpose of the ride was to present to the Home a donation of $2000. This was money raised by the sale of chapter t-shirts by several of the members at various parades and events. The money was donated in the memory of Bill Lynch, Jr. past chief and past president of the South Salem ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Wednesday July 2nd the Somers FD conducted a live burn as part of our training program. For this drill we used both a "pop-up" camper and a car that were donated to us. Members were able to watch the fire growth and behavior while also practicing using hose lines and pumping. Our EMS members also honed their skill on firefighter rehabilitation. The Somers Fire Department is very committed to our ... (Full Story & Photos)
The Somers Volunteer Fire Department participated in Somers annual 4th of July celebration and fireworks. The SVFD brought in Tower Ladder 18 to raise the American Flag during the opening ceremony. Ambulance 80B1 was on scene for the entire day to handle the usual cuts and scrapes. E185, U88, 2441, 2442 were on scene to provide any needed support. The weather was great and a good time was had ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Monday June 2nd shortly after 8pm, The Somers Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to Route 118 and Granite Springs road for a reported motor vehicle accident. Accident was found to be on Granite Springs road and a head on collision involving three vehicles. Fire units secured the vehicles and controlled fluids while EMS evaluated possible patients. Units operated on scene for approximately ... (Full Story & Photos)
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