Shortly before 07:00, on Friday October 2nd, Tower Ladder 57 was dispatched Pound Ridge for a Working Structure Fire. Although the Truck was unable to access the tight and narrow driveway, the Tower's crew assumed first due truck responsibilities. Tower Ladder 57's crew under the direction of Lt. Matt Van Dorn, split themselves to assist with fire attack,throwing ground ladders, finish a primary and ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Monday August 24th,2015, the Bedford Hills Fire Department hosted a Mutual Aid Water Supply Drill. Utilizing three fill sites and six tankers doing shuttles, we were able to sustain 1000 GPM of water flow with little to no interruption, while flowing two portable master streams, a deck gun and multiple handlines. At the "scene" or "dump site" three portable pools and super siphons were used to ... (Full Story & Photos)
In 2006, a Bedford Hills Firefighter was struck by a vehicle in the crosswalk while crossing the street from the parking lot to HQ during an alarm. Fortunately his injuries were minor, although they could have been fatal based upon the impact. Since that date, there have been many near misses with firefighters and pedestrians utilizing the crosswalk to cross the street in front of BHFD.