On Monday February 23rd, 2015 the Bedford Hills Fire Department conducted our annual Ice Rescue training at Howlands Lake in our first due district. Despite the sub-freezing temperatures nearly 40 members from Bedford Hills, Bedford Village and Yorktown Heights participated. Members re-familiarized ourselves with the Preach,Throw, Row, Go tactic of Ice Rescue. Members of the Yorktown Heights Fire ... (Full Story & Photos)
The members of the Bedford Hills Fire Department answered 48 alarms in the month of February, making it not only the coldest month on record, but also the busiest month in recent memory. Besides answering numerous calls, members also took advantage of many training opportunities to prepare for the next emergency. Taking advantage of the cold weather members were able to train for two weeks with ... (Full Story & Photos)
On February 28, 2015, at 12:09 hours, BHFD was dispatched to a reported structure fire on Broad Brook Rd. Car 2031 (Lombardo) was responding shortly after dispatch and during his response was notified that a caller reported a fire in an attached garage. As members were boarding the apparatus, Chief Lombardo was advised by 60 Control that they were now receiving an automatic fire alarm for the same ... (Full Story & Photos)
Just before 11AM on Wednesday the 25th, Bedford Hills FAST along with multiple Mutual Aid companies were dispatched to Goldens Bridge for a reported structure fire in a private dwelling. On the first alarm BHFD responded with 11 FAST members, Car 1 (Lombardo) and Car 2 (Nickson).
Once on scene the crew split into two parts, one to act as a FAST unit and the other went to work. Initially firefighters ... (Full Story & Photos)
In less than 24 hours, the Bedford Hills Fire Department responded to a total of five (5) alarms...of which two (2) were Working Structure Fires, one (1) water condition (broken pipe), one (1) commercial alarm and one (1) extinguished truck fire.
A special "Thank You" to the BHFD membership and our neighbors from Bedford, Banksville, Goldens Bridge, Katonah, Mt. Kisco, Pound Ridge, South Salem and ... (Full Story & Photos)