Tom Auchterlonie Reporter / Lewisboro Daily Voice, May 04
GOLDENS BRIDGE, N.Y. -- Voters on Tuesday approved a referendum authorizing the Golden's Bridge Fire District to borrow up to $2.7 million for repairs on its firehouse, which was severely damaged in a February 2014 blaze.
The margin of approval was by 100 to 79, the district noted. Voting took place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Increase Miller Elementary School, according to the district.
On Sunday April 24th at 10:47 in the morning the Golden's Bridge Fire Department along with Lewisboro Ambulance and Westchester EMS were dispatched to Brady's Farm Rd and Waccabuc Rd for a Motor Vehicle Accident with Possible Injuries. Car 2142 was on location in about 2 minutes and reported that he had a car into a pole. The driver was able to get out of the vehicle and was walking around seemingly ... (Full Story & Photos)
FASNY has released an economic impact study titled “Tax Savings and Economic Value of Volunteer Firefighters in New York.”
The study, the most in-depth of its kind, concludes that the 100,000 volunteer firefighters across New York save the state’s taxpayers more than $3 billion annually. These savings are realized because volunteer firefighters are not paid wages and because fundraising by volunteer ... (Full Story & Photos)
Tanker 1 providing additional scene lighting to the area
On Monday, November 9th, Katonah fire was dispatched to a reported brush fire. After an extensive search, the fire was located on Cedar Road South. First arriving units called for mutual aid tankers due to the rapid progression of the fire. Tankers from Golden's Bridge, Bedford Hills, Somers, and South salem were called in. In addition, multiple engines, brush units, and mini-attacks were used, due. ... (Full Story & Photos)
In recent news bulletins, it was reported that the Golden’s Bridge Fire District’s Board of Fire Commissioners has been meeting with consultants, experts and advisors.
These various consultants and experts are helping to strategically formulate appropriate potential courses of action for immediate implementation by the Fire District in the event that the insurance carrier, McNeil and Company, offers ... (Full Story & Photos)
The Golden's Bridge Fire District is prepared for alternate planning and procedures if a claims resolution is not reached with the insurance carrier so that reconstruction of the Firehouse can begin without further delay. In the meantime, the Fire Department will be forced to operate in makeshift temporary facilities for a second consecutive winter.
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