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)
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)
Tanker 1 providing additional scene lighting to the area
Take simple fire safety precautions, like making sure fabrics for costumes and decorative materials are flame-resistant. Read all of NFPA's Halloween safety tips on this and candle saftey in the attached guides.... (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.
Golden's Bridge Firefighter explains fire saftey to children at Increase Miller Elementary School in (2014)
The Golden’s Bridge Fire Department has announced a series of community outreach events for National Fire Prevention Month highlighted by informational tables at the A&P Shopping Center and a visit with students at Increase Miller Elementary School. The 2015 national fire prevention theme is “Hear the Beep Where You Sleep: Every Bedroom Needs a Working Smoke Alarm.” In keeping with this theme, Golden’s ... (Full Story & Photos)
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