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7th Annual Golf Outing at Old Oaks Country Club on May 5, 2014

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Open House - April 28, 2013
Open House - April 28, 2013

Annual Appeal Campaign Starts

Annual Appeal Committee, October 14

The Purchase Fire Department 2013 Annual Appeal campaign launched on October 9th in coordination with Fire Prevention week. The Purchase Fire Department is a 100% volunteer, non-profit organization. Our members are on call, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year. When the alarm sounds or an emergency occurs, our members leave their businesses, homes & families to respond. Last year we ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighters Observe Day of Remembrance at Panthers Home Opener

Chief Christopher Mytych, September 11

The Purchase Fire Department accepted an invitation from Purchase College to provide an Honor Guard Unit at the Men's Soccer home opener on September 11, 2013. Head Coach James Bruno, a retired FDNY Lieutenant, asked that we present the colors during the National Anthem.

As we continue to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice on that fateful day, it was a privilege to be included in this ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Morning Trailer Fire on I-684 Ramp

Purchase Fire Department, July 16

On Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 4:58 AM, the Purchase and West Harrison Fire Departments were dispatched to a reported tractor trailer fire on the ramp to I-287 westbound from I-684 southbound. Car 2501 arrived first on scene and confirmed the fire in the rear of a trailer. Engine 240 arrived shortly after and stretched a 1 ¾" handline for extinguishment. Due to the size of the vehicle and volume of ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighters Remembered at 75th Anniversary Memorial Day Ceremony

Director Nelson Canter, May 23

On Wednesday, May 22, 2013, the Purchase Fire Department held its annual Memorial Day Ceremony. As this was the department's 75th Anniversary, the ceremony was extra special.

The ceremony was attended by members of the United States Marine Corps, who just returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan, and veterans from World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom. We ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Vehicle Narrowly Misses Student Housing

Engineer Jason Kaye, May 01

On Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 1:37 AM, the Purchase Fire Department was dispatched to the area of Anderson Hill Road and Ophir Drive on a report of a motor vehicle accident involving wires down. Upon the arrival of Engine 240, members encountered wires down across the roadway as a result of the vehicle striking and fracturing a utility pole.

Upon further investigation, the vehicle came to rest on ... (Full Story & Photos)

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SUV Rolls Through Median on Interstate 684

Engineer Jason Kaye, April 24

On Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 11:25 AM, the Purchase Fire Department was dispatched with the West Harrison Fire Department and Harrison EMS to Interstate 684 for a motor vehicle accident with entrapment. Rescue 30, Engine 240, and Car 2411 responded, arriving at mile marker 2.5 on the southbound side. Units observed an SUV in the center median that had apparently rolled over multiple times after ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighters Take Advantage of Interdepartment Training

Engineer Jason Kaye, April 22

On Sunday, April 14, and Monday, April 15, 2013 the Purchase Fire Department participated in two special training exercises.

On Sunday, Tower Ladder 53 paired with Port Chester Fire Department's Engine 61 of the Mellor Engine & Hose Company where they trained on elevated master stream operations. Engine 61 hooked up to a hydrant and supplied a 5" hose line to the aerial waterway of Tower Ladder ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Improper Disposal of Oily Rags Results in Spontaneous Combustion

Chief Christopher Mytych, April 15

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 6:20 PM, the Purchase Fire Department was dispatched to a commercial alarm at 100 Manhattanville Road. Engine 238 and Tower Ladder 53 were met by security personnel upon arrival, who reported an odor of smoke on the first floor. The ensuing investigation led firefighters to an area under renovation, but inaccessible with keys provided by the premises. A moderate smoke condition ... (Full Story & Photos)

1st Lieutenant Nick Conte extinguishes contents of trash receptacle
1st Lieutenant Nick Conte extinguishes contents of trash receptacle

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