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Neighbors Unite in Remembrance at Memorial Day Ceremony

Director Nelson Canter, May 21

On May 20, 2015, the Purchase Fire Department held its annual Memorial Day Ceremony. Under unseasonably cold skies, our community once again pulled together to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice serving our country, as well as departed members of our department whose memories we cherish.

Rabbi Howard Goldsmith of Congregation Emanu-El of Westchester delivered a moving invocation, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Courtesy of Giovanni Cosmo
Courtesy of Giovanni Cosmo

Honoring our Veterans Takes Flight

Captain Nick Conte, May 10

On Saturday, May 9, 2015, members of the Purchase Fire Department gathered at the Westchester County Airport to honor veterans of World War II. The event was put together by Hudson Valley Honor Flight, a nonprofit organization created solely to honor America’s veterans for their sacrifices. The organization transports war heroes to Washington, D.C. to visit their respective memorials at no cost to ... (Full Story & Photos)

Third Annual Open House a Success

Assistant Chief Michael Decker, May 01

On Sunday, April 26, 2015, the Purchase Fire Department opened its doors to the community for its annual Open House. As part of a statewide recruitment campaign sponsored by the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY), open houses are held to recruit volunteer firefighters from local communities.

In addition to recruitment efforts, the open house is a great opportunity for residents ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighters Meet Four-Legged Fire Investigator

Firefighter Jason Kaye, April 09

On Wednesday, April 8, 2015, the Purchase and West Harrison Fire Departments were visited by Westchester County Police Detective John Peters and his partner Daisy, a black Labrador Retriever. Detective Peters educated our departments about the use of accelerant detection canines and the services that his unit provides to the county's fire departments. The firefighters were also fortunate enough to ... (Full Story & Photos)

Plane Down on Cottage Avenue

Captain Michael Decker, June 16

On Friday, June 13, 2014 at 8:23 AM, the Purchase Fire Department responded to a reported aircraft down on Cottage Avenue. Units arrived on scene and confirmed a fatal plane crash. Assistance was received from Port Chester FD and Rye Brook FD to mitigate hazards, including a large fuel spill, which partially covered the residence at 120 Cottage Avenue. The Westchester County Hazardous Materials Response ... (Full Story & Photos)

Courtesy of Adrees Latif, Reuters
Courtesy of Adrees Latif, Reuters

Courtesy of Giovanni Cosmo
Courtesy of Giovanni Cosmo

Community Stands in Solidarity at Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

Director Nelson Canter, May 22

The Purchase Fire Department held their annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Under an ominous sky, the event was well-attended by active members of the United States Marine Corps, United States Air Force, and veterans of World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan. The Mayor and members of the Harrison Town Board, the Purchase Boy Scouts, clergy members, and residents of ... (Full Story & Photos)

Airport Emergency Response Exercise

Captain Michael Decker, May 03

On Saturday, May 3, 2014, the Purchase Fire Department participated in a full-scale emergency response exercise at the Westchester County Airport. This type of drill is conducted every two years. Multiple fire and emergency medical service agencies from the surrounding area responded to a simulated aircraft collision on the airport grounds. Volunteer actors and props gave the constructed scene the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Courtesy of Frank Becerra Jr., The Journal News
Courtesy of Frank Becerra Jr., The Journal News

Extrication at the Intersection

Captain Michael Decker, January 19

On Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 12:59 PM, the Purchase Fire Department was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Purchase Street and Anderson Hill Road. Units responded to the scene, involving an SUV and a hybrid sedan. The driver of the hybrid needed to be extricated from the vehicle as a result of heavy side damage. Members had to exercise extreme caution due to hazards associated ... (Full Story & Photos)


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