Multiple Morning Incidents
By Chief of Department
September 15, 2021

It has been a busy start to the day for the Purchase Fire Department as we have responded to numerous incidents since early this morning. A tractor trailer traveling Westbound on Interstate 287 struck a large portion of the guardrail on the highway causing several additional incidents out on the local roadways. Units operated for over 3 hours until all incidents were brought under control. Expect residual delays on the highway throughout the morning.

05:18 Interstate 287 WB 7.8 (5) Vehicle MVA involving a tractor trailer leaking fuel.

06:38 Interstate 287 EB 8.4 Tractor Trailer with a ruptured saddle tank leaking fuel.

07:31 Westchester Ave X Purchase St Vehicle leaking fuel.

08:00 Westchester Ave X Hutchinson River Parkway (2) car MVA

09:45 Hutchinson River Parkway NB @ North St MVA with injuries with Harrison FD.

Units on-scene: Car 2411, Engine 238, Engine 240, Engine 241, Rescue 30, Port Chester Rescue 40 (Special Called), New York State Police, Harrison Police, DEC.

Stand-by Units: West Harrison Engine, Harrison Tower Ladder