On Monday night, Katonah FD personnel, joined by our neighbors from Golden's Bridge and Chappaqua FD's, used the county's Class A Burn Pod at the County Training Center in Valhalla for some live fire training. Crews alternated on safety line crews, backup line crews, search and rescue crews, and attack crews while county instructors lit several live fires inside the structure to be extinguished. Accountability ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Monday, July 11, Katonah firefighters were able to get some valuable live fire training when two cars donated by the Erlanger and Cascioli families were lit on fire. The cars had been used in a previous drill for extrication practice. Rotating crews of firefighters were able to extinguish some raging car fires using both water and foam. The drill was carried out while members of the families who ... (Full Story & Photos)
KFD members celebrate winning four trophies at the 2016 Mount Kisco Parade.
Katonah Fire Department proudly marched in Mount Kisco's annual parade Friday night with approximately 28 other neighboring fire departments. When all was said and done at the end of the evening, Katonah went home with four trophies--for Best Chiefs' Cars, Best Apparatus, Best Regulation Uniform, and Second Best Color Guard. Katonah will be marching later this month in Bedford Village's annual parade ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Monday, June 27, Katonah FD put two donated cars to good use, engaging in a challenging extrication drill involving the removal of victims from both cars, with one leaning precariously against the other. Firefighters in the drill practiced safe scene techniques, using cribbing, chains and rescue jacks to stabilize the vehicles, and then using various cutters, spreaders, saws and hand tools to gain ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Saturday morning, June 25, an individual walking his dogs in the Beaver Dam Sanctuary off Beaver Dam Road noticed heavy smoke emerging from a copse of trees within the preserve and called in a brush fire. Engine 116, MA-15, Tanker 6 and Utility 8 responded and encountered a 25X25-foot brush fire, the result of an unauthorized and poorly extinguished camp fire. MA-15 was able to drive into the sanctuary ... (Full Story & Photos)
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