Katonah Fire Department - Westchester County, NY

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2014 338
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No Caption Christmas Decoration Safety Tips

Katonah Fire Department Web Site Committee, December 09

According to the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association):

>Between 2011 and 2015, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated average of 200 home structure fires per year that started with Christmas trees. These fires caused an annual average of 6 civilian deaths, 16 civilian injuries, and $14.8 million in direct property damage.

>On average, one of every 32 reported home Christmas tree ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Dr. Richel Shoots Video at KFD

Chief of Department Dean W. Pappas, December 08

Dr. Peter Richel, a local pediatrician who has authored "Happy and Healthy", a book on wellness, and who has produced several children's videos entitled "Welcome to Dr. Pete's Office", was at KFD recently to shoot another children's video about colors. Of course, when he got to the color "red", he and children from Country Children's Center ended up at Katonah Fire Department to check out the trucks ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Santa's Visit Means Holiday Season Can Now Begin!

Chief of Department Dean W. Pappas, November 25

As everyone knows, the holiday season can't get started until Santa visits Katonah! Escorted by Katonah FD's Engine 117, Utility 8, Car 2211 and Car 2212, Santa rode his sleigh (generously provided by North Pole Affiliate Arroway Tractor) through downtown Katonah before stopping behind Chase Bank to hand out candy canes to a long line of eager kids and their families. Afterwards, the procession spread ... (Full Story & Photos)

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I-684 Accident Ties Up Traffic

Chief of Department Dean W. Pappas, November 23

A two-vehicle accident on I-684 South near Exit 6 tied up traffic on Thanksgiving afternoon. At around 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon, a report of an accident somewhere between mile markers 13 and 17 was received. Initially, Bedford Hills Fire Department responded with Katonah-Bedford Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps, as much of the area where the accident was reported is in Bedford Hills' district. When ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption SCBA Training Builds Confidence

Chief of Department Dean W. Pappas , November 20

KFD's training tower turned into a mask confidence course, with participants blacked out, negotiating through various obstacles by following a stretched hose line. Individuals new to SCBA were escorted by line officers through the course, and given instruction along the way on how to get under, over, and through various barriers. The vast bulk of firefighting work is done in limited- or no-visibility ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Katonah Volunteer Fire Department
65 Bedford Road
Katonah, New York, 10536
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Non-Emergency: 914-232-4570
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