Katonah Fire Department - Westchester County, NY

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2017 Incidents
January 27
February 23
March 23
April 27
May 33
June 29
July 25
August 24
September
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November
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Total 211

Yearly Run Totals
2016 337
2015 311
2014 338
2013 336

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Cub Scout Pack 1 Invades KFD!

Chief of Department Dean W. Pappas, November 18

Bear, Wolf and Tiger Scouts from Cub Scout Pack 1 inundated Katonah Fire Department recently. The scouts are going for their "Paws for Action" badge, which involves learning about what it takes to be a firefighter, how to have a home escape plan in the event of a fire, and what to do in an emergency if a parent isn't home. The scouts were able to tour the engine room, climb into the fire apparatus, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Welcome Back, Chili Night!

Chief of Department Dean W. Pappas, November 14

It's baaaaack! After a couple of years on hiatus, KFD brought back its much missed and greatly anticipated Chili Night this past weekend. A large crowd of community members came out to enjoy mild, spicy, or vegetarian chili, along with hotdogs, lemonade, iced tea, cookies and ice cream. It was great bringing back the tradition of "firehouse" chili. KFD wishes to thank the community members who came ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo by Gabe Palacio.
Photo by Gabe Palacio.

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KFD Participates in BHFD's Live Burn

Chief of Department Dean W. Pappas, November 11

Members of Katonah Fire Department, along with Tanker 6 and Rescue 17, participated in a live burn evolution, which took place in a donated home at 419 Harris Road. The Winchester family donated the structure to the Bedford Hills Fire Department, and that department invited its neighbors to take part in some valuable live fire training. Evolutions consisted of roof operations, basement search and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Donated Car Provides Great Training Opportunity

Chief of Department Dean W. Pappas, November 06

Katonah Fire Department wishes to thank St. Mary's Church for donating a car to us that allowed us to provide some great training for some of our newer members. We set the car on fire and then practiced extinguishing it and overhauling it. We also lit some wood pallets on fire so our newest members--Tom Megna, Jr. and Ryan Hayes--could experience using a charged hose line as part of their preparation ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Large-Scale Recall of Kidde Fire Extinguishers

Chief of Department Dean W. Pappas, November 04

Recently, CBS News reported that fire safety equipment Kidde Corporation is recalling a large number of home fire extinguishers due to the risk of malfunction. The news report is at this link:

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/fire-extinguisher-recall-kidde-nearly-40-million/.

At the end of the news story there is a link to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission web site that shows the fire extinguisher ... (Full Story)


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Katonah Volunteer Fire Department
65 Bedford Road
Katonah, New York, 10536
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