The members of Yorktown Fire would like to remind all of our viewers that October is Fire Prevention Month. Yorktown Fire and the NFPA are focusing on the importance of working smoke alarms. Remember to visit us at the Annual Yorktown Fall Festival & Street Fair on October 12th from 11am-5pm for fire apparatus tours, fire prevention activities and information on how to become a member.
For more information and to schedule a Fire Prevention class contact use at firstname.lastname@example.org
When a stopped school bus flashes its red light(s), traffic that approaches from either direction, even in front of the school and in school parking lots, must stop before it reachs the bus. You should stop at least 20 feet (6 m) away from the bus. You can identify this bus by a "SCHOOL BUS" sign, the red lights on the top, and its unique yellow orange color.
The 2014 Thelma and Anthony P. Cecere Scholarship, has been awarded to Cameron Lett. During Cameron’s time in the Junior Corp. he has shown a mature, responsible, and assertive attitude towards all endeavors he partakes in. Cameron will be furthering his education at the University of New Haven.
The Thelma and Anthony P. Cecere Scholarship fund has helped seven Junior Corp members with their educational ... (Full Story & Photos)
Back up YHFD dive team members headed out to the dive site
On August 19th at 1440 hours, Yorktown's Water Rescue Unit was called into assist Croton Falls FD with the search of a possible drowning victim. A full complement of divers, along with Rescue 55 along with Marine 55 and Marine 56 were responding immediately after dispatch. Already on location was Mahopac Fall's VFD who had placed a diver in the water. Upon arrival at the scene, Yorktown's crew confirmed ... (Full Story & Photos)
This year Yorkville Sports Association held its 2nd annual Wiffathon tournament on the Yorktown Heights Engine Co. Firemen’s field. “Our Second Annual Wiffathon Tournament was a great time for our teams and a super success as a benefit for the Yorktown Heights Volunteer Fire Company” said Al Morales of Yorkville Sports Association. ... (Full Story & Photos)
Company President Bruce Zarzeski, Chief Jay Swart, Past Chief 50 Life Member Robert Schneider
On August 5, 2014 Yorktown Heights Engine Company Chief Swart and President Zarzeski presented Past Chief Schneider with his 50 year plaque and badge. Past Chief Schneider joined the Engine Company in 1964, working his way up to the rank of Chief in 1982. After finishing his two year term expired as Chief, Robert stayed very active as a driver. Making numerous fire calls. He became known as the Chief ... (Full Story & Photos)
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