Yorktown Heights Engine Company #1


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Signed on July 09, 2017 at 7:18 AM
Guest Name: kevin hancock
Rank/Title: Firefighter ..u.k.
Location: Milton keynes England
Comments:

Great site always interested in the u.s Fire departments.and this site is no exception .Great photos ..


Signed on May 05, 2015 at 10:31 PM
Guest Name: Richard Frasco
Rank/Title: V.P. New York State Assoc of Firesafety Educators
Web Address: www.ny-safe.com
Comments:

Enjoy looking at your site and very much like the safety tips. Do you visit any schools on a regular basis to teach fire safety? At NY-SAFE we are always interested in seeing different ways fire safety is taught to various age groups.


Signed on February 22, 2014 at 12:24 PM
Guest Name: Jason (Jay) Coupp
Rank/Title: Probationary Firefighter Ardsley FD
Web Address: www.ardsleyfiredepartment.com/
Location: Ardsley, NY
Comments:

Awesome website and Facebook page. I had no clue how busy you guys really are, gives me a new appreciation for the Northern Westchester Volunteer Departments. Keep up the good work

-JAY


Signed on January 02, 2014 at 9:13 PM
Guest Name: John Pappas
Rank/Title: Deputy Chief
Web Address: peekskillfiredepartment.org
Location: Peekskill NY
Comments:

The Peekskill Fre Department web page is now www.peekskillfiredepartment .org, if you could add a link for our page it would be appreciated.


Signed on December 05, 2013 at 1:21 PM
Guest Name: Mark Anatos
Rank/Title: Former YTFD Driver in the late 1970's
Web Address: www.go-electrician.com
Location: Pennsylvania
Comments:

Hey all!! Can't believe it has been almost 40 years since I was a member there. Loved the time spent with everyone there at the time. I remember a bunch of you guys, don't know how many are still around. Good old Walt Androsko; could not understand how he could fall asleep in the chair snooring away with a big hunk of "chew" in his mouth Hee Hee Hee.

I wish all of you good luck. Over the years I worked in the family business, then an I.T. Analyst and now self-employed electrician ready to retire up in the Poconos in a few years.

Keep up the great work ....
Mark


Signed on August 08, 2013 at 10:08 AM
Guest Name: leonard ( Lenny) Mendel
Rank/Title: Former Yorktwhn Hts fireman & Scuba diver Eng co 1
Location: Now at Glen Mills,PA after 37 years in Hot Springs,AR
Comments:

Nice to get on the web site and see some familiar names guys I worked with years ago. miss the parades, soft ball games and carnival, and the great diner, steamers Steak, corn for carnival workers.
Lived on Virginia Lane, then became Ramona Court. Keep up the good work.

also retired from 70 west Vol fire dept. Pearcy,Ar and NYPD Emergency Ser.sqd

Hello to Seymour Samels & tormey


Signed on July 24, 2013 at 1:44 AM
Guest Name: Dave
Rank/Title: Owner
Web Address: www.mypencil.com
Location: Burlington, NJ
Comments:

Nice looking website. Lots of good info & pictures. Thank You for your service. Keep up the good work.


Signed on June 23, 2013 at 12:54 PM
Guest Name: Missy
Location: Tx
Comments:

Hello, I wanted to thank all the men and women fire fighters for all you do, you are awesome,I wouldn't want to do your job,I'm glad you are there to do it.Thank you


Signed on May 08, 2013 at 9:35 PM
Guest Name: Liz Goldhorn
Location: Holmes, NY
Comments:

What a beautiful tribute to Fred "Duke" Ducady. He was a wonderful man and the Yorktown Heights Engine Company #1 was his life. Duke was proud to be a 70 year lifetime member and he will truly be missed. We all can learn a lot from his dedication and service.


Signed on April 05, 2013 at 8:20 PM
Guest Name: Mike McKeon
Rank/Title: civilian
Location: Woodstock, Georgia
Comments:

Searching for Charlie Moseman. We worked at AT&T in Mt. Kisco and White Plains. I had forgotten that he was a firefighter in Yorktown Heights.
My search led to your website and lo and behold - there is retired fire chief Charles Moseman. It would be great if I could get in touch again.


Signed on February 27, 2013 at 2:47 PM
Guest Name: Gary Frechette
Rank/Title: Ex-President YHFD
Location: Flagler Beach FL
Comments:

Just saw the congrats for Al Cafaro, remember when we came in, back in the 60's, a big congrats to Al


Signed on February 09, 2013 at 10:13 PM
Guest Name: Chris Cafaro Stutz
Location: Texas
Comments:

Congratulations to my wonderful Dad,Al Cafaro, for achieving a remarkable 50 years with YHFD Engine Co. #1!!

Love you lots Dad!!


Signed on January 21, 2013 at 6:34 PM
Guest Name: Ellen M. Calamari
Location: United States
Comments:

Proud to have been a part!


Signed on January 07, 2013 at 7:55 PM
Guest Name: George Forbes
Rank/Title: age- 7 years old ** Future Firefighter**
Location: Somers, NY
Comments:

Thank Chief for answering all my questions on saturday. My favorite part of our interview was wearing the suit and going in the trucks. My project is going to be awesome because you told me great facts! I will come show it to you when it is done.


Signed on October 25, 2012 at 5:47 AM
Guest Name: Earl W Faber
Rank/Title: Former Member
Location: Chino, Californai
Comments:

Was proud to have been a Member and miss the action. Your achievements have been tremendous. The biggest thing I remember was getting our 1st. 100' Seagrave under Capt. Joseph Guss Sr. and our Santas ride. Good Luck and keep it safe.


Signed on May 28, 2012 at 7:05 PM
Guest Name: Robert Dutra
Rank/Title: Firefighter/engine & aerial ladder operator
Location: Franklin Square, NY
Comments:

Just stopping by to say hello. Miss everyone at YHFD. Active from 79-92. My daughter follows my footsteps and is an active member of East Fishkill FD. Hope all is well! Keep up the great work!


Signed on May 24, 2012 at 2:49 PM
Guest Name: GeoAnne E. Brandt
Comments:

I grew up in Yorktown. My father was William George Downing - one of the first members of the company. My grand-father was Jacob Ehmann - another founding member. If anyone has any old photos of them, please forward copies to my e'mail address. I will share with my brother, William (Bill) Franklin Downing. I will always have wonderful memories of the Fireman's Carnival!


Signed on February 22, 2012 at 8:26 PM
Guest Name: Ray %$#%^ Perrone
Rank/Title: Past Driver Trainer
Location: Beekman Fire Company
Comments:

Hey all you guys. Been a long time, Passed by a few weeks back. Sure miss yorktown but not the traffic.
RAy


Signed on November 27, 2011 at 10:57 PM
Guest Name: Paula Miritello
Location: Yorktown Heights, NY
Comments:

I just wanted to take the opportunity to post a special thank you on the message board to all the Members of the Yorktown Volunteer Fire Department. On Sat. November 19th, I had a food and coat drive that raised over 680 lbs of food in memory of my brother Vincent a Yorktown resident that passed away. We also collected over 23 bags of clothing and coats for men, women and children. Volunteers such as; Kenny, Jeff and Martin helped me by bringing all of my stuff over to the Fire house to store while I distribute over the next 2 weeks. The Food Bank of Westchester benefited from the first donations 11/20/11 and this past Friday Kenny, Jeff and I spent the morning at the Mohegan Manor Adult Home in Mohegan Lake distributing coats and clothing to the residents. They all were amazed at the generosity of the Yorktown community that donated and wanted to send a special "Thank You" to all of the members of the Yorktown Volunteer Fire Department that made the donations possible. Thank you all so very much! I truly appreciate the help. Paula

It's not too late to donate! I still need Adults Coats/Clothing for men and women. It is particulary important to get sizes that are Large, XL and XXL. I will be collecting indefinitely so if you see this, just let Kenny know.


Signed on November 27, 2011 at 10:56 PM
Guest Name: Paula Miritello
Location: Yorktown Heights, NY
Comments:

I just wanted to take the opportunity to post a special thank you on the message board to all the Members of the Yorktown Volunteer Fire Department. On Sat. November 19th, I had a food and coat drive that raised over 680 lbs of food in memory of my brother Vincent a Yorktown resident that passed away. We also collected over 23 bags of clothing and coats for men, women and children. Volunteers such as; Kenny, Jeff and Martin helped me by bringing all of my stuff over to the Fire house to store while I distribute over the next 2 weeks. The Food Bank of Westchester benefited from the first donations 11/20/11 and this past Friday Kenny, Jeff and I spent the morning at the Mohegan Manor Adult Home in Mohegan Lake distributing coats and clothing to the residents. They all were amazed at the generosity of the Yorktown community that donated and wanted to send a special "Thank You" to all of the members of the Yorktown Volunteer Fire Department that made the donations possible. Thank you all so very much! I truly appreciate the help. Paula

It's not too late to donate! I still need Adults Coats/Clothing for men and women. It is particulary important to get sizes that are Large, XL and XXL. I will be collecting indefinitely so if you see this, just let Kenny know.


Signed on November 02, 2011 at 5:09 PM
Guest Name: Ruth Edwards
Rank/Title: Yorktown Resident
Location: Yorktown Heights,NY
Comments:

I just wanted to take this time to thank the nice strong young men who helped save the town during all the recent weather-related disasters. If it wasn’t for you brave young men, many people would not be here today. I believe I can speak on behalf of the entire Town of Yorktown that we appreciate everything you do.


Signed on October 15, 2011 at 5:06 PM
Guest Name: Matt Eichler
Rank/Title: Probie
Location: Buchanan FD
Comments:

Awsome site and lempke is a great ff1 instructor


Signed on May 07, 2011 at 4:14 AM
Guest Name: Jonathan A. Masotti
Rank/Title: FF
Location: Wappinger Falls
Comments:

Awesome site


Signed on March 19, 2011 at 9:32 AM
Guest Name: Chuck
Web Address: www.fdphotos.com
Location: Connecticut
Comments:

Very nice site. Keep up the great work!


Signed on March 19, 2011 at 9:00 AM
Guest Name: Joe S.
Rank/Title: Engineer
Web Address: www.fire-trucks-usa.com
Location: California
Comments:

Keep up the good work!!!

Joe S.
Fire Trucks USA


Signed on February 20, 2011 at 1:10 AM
Guest Name: riley2
Location: Somers
Comments:

We just got the mutual aid call for tanker 16 to go to your structure fire on underhill. it arrived moments ago...good luck guys.


Signed on January 29, 2011 at 12:08 AM
Guest Name: BP
Rank/Title: Great!
Location: Somers, NY
Comments:

On the 16th there was a structure fire at imperial wok, and one of your stations F.A.S.T team was dispatched, around 3:30 am.. We were out of our house which is out of 118, and by 3:38 your F.A.S.T team was already approaching us at the traffic light (mid 118)..That is great response time..& Great job with the website. Should be proud.


Very great fire department.(Stations)


Signed on January 25, 2011 at 3:52 PM
Guest Name: Debra Lynn
Comments:

Havent been back in Yorktown since 1982 The Lynn girls are still intact and want you to know you still ROCK........
Growing up in Yorktown was the best..Now here in Florida where everything moves so fast there is no heart in anything anyone does, good to see your still small and personal..Keep up the good work...Debo


Signed on October 13, 2010 at 1:04 PM
Guest Name: Lisa Lee (Richter)
Rank/Title: Former YHFD member......current FPS
Location: Fultonville, NY
Comments:

Very nice website, nice to see some old pictures and lots of new faces in the Dept. I'll have to pass along some of my old pictures from the 1990's to be added to the gallery!


Signed on February 01, 2010 at 4:59 PM
Guest Name: Charlie Boettcher
Rank/Title: Past Chief YHFD
Comments:

My first opportunity to visit your great website, congratulations to you folks that run it and the department. Very glad to see you all are still very active, I will have to visit the site again, nice reading of your achievements and of many of my past friends in the Fire Service. Keep up your great work and the Best of Luck to you all!


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