By: Joe Kuhn and Jennifer Korn The Evergreen Court Adult Home in Spring Valley burst into flames last night at around 1 a.m. 23 of Rockland’s 26 Volunteer Fire Departments responded to the fire, which remains active but “under control” according to Chris Kear, Rockland County’s Fire coordinator. At least one resident died after being […]
NOT EVERY HERO WEARS A CAPE. PLAN AND PRACTICE YOUR ESCAPE! Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert educate residents to plan and practice a fire escape route in your home. Having a plan can mean the difference between a safe escape and a tragedy. While children under five […]
SPRING VALLEY, NY – Around 8:30 pm on Saturday July 27, the Spring Valley FD responded to 135 Lakeview Village for an Oven Fire, upon arrival PD and FD reporting heavy smoke condition and active fire, and the fire was upgraded to a structure fire and the building was evacuated. Mutual aid was provided by […]
BY BARRY WARNER As the Orangeburg Fire District Chairman of the Board of Fire Commissioners, Kenneth Gordon has the obligation of ensuring that the Fire District has the ability to extinguish and prevent fires. He makes decisions with the other commissioners on the board concerning fire safety, including the expenditure of funds to ensure protection […]
Students who completed the Rockland County Fire & EMS Youth Academy were honored by the Rockland County Legislature Tuesday, along with their instructors and others who helped to ensure the academy’s smooth operation. Rockland County Legislator Laurie Santulli formally recognized the honorees during a ceremony in the Legislative Chambers. Santulli has more than 20 years of […]
Fast action by Haverstraw firefighters confined a significant blaze at Broadway Cleaners on Main St. from spreading out further. The blaze could have been a major disaster as apartment were within its reach.