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Category Archives: Fire

Massive Mount Vernon Fire Rips Through Multiple Buildings

On Monday, October 20th dozens of firefighters were called to the scene of a fire on Gramatan Avenue. The fire, which started in the basement of Sal’s deli, had spread to two apartments by the time the firefighters arrived. “Upon arrival we had tremendous smoke pushing out intense heat in the basement and it ran […]

Department of Public Works Building Destroyed in Fire

Five fire companies were called to the scene of a Department of Public Works building in the village of Kinderhook Monday morning. By the time the firefighters arrived a fire had completely engulfed the building. The structure along with the majority of property inside was not salvageable. While investigations are ongoing, the fire is believed […]

October is Fire Prevention Month

October is fire prevention awareness month so today we’re releasing 10 home fire safety tips for you to start following in the month of October and continue for the rest of your life! The U.S. Fire Administration reports that fires kill more than 4,000 Americans each and every year. Approximately 20,000 people are injured in […]

Easy Ways to Ensure Fire Safety in the Workplace

Although fire safety in the workplace is the responsibility of the business owner or employer, there are some simple ways to give you as an employee piece of mind that your company premises is protected in the event of a fire. All workplace premises must have a fire risk assessment carried out to highlight: potential […]

Six Firefighters Injured in NJ Deck Collapse

A deck collapses behind a house in Montvale, NJ last week that left half a dozen firefighters injured. The firefighters had responded to the home on Jan Court in Montvale when the deck collapses just after 9:15 p.m. on Wednesday. The firefighters were checking out the possible chimney fire that had been reported at the […]