At approx 0715 Hours on Sunday, January 18th, the Rye Fire Department was alerted to a Multi-Vehicle Accident on Interstate 95 Southbound, at Exit 19 (Playland Parkway). Responding units encountered severe icing on local and state roads. Once units arrived, firefighters found an 8 car pileup with several minor injuries. Due to the backup in EMS calls, Larchmont VAC responded to take the patients ... (Full Story & Photos)
While the Harrison Fire Department fought a structure fire, Rye's Ladder 25 with Car's 2421 and 2422 relocated to Harrison Fire Headquarters. Purchase Engine 240 also relocated and together, we covered other alarms in Harrison while Harrison FD was operating at the fire scene. Units were on standby for approxamitly one hour, and were released around 1500 Hours. ... (Full Story & Photos)
Engine 240 and Ladder 25. Photo taken by Lt. Wagman
After a long wait, the Rye Fire Department received a new Christmas present: a new chiefs car! The new 2014 Ford Interceptor Utility will be assigned to Cheif Cotter, with the radio designation of Car 2421. This vehicle serves as an incident command post for incidents and is a vital resource for our department and community.
Santa made his annual appearance at The Rye Fire Department's Christmas Breakfast on Sunday Morning, December 14th. Unfortunately, Santa couldn't stay so long because he needed to return to the North Pole and prepare for Christmas!
At 1352 hours on Tuesday, December 9th, The Rye Fire Department was dispatched to 500 Milton Road for a reported car fire next to the structure. Car 2422 and Engine 192 were quickly on scene and reported a working car fire in the rear of the residence. The Engine 192 crew stretched a line to the rear of the house and was able to extinguish the fire quickly before it spread to the nearby structures. ... (Full Story & Photos)