On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015, several members of The Rye Fire Department participated in the annual Village of Mamaroneck Firemen's Parade. Every year, the Village of Mamaroneck Fire Department hosts a Firemen's parade and carnival during the first week in July. This year, over 25 departments marched and participated in the festivities during and after the parade. While Rye FD didn't win any awards ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 0526 hours on Wednesday, July 1st, The Rye Fire Department was dispatched to a home on Hillside Place for a reported structure fire. Rye PD units arrived on scene first and updated responding units that there was a fire in the home's attic and that everyone had evacuated. Car 2421 was the first Rye FD unit on scene and reported a working fire, requesting a 10-75 assignment be dispatched.
At 1:30pm on Tuesday, June 16th, Rye FD was dispatched to the area of 150 Purchase St for a reported truck fire. Rye Firefighters were quickly on location and found a paper shredding truck had overheated and caused some of the paper to burn and catch fire. An additional engine was special called to the scene due to the amount of paper in the truck. Extended overhaul operations continued until all ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 7:15am on Sunday, June 14th, The Rye Fire Department was dispatched to a home on Florence Ave for a report of smoke coming from the roof. Rye Firefighters were quickly on scene and confirmed that smoke was coming from the attic and garage. Upon further investigation, a small fire in the back of the garage was found and quickly extinguished. Rye FD returned to service at approx 8:30am.
Every summer, The Rye Garnets Football Teams host a car wash fundraiser in order to raise money for their upcoming fall season. This year, several department apparatus drove through the car wash in support of The Rye Garnets!
While it may go unnoticed, Ladder 26 has "Garnet Pride" printed above the front windshield. ... (Full Story & Photos)