As Part of an Annual Memorial Day Tradition, the Rye Fire Department provided a standby for the United States Marine Corps at Playland. Firefighters also hosted the soldiers and other first responders to some pizza and cold beverages.
On Thursday May 22nd, Rye Firefighters were invited to the West Harrison Fire Training Center to participated in a drill. The training was hosted by the Harrison, Purchase and West Harrison Fire Departments and focused on engine and ladder company operations. Firefighters were able to hone their skills in hose advancement, search and rescue and roof operations.
Every year, The Rye Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary sponsors The Carole D. Kirby Memorial Easter Egg Hunt at Rye Rec. This year, the event was held on Saturday, April 12th. Rye Firefighters assisted event staff with crowd control and gave tours of our apparatus. ... (Full Story & Photos)
To honor the victims of the Boston Marathon Bombing, supporters from "One Run For Boston" organized a relay run from California to Boston. One stage of the relay ran from Larchmont, through Rye, and then onto Greenwich. Rye FD was in attendee in Larchmont to witness the torch handoff and then came back to Rye to watch the runners run down Boston Post Rd and then through Purchase St. ... (Full Story & Photos)