At approx. 1845 hours on Thursday March 19, The Rye Fire Department was dispatched to a home on Ridgeland Terrace for a reported chimney fire. Police and Fire Department Units were quickly on scene and found a small pocket of fire on the outside siding of the chimney. A hand line was stretched as a precaution, although much of the fire was extinguished with water cans. The fire was placed under ... (Full Story & Photos)
In the early morning hours of Friday, March 3rd, Rye FD was dispatched to a possible fire in the floor at a home on North Kirby Lane. The police department was first on scene and helped a resident evacuate the structure. Fire apparatus and manpower arrived shortly thereafter and began to search for and fight the fire. The fire was difficult to access because of the cluttered conditions inside the ... (Full Story & Photos)
During Winter Storm Limus, RFD responded to a serious motor vehicle accident on Interstate 95. We have since learned that both parties that were transported to the hospital have passed. The accident remains under investigation by the New York State Police.
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)