Guidelines to help prevent fires from home heating equipment.
Heating equipment is among the leading causes of home fires nationally and in New York State. Very often heating related fires are the result of a lack of maintenance or simple acts of carelessness. Following the guidelines below will help to ensure that you reduce the possibility of experiencing a heating related fire.
On Saturday October 11th, the City of Hudson Fire Department held a "Wetdown" at the Central Staion, in celebration of placing a new rig in service earlier this summer.
A wetdown is a ritual celebrated by many volunteer fire departments in the United States in which squads of firefighters from neighboring towns ritualistically commission a new fire apparatus by anointing it with water sprayed from ... (Full Story & Photos)
Hudson Tower Ladder 32, Stottville Ladder 50, and Catskill Tower 3-15 (l-r) operate on Sunday, October 12th at a mutual aid drill at Oakdale Lake in Hudson. (photo by Neal Van Deusen)
On a beautiful, cool, crisp Sunday morning, two dozen volunteer firefighters from the City of Hudson Fire Department, Stottville Volunteer Fire Company, No. 2, and the Catskill Fire Department conducted a mutual aid drill at Oakdale Lake in Hudson. The purpose of the drill was to test pumping a large volume of water from the lake. Although the entire City of Hudson is filled with hydrants, standpipes ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Sunday May 25th at approximately 10:00pm Hudson Firefighters were dispatched to a stuck occupied elevator between the fifth and sixth floors of Bliss Towers. Upon arrival firefighters found the elevator occupied by eight children and one adult.
Hudson Firefighters brought in special elevator keys to open the main elevator door; however the locking mechanism was not releasing properly delaying ... (Full Story)
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