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)
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)
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)
All Dive Operations are tethered for safety reasons and to help communicate between the diver and the tender.
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)
Sparky congratulates children for completing the the Family Safety House as Firefighter Hickey assists another child out of the window.
On Saturday May 3rd, members of the City of Hudson Fire Department spent the day at the Hudson Children’s Book Festival teaching fire prevention. The members brought with them Rescue/Engine 27-9 and the Columbia County Fire Chief’s Association Family Safety House.
Hands on tours of 27-9 and equipment demonstrations were given to the children and parents. Families took part in learning about home ... (Full Story & Photos)
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