On March 1st, 2014 at 05:13pm, City of Hudson Firefighters were dispatched to 753 Columbia Street for an odor of gasoline inside the residence.
Upon arrival crews found a strong odor of gasoline in the basement and 1st floor levels of the building. Upon checking the immediate area, crews also found odors in neighboring buildings and storm drains.
Crews spent the next several hours checking over ... (Full Story)
A lot of snow has fallen this past week. The City of Hudson Fire Department would like to ask all residents to "adopt" a hydrant near your residence or place of business.
Please take a few minutes and clear 3 feet around all sides of the hydrant. Doing so saves time and energy if the fire department needs to use it. Those few minutes could save a life.
Crews were only clear from the 350 Columbia St. fire for a few minutes when at 2:21am Engine 30 was dispatched to Catskill for a fire in The Pines nursing facility located at 154 Jefferson Heights.
Initially requested as the FAST truck, the engine crew was soon put to work assisting in locating the source of a moderate smoke condition throughout all three floors of an entire wing of the building.
At 10:21pm on Christmas Eve Hudson Firefighters were dispatched for a fire alarm activation at 350 Columbia St.
On arrival firefighters found water coming from the upper floors and proceeded to investigate the source. Upon entering the second floor hallway members observed smoke coming from around the closed door to the second floor apartment. They forced entry and found the sprinkler system had ... (Full Story & Photos)