On Saturday April 26th, The City of Hudson Fire Department will host a Open House as part of FASNY'S annual Recruit NY weekend.
The open house will be at the Hudson Fire Departments Central Station located at 77 North 7th Street and will run from 8am till 12pm. Firefighters will be on hand to guide people through the process of becoming a volunteer firefighter.
On Thursday April 17th at 6:31pm, City of Hudson Firefighters were dispatched to a report of a working kitchen fire at 854 Columbia Street.
Within minutes Hudson Car 1, Chief Craig Haigh, arrived on scene and reported there was smoke showing from the residence. Shortly thereafter Engine30 arrived on scene and stretched a handline to the 1st Floor.
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.