NEWS & EVENTS

December 25

Tree Sales Have Begun!

MFD has begun its annual Christmas Tree fundraiser! Trees, Wreaths, Grave Blankets, and Sprays will be for sale 7 days a week at the MFD station at 136 Ward Street. Times are normally 10 AM to about 10 PM Monday throug Saturday and 11 AM to about 9 PM on Sundays depending on availability of our volunteer members to staff …

December 11

MFD Firefighter Returns from Marine Corps. Basic Training!

Congratulations to Firefighter and newly made Marine, Kevin Valentia! Kevin just graduated Marine boot camp in Parris Island, S.C. and will be coming back home this weekend to us to serve his local community as well as his country! Join us in welcoming back one of our brothers! OORAH!

October 24

Tanker to Circleville for 3 Alarm Barn Fire

At 2155 hours on October 24th, MFD was dispatched under mutual aid with one tanker to the scene of a 3 alarm barn fire off of King Road in the Circleville Fire District. C1 and E-223 operated on scene for several hours, assisting Circleville with water shuttle and fire suppression before returning to service.

October 9

Fire Prevention at Montgomery Elementary School

Friday, October 8th, MFD firefighters participated in the annual fire prevention demonstration at MES. Firefighters educated students on fire safety and gave them tours of Ladder 221 and Rescue 222. MFD also invited Maybrook FD to the detail, as Maybrook Elementary has been closed and some students were transferred to MES.

October 8

Rescue Runs Car Down Embankment on Route 17K

At 1618 hours on October 8th, MFD was dispatched to a MVA in the area of Route 17K and the Winding Hills Golf Course. C1 and R-222 arrived to find one vehicle down an embankment with an injured individual. Crews assisted EMS with patient care and packaging and disconnected the battery before returning to service.

October 4

Engine Runs Vehicle Fire on Benedict Road

On October 4th, at 1458 hours, MFD was dispatched to a reported vehicle fire on Benedict Road. C3 and E-219 arrived to find a single vehicle well involved. Crews quickly extinguished the fire before returning to service.

September 29

Brush 224 Runs Lawn Mower Fire

At 1622 hours on September 29th, MFD was dispatched to a reported lawn mower on fire off of East Searsville Road. Car 1 and BR-224 responded and found an active fire involving a riding mower. Crews quickly knocked the fire down before returning to service.

September 26

MFD Takes “Best Overall” at 100th Annual OCVFA Parade!

MFD participated in the 100th annual OCVFA parade in Woodbury, NY with 12 members, T-221, and C3. Members spent the last week detailing the aerial in hopes of bringing home a 1st place aerial trophy. MFD was pleasantly surprised when their hard work on the aerial, marching, and color guard landed them the coveted “Best Overall” trophy for the parade. …

September 12

MFD Participates in GMD 8K

This Montgomery Day, MFD members participated in the annual 8K as a Fire Department team! Below are the results of the race. http://results.active.com/events/general-montgomery-day-8k-2015/runners

August 30

MFD Covers Silver Lake Fire District

On August 30th at 0113, MFD was requested to standby with Truck 221 in the Silver Lake Fire District while they operated at a 2nd alarm structure fire at Huffman Koos Furniture on Route 211.

August 30

Engine Runs Dumpster Fire at MES.

On August 30th at 1435, MFD was dispatched to a reported dumpster fire at the Montgomery Elementary School that was set by juveniles. E-219 and Brush 224 quickly extinguished the fire and turned the scene over to PD.

August 11

MFD Trains on Ground Ladders

Montgomery firefighters performed at an exterior ladder company operations drill tonight. Members accessed the roof from Truck 221 along with using ground ladders. Topics included when, where and why to vent, ladder safety, tools for the job and scene safety.