January 17

Engine Runs Wires Down Call

At 1339 hours on January 17th, MFD was dispatched to a wires down and burning call on Route 17K at the intersection of Kaisertown Road. Car 1 and E-223 arrived to find low hanging high-tension wires and an arching transformer. MFD shut down Route 17K for nearly four hours until the utility company was able to clear the road. Bullville …

December 1

Rescue Runs Car vs House

At approximately 1130 hours on December 1st, the Montgomery Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle into a house at the corner of Haskin Ct. and Conroy Ave. Car 1 arrived and advised R222 of a vehicle into the 1-2 corner of the home. Victims had self extricated. Central Hudson was requested to the scene to check on …

October 26

MFD Drills on Rescue Struts

Today at drill, MFD members practiced on the use of our Paratech Rescue Struts. These struts are used to stabilize an overturned vehicle to prevent it from coming down on firefighters or potential victims while we extricate anyone trapped from inside the vehicle.