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Putnam Valley Volunteer Fire Department

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2/16 House Fire - Lake Peekskill
2/16 House Fire - Lake Peekskill

PVVFD battles house fire in Lake Peekskill

Associate Member Lois Rizzi, February 17

On the evening of 2/16 – an alarm was received at approximately 11pm for a structure fire in a residential home on Tanglewylde Road in Lake Peekskill.

Crews were dispatched to the scene, where they worked the fire for many hours, battling both the fire and the freezing cold weather.

With the extreme cold weather, ice and snow, this made the situation a challenge all around. Thank you to all those ... (Full Story & Photos)

One of Putnam Valley's Own Saves a Life

Associate Member Lois Rizzi, February 07

On Monday - January 23rd, Putnam Valley Fire Department member, Frank Rush IV was on his way home from work traveling through Grand Central Terminal. On that day, he assisted in saving the life of Moises Dreszer, 70, of Kentucky. Mr. Dreszer suffered a heart attack, which Frank Rush, along with a MTA officer, performed CPR. This was a true save as Mr. Dreszer was revived and taken to the local ... (Full Story & Photos)

F.F. Frank Rush IV
F.F. Frank Rush IV

1/25/15 - Ice Rescue Drill on Lake Peekskill
1/25/15 - Ice Rescue Drill on Lake Peekskill

Ice Rescue Drill on Lake Peekskill

Associate Member Lois Rizzi, January 25

On Sunday January 25th, PVVFD members participated in an Ice Rescue Drill on Lake Peekskill. A team of 4 members in cold water suites and attached to safety lines, cleared the snow and cut an opening in the ice using chainsaws. Those on the shore observed the drill and manned the safety lines for those on the ice. The drill demonstrated various ways to rescue an individual who had fallen through ... (Full Story & Photos)

Historian Update

Associate Member Lois Rizzi, January 16

Please check the photo gallery from time to time for new photo's. I recently uploaded some from what looks to be the 1940's, along with news paper article from 1946, when the department was incorporated.

Enjoy and remember, if you have any photo's you would like to share of the department, please let me know.

Thank you... (Full Story & Photos)

69th Annual Installation of Officers - January 1, 2015
69th Annual Installation of Officers - January 1, 2015

69th Annual Installation of Officers - January 1, 2015

Associate Member Lois Rizzi, January 06

On January 1st - PVFD held the Annual Installation of Officers luncheon. The Hon. James F. Reitz was on hand to swear in the exiting and newly elected officers. Congratulations to the following 2015 Officers:

Firematic Officers
Chief – Shawn Keeler
1st Asst. Chief – David Anderson
2nd. Asst. Chief – Larry Cobb, Jr.
Captain – Ken Rohrauer
1st Lieutenant – Frank DiMarco
2nd Lieutenant – Jack ... (Full Story & Photos)

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