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Putnam Valley Volunteer Fire Department

 Proudly Volunteering Since 1946

PVFD 2015 Election Results

Associate Member Lois Rizzi, December 10

Voting was held on Tuesday – December 9th, to elect the 2015 Firematic, Fire Police, Administration officers and Board of Directors. Winners are listed below and congratulations to all.
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 McCarthy
2nd Lieutenant ... (Full Story)


11-30-2014 PVFD Bail Out Drill
11-30-2014 PVFD Bail Out Drill

PVFD Bail Out Drill

Associate Member Lois Rizzi, November 30

On 11/30/14, Putnam Valley Fire Officers trained several firefighters on Bail-Out skills at Station 2. These are the skills whereby a firefighter, if trapped by encroaching flames, will have to “bail out” through a higher level window if order to escape. Each member was required to demonstrate how to properly secure their jump line to a stationary object (i.e.: pipe, radiator, window sill etc), prepare ... (Full Story & Photos)

PVFD Responds to Brush Fire

Associate Member Lois Rizzi, November 30

On 11/22/14, PVFD truck and members responded a brush fire on Lee and Sunset. Fire Police kept traffic clear from the area, while the firefighters made it to the scene of the fire. Foam was used from the brush truck, while members setup the pump to draft water from Oscawana Lake. Thanks to the quick actions of the Fire Department, the fire was quickly contained, with no risk to surrounding homes. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Brush Fire 11/22/14 - Lee & Sunset
Brush Fire 11/22/14 - Lee & Sunset

PVFD Open House - Sunday 10/12/14

Associate Member Lois Rizzi, October 22

PVFD held their open house for the community on Sunday, October 12th. There were several areas setup within the firehouse that provided useful information for the public. Child identification registration was available, Bureau of Emergency Services talked about how they investigate fires to determine cause and Fire Police were on hand to talk about how they assist with traffic control on a fire or ... (Full Story & Photos)

Roof Ventilation Drill - Sunday 9/28/2014

Associate Member Lois Rizzi, October 02

Sunday the 28th of September, PVFD members held a roof ventilation drill at the training center. It was well attended and the team was able to practice these important skills.

Ventilation is the process of removing smoke, heat & toxic gases and replacing them with cool, clean, oxygen-rich air. Firefighters use ventilation techniques to gain control of the fire, to allow life-saving search and rescue ... (Full Story & Photos)

9/28/2014 Roof Ventilation Drill
9/28/2014 Roof Ventilation Drill

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