Centerville Fire was dispatched at Noon Saturday to Plattclove to assist Tannersville Fire with a rope operation where an ice climber fell 15 feet while he and his group ascended the ice approximately 200 feet down. Rescuers set up a main line to successfully retrieve the group. The patient sustained minor back abrasions and was cleared by EMS. Units were clear of the scene and back in service at 14:17 hours.
The Centerville Fire District has purchased a Drone (D1) with a Numerical I.D. of 19-25. The Drone will be utilized in training, search and rescue, brush fires and special operations as needed. It will also be used to provide quick and accurate surveying of locations that may not be easily accessible, or may compromise the safety and well being of fire and emergency personnel alike.
– Centerville Fire District
On Thursday, February 16th about noon time, Centerville Fire was dispatched out to the intersection of Doyle’s Lane and Kings Highway for a Car Vs Train motor vehicle accident with entrapment. Upon arrival, 19 command requested for the road to be closed and a second alarm to be transmitted for all available manpower to the scene. Crews worked to cut 2 of the 3 occupants from the vehicle. 1 patient was fatally injured and 2 were transported the hospital via Diaz Ambulance for non life threatening injuries. Centerville was back in service at 14:51 hours.
Early Monday morning, February 13th, at about 1am, Centerville Fire was dispatched out with an engine and manpower to provide standby coverage for the Ulster Hose Fire District while they operated at a structure fire in the Skytop Motel. During that time, there was one additional call at 2am for an Automatic Alarm at the Texas Road House. Situation found a system malfunction had occurred. Company 61 had released Company 19 around 4 am and were back in quarters at approximately 4:30am
Between the hours of 08:30 and 13:30, there were 19 calls for tree and/or wires down causing hazardous conditions in the roadway as well as 2 tree on houses. 1 of which was with partial collapse of the structure. With in that time, Mutual aid was received from Glasco Fire for standby coverage and assisting with additional calls. Company 19 also responded to an auto accident involving a school bus with minor injuries. The scene was cleared and 19 Command released Company 29 from their mutual aid assignment.
A couple hours later Company 19 was toned out to 64 Victors Lane for a reported structure fire called in by a neighbor. Situation found was a burning barrel and 19 command returned all units for the final time that day. There were 2 structure fires, 1 auto alarm, 19 tree on wires and 1 Auto Accident, totaling 23 calls.
Personnel and equipment were dispatched at 07:11 hours Tuesday morning for a 2 car motor vehicle accident involving a school bus. Car 2 arrived on scene, established command and requested a second dispatch for additional man power to shut down State Route 32 in both directions. The school bus had 4 children on board at the time. The driver of the school bus and the driver of the second vehicle both suffered minor lacerations to their heads. The children did not sustain any injuries during the accident. Both Diaz Ambulance and Saugerties P.D. were on scene.