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Mechanicstown Fire Department's 1st Annual Car and Bike Show

Posted by [email protected] on June 14, 2014 at 10:50 PM

The Mechanicstown Fire Department invites you to its first annual car, truck and bike show. Everybody is welcome.


If you have a car/truck/bike that you are proud of and want to show to the world this is the event for you.


Trophies will be awarded for the following categories:

1st, 2nd, 3rd place Modern Import (1980-present), Modern Domestic (1980-present), Antique/Classic (1979-older), Trucks/4x4's, and Bikes (import and domestic)

Also there ...

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11/4/13 Engine 25, Engine 22, Ladder 21, Automatic alarm with forcible entry.

Posted by [email protected] on November 5, 2013 at 11:40 PM

At approximately 23:30 hours on 11/4, the Mechanicstown Fire Department was dispatched to an automatic fire alarm sounding at a retail store in the Galleria Mall.

Within two minutes of the alarm, Engine 22 / Ladder 21 responded with full crews. Engine 25 responded shortly thereafter.

Upon arrival, L21 chauffeur set the truck up and laddered the building using the aerial device.

Truck company entered the building bound for the store with a keyholder 15 to 20 minutes away.

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Posted by John Young - Captain on August 16, 2013 at 10:20 AM

MECFD started friday morning no different than any other, at around 09:00hrs the first call came in for a AFA 24 Crystal Run Xing. Car 6 called inservice and had the command. While enroute the Dept was toned out for a second general alarm at the Galleria Mall. Car 1 had command of that assignment. Due to localized flooding across the area the MECFD would remain busy for the rest of the day, handling multiple pump outs, water rescues, MVA's, and general alarms. The Big House would eventually r...

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Ladder Company 21, Engine Company 25, Automatic Alarm with Forcible Entry

Posted by [email protected] on May 3, 2013 at 12:50 AM

At approximately 2300 hours on May 2nd, MECFD was alerted for an automatic fire alarm sounding in a commercial building.

Ladder Company 21 responded with a full crew, Chaueffer, Officer, Irons, Can, and Roof.

Engine Company 25 responded shortly thereafter.

Car 5 assumed command.

Upon arrival, Ladder 21 crews observed a locked commercial sliding door with a commercial articulating deadbolt.

Orange County Dispatch advised command that a building keyholder had been ...

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4/27/2013 Dept 27 Weekly Work Detail

Posted by John Young - Captain on April 27, 2013 at 6:25 PM

Crews spent the mid morning and early afternoon doing weekly chores around the house. Washing and scrubbing apparatus truck bays and moping interior floors. Also weekly apparatus truck checks were completed, followed by a nice small family BBQ at headquarters.


Posted by John Young - Captain on April 27, 2013 at 5:05 PM

While Dept 5 was operating at 2nd Alarm fire, county dispatch requested one engine to standby Dept 5's headquarters. Engine 22 responded with a total of 4 under the command of Lt. A. Hicks Jr. Car 1 and Car 6 also responded on the assignment. Just as mecfd units were arriving at Dept 5's headquarters county dispatch requested the standby co. to respond to a AFA at Wallkill Golf Course. Car 1, 6, and Engine 22 responded crews arrived to nothing showing and investigated. After further investiga...

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4/24/2013 Rescue 19 and Town of Wallkill EMS Perform Wilderness Extrication.

Posted by [email protected] on April 25, 2013 at 4:45 AM

On Wednesday morning, The Mechanicstown Fire Department responded to a reported ATV accident in the woods off Goshen Tpke.

Rescue 19 and Brush Unit 123 responded.

Car 6 "command" was first on the scene, along with TOWVAC. After locating the victim, it was determined that he would need to be carried out.

FF/EMT Zerilli assisted in patient stabilization with TOWVAC, and Car 6 coordinated the extrication using a stokes basket and ropes.

The extrication required carrying t...

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4/24/2013 Truck Company 21 First Due - Possible Structure Fire in a Nursing Home

Posted by [email protected] on April 25, 2013 at 4:40 AM

On Wednesday morning, the Mechanicstown Fire Department was dispatched to Rykowski Ln for an automatic fire alarm sounding.

While responding, units were advised that the caller was reporting a moderate smoke condition in the building.

Car 6 "command" arrived first, and found that the building had been evacuated.

Ladder Company 21 arrived shortly thereafter, and FF Zerilli made entry to investigate.

21 Truck found a smoke condition in the kitchen, secondary to burnt foo...

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4/22/2013 Engine Company 25 Runs First Due - Possible Structure Fire, SLFD

Posted by John Young - Captain on April 24, 2013 at 9:40 AM

On Monday afternoon, Mechanicstown Engine Company 25 responded, first due, to a reported structure fire in the Crestwood Apartments, Silver Lake Fire District.

Car 6 "operations" arrived first with light smoke showing on the first floor, two story wood frame, garden style apartment complex.

Car 1 arrived shortly thereafter, assumed command.

Engine 125 responded with 4 interior, under command of LT T. Hicks.

Upon arrival, 125 picked up a hydrant, crews began stretching ...

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