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Damage to Tank Causes Large Propane Leak

News Staff, September 14

Wednesday morning at 8:48am, South Salem firefighters were dispatched to an outside odor of propane on Church Tavern Road. After investigating, it was determined that the smell was coming from the former Le Chateau Restaurant, which is currently under going renovation. When units arrived on scene they discovered a 1000 gallon propane tank that had been damaged and was leaking. Firefighters assessed the tank and determined that because of the damage and position of the tank, it was best to continue to allow the propane to off gas, and use a hand line to disperse it. Vista Fire Department's ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Structure Fire at John Jay Middle School

News Staff, August 29

At approximately 6:45, Monday evening, South Salem firefighters were dispatched to a reported structure fire at John Jay Middle School. An engine and tanker from Vista and a ladder from Croton falls were also automatically dispatched as part of the pre-planned response. Car 2452 was the first unit on scene and reported smoke showing from 2 exterior doors of the building, adjacent to the auditorium. "John Jay Command" was established and the 10-75 was transmitted due to the amount of smoke on arrival and the size of the building. This brought in mutual aid from Bedford Hills, Goldens Bridge, Katonah, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Extrication with Vista on Rt. 123

News Staff, June 12

Just after 3:30 this afternoon, Rescue 21 was dual dispatched with the Vista Fire Department for a reported rollover with possible extrication on Rt. 123 in the area of Mill River Road. Car 2451 was the first unit on scene and confirmed a single vehicle rollover, into a pole, with one trapped. Crews from Vista E143 and R21 worked together to stabilize the vehicle and extricate the victim. The victim was then placed into the care of Vista EMT's and the Westchester Medics and transported to the hospital. Rt. 123 was closed from Rt. 35 to Mill River Road for the duration of the call.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Second Rollover on Route 35

Chief Avery Scott, May 31

South Salem firefighters were once again out on Route 35 for a rolled over vehicle. Just after 9:30pm, on Tuesday, May 30th, firefighters were dispatched to a reported rolled over vehicle that was smoking, in the area of the firehouse. Car 2451 arrived on scene and advised that a single vehicle was on its side, smoking, with the lone occupant out and being evaluated by the Westchester EMS Medic. All Rescue 21 and Engine 166 had to do was to pull out of the firehouse and they were on scene. Rescue 21 crew secured the vehicle and stemmed the flow of fluids, while the crew from Engine 166 stood ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Rollover on Route 35

Chief Avery Scott, May 31

Just after 3pm on Sunday, May 29th, South Salem firefighters were dispatched to a reported rollover with extrication on Route 35 near the Shell station. As units were responding, the Westchester EMS (WEMS) medic who was first on scene, reported that all the occupants had removed themselves from the vehicle, or self extricated safely. Car 2451 was the first arriving fire unit and updated the location as west of the Shell station, on the hill adjacent to the Meadows and that a single vehicle had rolled over the guardrail.

While Route 35 was shut down and traffic diverted through Mark Mead Rd., ... (Full Story & Photos)

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