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6/29/2012 Clinton Heights Mutual Aid Structure Fire by Capt. Greg Forgea.
        At approximately 1750 hrs. on June 29th. Clinton Heights Fire Department was dispatched for a working fire with possible entrapment. Police arrived and confirmed a working fire and that the subject was removed from the house[...]
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6/21/2012 American Oil Road Truck incident.


5/29/2012 Mutual Aid fire with Wynantskill Fire Dept.
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5/25/2012 Troy Rd. Construction Accident.
        The East Greenbush Fire Co. offers our deepest condolances to the family and friends of Daniel Tobin.
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5/12/2012 Brush Fire.
        At approximately 3:30 pm East Greenbush Fire Dept was dispatched for a brush fire on Thompson Hill Rd. Engine 8 responded and extinguished the Fire.
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5/3/2012 Car Fire.
        At approximately 8:55 pm East Greenbush Fire Dept was dispatched for a car fire behind a shopping mall on Columbia Turnpike. Engine 9 responded and extinguished the Fire.
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4/4/2012 Rensselaer Mutual Aid Structure Fire by Greg Forgea.
        At approximately 1915 hours on April 4th, the Rensselaer City Fire Department was transmitted for an Alarm of fire on the 900 block of Broadway. First units on the air transmitted the second alarm and confirmed a working fire with an exposure problem on the D (Delta) side.[...]
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4/3/2012 South Schodack Mutual Aid Structure Fire by Greg Forgea.
        At approximately 0725 the South Schodack fire department and day time mutual aid were dispatched to the area of South Schodack Rd and the New York State Thruway for a reported working structure fire. Upon arrival of Battalion 4-1 and the chief officers from Schodack ordered a third alarm assignment with a special request for East Greenbush for Truck 11. [...]
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3/20/2012 Hazmat incident (broken water pipe) Troy Rd. by Mike Benson Jr.
        At approximately 1805hrs the EGFD was transmitted for a reported Hazmat Incident at a department store in the northern end of the Fire District. Car 1 and Car 4 arrived and Car 4 assumed fire command. Engine 8 arrived moments after the Chief units[...]
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2/21/2012 Car Accident Troy Rd. by Tom Whittemore.
        At approximately 11:50 AM on Tuesday February 21st the East Greenbush Fire Dept. was transmitted for a reported car accident in the parking lot of a local restaurant. Responders found a vehicle which had traveled across route 4, [...]
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2/7/2012 Palmer Rd. Barn Fire by Mike Benson Jr.
        At approximately 2140hrs the East Greenbush Fire Dept was transmitted for a reported structure fire on Palmer Road in the Schodack Center protective district. A quick response was made by all the Chiefs and apparatus as the department drill night [...]
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1/31/2012 Drill. By Tom Whittemore
        On January 31st Over 50 members of the EGFD and Explorers Post completed mandatory OSHA training at a Columbia Turnpike site. The training bureau set up five stations: dressing in full gear with SCBA, ventalation procedures on a roof, forcible entry practise, ladder truck setup, and rehabilitation procedures.
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1/31/2012 Chimney fire by Mike Benson Jr.
        Shortly after 2115hrs the East Greenbush Fire Dept was transmitted for a reported chimney fire on Smith Lane off of Hays Road. Car 1 and Car 2 arrived with Car 1 assuming command upon arrival. Car 2 reported a light smoke condition in the residence[...]
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1/19/2012 Mutual Aid Structure fire Defreestville by Greg Forgea.
        At approximately 0300 hours on 1/19/2012 members were alerted for a second alarm structure fire (signal 30, box 9-50) in the Defreestville fire district. EGFD Cars 3 and 4 were first on the air [...]
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1/14/2012 Miller Rd. Gas Leak by Mike Benson Jr.
        At approximately 11:37am the East Greenbush Fire Department was transmitted for an odor of natural gas inside the building of a medical facility. Shortly after the alarm was transmitted East Greenbush Car 1 arrived and alerted the first due Engine of a significant odor inside of the lobby.[...]
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