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December - July 2017 Headline Photos


12/29/2017 RockPort Ct. Fire.
        At approximately 4:35 PM on Friday, December 29, the East Greenbush Fire Department was dispatched to a reported Structure Fire on Rockport Court in the Town of East Greenbush. Fire units arrived within minutes of dispatch and found a working fire{...]


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12/19/2017 Car Fire Sunoco Gas Station Elliot Rd.
       On Tuesday evening at approximately 18:00hrs the members of the East Greenbush Fire Department were alerted by the town of East Greenbush Emergency Communications Center two calls: an alarm drop at Evergreen Commons and a car fire at 611 Columbia Turnpike (at Elliot Rd.)


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12/19/2017 Highview Place Fire.
        At 7:49AM on December 19, 2017 the East Greenbush Fire Department was dispatched to 2 Highview Placed for a reported structure fire.[...]


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12/17/2017 Mutual Aid Fire in Rensselaer.
       On Sunday afternoon at approximately 13:30hrs the members of the East Greenbush Fire Department were alerted by the town of East Greenbush Emergency Communications Center for a second alarm mutual aid request for a Structure fire at 818 First St. in the City of Rensselaer.[...]

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12/10/2017 & 12/15/2017 Car Accidents.
       Our members responded to several traffic accidents this month, Two, pictured here, occured on Columbia Turnpike and Route 4.


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11/14/2017 East Greenbush Extrication drill.

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11/11/2017 Pizza Night.
       Pictures from the November Pizza Night at the EGFD Banquet Hall.


11/9/2017 Mutual Aid Fire in Port of Rensselaer. By Mike Benson Jr.
       On Thursday afternoon at approximately 15:18hrs the members of the East Greenbush Fire Department were alerted by the town of East Greenbush Emergency Communications Center for a mutual aid request requiring a full department response for the Port of Rensselaer tanker box 2nd alarm assignment. [...]

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10/24/2017 I-90 Car Accident.
       Our members responded to several traffic accidents this month, however the most significant call was on October 24th. At approximately 17:09hrs our members were alerted by the town of East Greenbush Emergency Communications Center of a multi-car accident at the Interstate 90, Exit 9 eastbound on ramp that required heavy extrication involving multiple patients. [...]


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10/16/2017 Wal-Mart Fire by Mike Benson Jr.
        At approximately 16:39hrs on October 16, 2017 the East Greenbush Fire Department was dispatched to the Wal-Mart store located at 279 Troy Road for a reported structure fire. As Car 1 and Car 4 were responding to the call, the East Greenbush Emergency Communications Center alerted both Chiefs that an EGPD Sergeant arrived on scene and stated he had a heavy smoke condition inside the building [...]


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10/14/2017 Fire prevention detail at Becker's Farm Family Spooktacular.

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10/13/2017 Fire prevention detail.
        On Friday October 9th East Greenbush and Schodack Valley Fire Departments visited the Green Meadow School.

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10/9/2017 Fire prevention detail.
        Every October the Dept visits local schools and the public to promote fire safety. On Monday October 9th the Dept visited the Genet School.
        NFPA theme for this year is "Every Second Counts. Plan 2 ways out!

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10/5/2017 Mutual Aid Fire in Defreestville.
       At approximately 9:57 am, Thurday Morning morning, the East Greenbush Fire Department was transmitted for a 2nd alarm assignment and then a 3rd alarm to Glenwood Rd in the Defreestville fire District. [...]


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10/1/2017 County Memorial Service.
        On October 1, 2017 the County memorial service for Emergency Service members who have passed away in the last year was held at Hudson Valley Community College Bulmer Communications Center.
        The names of 75 Police, ambulance and Fire personnel were read and remembered at the service.

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9/29/2017 Fire prevention detail.
        Every October the Dept visits local schools and the public to promote fire safety. On Friday September 29th the Dept visited the Tutor Time day care.

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9/24/2017 EGFD Best Ball Golf Tournament Fundraiser.
        On Sunday, September 24, 2017 the East Greenbush Fire Company conducted our 23rd Annual Golf Outing fundraiser. [...]
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9/17/2017 Miller Rd Car Accident.
       On Sunday September 17th, East Greenbush Fire Dept was toned out for a Car accident at the corner of Columbia Turnpike and Miller Rd. [...]


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9/11/2017 9/11 Remembrance.
        On 9/11/2017 EGFD participated in the 9/11 Remembrance ceremony at Columbia High School. [...]

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9/10/2017 Old Timer's day. By Peter Lehmann
        On Sunday, September 10th, the East Greenbush Fire Company celebrated the 18th Annual Life Member’s Day. Several Life Members gathered under the Chief Frank Becker Memorial Pavilion to enjoy an afternoon of camaraderie. [...]

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9/09/2017 Green County Parade. By Mike Benson Jr.
        On Saturday, September 9, 2017 19 members from the East Greenbush Fire Co. participated in the 129th Annual Greene County Firefighters Convention held in East Durham. The East Greenbush Fire Co. marched behind District Chief Robert Lehmann and the department was awarded two 1st place trophies; Best Appearing Fire Unit out of county and Best Appearing Apparatus out of County. [...]

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8/26/2017 Family Day.

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8/22/2017 East Greenbush Extrication drill.

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8/15/2017 Barbara J. Lehmann Scholarship Program.
       East Greenbush Fire Company President Michael F. Lansing II proudly announces the recipient of the Barbara J. Lehmann Memorial Scholarship Program for 2017. Through the Barbara J. Lehmann Memorial Scholarship Program, the East Greenbush Fire Company provides scholarship grants to qualified applicants seeking to advance their education in their chosen field of study.
        The 2017 recipient is Bailey Caruso. Ms. Caruso is studying Chemistry/Adolescence Education at the State University of New York at Plattsburg and plans to become teacher. Ms. Caruso was presented with a Scholarship of $500.00 at the Fire Company's August 15th meeting. The East Greenbush Fire Company commends Ms. Caruso for her admirable academic achievements and pursuit of a STEM higher education.


8/10/2017 Luther Rd Car Accident.
       On Thursday March 3rd, East Greenbush Fire Dept was toned out for a Car accident at the Couse Corner Roundabout.[...]


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8/8/2017 Hose load Drill.
       On Tuesday, August 8th, the EGFD drilled on 3 different hose load stations. [...]


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8/5/2017 Mutual Aid Fire in City of Rensselaer.
       At approximately 4:08am, Saturday morning, the East Greenbush Fire Department was transmitted for a 2nd alarm assignment to the city of Rensselaer. Engine 9 handled the cover assignment and shortly after arriving at the Rensselaer North Station they responded to the scene. [...]


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8/3/2017 Explorer Drill.
       On Thursday, August 8th, the EGFD Explorers drilled with Joe Lacivita and his drones. [...]


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7/31/2017 Gasoline leak in Walmart Parking Lot.
        On Monday July 31st, at 1 pm. the East Greenbush Fire Department was called for a vehicle leaking gasoline in the Walmart Parking Lot.


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7/19/2017 Mutual Air to Castleton Power Plant.
        On Wednesday July 19th, the East Greenbush Fire Department was called for a second alarm box at the Castleton Power Plant.[...]


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7/12/2017 Green Meadow School Public Education event.
        On Wednesday July 12th, the East Greenbush Fire Company participated in a public education event with Schodack Valley Fire Dept. at Green Meadow School.


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7/9/2017 Lawn mower Fire. By Greg Forgea
        At approximately 1pm on Sunday the East Greenbush Fire Department was dispatched for a reported riding lawnmower on fire endangering a structure. [...]


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