6/11/2021 EGFD Members make quick work of afternoon fire on Columbia Turnpike. By Greg Forgea.
At approximately 12:30PM on Friday, June 11th, the
East Greenbush Fire Department was dispatched for a reported structure fire at a large commercial restaurant on Columbia Turnpike.
Car 2 (Forgea) called enroute and was advised by East Greenbush Communications that they had received multiple calls
and an off-duty firefighter on scene reported a working fire. [...]
5/31/2021 Tanker Truck Roll Over on American Oil Rd.by: M. Benson, Jr., Assistant Chief
At 14:49hrs on May 31, 2021 , the members of the East Greenbush Fire Department were transmitted for a tanker roll over
at the end of American Oil Road in the Port of Rensselaer. East Greenbush Car 2 (G.Forgea) arrived on scene within a couple of minutes and located a tanker on its
side just off the roadway.[...]
5/9/2021 EGFD Members make quick work of afternoon fire. by: M. Benson, Jr., Assistant Chief
Shortly after 3:14 PM the members of the East Greenbush Fire Department were transmitted by the East Greenbush
Emergency Communications Center for a reported structure fire on Troy Road. Car 1 and Car 3 responded shortly after the call was transmitted.
Dispatchers advised the chiefs that a passerby stated "smoke from the rear of the residence". [...]
Members of The East Greenbush Fire Company,
DA's office, EGPD, EGTA, Columbia Athletics, EGCSD and the Town of East Greenbush participated in the Catholic Charitie's Community
Partnership and Regional Food Bank of Northeastern
New York's Food Distribution event in the parking lot of Martin Electric.
Tuesday Morning, 3/23/2021 the East Greenbush Fire Dept was drilled outside, practicing
our pumping and tanker relay skills.
3/9/2021 Brush fire Schuurman Rd.
Tuesday Morning, 3/9/2021 at 10:13 am, the East Greenbush Fire Dept was dispatched for a brush fire on Bayberry Ct.
in the Schodack Protection District and Schodack Valley Fire Dept was dispatched for a brush fire on Schuurman Rd (same fire). [...]
Saturday evening, 3/6/2021 at 8:48 pm, the Castleton Fire Department was toned out for a reported chimney fire,
but when police arrived on scene, they had a working structure fire with fire showing from the exterior of the structure and the second floor. [...]
At approximately 1640 on Monday, the East Greenbush Fire Department was alerted for a reported structure fire in the Schodack Center part of our district. First arriving chief officers were confronted with a homeowner who was reporting a fire in the basement.
Just After 4:22 pm The Rensselaer County Dispatch Center activated the
West Sand Lake Fire Department, Best Luther Fire Department and Bruen Rescue for a
Fire in the Fireplace wall at 284 Best Rd.[...]