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December - July 2022 Headline Photos


12/20/2022 Structure fire on Bloomingdale Ave,

        Just after 7:05 pm on Tuesday December 20, 2022, East Greenbush Fire District #3 was dispatched for a structure fire on Bloomingdale Ave. Initial units arrived to a fully involved shed fire. [...]

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12/18/2022 Mutual Aid fire on Bellemeade Street.in the Wynantskill Fire District.

        Just before 5:20 am on Sunday December 18, 2022, Wynantskill Fire pagers were activated for a structure fire on Bellemeade St. Initial units were faced with a search in major fire conditions.[...]

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12/05/2022 Fire Prevention at the Main Station.
        On December 5, 2022, the East Greenbush Fire Company hosted a fire prevention session at our Main Station.


12/03/2022 Wreaths across East Greenbush.
        On Saturday, December 3, 2022, the East Greenbush Fire Company remembered a few of our departed Life Members and members who passed away while an active firefighter of the EGFD, by laying a wreath on their grave for the Holiday Season.[...]

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11/29/2022 Tuesday night department training "Fast Equipment"
        11/29/2022 Tuesday night department training: Reviewing FAST equipment at the Firehouse.

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11/19/2022 Mutual Aid fire on Washington Ave. Ext.in the Defreestville Fire Department.

        Just before 11 pm on Saturday November 19, 2022, EGFD pagers were activated for the second alarm for a reported barn fire on Washington Ave. Ext. in the Defreestville Fire Department. Initial units were faced with a fully involved Barn which was endangering a nearby residence. But they knocked the fire down after 30 minutes.
        Units from Wynantskill, Rensselaer, Clinton Heights, Best Luther, East Greenbush Fire departments responded along with North Greenbush Ambulance.

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11/18/2022 Drive Tru BBQ and Trivia Night.
        On Friday, November 181th, the East Greenbush Fire Company Held 2 events at the Park station: a drive thru BBQ and then a trivia night.

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11/8/2022 Tuesday night department training "Egg Race"
        11/8/2022 Tuesday night department training. Sometimes training with tools of the trade can put things under pressure. Egg races at the Firehouse.

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9/27/2022 Fire Evolution & Arson Awareness training.

        Drill for 9/27/2022 was training in Fire Evolution & Arson Awareness. We added the time stamps on most of the photos to show how fast the fire can spread.

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In Honor of Chuck Alger.

       Our department has lost a dear friend and longtime dedicated member.
       Before our September meeting we honored a request by Chuck's sister to drink a toast in his honor.

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9/11/2022 Life Members day.
        On Sunday, September 11th, the East Greenbush Fire Company celebrated the 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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9/6/2022 and 9/9/2022 Car accidents.
        On Sept 6th the East Greenbush Fire Dept responded to Columbia turnpike and Park Dr.for a car accident. Then, on 9/9 the dept. responded for a 3 car accident at Hays Rd. and Phillips Rd.

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8/26/2022 Mutual Aid fire on Bloomingrove and Washington Ave Ext.

        At 10:58 PM on August 23, 2022, Defreestville and Wynantskill pagers were activated for a reported structure fire on Bloomingrove and Washington Ave Ext. The first arriving Chief saw a well involved fire from Route 4 and immediately called for the transmission of a second alarm. [...]

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8/23/2022 Mutual Aid fire on Daniel St.

        At 4:29 AM on August 23, 2022, CHFD pagers were activated for a reported structure fire on Daniel St. The first arriving Chief found a well involved fire in the building and immediately called for the transmission of a second alarm. [...]

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8/17/2022 Structure fire on Elliot Rd.

        At 12:50 PM on August 17, 2022, EGFD and CHFD pagers were activated for a reported structure fire on Elliot Rd. [...]

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8/16/2022 Barbara J. Lehmann Scholarship Program.
       East Greenbush Fire Company President Trace Cullum proudly announces the recipient of the Barbara J. Lehmann Memorial Scholarship Program for 2022. 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 2022 recipient is Lauren Preston. Ms. Preston, a 2022 graduate of Columbia High School, is entering North Carolina State University in August and will be focusing on a Fashion and Textile Management curriculum. Ms. Preston was introduced and presented with her Scholarship award during the August meeting of the East Greenbush Fire Company.
        The Fire Company commends this college entrant for her admirable academic achievements and pursuit of a higher education.

8/13/2022 FASNY 150th Annivesary Parade in Tarrytown.


        On August 13th 2022 our department participated in the FASNY 150th Anniversary Parade hosted by the Tarrytown Fire Department and the Firefighters Association of the State of New York in Tarrytown, New York.
       Our department won Best Overall Color Guard, Best Appearing 21 & Over in Line, and 2nd Best Overall.
       Congrats to all who participated!

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In Honor of Kathy Miller.

       Our department has lost a dear friend and longtime member.
       Kathy was the life of many social events and activities. She was at nearly every fundraiser for many years.
       More importantly, she was an advisor to our Explorer Post 11 for many years. She was instrumental in maintaining a pipeline of new members for not only our department, but surrounding agencies as well.
       Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family, which includes her husband (and longtime member) Marty.
       Ma, we miss you.

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7/17/2022 Transformer fire at Bressel Rd.substation.

        At 6:00 PM on July 17, 2022, Most EGFD firefighters lost power in their homes and then their pagers went off for a fire on route 4.Upon arrival East Greenbush Fire Car 1 reported an active transformer fire at the NatGrid substation on Bressel Rd.

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7/13/2022 Structure Fire Mutual Aid in Rensselaer NY.

        At 6:05 PM on July 13, 2022,Rensselaer City Fire Department was dispatched to a smoking house behind the city library. Upon arrival Rensselaer Car 1 reported an active structure fire on Willow St. and asked that a second alarm be transmitted. [...]

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7/08/2022 Major mutual Aid in Averill Park.

        At 10:30 AM on July 8th, 2022,Averill Park Fire Department was dispatched to Old route 66 for a reported Barn Fire.
            The photo above is from this must see YouTube Video..

       Upon arrival Averill Park began a series of requests (1st,2nd,3rd and general alarm) for manpower and equipment to fight the fire. [...]

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7/6/2022 Fire at a business on Miller Rd.
        On July 6th at 5:00 PM East Greenbush Fire Dept responded to Miller rd. for an minor fire in a business.

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