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Low Angle Rope Rescue Drill

1st Lieutenant Chris Gravius, August 27

On Wed. 8/27/14, Mohegan Firefighters held a low angle rope rescue training at the Van Cortlandtville Elementary School on Rt. 6 in Mohegan Lake. The hill in front of the school was a great tool for us to use. Firefighters reviewed our rope rescue equipment, ropes, webbing, and knots. Once everybody reviewed this, firefighters began to set up anchor points utilizing Engine 252. Firefighters then set ... (Full Story & Photos)


Packaging Down Firefighter
Packaging Down Firefighter

FAS-Team Drills On FF Removal

1st Lieutenant Chris Gravius, August 25

On Mon. 8/25/14, Mohegan FAS-Team members gathered at the Furnace Woods Station (Sta. 3) for a FAS-Team drill. This drill's topic was Firefighter Removal from a second floor window using a 2:1 rope system. FAS-Team members reviewed FF packaging by turning the "down firefighter's" air pack and harness into a harness designed for lower a downed firefighter. Once this was reviewed, firefighters practiced ... (Full Story & Photos)


Rollover Sends 1 to Hospital

1st Lieutenant Chris Gravius, August 24

On Sunday 8/24/14 at approximately 6pm, Mohegan units were dispatched to Rt. 6 in the area of Domino's Pizza in Cortlandt for a reported motor vehicle accident rollover with injuries. Upon arrival, units found a 1 vehicle rollover accident on Jacobs Hill Rd just in from Rt. 6, with damage to a retaining wall. Members assisted EMS in treating rthe patient and 69B3 transported to Hudson Valley Hospital. ... (Full Story & Photos)


(Photo Credits: George Crowe III/lohu)
(Photo Credits: George Crowe III/lohu)

2 Motorcycle Accidents

Paul Tartaglia, August 16

On Saturday August 16th, Mohegan FD responded to 2 serious motorcycle accidents. The first one occurred 10:20am on the Bear Mountain Parkway by Brookside Avenue in Cortlandt between a motorcycle and a SUV. The biker and a passenger from the motorcycle were transported to Westchester Medical Center ALS and the driver of the SUV was transported to Hudson Valley Hospital Center BLS. During the incident ... (Full Story & Photos)


Lightning Causes Residential Fire

1st Lieutenant Chris Gravius, July 08

On Tues. 7/8/14 at 12:29am, Mohegan FD responded to a possible residential basement fire on Hunterbrook Rd during a thunderstorm. Upon arrival, firefighters found a slight haze of smoke throughout the residence, with the basement fire extinguished by the homeowner. Firefighters overhauled the basement, in the area of the dryer, and checked the residence for extension. While investigating, it was found ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 258 First Due
Engine 258 First Due


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