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2016 Incidents
Jan 16
Feb 18
Mar 10
Apr 14
May 7
Jun 10
Jul 18
Aug 15
Sep 6
Oct 17
Nov 15
Dec 2
Total 148

2017 Incidents
January 15
February 11
March 11
April 8
May 9
June 7
July 12
August 9
September 10
October 11
November 18
December 10
Total 131

2018 Incidents
January 4
February 3
March 6
April 8
May 21
June 11
July 14
August 8
September 8
October 7
November 9
December 7
Total 106

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Assemblyman Colin Schmitt and Arla James
Assemblyman Colin Schmitt and Arla James

99th Assembly District Salute to First Responders

Ex-Chief Jerry Galu, September 16

Congratulations to HFFD Firefighter Arla James and Fort Montgomery's Chief Don Smith for being recognized by Assemblyman Colin Schmitt at the Inaugural 99th Assembly District Salute to First Responders event.

Each Town and Village Board in the 99th Assembly District has the ability to nominate one First Responder that truly stands out in their community and is worthy of this official recognition. ... (Full Story & Photos)

National Preparedness Month Week 3 - Youth Prepardness

Ex-Chief Jerry Galu, September 15

Teach children what to do in an emergency if they are at home or away from home. www.ready.gov/kids #BeReady #YouthPrep

Help your kids know how to communicate during an emergency. Review these topics with them: Sending text message; Emergency contact numbers; Dialing 9-1-1 for help www.ready.gov/kids #BeReady #YouthPrep

Update school records and discuss emergency contact numbers with kids before ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Past President Fran Galu, September 09

The Officers and Members of the HFFD along with George Murphy-Dodson (their beautiful cat) congratulate Firefighter Barbara "Charlie" Murphy and John Dodson on their marriage! It was a beautiful Sunday ceremony at The Church of the Holy Innocents, Highland Falls. The bride and her attendants arrived in style on Engine 428, with Chief Erik Smith and Ex-Chief Jerry Galu as their escorts.
... (Full Story & Photos)

Dryer Fires

Ex-Chief Jerry Galu, August 11

With an number of dryer fires in our area recently, two of them in Monroe, the HFFD wanted to provide some information about home clothes dryer fires and what you can do to prevent them

Per the Untied States Fire Administration-
2,900 home clothes dryer fires are reported each year and cause an estimated 5 deaths, 100 injuries, and $35 million in property loss.
Failure to clean the dryer (34 percent) ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chief Erik Smith, July 31

Yesterday the HFFD was visited by Dr. Prabodh Panindre and a student from NYU Fire Research. They are conducing research for the NFPA on firefighter breathing systems. They toured the HFFD and reviewed our breathing systems as part of our research. Dr. Panindre has been a researcher on firefighter safety issues for over 10 years and is a professor of Mechanical Engineering at NYU. The HFFD constantly ... (Full Story & Photos)


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