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Past Headline Photos Page 2


7/19/2013 Propane Leak.
Crews operated most of the day at a large propane leak. Command struck the second alarm and added an additional engine and truck from station 8. Many agencies operated at this scene for over 4 hours until the tank was secure. We thank our Ladies Auxiliary and all the mutual aid departments as well as the county bureau of emergency services personnel and both heating companies that also helped on such a hot day.


7/7/2013 West Sand Lake standby plus graduation.


7/1/2013 GreenBriar Way Structure Fire.


6/30/2013 village of Castleton flooding.


6/22/2013 HVVFA Parade. Trophy is for !st Place in our division.


6/17/2013 Thunderstorm Structure Fire and Wires Down.


6/10/2013 South Schodack Wetdown.


6/9/2013 Gas Leak.


5/27/2013 Foam Drill.


5/27/2013 Phillips Rd Kitchen Fire.


5/27/2013 Phillips Road Kitchen Fire.


5/17/2013 Borderline Porch fire with BLFD.


5/15/2013 Mutual Aid Milk Plant fire with CHFD.


5/11/2013 PubEd/Car Show.


5/7/2013 Engine 9/Explorers Drill.


5/4/2013 Best Luther Mutual Aid Brush Fire.


April 2013 Eddy's first PubEd event YMCA.


4/18/2013 Pancake Breakfast.


4/9/2013 Drill at Rensselaer Co Training Tower.


4/8/2013 Port of Rensselaer Dump Truck accident.


4/1/2013 Hannaford Plaza Gas Leak.
        East Greenbush Fire was dispatched by the Town of East Greenbush dispatch center for a report of a smell of natural gas from the restaurant Chez Mikes. Car 4(Jeff Tooker) arrived and confirmed a heavy smell of natural gas in the area. Car 3 (Chris Dick), engine 7,8,9,R-11 and the ladder truck all responded on the box. The truck company forced entry into the business and found explosive reading inside the restaurant. Crews' evacuated neighboring businesses, secured a water source, stretched lines and searched the building for the source. An additional engine was requested from the Heights to be added to the box. Crews were in service prior to the 3 hour mark. The restaurant was turned over to the owner and National Grid stayed on the scene to work on the problem. Thanks to the Heights for the additional engine and command officer. We are lucky to have such a working relationship with our neighboring department.


March 2013 Fish nights at the Firehouse.


3/1/2013 Columbia Turnpike Pumpout.
        After lunch on March 1st EGFD was dispatched for a water problem on Columbia Turnpike near Park Drive. The cause of the water problem was a broken pipe in the wall on the 3rd floor. TK had already cut the water so we pumped out about 3 inches worth of water.


3/1/2013 I-90 Car Fire.


2/26/2013 Mayday Refresher.


2/21/2013 Gas leak at Day Care.
        EGFD responded for a gas leak at a day care center. While crews checked for a leak Bruin Ambulance and EGFD Utility 11 were used to keep the children and day care workers warm on a cold and blustery day. No leak was found and everyone returned safely to the building.


2/2/2013 Third Annual Firehouse Chile Cookoff.

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