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June - January 2017 Headline Photos


6/30/2017 Thunderstorm damage Schodack near exit 12.
        On Friday, June 30th, at approximately 4:15 PM, a strong thunderstorm passed thru Schodack near I-90 exit 12 with sufficient energy to blow down a fireworks tent and uproot several trees. 4 injured people were transported to the hospital.


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6/29/2017 Pickup Fire.
        Tuesday, June 29th, the East Greenbush Fire Company responded for a fully involved Pickup fire near exit 8 on I-90.[...]


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2017 East Greenbush Fire Group Photo.

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06/17/2017 Hudson Valley Volunteer Fireman's Assoc. Parade.
                                                   East Greenbush Fire Company Wins Four Trophies.
       The dedicated members of the East Greenbush Fire Company were awarded four trophies this past weekend at the 128th Annual Convention of the Hudson Valley Volunteer Fireman's Association, which was hosted by the West Glens Falls Fire Department. [...]

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06/16/2017 Hudson Valley Volunteer Fireman's Assoc. Mardi Gras Parade.
        On Friday evening, June 16, 2017 the members participated in the annual Mardi-Gras parade [...]

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6/20/2017 Gas Leak.
        Midmorning, on Tuesday, June 20th, the East Greenbush Fire Company responded for a possible gas leak at a business[...]


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6/13/2017 Gas Leak.
        Midmorning, on Tuesday, June 13th, the East Greenbush Fire Company responded for an outside gas leak at a residence[...]


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6/11/2017 Run for Help event at Goff School.
        On Sunday, June 11th, the East Greenbush Fire Company provided a cooling station for the Run for Help at Goff School.


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6/9/2017 Early afternoon Car Accident at the turn on Phillips Rd. No injuries so EGFD stayed in quarters.


5/27/2017 East Greenbush & 5/28/2017 Renselaer Memorial Day Parades.



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5/23/2017 Defreestville Mutual Aid Extrication drill.

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05/20/2017 FASNY Fireman's Home Parade.
        On Saturday, May 20th, the East Greenbush Fire Company was honored to participate in the 125th Anniversary of the Fireman's Home in Hudson, New York. As part of the weekend's events, a spectacular parade, coordinated by the Fireman's Association of New York State (FASNY) in partnership with the Hudson Fire Department's Inspection Day Parade, was conducted on the streets in the City of Hudson and concluded at the Fireman's Home.[...]

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5/10/2017 Oil Burner problem.
        On Friday, May 10th, the East Greenbush Fire Dept was dispatched for a structure fire in the Main Station zone. [...]


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5/9/2017 Mutual Aid Port tanker relay drill.

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5/5/2017 Wires Down.
        On Friday, May 5th, the Capital district was hit by severe storms which created storm damage. This is one of those calls.


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4/30/2017 RecruitNY Open House Phillips Rd. Station.
        On Sunday, April 30th, the East Greenbush Fire Company participated in the FASNY state wide program to recruit new members into the volunteer fire service. "Volunteer fire departments need more than firefighters. You can use your skills to benefit the volunteer fire service in a number of ways. Visit your local department to see how you can truly make a difference."


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4/15/2017 Special Training. By Mike Benson Jr.
       On Saturday, April 15, 2017 twenty of our members attended an 8 hour hands on training class conducted by Brotherhood Instructors.[...]


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4/7/2017 Fish and Chips Night.
       On Friday April 7th the third East Greenbush Fire Company Fish and Chips Night was held in the Phillips Rd Banquet Hall. The last Fish Night will be April 14th.


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4/9/2017 Pancake Breakfast.
       On Sunday April 9th East Greenbush Fire Company Pancake Breakfast was held in the Phillips Rd Banquet Hall.


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3/18/2017 Thin Ice Rescue in Stephentown Fire District by Martin Miller.
       On Saturday March 18, A man walking his dog cut across a pond and broke through the ice. He was in about five and a half of water, that was just about freezing. [...]


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3/3/2017 Chimney Fire.
       At 5:30 PM on Friday March 3rd, East Greenbush Fire District was dispatched for a chimney fire on Hayes Rd. Engine 7, Engine 9. Truck 11 and Utility 11 responded.[...]


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3/3/2017 Mutial Aid Tanker Truck rollover in Defreestville Fire District.
       On Friday March 3rd, Defreestville and Wynantskill was toned out for a Tanker Truck rollover on the Exit 8 exit ramp. East Greenbush was toned out for assistance.[...]


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3/2/2017 Final day for Truck 11 in the Firehouse.

       Truck 11 (1991) left the district for the final time on Thursday March 2, 2017 [...]


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2/15/2017 Reno Rd. structure fire.

       On February 15th the East Greenbush Fire Dept was toned out at 9am for a structure fire on Reno Rd. [...]


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1/14/2017 Goff School Winter Fest with smokey bus.


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2017 Installation Banquet by Peter Lehmann.
                                                 East Greenbush Fire Company Elects Officers for 2017
       The gala 101st Annual Installation and Inspection of the East Greenbush Fire Company was held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy, New York on Saturday January 21, 2017.


       The traditional inspection of the members was performed by East Greenbush Fire District No. 3 Commissioner Michael Benson, Sr. Fire Company Chaplin Fr. Joseph O’Brien provided the evening’s Invocation.[...]

       Past Chief Timothy Boel offered the oath of office to the Executive Officers for 2017:
       Vice President Marc Iorio installed the officers of the Ladies Auxiliary to the East Greenbush Fire Company for 2017:

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1/4/2017 Mutial Aid Shed fire in West Sand Lake Fire District.
       West Sand Lake (Sta. 43) was toned out for a large shed fire on Best Road with day-time mutual aid & special calls for tankers. Engine 8 originally was called to cover in Best Luther's Main Station but was called to the scene to help with overhaul.[...]


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