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The Sparrowbush Engine Company would like to congratulate several town residents that have joined the ranks of our department over the past couple of months. Please help us welcome Junior Firefighter James Oosterom - Joined December 4th 2018, Probationary Member David Byrnes -Joined February 5th 2019 and Junior Firefighter Scott Glynn Joined March 5th 2019.
It is with deep remorse the Sparrowbush Engine Company announces the passing of Fire Police Lieutenant William "Bill" Witzel. Bill has served the fire service community for over 40 years. He started his volunteer service in the Theills Fire Department (Rockland County) where he was a member for 37 years, in 2013 he joined SECO and became Fire Police Lieutenant in 2017. Funeral Service Announcement will be made at a later time. Please keep the Witzel family in your prayers.
It is with deep remorse the Sparrowbush Fire District and Sparrowbush Engine Company announces the passing of 50+ year Life Member, Past Chief, Past Commissioner and Past Chairman of the Board of Fire Commissioners Charles Elmore. Chief Elmore also served the company as the Company Secretary and Fire Police Captain for 25+ years until his retirement in 2012. Chief Elmore went home to God on Saturday February 9th 2019. Please keep the Elmore family in your thoughts.Services for Past Chief Charlie...
The Sparrowbush Engine Company will bot be selling Christmas Trees this year due to issues finding a supplier to supply the trees in time. We thank everyone that has purchased trees in the past from us and recommend you support our brothers and sisters at the Matamoras Fire Dept. 506 Ave Q Matamoras, PA 18336
On Saturday April 14th 2018 at 2023hrs SECO units and Port Jervis Volunteer Ambulance Corps. was dispatched for a patient having a possible heart attack on Wilson Rd. OC911 advised responding units that CPR instructions were being given and CPR was being performed. Upon arrival of 41-1 and 3, it was confirmed that the patient was in cardiac arrest and CPR was in progress. Members of the FD and PJVAC continued CPR and set up an AED to defibrillate the patient. The patient was shocked 3 times with...
Town of Deerpark ResidentsOn Sunday March 4, 2018 the Town of Deerpark will open the Emergency Operations Center at town hall. Phone number for EOC is 845-856-E911 (3911). The EOC will be open from 10 AM till 4 PM. If you need any help please come by or call. If you need DRY ICE please inform officials at the EOC.Jack Flynn, Town of Deerpark Emergency Operation Director will be there to help you.Address: Town of Deerpark Town Hall420 Route 209Huguenot, NY 12746Town of Deerpark Town Hal...
February 15th 2018 1700hrs From Port Jervis Police Chief William Worden:"Thank you Chief James S Oosterom and the men and women of the Sparrowbush Fire Department for responding the incident on Rt 42 and closing the road to ensure that we were able to safely process the scene. We truly appreciate your service and the close working relation between our fire and police... Thank You! PJPD"The above was in regards to the TD Bank Robbery and subsequent chase that ended in our...
Attention members if you have not paid your dues for 2017 as of yet, they are due by the close of the monthly business meeting on Tuesday January 2nd, or you will be considered in arrears and risk suspension. As of today there are 11 members not paid.Also 2018 dues are also due at this time for all members. In arrears: Rich Bedford, John Hill, Stan Oseicki
Santa Claus will be coming to town on Saturday December 16th. He will be making three stops with the Fire Department. Bring the kids out to see him. Stop #1 - Maple Tree Mobile Home Park - Switch Ln and Fox Ln 2pm to 230pmStop #2 - Greenwood Mobile Home Park - Greenwood Dr and St Rte 42 315pm to 345pm Stop #3 - Sparrowbush Main St Fire House - 430pm
On Tuesday December 5th SECO held our annual meeting with election of Company and District Officers: Chief - James Oosterom 1st Asst. Chief - Jeremy Swingle 2nd Asst. Chief - Carl L Van HornCaptain - Chris Morgan 1st Lieutenant - Kevin Fisher 2nd Lieutenant - Michael Reiser Dive Master - Dave Fisher Asst. Dive Master - Matthew Shauger Medical Officer - Georgia MosherFire Police Capt. - Martin Reiser Fire Police Lt, - William Witzel Presiden...
The Sparrowbush Engine Company would like to thank the community for their support and celebrating our 100th Anniversary and history with us. We do understand that a disturbance was caused in your everyday lives with road closures and traffic delays last Saturday during the Orange County Volunteer Firemen's Parade, over the past year we worked hard to get notifications out to our residents and to set a parade route that would cause only a minimal disturbance and delay in your lives...
The company voted in 3 new members at our monthly meeting on Tuesday August 8th. The following will be placed on our active roles Morgan Richard Mosher- transfer from Social to Active - Transfer from PJFD where he was a Lt. for Eng 4, Kenneth Burton, and Ryan McGavin - Junior Member. We accept anyone 16yrs old and older that is willing to learn the position of firefighter, EMT, Dive, Rope Rescue; we also accept anyone 16 and older that is looking to help out on our social end an...
On Tuesday July 11th the members of SECO welcomed Probationary Member Sean Maiorana to the company. If you have FIRE in you like Sean did stop in and see us any Tuesday evening or Apply Online here Our Membership Application Page We accept anyone 16yrs old and older, there is something for everyone to do.
On this date 37 years ago we lost one of our own, to a LODD, during a fire on Old Cahoonzie Rd. Tonight, as we do every year on December 15th a group of members, braved the below zero temps from the wind chill, went to the Rio Cemetery in Cahoonzie and laid a wreath on the grave of Firefighter/Diver Vincent "Vinny" C. Innella. After we paid our respects there we traveled back down to the Pine Hill Cemetery in Sparrowbush and placed wreaths on those members that passed away while servin...
To our residents on Sunday December 18th 2016 at 4pm the Sparrowbush FD will be escorting Santa Clause around the district. If you see us on your street or in your development come on out stop us to say hello and visit with Santa.
On Tuesday December 6th 2016, SECo members held their annual meeting and election of officers.Line Officers:Chief- Carl W Van Horn1st Asst. Chief- James Oosterom...2nd Asst. Chief- Jeremy SwingleCaptain- Carl L Van Horn1st Lieutenant- Christopher Morgan2nd Lieutenant- Kevin FisherSocial Officers:President- Michael ReiserVice President- Danielle GlynnSecretary- Scott GlynnTreasurer- Thomas GlynnCongratulations to all
On November 4th 2016, Sparrowbush FD made history when our Vice President Danielle L. Glynn was installed as the first female President of the Orange County Volunteer Firemen's Association (OCVFA). The OCVFA started its 102nd year with the Installation dinner of its officers held at the West Hill's Golf Course In Middletown, NY. The Sparrowbush FD also started its 100th Anniversary celebration year at this dinner and will end its celebration year the week of September 17th-23th when we h...
Recently we sent out a letter to our residents as a notification of our upcoming 100th Anniversary and what will be happening in September 2017 to celebrate. As we come closer to September of next year we will send out and also place on this website and Facebook an update with where events are occurring, parade route and road closures for Saturday September 23rd, 2017. If you have any questions please call the Fire House at 845-856-5047, Vice President Danielle Glynn at 845-699-1035, or Se...
The Annual car show schedule for Sunday June 5th at Station 1 has been postponed an new date will be announced.
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January/April/July/October: Car 1 & Car 4
February/May/August/November: Car 2 & Car 5
March/June/September/December: Car 3 & Car 6
Duty Chief/Officer handles all Communications to the County, Responds to all incidents after normal hours (10p to 6a), Responds on all Mutual Aid Calls, Contact Officer for all Public Service and Non-Emergency Calls
Truck Checks for September to be done by Parade Detail
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Boat 1, Boat 2, Jetski-Dive Squad
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2017- 93 (including 1 local- Nyack FD Rockland County NY 12/18/17
2015- 86 (Including 1 local- Mt Marion FD Ulster County NY 12/19/15)
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The offical site of the Orange County Volunteer Firefighters Association.
Offical Website of the Monticello Fire Department in Monticello NY