Sunday, May 8, 2016 01:22
Early Sunday morning at 01:22 hours Centerville-Cedar Grove was dispatched for a PIAA car into a utility pole at the intersection of Route 212 and Blue Mountain Road. Upon arrival Car 2 found 2 telephone poles broken that were hit by the car and found the car now fully involved in fire, the occupant was able to get out of the vehicle. Car 2 requested an additional dispatch to help handle the working car fire. Car 2, Car 3, and Car 4 responded as well as Engine 1, Engine 2, Rescue 1, and Rescue 2. Diaz Ambulance, Town of Saugerties Police, and Central Hudson all assisted at the scene. Units were back in service by 02:58 hours.
Sunday, May 1, 2016
Tickets for the Cedar Grove Fire Company's annual 4x4 raffle are available now! Tickets can be obtained and purchased from personnel directly or at the Cedar Grove fire house located at 2885 Route 32N, Saugerties, NY 12477. Please view the information below.
- The drawing will be held Sunday July 10, 2016 at the Sawyer Motors Car Show in the Village of Saugerties. You do NOT need to be present to win. Please provide a current phone number when completing the ticket information to successfully contact you of your winnings.
- The winner will have the option to choose between a 2016 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4x4 or $18,000 cash.
Ticket prices are as follows;
- $10.00 Each - 3 for $25.00
- 7 for $50.00 - 16 for $100.00
Answers to any and all questions regarding the Annual 4x4 raffle can be obtained by contacting the following personnel.
Asst. Chief Jon Lowrey - (845) 532-0986
Co. President Ken Brink - (845) 389-0766
Sunday, April 24, 2016
On Sunday April 24th the members of Centerville-Cedar Grove held a Spaghetti and meatballs dinner fundraiser for Past Fire Chief Bill Swart. The event was held at the Saugerties Elks Club on Route 32 in Saugerties. The event was a huge success and everyone involved helped make this event a success and a lot of money was raised for Bill and his family.
A great big THANK YOU to the Elks Club, all the businesses, donations, and people in the community who attended the event.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 16:14
On April 20th, 2016 members and equipment from the Centerville Fire District were dispatched to 1258 Church Road for a brush/woods fire. Upon arrival Car-1 reported an active 2 acre woods fire endangering a structure. Due to the high winds and dry ground, the fire was spreading quickly. Equipment and manpower were called in from neighboring companies to assist with the suppression of the fire. Woodstock Fire, West Hurley Fire were called to the scene with off road ATV's and manpower. Saugerties Fire and Mt Marion Fire were utilized for stand by coverage at our stations. Members worked for over 3.5 hours to completely extinguish the fire.
Monday, April 11, 2016 04:26
Early Monday morning at 04:26 hours the Centerville-Cedar Grove FAST team was dispatched under mutual aid to the Woodstock Fire Department (67) to 20 Wiley Lane in Woodstock for a working structure fire with occupants trapped inside. Upon arrival Car 1 was requested to have the FAST team go to work and a backup FAST team was dispatched from Mount Marion Fire Department (41). Car1, Car 4, and Rescue 1 responded to the scene.
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
The Centerville Fire District is teaming up with RecruitNY.org in an effort to attract the attention of our local community to join both the Centerville and Cedar Grove fire departments for their open house on Saturday April 23rd. Firefighters and officers alike will be available at both locations as listed below to welcome, show around and answer questions anyone interested in joining may have. We as volunteer firefighters believe the preservation of life and property is paramount not only in our own district but also the mutual aid districts we provide assistance to when called upon. Tasks such as these have been accomplished through out the years by the man power we offer in a moments notice. To ensure our safe and quick response to an emergency situation continues for years to come, we are offering the opportunity for anyone looking to join a family of dedicated men and woman in protecting their community to come out to either or both locations on Saturday April 23rd, between 11am and 3pm.Centerville Fire Co : 859 Route 212, Saugerties, NY 12477Cedar Grove Fire Co : 2885 Route 32 N, Saugerties, NY 12477
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
The Centerville Fire District and Department of Environmental Conservation, would like to remind everyone that there is a burn ban in effect now through May 14th, 2016. www.dec.ny.gov/press/105375.html
Saturday, March 5, 2016 18:32
On Saturday a little after 18:30 hours, Centerville Fire District was dispatched out to 7 Adrienne lane for a reported structure fire. Car 6 arrived on scene and reported a 2 story, 20' x 30' garage with heavy fire coming from the second floor. Car 2 transmitted the second alarm, dispatching multiple agencies for mutual aid assignments. Engine 2 arrived and the crew quickly went to work and knock down the bulk of the fire with in 10min. Crews from Engine 1 and Rescue 1 assisted with interior operations. Car 1 arrived and assumed command while Tanker 1, Tanker 2 as well as mutual aid tankers from Glasco, Saxton and Woodstock assisted with water operations. Overhaul took place soon after the fire was extinguished and ventilation of the structure remained in effect. Upon completion of an investigation, mutual aid companies were released from their assignments and Centerville - Cedar Grove units were back in service at 21:00 hours. Mutual Aid companies and their assignments were as follows; - Glasco (Tanker)- Mt. Marion (F.A.S.T)- Saugerties (Standby @ Cedar Grove)- Saxton (Tanker)- Ulster Hose (Manpower)- West Hurley (Standby @ Centerville)- Woodstock (Tanker)Also On Scene; - Central Hudson - Gas and Electric- Diaz Ambulance- Ulster County Fire Investigation Unit
Thursday, March 3, 2016 00:23
At 00:23 hours Centerville Cedar Grove with their FAST TEAM responded to a 2nd Alarm Fire at Deluxe Packaging on North Street in the Village of Saugerties. Saugerties Fire Department arrived and found a large machine on fire with a heavy smoke condition and sprinkler system going off and transmitted a 2nd alarm. The sprinkler system stopped the fire from spreading and contained the fire to the machinery. Rescue 1 responded with a crew of 5 as well as Car 3 and Car 4. Units were back in service at 02:18 hours.
Sunday, February 28, 2016
The Centerville Fire District is currently accepting applications for new members from the ages of 16 and older to join our family of fire fighters at our Centerville and Cedar Grove fire stations. We are always in search of individuals that carry the same incentive to protect their community. - Accepted members will receive;
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