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Date & Time: Call Type:
12-05 17:40 Vehicle Accident w/injuries
12-04 16:26 Vehicle Accident w/injuries
12-04 13:31 Vehicle Accident w/injuries
12-04 05:02 Vehicle Accident w/injuries
12-03 22:15 Structure Fire
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Annual Elections

Monday, November 28, 2016 

Centerville Fire District

Annual Election


  Notice is hereby given that the Annual Election of the Centerville Fire District will be held on December 13, 2016 between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at the Cedar Grove Fire House located on Route 32, Saugerties, NY, for the purpose of electing one (1) Commissioner for a five (5) year term, commencing January 1, 2017 and ending December 31, 2021.  Also on the ballot will be a proposition to amend the district’s Length of Service Award Program (LOSAP) to increase, at no cost to district tax payers, the maximum years of service earned from 20 years to 25 years.  All district residents having resided within the Centerville Fire District on or before November 13, 2016 and registered with the Ulster County Board of Elections on or before November 21, 2016 shall be eligible to vote.



11 Schoonmaker Lane

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 01:55 Early Tuesday morning at 01:55 hours the West Side Firefighters were dispatched under Mutual Aid to 11 Schoonmaker Lane in Woodstock for a working structure fire. Car 1, Car 3, Car 4, and Rescue 1 with the FAST team responded to the scene. Upon arrival Car 1 was asked to provide some interior firefighters to help fight the fire. FF T. Mullen and Asst. Chief J. Heppner quickly packed up and did an aggressive interior attack and quickly knocked down the fire while the FAST team set up out front by Command Center. After the initial interior attack the fire was fought from the exterior of the structure. Afterwards the crew from the "19" was utilized to put out the hot spots and do interior overhaul. The crews were back in quarters and released at 04:32 hours.



Completing Firefighter 1 Course

Monday, July 25, 2016  Congratulations to Centerville -  Cedar Grove firefighters Gabe Swart and Michael Brako on completing their New York State Firefighter 1 which consists of 104 hours of training.



Mutual Aid to Glasco FD

Monday, July 4, 2016 22:59 After enjoying a beautiful evening of fireworks to celebrate the 4th of July things got a little busy in Saugerties. As the crowds were exiting Saugerties, Centerville- Cedar Grove was dispatched to a mutual aid structure fire for our FAST team in the Glasco Fire District at number 36 Edith Avenue. Rescue 1 responded with a crew of 5 members, while Rescue 3 followed with 3 more. Car 4 responded to the scene. Car 2 and Car 3 stood by at the Cedar Grove Station. After quick work by Company 29 extinquishing a fire on the outside wall of the house our units were put back in service at 23:51 hours. The call came in at 22:59 and all units were back in quarters at 00:02.



PIAA Motorcycle vs Car

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 22:12 Wednesday night at 2212 hours Centerville - Cedar Grove was dispatched to a PIAA Motorcycle vs Car accident at 11 West Saugerties Road. Upon arrival firefighters found a man laying in the roadway with multiple injuries and a small gas leak from the motorcycle. Diaz ambulance transported the injured motorcycle rider to the hospital and the fuel leak was handled with speedy dry. Car 2, Car 3, Car 4, Engine 1, Rescue 1, Rescue 2, and Brush 1 responded to the scene. Saugerties Town Police and the NYS Police also assisted at the scene. Units were back in service at 2306 hours.



Auto Accident with Fire

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.      



Cedar Grove - Annual 4x4 Raffle

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



Fundraiser for Past Fire Chief Bill Swart

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.



Brush Fire

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.



Mutual Aid to Woodstock

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.



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