2017 Incidents
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2016 Incidents
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2004 136
2005 140
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Structure Fire in Pearl River

Firefighter Geoffrey Dick, October 06

On October 6 just before 3:00 am Tappan Fire Department was requested to respond to Pearl River for a structure fire. 21-2 responded right to the scene and notified the crew responding where they were needed. The crew arrived on scene and relieved the crew that was currently inside the residence. The fire was being continuously fed by a broken gas line. Orange and Rockland arrived on scene and was ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter Geoffrey Dick, September 12

Just after 11:30 pm on September 12th, firefighters were paged out for a vehicle fire on the Palisades Parkway just by the exit 5 ramps. We quickly found out that there was an entrapment and no fire. Firefighters were able to pull the driver out of one of the cars and turn them over to EMS to be checked out. The crews packed up and returned to the firehouse. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Vehicle Fire

Firefighter Geoffrey Dick, July 12

On July 12th the Tappan Fire Department was dispatched just up the street from the fire house for a vehicle fire. 21-1(chief) notified all responding units that the car had struck a telephone pole and had caught fire. The crew stretched a line and extinguished the fire quickly. Orange and Rockland arrived on scene and cut power to the telephone pole. There were no serious injuries to the driver or ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chief Engineer Kevin Quinn, May 21

In the early hours of Sunday, May 21st, 2017, Tappan Fire Department was dispatched to a reported car fire on the Palisades Interstate Parkway. Shortly after dispatch, we were alerted, via PD, that there was a party trapped in the vehicle. Due to a mistake in dispatch, Department 11 responded and arrived on scene shortly after 21-1. 21-1501 and 21-RESCUE arrived shortly thereafter and rendered assistance ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Tappan Fire Dept. members take the Plunge

Fire Police Richard Pugh SR, March 05

Several members of Tappan Fire Dept. took the plunge in the annual Penguin Plunge in the Hudson River in Nyack on Sunday afternoon March 5th.

It was a cold 33 degrees on the banks of the Hudson River in Nyack, as members Chris Farrell, Curt Carney, Drew Gangemi, Sean Phelan, Geoffrey Dick, Tappan Ladies Aux. President Laura Carney, as well as Cassandra Carney (Curt's wife) and Julie Hudackand, and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Assistant Engineer Kevin Quinn, February 01

On the evening of Wednesday, February 1st, Sparkill-Palisades Fire Department, along with Tappan, responded to a report of a house fire at 28 Closter Road, in Palisades. Upon arrival, our FAST team set up on the front lawn of the residence and proceeded sizing up the area. In the mean time, Sparkill found the fire was inside the wall of the structure, and began their attack. The fire was extinguished ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Vehicle flips on Washington Avenue

Assistant Engineer Kevin Quinn, January 28

On the morning of Saturday, January 28th 2017, volunteers from Tappan were requested to respond to the corner of Washington Avenue and Liberty Road to assist in the removal of one victim from an overturned vehicle. Fortunately, the victim was removed from the vehicle with no issues and transported to the hospital via ambulance.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Assistant Engineer Kevin Quinn, January 18

On the evening of Wednesday, January 18th 2017, volunteers from Tappan responded Mutual Aid in to Norwood for a structure fire. Initially called for an Engine with manpower, the request was then changed for a FAST (Firefighter assist and search team) response post-dispatch. During response, members of the FAST team were alerted to a possible "Mayday" situation involving one firefighter and a reported ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Extrication near 98 Route 303

Assistant Engineer Kevin Quinn, January 15

On the evening of Sunday, January 15th 2017, volunteers from Tappan responded to a two car accident in front of 98 Route 303. Upon arrival, firefighters assisted members of the South Orangetown Ambulance Corps in the removal of one victim stuck in the passenger seat of a vehicle which had ended up in a ditch. The victim was successfully removed from the vehicle and was transported to the hospital ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Happy New Year

Fire Police 9, January 01

The Volunteer Fire Association of Tappan wishes everyone a Safe and Healthy New Year. ... (Full Story)


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