2019 Incidents
Jan 12
Feb 10
Mar 4
Apr 16
May 12
Jun 15
Jul 28
Aug 13
Sep 8
Oct 14
Nov 9
Dec
Total 141

2018 Incidents
Jan 10
Feb 9
Mar 10
Apr 11
May 13
Jun 14
Jul 13
Aug 17
Sep 7
Oct 13
Nov 10
Dec 9
Total 136

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2001 167 2016 132
2002 139 2017 129
2003 133 2018 136
2004 136
2005 140
2006 143
2007 176
2008 110
2009 138
2010 199
2011 181
2012 157
2013 107
2014 128

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RCVFA Parade 2019

Assistant Chief Thomas Abraham, September 07

Tappan F.D. participated in 2019 RCVFA Parade which was jointly hosted by Tallman and Suffern Fire Departments. It was a good day had by all, especially since we walked out with a 1st place Best Appearing Antique and 2nd place Best Appearing Pumper trophies. Congratulations to all the winners! ... (Full Story & Photos)

RCVFA Parade 2019
RCVFA Parade 2019

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Flag Detail, 8/12/2019
Flag Detail, 8/12/2019

Never Forget - Det. Jerry Hunt

Assistant Chief Thomas Abraham, August 12

The greatest calling of being members of emergency services is being there for the community in their time of need, especially when it is one of our own. On August 9th, Tappan F.D. was requested to setup a landing zone for the NYPD chopper with the Deputy Commissioner on board. He was coming into Tappan to visit the family of Detective Jerry Hunt of the NYPD, who had recently passed away due to 9/11 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Propane Leak

Assistant Chief Thomas Abraham, July 17

On the afternoon of July 17th, Orangeburg F.D. was dispatched to a hazardous materials condition at Beckerle Lumber. With a quick response Orangeburg F.D. (Dept. 11) advised they had a 300 gallon propane tank that had been struck by a forklift and had a large propane leak coming from the tank. At this point, RC Hazmat team was on scene setting up the game plan to attempt to manage this situation. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Propane Leak, Orangeburg, 7/17/2019
Propane Leak, Orangeburg, 7/17/2019

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Vehicle Accident, 7/10/2019
Vehicle Accident, 7/10/2019

Vehicle Accident on 303

Assistant Chief Thomas Abraham, July 10

It was a sunny afternoon on July 10, when Tappan F.D. was dispatched for a vehicle extrication on Route 303 NB by Campbell Ave. On arrival, Assistant Chief Abraham advised it was a 2 car motor vehicle accident with no entrapment. Luckily the occupants of both vehicles were able to get out themselves prior to our arrival. FD members remained on scene for about 45 min. and then were placed back in service. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Mutual Aid

Assistant Chief Thomas Abraham, May 22

Just after 5PM, Tappan F.D. was requested mutual aid to the Dynarex warehouse in Orangeburg, for 1 engine to the scene for confirmed fire in the warehouse. Blauvelt F.D. (Dept. 1) along with Orangeburg F.D. (Dept. 11) had the small fire contained. Tappan F.D. units assisted with minor overhaul and was back in service after 1 hour.... (Full Story & Photos)

Building Fire, 5/22/2019
Building Fire, 5/22/2019

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Firefighter Geoffrey Dick, April 29

This past weekend we participated in NY States Recruit NY both Saturday and Sunday. We joined with the Sparkill Fire Department, Orangeburg Fire Department and the Piermont Fire Department. Sunday we demonstrated vehicle extrication and the Piermont Fire department had their dive team and high angle repelling from their ladder truck. It was yet another successful Recruit NY. We want to give a special ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Vehicle Fire, PIP

Assistant Chief Thomas Abraham, April 29

Around 3:50 in the afternoon, Tappan F.D. was dispatched to a reported vehicle fire on the Palisades Parkway. 44-control, Rockland County Fire Dispatch, alerted our first due engine, 21-1501, that police were on the scene confirming a working car fire. The crew from 21-1501 quickly began to put a hose line into action to extinguish the blaze. Due to limited water resources on the parkway, an engine ... (Full Story & Photos)

Car Fire, 4/29/2019
Car Fire, 4/29/2019

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Second Lieutenant Kevin Quinn, April 14

On Sunday, April 14th at 3:05pm, the Tappan Fire Department was requested to respond mutual in to Central Nyack for a working fire at the Mountainview Condominium Complex. Although we were initially requested to stand by at Central Nyack Fire Department's quarters, we were told to respond directly to the scene shortly after dispatch.

Members from Tappan worked directly with members from Central ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2019 "A Nite at the Races"

Assistant Engineer Kevin Quinn, April 03

It's that time of the year!
The Tappan Volunteer Fire Department presents "A Nite at the Races" on Saturday, May 18th, 2019.
Come join the fun and excitement including horse races, 50/50's, door prizes, food, beer, soda and an opportunity to support your local Fire Department.
Advance Tickets $15; Gates open at 6:00pm, first race begins at 7:00pm.
All ticket sales are to benefit the Tappan Volunteer ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption TFD responds to Blauvelt

Assistant Chief Thomas Abraham, February 16

It was a quiet Saturday afternoon, when our neighbors to the north in Blauvelt (Dept. 1) were alerted for a structure fire on Glynn Oval, On arrival, Chief Chondris advised they had a working house fire. About 10 minutes into the operation, the initial F.A.S.T. from Central Nyack FD (Dept. 2) went to work and as a result, Tappan F.D. was toned out to respond as a F.A.S.T. to the scene. Our team ... (Full Story & Photos)

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