The numbers for 2014 are in! We responded to: 509 Fire Calls, and 504 Ambulance calls for a total of 1013 alarms.
We are so fortunate as a department to have a great group of members who live and work in our community. We are a volunteer organization and are constantly in need of new members who want to learn something new and become a firefighter or EMT. Most importantly, help their neighbors by giving back.
One of our newest EMT’s wrote a letter to the community that he would like to share. It talks about his experiences, and thoughts about joining the Fire Department, and how it has helped him, and helped him give back.
Please read and share the letter with the community. We are always looking for new members and will be hosting 2 open houses for people who may be interested or just want to learn more.
You can download the PDF here: Letter PDF
Thank you to all the departments that responded to our structure fire today in Armonk. It was great to have the extra help and all of the departments showed great professionalism and support throughout the incident.
North White Plains
Cause and Origin
The Armonk Fire Department responded to an early morning commercial alarm at Zero Otto Nove restaurant on Old Rt 22. Upon arrival there was a slight smell of smoke in the air. Crews made entry and discovered a smoke condition throughout the kitchen and second floor. Upon investigating further it was discovered that there was a fire burning between the first and second floor. A confirmed structure fire was called and firefighters worked on finding the fire and opening up the floor and the ceiling. Once the ceiling opened up the smoke condition worsened and fire started rolling out from under the floor. It was quickly extinguished and we began overhauling to ensure that there was no other fire that spread. Luckily the damage was minimal and the restaurant was able to open only a few days later. Continue reading
September 30, 2014
Ben Weinhoff is in 6th grade at HC Crittenden Middle School. At his recent birthday party, Ben, his family, and friends helped raise money toward the Armonk Fire Department’s purchase of a LUCAS Chest Compression System.
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The Town of North Castle 9/11 Memorial will be held at 5:30 PM in Wampus Brook Park, on September 11th.
Welcome – Supervisor Schiliro
Reading of North Castle Resident Names
Laying of the Wreath
Ringing of Bells
We will be hosting our annual open house this weekend to kick off EMS week. Come by with your family and friends for games, safety tips and so much more. It’s a great time to come say hello, and if you are interested in joining talk to some of the members.
We are always looking for new members to join our family. There is no training required, and everything is provided for you. Come learn how you can help your neighbors and share in some of the most rewarding life experiences.
Great video put on by team Stayin Alive charity! We are so proud to work so closely with these Armonk residents and and appreciate all the help and support they have given us throughout the years.
Please support them for the Stayin’ Alive Charity 5k Race on May 31st. Learn more by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org
A little over a year ago Doug Saltstein and Andrew Berliner suffered a major accident during Hurricane Sandy. Armonk Fire and EMS, along with NCPD and North Castle Highway Department responded to the scene. Both were in critical condition and taken to Northern Westchester. Since then they have made a remarkable recovery and are doing well. Their families have been a huge help to the fire department in recruitment and fundraising. Both of their wives, recently organized a a race and donated more than $15,000 for Armonk EMS. We are extremely grateful for all the help they have given us. Thank you to everyone who participated in the race. Continue reading