It is with great sadness that the Cold Spring Fire Company #1 announces the death of George Tompkins, 36 year life-member, ex-President and Treasurer of the Company. Funeral arrangements will be announced when they are finalized.
Yearly Archives: 2012
On Friday 7/27 our recruits boarded a charter bus for our yearly trip north to the NYS Firefighter’s Museum in Hudson, NY. Here they were lead through the history of firefighting in America, and got to see first hand the progression of firefighting equipment, trucks and tactics throughout history. The museum in Hudson houses a […]
The weather held out for us today, as we traveled by coach bus across Putnam County to the Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services building in Carmel. Here our recruits received a tour of the 911 center and the Emergency Preparedness Facility. Robert Cuomo and Adam Steibeling of PCBES, led our students through […]
Today our recruits had lectures in what type of departments and companies make up the fire service, what different trucks are used (i.e. pumpers, tankers, ladders, etc.), and the personal protective equipment (PPE) that firefighters wear. This included a demonstration of the steps that a firefighter goes through upon responding to a fire […]
On Tuesday our Junior Firefighters were joined by members of the NYS Office of Fire Prevention and Control, Rombout Fire Department and the Garrison Volunteer Fire Company. Recruits were shown how to properly use a fire extinguisher, how to get out of a burning building and were introduced to Bonnie and Dax, two NYS Search […]