Banksville Independent Fire Department

2014 Incidents
Jan 60
Feb 30
Mar 23
Total 113

Past Incidents
2013 423
2012 437
2011 452
2010 425
2009 321
2008 302
2007 355
Total 2715

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Tanker 7, Tanker 17 and Engine 157 Respond to Greenwich Fire

BIFD Staff, April 10

After being cleared from a previous call on the northwest side of Greenwich at about 12:50 today, Tanker 7 was re-directed to respond along with Greenwich Fire Department units to a reported structure fire on Porchuck Road - just a short distance away from the previous call. Tanker 17 and Engine 157 also responded from the station. Tanker 7 arrived soon after first arriving GFD units and supplied ... (Full Story & Photos)

Banksville Chief Takes 3rd Place at Hartford Stair Climb

BIFD Staff, April 05

On Saturday April 5th, Chief Watson joined 108 other firefighters from CT, RI and MA in climbing the stairs 34 stories in full firefighter gear to the top of the City Place building in Hartford, CT. The Chief made the climb in 7:11 placing him as the 3rd fastest overall firefighter and in first place in his age group. Nearly 300 other people participated in the non-firefighter division and the event ... (Full Story & Photos)

Early Morning House Fire

BIFD Staff, December 30

Just after 3AM on the cold morning of December 27th, Banksville Fire was dispatched to a reported structure fire on Hobby Farm Drive. With in minutes of dispatch both chiefs called responding and were updated that numerous calls of a house fire had been received. 2581 (Chief Farquhar) transmitted the 10-75 with a special call for Greenwich Engine 8 and Bedford Hills Tower Ladder 57 into the scene ... (Full Story & Photos)

Busy Sunday

BIFD Staff, November 25

Sunday, November 24th was a busy day for the Banksville Fire Department, with the Department hosting its annual Turkey Jamboree, and responding to 7 calls including 2 structure fires and a brush fire.

The first call came in just before 7am, with Banksville units being dispatched to Cedar Hill Rd for a report of an attached garage filling with smoke. Upon 2581's (Chief Farquhar) arrival, there was ... (Full Story & Photos)

Tanker 7 Mutual Aid to Rockland County

BIFD Staff, November 16

On November 15th around 11am, Tanker 7 along with engines from Briarcliff and Yorktown where dispatched Mutual Aid to the scene of a large brush fire in Rockland County. Once on scene units met up with the Croton Tanker and an Engine from Ossining that where already operating. Tanker 7 hauled several loads of water to various locations through out the incident.... (Full Story & Photos)

T-7 supplying Piermont Engines on Nike Ln
T-7 supplying Piermont Engines on Nike Ln

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