Banksville Independent Fire Department


2018 Incidents
Jan 21
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
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Dec
Total 21

Past Incidents
2017 364
2016 397
2015 355
2014 418
2013 423
2012 437
2011 452
2010 425
2009 321
2008 302
2007 355
Total 4249

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Photos from the Fall

BIFD Staff, December 28

BIFD had a busy fall responding to calls, training, and participating in special events. A special thank you to the organizations that donated to our Turkey Jamboree, to everyone who helped out making it a great event, and to everyone who attended!... (Full Story & Photos)

Stayin’ Alive charity grant award event. BIFD received a grant to purchase a Marsar ice rescue sled!  Thank you Stayin’ Alive!
Stayin’ Alive charity grant award event. BIFD received a grant to purchase a Marsar ice rescue sled! Thank you Stayin’ Alive!

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GFD LT Bill Richardson III, Ex-Chief Bill Richardson Jr, Ex-Chief Martin Richardson Sr, FDNY Firefighter Martin Richardson Jr.
GFD LT Bill Richardson III, Ex-Chief Bill Richardson Jr, Ex-Chief Martin Richardson Sr, FDNY Firefighter Martin Richardson Jr.

Past Chief Bill Richardson Honored at Greenwich Volunteer Firefighter Dinner

BIFD Staff, June 04

Ex-Chief William Richardson Jr, was presented a District Chief's award at the Greenwich Volunteer Firefighter annual dinner this past Friday night. Chief Watson presented the award in recognition of Ex-Chief Richardson celebrating 50 years of service in 2017 including serving three terms and 9 total years as Fire Chief. In addition to the Town Officials, GFD Chiefs and dozens of GFD volunteer firefighters ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Tanker 17 Refurbishment Complete

February 16

Back in 2012 we had purchased a new Tanker, the current Tanker 7 and decided to run two tankers on a trial basis. This decision proved to be very beneficial not only to our first due response area, but to the surrounding community's we provide mutual aid to. We then decided to keep both Tankers. Over the past year we had contacted Gowans-Knight Co. a fire apparatus builder in Watertown, CT. to do ... (Full Story & Photos)

Not in service for 24 hours and taking in a job in Armonk
Not in service for 24 hours and taking in a job in Armonk

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Tanker 7 at Stamford structure fire
Tanker 7 at Stamford structure fire

Mutual Aid to Stamford

BIFD Staff, January 24

Tanker 7 responded mutual aid to a structure fire in Stamford on Saturday, January 21st. See News 12 video and Stamford Advocate article below for the full story. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fall Review

BIFD Staff, December 28

Pictures from events over the past few months.

Congratulations to the following members who received awards at our annual Turkey Jamboree event:
Firefighter of the Year - Todd Kennedy
Rookie(s) of the Year - Mete Bajraktari, Kevin O'Shea and Ben Gershman
Chief's Award - Joe Santoro
Ex-Chief's Award - Assistant Chief Al Farquhar... (Full Story & Photos)

Graduation!  Congratulations to Kevin O'Shea and Ben Gershman for completing Firefighter 1
Graduation! Congratulations to Kevin O'Shea and Ben Gershman for completing Firefighter 1

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