- To provide fire-fighting force to the Village and Town of New Paltz.
- To provide fire prevention, fire safety and fire safety education services
to the community, and to foster interest in all matters pertaining to the
volunteer fire service.
Friday, January 11, 2013
The New Paltz Fire Department Stats are in for the year 2012Total calls: 713Fires: 70 (includes structures,cars brush ect.)Overpressure Rupture, Explosion ect: 2Rescues: 137 (includes PI/AA, stalled elevator)Hazardous Conition: 99Service Call: 29Good Intent: 39False Alarm: 336Severe Weather: 1Calls by DistrictTown of New Paltz: 300Village of New Paltz: 239SUNY New Paltz: 139NYS Thruway: 25Mutual Aid: 10
Monday, October 29, 2012
NOTICE FOR HURRICANE SANDY
For future updates of the status of
storm and evacuation notices, please go to
www.npeoc.blogspot.com . For emergencies, dial 911. For recorded up to date
information on Road closings, call 845-255-7123.
and Village are on stand-by. The Red Cross opened an Evacuation Center
today, Monday October 29, 2012 at 12:00pm. The Evacuation Center is
located in the new SUNY Wellness Center/Gym located on the campus close to
Route 208. Town and Village are advising residents to prepare for power
outages, high winds and flooding. This includes 10 day supply of medicine, food
gal/day/person). Have flashlights, batteries and charged cell phones on
hand. Evacuation is not mandatory at this time, but we will be keeping track of
the storm's progress. Low lying areas should continuously monitor the status of
the storm and water levels, and consider evacuation as deemed appropriate.
Fire, Rescue and Highway units will be stationed west of the Wallkill River.
Storm Preparations & Tips:
to NY Alert (www.NYALERT.gov) to get the latest watches and warnings
directly from the National Weather Service.
family disaster plan.
especially conscious to look out for the elderly, disabled and children.
Plan for your
pets, as pets are not allowed in general population shelters.
prepared for extended power outages. Have a supply of batteries, a battery
operated radio, and flashlights. Avoid the use of candles whenever
possible due to the fire hazard.
enough potable water for each person. One gallon per person, per day is
quantity of nonperishable food and a manual can opener.
first aid kit and extra medications on hand.
small quantity of cash on hand in case ATM machines are without power.
official warnings including orders to evacuate.
drive through flooded roadways: “turn around, don’t drown!”
that all down wires are energized and stay away from them.
operate a generator or charcoal cooking appliance indoors because of the great
danger of carbon monoxide poisoning.
mind that the wide area of impact will affect the availability of all
resources, including, but not limited to the Red Cross and utilities.
the advice of www.ready.gov – Get a Kit, Make a Plan, Be Informed.
Download the Red Cross Hurricane App
Monday, June 25, 2012 6:25pm
On June 25, 2012 members of the New Paltz Fire Department responded for a vehicle fire in the Stop and Shop, first arriving units on the scene found the vehicle fully involved in fire.
The New Paltz Fire Department was assisted at the scene from the New Paltz Police Department and The Ulster County Fire Investigation Unit.
See Gallery for more photos
Thursday, June 21, 2012 11:00am
On June 21, 2012 members of the New Paltz Fire Department had been requested to Assist the New Paltz Rescue Squad with setting up a landing zone for a medevac mission. The landing zone had been set up at New Paltz Fire station #2 field.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 12:36pm
On June 5, 2012 12:36PM members of the New Paltz Fire Department had been dispatched to the New York State Thruway mile marker 75.4 Southbound for a tractor trailer fire, first arriving units on scene found the trailer fully involved in fire, and the tractor had been detached and moved.
The New Paltz Fire Department was assisted at the scene with 1 tanker from Highland Fire Department, the New York State Police Thruway, Ulster County Fire Investigation Unit.
Check out the Gallery for additional photos from the fire scene.
Saturday, April 14, 2012 11:19am
Members of the New Paltz Fire Department were dispatched to a local apartment complex for a car fire. Car 43 first unit on scene found a vehicle with an engine compartment fire.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
On Tuesday night April 3, 2012 the members of the New Paltz Fire Department held it's Elections. The results are in.
Chief: Kevin Maguire
1st AC: Tony Yenzer
2nd AC: Patrick Koch
Captain: Joseph Jurain
1st LT: Chris Rickard
2nd LT: Branden Jansen
3rd LT: Dylan Babcock
President: Bill Dubois
Vice President: Joe Miller
Secretary: Patrick O'Donnell
Treasurer: Steven Greenfield
Trustee: Rober Guidi
Congratulations to all!!
Thursday, February 23, 2012
The totals are in for the Year of 2011. The members of the New Paltz Fire Department responded to a New Record of 1022 calls for the year of 2011.
Overpressure Rupture, Explosion: 2
Rescues including MVA's: 152
Hazardous Condition: 143
Service Calls: 161
Good Intent: 92
Fire Alarms: 393
Severe Weather: 1
The call breakdown is as followed
Mutual Aid: 14
Town of New Paltz: 490
Saturday, February 18, 2012
On February 17, 2012 at 0132hrs members of the New Paltz Fire Department were dispatched to Holland Lane for a reported House fire. First units on the scene found a house fully engulfed in fire and the roof had already collapsed in.
New Paltz Fire Department was assisted by Highland, Modena Fire Departments to the scene, the Gardiner Fire Department for standby duty at New Paltz Station #1. The New Paltz Rescue Squad, New Paltz Police Department and the Ulster County Fire Investigators also assisted at the scene.
(picture was taken within 5 mins of arriving units. See Gallery for more photos)
Thursday, December 8, 2011
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