Chief Don Higgins

On Saturday, July 11, 2020 we had the honor of presenting the nations colors from our ladder truck for Tappan’s Ex-chief Don Higgins. Mr. Higgins dedicated over 62 years volunteering for his community with the Tappan Volunteer Fire Department and for Rockland County. Along with being a Deputy Fire Coordinator (Rockland) Mr. Higgins was a

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At 1:23 PM on Thursday May 7th Blauvelt and Orangeburg were called to Route 303 and Bradley Parkway for an extrication call. When Blauvelt’s Chief signed in 44 Control notified him it was a dump truck w/a small pickup truck – one person trapped. When the Chief arrived on the scene, he advised there was

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At around 3:45 PM on a beautiful Sunday afternoon the volunteers are called to the Palisades Interstate Parkway for a vehicle fire. First to arrive on the scene 2nd Assistant Chief Ken Gordon advise the incoming units of a working car fire about 500 feet north of 6W in the southbound lanes. The crew on

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Masked Warriors Project Rockland County


On Monday evening, April 27th, the volunteer firefighters received masks from the Masked Warriors Project Rockland County.  These wonderful neighbors spend their time making this vital part of our response nowadays. We are humbled and extremely grateful they thought of us – the volunteer firefighters in Orangeburg. Thanks again and please stay safe. (more…)

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