Two Agencies Working Together

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On Sunday morning, March 25th, the volunteers from the Orangeburg Fire Department and the South Orangetown Ambulance Corps trained together. Using resources from both agencies they set up a tent that can be utilized at many different type of emergencies. Hopefully the need never arises but if it does this mornings exercise will be helpful.

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Hilltop School Visits the Firehouse

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Monday August 7, 2017 Our friends from Hilltop School came again this summer to the firehouse.  Our special buddies were given tours of the firehouse, made cards for the retired firefighters, sprayed fire hoses, got dressed in firefighter gear, got to go inside an ambulance, and performed several EMS functions with members of the South

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Western Highway Extrication Call

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On the 24th of May the volunteers were summoned to Bataan Road and Western Highway for an Extrication Call.  While responding 44 Control updated the department that it was a three car accident with at least one pin. Arriving within two minutes, Asst Chief Byrne’s on scene report confirmed the three vehicle accident but thankfully

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Garbage Truck Fire

Garbage Truck Fire

Friday, April 14, 2017 The volunteer firefighters from Orangeburg were called to Rockland Psychiatric Center for a “garbage truck” on fire. When 2nd Assistant Chief John Ahlf arrived on the scene he realized the driver had dumped the “hot load” in the parking lot. This simple maneuver by the driver saved the garbage truck. The

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