Car Down an Embankment

On Tuesday afternoon, November 3rd, 2015, the volunteers were called out for a car down the embankment from the CVS store in the Orangetown Shopping Center. While responding Assistant Chief Pete Byrne was notified by 44 Control that the car may be down a second embankment by the Church at 10 Oak Street. Arriving on

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NYS Live Fire Foam Operations

NYS Live Fire Foam Operations

This past week several members of the Orangeburg Volunteer Fire Department took the NYS Live Fire Foam Operations Course at the Rockland County Fire Training Center. The course was three evenings – Classroom the first evening and then hands on training the next two. After the initial size up the volunteers needed to calculate how

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Flooding Condition

The Orangeburg Volunteer Fire Department received a call for help from one of our neighbors for a flooding condition. Upon arrival on the scene Assistant Chief Byrne encountered about three and a half feet of water in the basement. The volunteers secured the water, electric and gas and used three portable pumps to remove the

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