Past Commissioner Passes On
March 3rd, 2013
It is with deep regret the North Highlands Engine Company announces the passing of Past Commissioner and Associate member Larry Brigati. Larry faithfully served as a member of the Board of Fire Commissioners from 1992 until 2009. Larry dedicated his life to the fire service as he was also a retired firefighter with the FDNY. A wake will be held for Larry at the Clinton Funeral Home in Cold Spring on Monday March 4th from 2-4pm and 7-9pm for anyone wishing to pay their last respects.
Obituaries for Poughkeepsie Journal
January 12th, 2013
On January 12th at 10:25pm North Highlands Fire was dispatched to a reported structure at 13 Old Postal Rd. 21-1-1 on location was reporting heavy smoke thru out the residence. The first due engine went to work and found fire on both the first floor and the attic area. The fire was quickly knocked down by crews from North Highlands and Cold Spring and contained to 1 room and the attic area. Mutual aid was requested from Cold Spring with 1 engine, Garrison with 1 tanker and 1 rescue, Village of Fishkill (FAST), Glenham with 1 tanker and Rombout with 1 engine for standby. Philipistown VAC and the Putnam County Fire Investigation Team were also on the scene. All units were back in service by 01:30.
December 31, 2012
On December 31 North Highlands Fire was dispatched to a reported 1 vehicle MVA car into a tree on RT 9 in the area of Lady Blue Devil Lane. Upon arrival it was determined a single vehicle had driven off the road head on into a tree. EMT’s from Philipstown VAC and North Highlands determined the patient was in serious condition which required a rapid extrication upon arrival of the Ambulance and Medic. The patient was transported to St Francis Hospital in Poughkeepsie in serious condition. RT 9 was limited to 1 lane for over 2 hours while the Putnam County Sherriff’s Department did their accident investigation.
December 24, 2012
On Christmas Eve at 15:40 North Highlands was dispatched to a reported 1 vehicle MVA with entrapment on Fishkill Rd. 21-1-1 was on the scene and confirmed extrication would be needed as the vehicle went sideways into a tree. After the roof was removed the Philipstown Ambulance members removed the patient and transported him to the hospital with what appeared to be non life threatening injuries. Fishkill rd was closed for approximately 45 minutes.
January 6th, 2013
The annual district organizational meeting will be held at 7pm at the North Higlands Firehouse. OFFICIAL NOTICE: Event Flyer - Print and Post
December 23, 2012
Please not the run's schedule. Schedule: Event Schedule
December 13th, 2012
The annual district election will be held from 6pm to 9pm at the North Higlands Firehouse. OFFICIAL NOTICE: Event Flyer - Print and Post
November 16th, 2012
100% of proceeds will go to the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Starts at 4pm until the dough runs out. EVENT FLYER: Event Flyer - Print and Post
October 23rd, 2012
On Tuesday October 23rd at 10:25am North Highlands Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire on Gus Court in the Stone Crop Garden Development off Route 301.
Putnam County Sherriff deputies were the first on the scene and reported a working fire. The deputies conducted a quick search for occupants in the building and then closed all the doors in the residence, essentially slowing the progress of the fire and limiting it to a room and contents fire.
Firefighters quickly knocked down the fire limiting all the damage to the bedroom area. North Highlands was assisted at the scene by The Village of Fishkill’s FAST team and the Garrison Fire Department, Cold Spring Fire Department was on standby in their quarters thru out the incident.
October 13th, 2012
FREE EVENT! Food, Inflatable, Firehouse/ Truck Tours, Demos, and Much More! Stop by the firehouse on October 13th from 10a - 2pm. EVENT FLYER: Event Flyer - Print and Post
October 16th, 2012
North Highlands Fire District. October 16th at 6pm. EVENT DOCUMENT: 2013 Budget Public Hearing Official Notice