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Mar12
Apr23
May21
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2435 Hamburg Street
Schenectady, NY
(518) 355-6425
 

Car Fire 890 Eastbound

Saturday, March 8, 2014  On Saturday Night, around 8pm, the Carman Fire Department was dispatched to Interstate 890 for a Car on Fire. Initial calls reported the fire near exit 8 (Highbridge Road) in the eastbound lane, Engine 131 responded with 4 volunteers and accessed I890 @ Michigan Ave and arrived to find a car full off. A 1 ¾ line was stretched and the fire was quickly knocked down while Engine 133 responded via highbridge and pulled a 1 ¾ backup line from the off ramp. Utility 136 also responded and shut down one lane while crews extinguished the Car Fire. Chief 139 and Chief 137 were on scene as well, units cleared within an hour.

Units on Scene:

Carman Units – Engine 131, Engine 131, Chief 137, and Chief 139

   


 

Garage Fire on Day Road

Thursday, February 27, 2014  On Thursday afternoon, around noon, the Carman Fire Department along with Stanford Heights and Rotterdam Fire District 2 (Day time mutual aid) were dispatched to 1026 Day Road for smoke coming from the Garage. Within minutes Truck 132 (with 5 volunteers), Engine 123, and Truck 10 went en-route. Chief 58 (Stanford Heights) and Chief 129 (RFD #2) arrived to find smoke coming from the garage, Truck 132 arrived and stretched a 1 ¾ line to the front door and made entry through the house. The other half of the Truck crew went around and started venting the garage as the interior crew made a Fire Attack. Shortly after Truck 10 and Engine 123 arrived and pulled a 1 ¾ backup line along with assisting in overhauling the burned out area. The Fire was knocked down quickly and overhaul was performed, there was no extension into the house. Units were on scene approximately a hour and half.

Units on Scene:

Carman Units – Truck 132 and Engine 131

Stanford Heights Units – Truck 10 and Chief 58

Rotterdam Fire Dist #2 – Engine 123, Chief 139, and Chief 138

     



 

3 Days = 3 Fires

Tuesday, January 28, 2014   It’s been a busy few days for the Carman Fire Department, starting off Sunday Night we have responded to 3 working fires and numerous other alarm drops. Sunday night Truck 132 went to Floral Ave (in District #2’s First due) for a House on Fire. Police were alerted to a burglar alarm at 1328 Floral Ave as they arrived they found the back of the house on fire. Carman Truck 132 went en-route soon after with 6 volunteers on board and Chiefs 139, 138 and 137. Rotterdam District #2 Engine 121 arrived and stretched two lines to the rear of the structure where the fire was contained. Truck 132 arrived and set up to vent the roof and open up windows on the second floor. A quick knock down was made by interior crews and units were in service within 2 hours.

On Monday afternoon Carman was alerted for a Garage Fire on in the area of Valley view Lane (in Schonowe’s First Due, Rotterdam Dist #7). Carman Truck 132 went en-route with 5 volunteers within minutes of the call, Engine/Tanker 161 (South Schenectady) and Engine 171 (Schonowe) arrived to find a fully involved Garage Fire which had spread into the structure. They both stretched lines to protect the house which had fire in the attic once they arrived. The fire spread rapidly due to the wind, gust reached over 30 mph during the operations. Truck 132 arrived and set up on the AB corner of the structure; once they secured a water supply with the help of Rotterdam Fire Dist #2 they put the ladder pipe in service. Once the fire was damped down the Truck crew made a 3rd interior attack and extinguished the hot spots. Due to the weather many other fire departments were brought in to rotate crews, Carman units were on scene for approximately 5 hours.

On Tuesday afternoon Carman was again alerted for smoke in the area of Floral Ave with Rotterdam District #2. This was the same house that was on Fire Sunday night, this time the Garage was off. Rotterdam Dist #2 Engine 121 arrived and stretched two lines, Carman Truck 132 arrived shortly after and assisted the Engines crew in extinguishment. Due to the amount of fire load in the garage heavy machinery was called in to tear down and remove the debris from the garage. Carman units were on scene roughly 3 hours.

A Special Thanks to Stanford Heights Truck 10 crew on all Fires for standing by in Carman Station. 

     
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Sunday 1/26

Sunday, January 26, 2014   The Members and Officers of the Carman Fire Department would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the Toledo Fire Department.

Thoughts and Prayers are with the families and brothers of the Toledo Ohio Fire Department.

     



 

Santa Rides Again!!

Saturday, December 21, 2013  Be on the Look Out for Santa through the District on Saturday December 21st and Sunday December 22nd starting at 1pm. 

Saturday December 21st:

  • North of Chrisler Ave
  • West of Hamburg Street
  • South of Traffic Circle
Sunday December 22nd:

  • East of Hamburg Street
  • High Bridge Neighborhood
  • Bradt School Neighborhood 
Any Questions please call the Firehouse (518) 355-6425

     



 

2014 Officers

Sunday, December 8, 2013   At the company meeting last night the Carman Fire Department elected the following members to office for 2014:

Administrative Office:

President:                           Harry Merriman 

Vice President:                  Mark Hahn

Recording Secretary:       Laurie Chakonas

Finical Secretary:               John Fitzpatrick

Treasurer:                           Greg Lenord  


Operational Officers:

Chief:                                   John Nuzback 

1st Assistant Chief:           Mike Jenks

2nd Assistant Chief:          Dom Domanico

Captain:                               Bernie Makowski 

1st Lieutenant:                    Jeff Riccio

2nd Lieutenant:                  Ben Kruger

3rd Lieutenant:                   Open

4th Lieutenant:                   Jim Finn

Day Lieutenant:                 Open

   


 

Passing of Chief Emeritus Ray Jachlewski

Thursday, November 28, 2013  The Members and Officers of the Carman Fire Department are deeplysadden by the passing of Chief Emeritus Raymond L Jachlewski, Ray passed on
Thursday November 28, 2013 at his home in Rotterdam. Ray joined the Carman
Fire Department in January of 1955; he served many firematic
offices (including Chief of the Department from 1978 to 1980), most recently as an active Fire Police. Chief of Emeritus Ray was a good friend to many of us, and was very serious
about his responsibilities. Ray served his community for over 58 years as a Active Firefighter with the Carman Fire Department. He also served on active duty and a
veteran of the U.S, Navy. We send our heartfelt condolences to his 2
children, his family, friends, and all that knew him.

Calling Hours will be held Sunday 12/1 from 5pm to 7pm at Leszczynski Funeral Home on 716 Crane Street. Family and Friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at St Adalberts on Monday 12/2 at 9am.



   


 

House Fire on 1800 block of Elizabeth Street

Thursday, November 7, 2013   On Thursday November 7th, around 16:00 the Carman Fire Department was alerted for a Mutual Aid Call, with Rotterdam Dist#2, to the 1800 block of Elizabeth Street for a House on Fire. Truck 132, Rescue 134, and Engine 133 responded with a total of 14 volunteers. Within minutes Dist. #2 Engine 123 and Carman Truck 132 arrived to confirm a working house fire with a possible occupant still inside. Truck 132 assisted Dist. #2 in initial attack and attempted several times to gain access to the house however fire and deterioration of the structure hinder their attack.  The Truck and Engine Crew assisted with overhaul and defensive operations once the occupant was confirmed NOT to be at home at the time of the fire. Rescue 134 provided rehab operations for the entire duration of the operations at the fire scene.

All units cleared approximately at 21:00.

A special thanks to Stanford Heights Truck 10 for standing by at Carman while units were operating at the fire. 

     



 

Carman Graduates One

Tuesday, November 5, 2013   On Tuesday November 5th, the Carman Fire Department had a Probationary Firefighter graduate from the New York State Fire Fighter One Class. The Officers and Members of the Carman Fire Department would like to congratulate TJ Roosevelt on his outstanding accomplishment. 


     



 

Truck and Rescue to South Side

Thursday, October 31, 2013   On Halloween, around 15:00 the Carman Fire Department was alerted for a Mutual Aid Call, with South Schenectady, to 562 Duanesburg Road for a House on Fire. Truck 132, Rescue 134, and Car 138 were due on the initial alarm and responded with a total of 11 volunteers. Within minutes a South Schenectady Engine arrived to confirm a working house fire with a possible occupant still inside. Truck 132 assisted Dist. #2 and South Schenectady in making entry and locating the victim; he was removed from the house and handed over to Rotterdam EMS and Paramedics.  The Truck crew then assisted in opening up windows and numerous voids areas on the second floor to combat the suborn fire. Rescue 134 provided rehab operations for the entire duration; the Truck crew was released within an hour and relocated to South Schenectady to cover the west side of town while all departments were working the house fire on Duanesburg Road.

All units cleared approximately at 20:00.

A special thanks to Stanford Heights Truck 10 for standing by at Carman while units were operating at the fire. 

     



 
 
 

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