Tag: Peter R. Barber

Van Into Lake in Schenectady

On September 6, 2017, Schenectady firefighters responded to Iroquois Lake in Central Park after a minivan was seen rolling down a hill, ending up partially submerged. Firefighters from Truck 2 used their aerial platform to...

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Schenectady 2-Alarmer

A two-alarm fire was sounded for Florence Street in Schenectady on January 7, 2017. Deputy Chief Kurt Gerfin saw smoke from the apron of Station 1, over a mile away, and called for a second alarm bringing all apparatus and...

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Glenville FF’s Home Destroyed

On December 27, 2016, Beukendaal firefighters battled a two-alarm fire on Sacandaga Road after a passerby saw smoke and called 911. The home belonged to Scotia firefighter Dan March and his wife Katie. The fire was in the walls...

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Fully Involved in Clifton Park

Vischer Ferry firefighters responded to a fully involved house fire on Ray Road in the town of Clifton Park on January 6, 2017. The wood frame structure was well involved on arrival and because of the lack of hydrants, tanker...

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Displaced in Schenectady

On December 23, 2016, a two-alarm fire broke out on Albany Street in Schenectady sending several occupants into the cold night air as flames vented from windows on the B and D sides of the building. Firefighters brought the fire...

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Schenectady MVA

Schenectady firefighters used hydraulic tools to free the passenger of a car involved in an MVA at the intersection of Ten-Eyck and Rutgers after the vehicle failed to stop at a stop sign and careened into the path of an...

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2 Workers Die at Asphalt Co. Blaze

Recently, Thomas Corners firefighters battled a major explosion and fire at an asphalt company on Freeman’s Bridge Road in the town of Glenville. An airport crash truck from nearby Stratton Air Guard Base responded and pumped...

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So. Schenectady Car Fire

South Schenectady firefighters battled a fully involved car fire on Interstate 88 in the eastbound lane. Traffic was tied up for miles as fire crews extinguished the blaze. The driver escaped uninjured. – Fire News photo...

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Pattersonville Car Fire

On November 25, 2016, Pattersonville firefighters responded to a pickup truck fire on Interstate 90. The occupants of the escaped before their vehicle was completely engulfed in flames. Pattersonville firefighters put out the...

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It’s Not Just in the Wall!

Recently, Scotia firefighters responded to a call for fire in a wall, only to arrive and find an entire house well involved. All occupants of the home escaped injury and the cause of the fire was under investigation.      ...

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