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About BFD1054

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  • Birthday 05/07/1982

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  • Website URL http://www.vailsgatefd.com

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  • Location Orange County
  • Gender Male
  • Primary Sector You Work In Unspecified
  • Your Primary Role Unspecified
  • Agency Vails Gate FD
  • Past Experience Peekskill EMS: youth corps 1996-2000, senior corp. 2000-2003
    Cortlandt EMS (1998-2010): EMT/Driver and Board of Directors member
    Buchanan FD (1998-2010): Ex-Captain
  • Interests Boating, target shooting, vacationing as much as possible and spending time with family and friends.

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  1. Date: 11/10/17 Time: 1425hrs Location: 205 Liberty St/Campbell St District: City of Newburgh Battalion: Channel: Weather: Cold/Windy Units: NFD C4 (IC), C3, E1, E3, T1, E10/T10 (call back), West Point (Truck), Air Guard (Engine), Castle Point (Engine) Writer: BFD1054 Description: Working Fire 1425hrs (approx)-OC911 alerting 2nd Alarm companies; West Point (Truck) & Air Guard (Engine) to the scene, Middlehope and Cronomer Valley to stand by Public Safety Building. 1430hrs-Dispatch advising Command that E10 abd T10 have been re-hired, as well as an Assistant Chief. 1437hrs-Dispatch looking for a progress report. Command advising all hands working, (2) lines in operation, fire on the 3rd floor and into the cockloft, waiting for mutual aid to arrive with "plenty of work for them." 1448hrs-Command advising West Point and Air Guard working, companies checking exposures. 1450hrs-E10 on scene. 1453hrs-Dispatch conducting status check. Command advising (1) line in the exposure building, crews still operating the 2nd and 3rd floor of the fire building. 1456hrs-West Point relieving T1's crew on the roof. 1457hrs-Command advising that the FAST is on scene. 1459hrs-Command requesting Dispatch recall (1) member for Cause and Origin. 1505hrs-Command requesting Red Cross. 1510hrs-40 minute status check. Command advising interior fire in knocked down, crews working on exterior fire, all 2nd Alarm companies commited, 1st Alarm companies taking a breather. 1523hrs-Command placing the fire under control, all hands still working, holding all 1st & 2nd Alarm companies. *All times are approximate
  2. Date: 10/27/17 Time: 1714hrs Location: Rt 52 & Rt 17K District: Pine Bush/Town of Crawford Battalion: Channel: Weather: Rain Units: PBFD C1 (IC), E226, Walden (tools) & Fire Police, 36-12, Mobile Life EMS, Town of Crawford PD Writer: BFD1054 Description: MVA w/Entrapment 1714hrs (approx)-OC911 altering Pine Bush for the reported roll-over MVA, Route 52 and Route 17K. 1716hrs-OC911 re-sounding Pine Bush, confirmed MVA w/Entrapment. 1718hrs-PBFD Car-1 on scene advising multiple patients entrapped, requesting Walden to the scene for additional tools. 1721hrs-Command advising (3) adult patients, (1) pediatric patient, (2) of which will be ALS. 1725hrs-Walden Rescue responding. OC911 advising (2) ALS ambulances en-route. 1729hrs-Command advising (1) adult and (1) child extricated, working on extricating the remaining victims. 1731hrs-Walden Rescue on scene. - Command advising (2) additional adults extricated, working on the last. - 36-12 and Walden Car-1 on scene. 1732hrs-Command advising that Mobile Life EMS is on scene. 1740hrs-36-12 advising the last patient has been extricated, extrication now complete. 1751hrs-36-12 advising Waldens Rescue has been released, their Fire Police remaining for road closure. 1758hrs-36-12 in service from the scene. 1809hrs-Command advising all patients have been transported, PB E226, as well as Fire Police from PB and Walden remaining on scene. 1816hrs-Command advising all Pine Bush and Walden units in service, returning, scene turned over to Crawford PD, Command terminated.
  3. http://www.orangecountygov.com/filestorage/124/1360/1556/1558/Public_Safety_Dispatcher_.pdf
  4. Date: 09/23/17 Time: 1815hrs Location: 6 Marshall Dr. (Knox Village apartments) District: Vails Gate Battalion: 4 Channel: Weather: Units: VGFD, Spring Valley (Engine), Nanuet (Engine), City of Newburgh (1&1), NWEMS, NWPD Writer: BFD1054 Description: Working Fire 1815hrs-Vails Gate, stand-by companies and Newburgh FD dispatched to report of wires arching next to a building. Command arrived to find active fire in the basement. Companies stretched (2) hand lines and made quick work of the fire.
  5. Date: 09/02/17 Time: 0230hrs (approx) Location: Route 94 & Benedict District: Vails Gate/Town of Cornwall Battalion: 4 Channel: Weather: Units: VGFD, Cornwall EMS, NWALS, Town of Cornwall PD Writer: BFD1054 Description: Car vs. tree with pin and medevac Driver extricated by VGFD members and transported to the LZ at Cornwall High School.
  6. Well played Sir Lol
  7. Just going to leave this here...
  8. City of Newburgh - Full Time Fire Dispatcher *Applications accepted thru July 25, 2017* http://www.cityofnewburgh-ny.gov/sites/newburghny/files/news/dispatcher.pdf
  9. Date: 06/20/17 Time: 1630hrs Location: Temple Hill Rd & George Green Dr District: Vails Gate/Town of New Windsor Battalion: 4 Channel: Weather: Clear/warm Units: NWEMS/ALS, NWPD, VGFD, Air-2 Writer: BFD1054 Description: MVA/Pedestrian Struck 1630hrs-Units dispatched for the reported pedestrian struck, victim reportedly under the vehicle. Patient removed by EMS and PD VGFD re-directed to set up the LZ. Link to Mid Hudson News article; http://www.midhudsonnews.com/News/2017/June/21/NW_car_bike_acci-21Jun17.htm
  10. It's funny, some VFDs are better "staffed" and more adequately covered when they are OUT of town...
  11. Date: 06/18/17 Time: 0635hrs Location: 16 Bivona Ln District: Vails Gate Battalion: 4 Channel: Weather: Units: VGFD Car-1 (IC), C2, C3, E479, E481, E478, City of Newburgh (FAST), NWEMS, NWPD, NWFI Stand-by: Salisbury Mills (Engine) @ VGFD Station-1 Writer: BFD1054 Description: Working Fire in a mobile home Link to VGFD FB page with pictures https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=560475897673540&id=240851959635937
  12. Date: 06/14/17 Time: 2255hrs Location: 904 Little Britain Rd - Two Brothers Deli and Pizza District: Vails Gate Battalion: 4 Channel: Weather: Units: VGFD Cars 1 (IC), 2, 3, E481, T484, E479, T482, E478, R480, City of Newburgh (FAST), 36-13, NWEMS, NWPD, NWFI's Writer: BFD1054 Description: Working Fire in a Deli/Pizzeria Link to VGFD's FB page with description and picture. https://m.facebook.com/VailsGateFD/photos/a.257174668003666.1073741832.240851959635937/558091034578693/?type=3&source=48&__tn__=E
  13. Date: 06/13/17 Time: 0715hrs (approx) Location: Mount Airy Rd & Moores Hill Rd District: Vails Gate Battalion: 4 Channel: Weather: Hot/Humid Units: VGFD Car-3 (IC), R480, E479, NWEMS/ALS Writer: BFD1054 Description: Single car MVA/Car into a tree with entrapment Crews worked to remove both front doors. The drivers legs were pinned under the dash, so the Holmatro spreaders and chains were used for a dash roll. *Side note; VGFD responded to this incident with minimum manpower. R480 had a chauffeur, officer and 2 firefighters, while E479 responded with a chauffeur, officer and 1 firefighter. Car-3 was on scene in command. Members had the victim extricated within 16 minutes. I was not at this incident, but I am proud of my VGFD brothers on a job well done.