F.A.S.T Resquested To Spring Valley

Posted on July 11, 2012

At 10:55 A.M the Spring Valley Fire Department requested Pearl River’s F.A.S.T. (Firefighter Assist & Search Team) to the scene of a working apartment fire at 500 E. Funston Street. Ten volunteers responded to the fire under the command of Assistant Chief Sampath (12-2). Upon arrival Pearl River’s crew was put to work extinguishing the fire. Pearl River’s firefighters were on scene and operating for about three hours. 

Orangeburg Mutual Aid Drill

Posted on July 28, 2012

On July 28th, the Pearl River Fire Department participated in a mutual aid drill at the old children’s psychiatric facility in Orangeburg. The Drill was hosted by the Orangeburg Fire Department and included the Sparkill-Palisades and Pearl River Fire Departments. The drill topic was truck company operations. 

Two Car MVA / Car Fire

Posted on July 28, 2012

At approximately 16:55 the Pearl River Fire Department was dispatched for a two car MVA (Motor Vehicle Accident) at the intersection of Veterans Memorial Drive and Blue Hill Road South. While en-route to the incident 44-Control (Rockland County’s Fire Dispatch) advised 12-1 (Chief O’Brien) that the two cars are now on fire. The volunteers extinguished the two cars and the department was back in normal service in less then an hour. One Driver was transported by Pearl River EMS to Nyack Hospital with minor injuries.