Hurricane Sandy

Posted on November 1, 2012

During Hurricane Sandy, firefighters braved intense wind and other dangerous conditions to serve the residents of Pearl River. The department responded to approximately eighty incidents within a forty-eight hour period. Incidents included: wires down, wires arcing, trees on a houses, structural fires, automatic alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, evacuations, life support assistance, one technical rescue, and other hazardous conditions.


Vehicle Fire

Posted on November 21, 2012

At 16:28 on Wednesday Night, the Pearl River Fire Department was dispatched for a vehicle fire in front of 60 Old Pascack Road. The fire was extinguished and all units were back in service within an hour.  


Rubbish Fire

Posted on November 22, 2012

At approximately 19:20 on Thanksgiving Night, the Pearl River Fire Department was dispatched to a reported brush fire in vicinity of Hilltop Drive. Orangetown Police confirmed a active rubbish fire in the rear of 34 South Old Middletown Road. 12-1 (Chief O’Brien) redirected fire units to the rear of the Bio-Reference Laboratories Building.  The volunteers quickly extinguished the fire.