On Wednesday, May 22nd, Selkirk FD responded to a fire alarm activation at KT's Barnside Eatery in Selkirk. Upon arriving the first officers did not see much smoke, but after getting into the walls, fire was found, and quickly extinguished. Elsmere FD and Coeymans FD assisted on scene. A good save and job done by all.
FF Dan Saxe, Lt. Rob Burns, Lt. Rob
Messenger, & Lt. Brian Pugsley
Recently some Selkirk FD members participated in a Flashover Training exercise at the Kevin M. Shea Training Facility in Delmar. They entered into a structure where a fire was lit and they could watch fire behavior in action. It got a little hot, but was a great learning experience.
On Saturday July 27th, Selkirk Fire Co. 2 will be having the 38th annual Glenmont Fireman's Flea Market. From 8:00AM-5:00PM. If you are interested in getting a booth, the application is located here:http://www.selkirkfd.org/filelocker/download/catTotal/1/cat0/1781/file_id/18068
Chief Bill Asprion & Albany County
Executive Dan McCoy
On Tuesday April 23rd, Selkirk Fire Chief Bill Asprion received a 2013 Albany County Volunteer - Honorable Mention Award, from County Executive Dan McCoy, for his service to his community, and his leadership during his time spent at Long Beach, LI, helping out after Superstorm Sandy. Congratulations Chief Asprion.
On Sunday April 14h members of SFD put in the boat dock at the Henry Hudson Park. The dock will house Rescue 4 for another season. Be safe on the water.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
On March 10th, at around 7:30AM, Selkirk FD responded to a two car MVA on Rt. 9W, near the intersection of Rt. 9W and Feura Bush Rd.. To people were shaken up, no major injuries..
On Monday March 4th, the Selkirk Fire Department awarded its Firefighter Of The Year Awards to members of each Fire Company. The winners were:Selkirk Fire Co. 1 - Benedict "Benny" ChristianaSelkirk Fire Co. 2 - Andrew Mc CurdySelkirk Fire Co. 3 - Rob Burns, Kevin Craft, & Rob Messenger
L to R - Co. 2 FF Of The Year - Andrew
McCurdy / Co. 3 FF's Of The Year - Rob
Burns, Rob Messenger, Kevin Craft
Co. 1 FF Of The Year - Benedict "Benny"
Saturday, February 23, 2013
On February 23rd, at around 3:30AM, the Selkirk Fire Department responded to a reported accident call on Rt. 9W, near the Stewarts shop in Selkirk. Upon arrival crews found a van had collided with a tree. The passengers were extricated out and transported to the hospital.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
On February 20th, at around 10:15PM, the Selkirk Fire Department was toned out for a structure fire on Glenmont Rd., seen from a home in the Quail Hollow neighborhood. First crews on scene found the home engulfed in flames and heavy smoke. Crews starting attacking the fire immediately Search teams proceeded inside to look for anyone that might have been home at the time. One person was found and transported to the hospital.
Sunday, February 17, 2013
On February 17th, at around 2:30PM, the Selkirk Fire Department was toned out for structure fire on Old Quarry Rd., near Rarick Rd., in South Bethlehem. First crews on the scene reported heavy amount of smoke and flames coming from the building. The heavy winds and cold weather made fighting the fire difficult. No one was home at the time. No one was hurt.
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