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2017 Incidents
January 15
February 11
March 11
April 8
May 9
June 7
July 12
August 9
September 10
October 11
November 18
December 10
Total 131

2018 Incidents
January 4
February 3
March 6
April 8
May 21
June 11
Total 53    

2016 Incidents
Jan 16
Feb 18
Mar 10
Apr 14
May 7
Jun 10
Jul 18
Aug 15
Sep 6
Oct 17
Nov 15
Dec 2
Total 148

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The Clean 15

Ex-Chief Jerry Galu, February 02

Pinpointing the exact cause of cancer is extremely difficult because firefighters are not exposed to just one agent. They are exposed to multiple cancer-causing agents. Because of the multiple exposures and the multiple routes of exposure — they inhale carcinogens and carcinogens are absorbed through the skin — it is also highly unlikely for firefighters to get only one type of cancer. The video shows ... (Full Story)

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Ex-Chief Jerry Galu, January 02

There is no substitute for human blood. One in three people will need blood sometime during their lives. Blood lasts only 42 days. Your donation now is critically important. Close to 2,000 men, women and children in our community, including cancer, transplant and surgery patients, trauma victims, newborn babies and many others need blood transfusions each day. Please stop by the HFFD on January 28th ... (Full Story & Photos)

HFIS Adopt A Child Program

Ex-Chief Jerry Galu, December 27

Local organizations, school staff, volunteers from The Center and Chamber of Commerce generously contributed to this year's Adopt a Child program. The program organized by the Highland Falls Intermediate School was able to provide 150+ local children with presents and holiday cheer! The Highland Falls Fire Department, Village of Highland Falls and the Town of Highlands Police Department delivered ... (Full Story & Photos)

Chief Smith, President Galu & Fire Fighter James setting out to deliver gifts.
Chief Smith, President Galu & Fire Fighter James setting out to deliver gifts.

Christmas Tree Safety

Ex-Chief Jerry Galu, December 16

Seconds vs Minutes, Watering your Christmas Tree Reduces the Fire Hazard and buys you time.

Every year in the U.S., fire departments respond to an estimated 210 home fires involving Christmas trees. Even though Christmas tree fires are infrequent, when they occur, they can be dangerous and costly. These fires cause an annual average of 6 deaths, 16 injuries, and $16.2 million in property damage. ... (Full Story)

Firefighter 1 Graduation

Ex-Chief Jerry Galu, December 07

The County recognized 31 men and women from 19 Fire Departments at the County’s Firefighter 1 graduation ceremony on Thursday night at the 911 Emergency Services Center. Highland Falls had three members, Roger Waufle, Jacob Sibley & Joshua Keena. Josh was identified by his instructors as the top student and leader of this class, was made IC and received the Top Rung Award for his efforts. This is ... (Full Story & Photos)

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