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No Caption Winter Weather Fire Safety!

Deputy Chief Frank Musorrafiti, February 18

Winter weather, in addition to hazardous road conditions, brings with it a host of safety concerns. Your Hartsdale Firefighters encourage you to prepare ahead and stay safe this winter.

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To counter the weather outside, many of us use fireplaces and space heaters or crank up the thermostat. Each of those presents its own safety concerns.

As we rely on furnaces to heat our homes, it is important ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Help us, Help you!

Deputy Chief Frank Musorrafiti, February 13

Just a friendly reminder that it is the responsibility of the residents who have a fire hydrant on their property to maintain the area around it. Town of Greenburgh Code requires a 3-foot clear space be maintained around every hydrant to allow our firefighters access to work in all directions around the hydrant in order to hook up hoses and operate the valves and caps in the event of an emergency. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2024 Meeting Schedule

Secretary Spagnoli, February 04

2024 Meeting Schedule
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National Fire Radio Podcast featuring Deputy Chief Bill Perritt

Deputy Chief Frank Musorrafiti, January 30

It's not everyday that a local fire department has the opportunity to highlight one of their own. However, today the HFD is proud to recognize and congratulate Deputy Chief Bill Perritt on being selected for a Podcast interview by National Fire Radio.

As many of us know, Chief Perritt's reputation and knowledge as a firefighter, a fire officer, an instructor, and a mentor in the Fire Service speaks ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Man in Machine Rescue

Hartsdale Fire Department, January 17

Hartsdale Firefighters responded with Greenburgh EMS & Police Technical Rescue for a person with their hand stuck in a Plow Truck at the High Point of Hartsdale Complex. Upon arrival, a worker was found with their hand and arm heavily entangled in a sander’s conveyer belt.

All agencies worked closely together to extricate the patient from the equipment. The patient was transported to Westchester ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Regular Board Meeting Postponed Until Wednesday, January 10

Fire Chief Ray Maseda, January 09

Due to inclement weather, the Regular Board Meeting and the Annual Organizational Meeting have been postponed until tomorrow, Wednesday, January 10 at 7:30 PM. The in-person meeting will have a virtual option for attendees.

Please email chief@hartsdalefire.org for the meeting link.... (Full Story)


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No Caption Merry Christmas from your HFD!

Deputy Chief Frank Musorrafiti, December 25

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy Holiday from your Hartsdale Firefighters!

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Honoring 24 Years of Service

Member Alan Zale, December 21

Fellow firefighters, family, and friends gathered outside Hartsdale Fire Headquarters to say goodbye to longtime Hartsdale Firefighter James Conners on Thursday, December 21, 2023, as he proudly exited the firehouse in a "Ceremonial Walkout" to start his retirement.

Mr. Conners joined the department 24 ½ years ago. Prior to working with the HFD, he worked for the Lake Mohegan (NY) Fire District for ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Toys for Tots Pickup!

Deputy Chief Frank Musorrafiti, December 18

HFD Members were proud to load boxes of toys into a Toys for Tots Pickup Van this past Saturday afternoon.

We would like to thank all of our residents and the visitors to the Hartsdale Community who dropped off an abundance of unwrapped toys, board games, sporting goods, and books, which are now enroute to the T4T collection center where they will be distributed to America's less fortunate children ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Wreaths Across America at the Historic Hartsdale Pet Cemetery

Hartsdale Fire Department, December 16

Hartsdale Firefighters attended the Wreaths Across America Ceremony at the Hartsdale Pet Cemetery earlier this afternoon.
This event honors all those who serve in our military (past and present).

Specifically at the @hartsdalepetcemetery, there is an added focus and appreciation for military and service canines.

For more information about this Historic Landmark please visit https://petcem.com

For ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Did you know?

Hartsdale Fire Department, December 13

The average day sees over 15,000 passengers travel through Hartsdale on over 150 different trains.

Every year, Hartsdale Firefighters train with Metro-North to ensure we are prepared for any incident involving the railroad. This year we received additional training on the new elevators at the Hartsdale Platform.

#Hartsdale #HartsdaleFire #HartsdaleNY #Greenburgh #GreenburghFirefighters #GreenburghNY ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Operation Candy Cane 2023

Member Alan Zale, December 11

Holiday excitement filled the air as the Hartsdale Fire Department hosted its ninth annual Operation Candy Cane on Saturday morning, December 9th.

Santa, along with Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer and a team of elves, visited more than twenty communities, along with the Marian Woods Retirement Home for religious sisters. Since it began in 2015, off-duty members of the Hartsdale Fire Department have ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption HFD drills on Emergency Bailouts!

Hartsdale Fire Department, December 11

Using these devices means a worst case scenario in the field; as result, members try to establish muscle memory for these techniques. Members worked on direct window bailouts; as well as remotely tying off. #staysafe... (Full Story & Photos)

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It's a Girl!

December 10

Hartsdale Firefighters & Greenburgh Police Paramedics welcomed our newest resident early this morning. A call came in just before 2 am for a mother in labor. EMS and Firefighters worked side by side to deliver a healthy babygirl. Mom & Baby were transported to the hospital as a precaution and last we heard they’re doing great! We extend our Congratulations to the family.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Frank Musorrafiti, December 09

Residents are reporting "Sights of Santa" on the Streets of Hartsdale today!
Look out for all the Posted Stops and Times and meet up for a Candy Cane and a Photo Op!

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Happy Hanukkah from your HFD!

Deputy Chief Frank Musorrafiti, December 07

Happy Hanukkah, from your Hartsdale Firefighters!

May this Festival of Lights bring blessings upon you and your family.

Chag Sameach! (Happy Holiday!)

Stay safe.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption HFD Operation Candy Cane this Saturday!

Deputy Chief Frank Musorrafiti, December 07

The Hartsdale Fire Department is proud to announce our annual Operation Candy Cane, which will take place rain or shine on Saturday, December 9th, 2023 from 9am – 1pm. Off-Duty Hartsdale Firefighters will spread Holiday Cheer by escorting Santa Claus around the community in a Fire Engine Sleigh handing out Candy Canes to all attending children & adults.

Printed below is a full list of Stops & Times. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Toys for Tots Time!

Deputy Chief Frank Musorrafiti, December 07

Toys For Tots Time!

Our Former Marines want to let you know that New Unwrapped Toys can be dropped off at Hartsdale Fire Headquarters, any day, anytime throughout December.

HFD Headquarters is located at 300 West Hartsdale Ave.

Toys for Tots is the Marine Corps' premier community action program that we are very proud to support.

#Hartsdale #HartsdaleFire #HartsdaleNY #Greenburgh #GreenburghFirefighters ... (Full Story & Photos)

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HFD Commissioner Election

Deputy Chief Frank Musorrafiti, December 05

HFD Commissioner Election

Don’t forget to Vote, on Tuesday December 12th, in elections for one Fire Commissioner for a term of five years, and one Fire Commissioner for the term of two years at the Fire Station at 25 S. Central Park Avenue from 3:00pm to 9:00pm. You must vote in person; no absentee ballots are available.

There are two candidates for the two open seats on HFD Board of Commissioners. ... (Full Story)


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HFD Operation Candy Cane - December 9th, 9am - 1pm

Deputy Chief Frank Musorrafiti, November 25

The Hartsdale Fire Department is proud to announce our annual Operation Candy Cane, which will take place rain or shine on Saturday, December 9th, 2023 from 9am – 1pm. Off-Duty Hartsdale Firefighters will spread Holiday Cheer by escorting Santa Claus around the community in a Fire Engine Sleigh handing out Candy Canes to all attending children & adults.

Printed below is a full list of Stops & Times. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Happy Thanksgiving from your Hartsdale Firefighters... Stay Safe!

Deputy Chief Frank Musorrafiti, November 22

On this Holiday, your Hartsdale Firefighters would like to wish you and your family a Happy, Healthy, and Safe Thanksgiving!

It's an honor and a privilege to serve this community.

Also, it is with sincere gratitude, that we take this time to thank the many residents who dropped off tasty holiday treats today and countless other times throughout the year. Your thoughtfulness and kindness are much ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Notice for Fire District Election

Deputy Chief Frank Musorrafiti, November 22

NOTICE FOR FIRE DISTRICT ELECTION
ANNUAL ELECTION OF
HARTSDALE FIRE DISTRICT
DECEMBER 12, 2023

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that pursuant to Section 175 of the Town Law, the annual election of the Hartsdale Fire District will be held on Tuesday, December 12, 2023, at Hartsdale Fire Station No. 1, 25 South Central Park Avenue, Hartsdale, Town of Greenburgh, County of Westchester, State of New York, for ... (Full Story)


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No Caption HFD & GPD share "Tea with the Sisters"

Deputy Chief Frank Musorrafiti, November 21

Yesterday afternoon, HFD and GPD members spent some time in-between calls, with the sisters at Marian Woods. Hartsdale Fire and Greenburgh Police members were invited to share some time and snacks with the sisters at Marian Woods during their "Tea with the Sisters" Event.

It was a wonderful opportunity to sit down and share some stories and information about who we are, what we do, and about who ... (Full Story & Photos)

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HFD Turns out at Turkey Time!

Deputy Chief Frank Musorrafiti, November 18

HFD On-Duty Members found some time on a busy Saturday in between alarms and scheduled Apparatus and Equipment Checks to take some time for a Local Turkey Brigade Event that was occurring at Our Lady of Shkodra Church on West Hartsdale Avenue early this afternoon. Members assisted Anna Olivo, the Leader of the NYC Basket Brigade in loading boxes of Thanksgiving Meals (comprised of a frozen turkey, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Thank you to our Veterans!

Deputy Chief Frank Musorrafiti, November 16

The Hartsdale Fire Department would like to take a moment on this past Veterans Day to thank all Veterans past and present for their service!

We would especially like to thank our own members who served. From left to right, Firefighters Frank Gray (US Army), Josh Gullotta (USMC), Mike Ciliberto (US Army), Chris DeNisco (US Navy), Brandon Bonèy (USMC). Not pictured - Firefighter Justin Vializ (USMC).
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November is Thanksgiving Cooking Safety Month!

Deputy Chief Frank Musorrafiti, November 10

For most, the kitchen is the heart of the home, especially during the holidays. From testing family recipes to decorating cakes and cookies, everyone enjoys being part of the preparations.

Keeping fire safety top of mind in the kitchen during this joyous but hectic time is important, especially when there's a lot of activity and people at home. As you start preparing that holiday schedule and organizing ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Hydrant Testing & Flushing

Captain Andrew Roberto, November 09

The Hartsdale Fire District in conjunction with the Greenburgh Water Department will be conducting Hydrant Testing during the next few weeks of October and November. The goal of our testing is to make sure our hydrants are functioning properly. It is critical to test, operate the moving parts, and maintain our hydrants to ensure that they work in the event of any fire or related emergency.

If you ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Boiler Fire discovered from Automatic Fire Alarm

Firefighter Brian Townsend, November 07

Yesterday morning just before 3 a.m., Hartsdale Fire was notified of an automatic fire alarm at Maria Regina High School. Hartsdale Units responded and arrived on location in 3 minutes. Firefighters investigated a smoke detector activation on the main floor. While investigating, firefighters smelled an odor of burning and encountered a light smoke condition in the kitchen area. Utilizing their extensive ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Firefighters get into the Halloween Spirit!

Deputy Chief Frank Musorrafiti, November 01

In between calls, HFD Firefighters joined in on the Halloween Spirit by handing out candy to local Trick or Treaters.... (Full Story & Photos)

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HFD Joins Miracle League of Westchester for Halloween Event!

Deputy Chief Frank Musorrafiti, November 01

We were honored to join @miracle_league_of_westchester this past weekend for their annual Halloween Festival at Ridge Road Park.
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Deputy Chief Frank Musorrafiti, October 28

The month of October has been titled "Fire Prevention Month" since 1922 in commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire, which began on October 8th, 1871, and caused devastating damage.

This horrific conflagration killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more than 17,400 structures, and burned more than 2,000 acres of land. See the attached video.

Since 1922, the National Fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

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HFD Babysitters Course Graduation!

Member Alan Zale, October 27

The Hartsdale Fire Department’s Baby Sitting Class held its annual graduation ceremony at Station 2, on Tuesday evening, October 24, 2023.

Hartsdale Fire Department Deputy Chief Frank Musorrafiti handed out certificates to the students who successfully completed the class.

The HFD Baby Sitting Class teaches students how to handle different emergency situations using classroom and actual hands-on ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Request for Proposal - Concrete Floor Refinishing

Fire Chief Ray Maseda, October 27

The Fire District requests proposals from qualified vendors for concrete floor refinishing at the Central Avenue Fire Station. The attached file details the work requirements. Please submit proposals to info@hartsdalefire.org or in person at 300 West Hartsdale Avenue, Hartsdale, NY 10530.... (Full Story)


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HFD Adopted Budget 2024

Deputy Chief Frank Musorrafiti, October 26

HFD Adopted Budget 2024... (Full Story)


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Member Alan Zale, October 14

The Hartsdale Fire Department Baby Sitting Class, now in its 51st year, will soon graduate 28 students who have learned how to handle different emergency situations using classroom and actual hands on training. The three-week program met twice a week and included 12 ½ hours of instruction spread over six classes.

The course has an emphasis on home safety and fire prevention. Students were taught ... (Full Story & Photos)

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HFD supports the fight against Breast Cancer

Deputy Chief Frank Musorrafiti, October 09

HFD supports the fight against Breast Cancer.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a perfect opportunity to advocate for men and women in their fight against breast cancer.
IAFF members get involved for many reasons – often it’s because they have been personally affected by the disease.
Breast cancer is also a recognized occupational cancer for firefighters.

Join us in wearing pink to fight against ... (Full Story & Photos)

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