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Welcome to the Home of the Buchanan Engine Company
"The Maroon Platoon"

Department 255      Battalion 10

Rest In Peace Ex-Chief James Gilbert


Remembering Ex-Chief James Gilbert

August 18

Buchanan Engine Company #1, Inc. sadly announces the passing of Life Member, Ex-Chief and President of Buchanan Engine Company's Ex-Chief Association James E. Gilbert. Jimmy was the father of Cortlandt Engine Company 1st Assistant Chief Scott Gilbert. Chief Gilbert served the company as Chief in 1971-1973. He was an avid softball player for Buchanan Engine Company, a dedicated parade marcher, and ... (Full Story)

Back to Back Calls

July 31

Today at 0946 am E-160, R-26, 2551 and 2552 responded to Albany Post Rd just south of fire headquarters for a car fire. E-160 confirmed the working car fire upon arrival, an 1-3/4" attack line was pulled and the fire quickly extinguished. Then at 1021 am we were dispatched to 142 Bannon Ave for an automatic fire alarm. The cause was determined to be burnt food on the stove. The apartment was ventilated ... (Full Story & Photos)

Carbon Monoxide Alarm

July 24

Never disregard a carbon monoxide alarm! On July 23, 2015 at 2137 hours Engine 160, Rescue 26 and Car 2552 responded to an address on Lake Drive for a carbon monoxide detector activation. Upon arrival all residents were evacuated and elevated levels of CO were observed by crews operating in the residence. The source was determined to be a displaced flue on a water heater. The unit was taken out of ... (Full Story)

Drill With Yorktown

Chief Reed Outhouse, July 17

Today we participated in a drill with the Yorktown FD dive team at the quarry. U-12, 2551, 2552 and FF Outhouse were on hand to provide air supply. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Back to Back Calls

Member Kieran Outhouse, July 02

On July 1, 2016 we were dispatched to an odor of gas from a manhole on Albany Post Road & Bleakley Avenue- which turned out to be actually on Bleakley Avenue & Greentown Road. Engine 160, Rescue 26 and Utility 161 responded. During the call, we received another alarm for an Inside Gas Investigation on Henry Street. Engine 161 responded, and Rescue 26, Utility 161 and Engine 160 responded after the ... (Full Story)


In Memory of Chief Carl Aschenbrenner

Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice on September 12, 1963

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