Funded Projects

armonkindependentfirecompany-1Congratulations to the 2017 Grant Award Winners.  We awarded almost $30,000 in grants and equipment gifts. Thank you for all you do to keep our communities safe!

  • Armonk Independent Fire Company– 4 Thermal Imaging Cameras. Thermal Imaging Camera allow Firefighters to view heat in a given area.  This includes locating a fire or victims within a building or outside a building, locating victims at a motor vehicle accident or during a large area search effort.
  • Banksville Independent Fire Company– A Thermal Imaging Camera, Multi-Gas Detector (detects carbon monoxide, flammable gases, oxygen and hydrogen sulfide) and Hydrogen Cyanide Meter.
  • Lewisboro Volunteer Ambulance Corps To help fund the purchase of 5 Physio Control LIFEPAK 12 to assist in the Emergency Care of cardiac patients
  • Independent Fire Co of Mount Kisco, Inc. 11 High Temperature Face Masks
  • North White Plains Fire Department– 2 GMI Multi Gas Meters, 1 GMI Calibration station with calibration gas, 6 Industrial Scientific Personal CO meters to help with the investigation and mitigation of gas odors, leaks and other types of odor investigations.
  • South Salem Volunteer Fire Department, Inc 3 Air Cylinders to be used with existing Self- Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
  • Thornwood Fire Department – 2 Thermal Imaging Cameras; Thermal Imaging Camera allow Firefighters to view heat in a given area.  This includes locating a fire or victims within a building or outside a building, locating victims at a motor vehicle accident or during a large area search effort.

2016 Grantees

  • Armonk Independent Fire Company – Chief Carlos Cano; $5,000 to help fund the purchase of a Lucas 2 CPR Chest Compression System.  A Lucas 2 System helps improve outcomes of sudden cardiac arrest victims and improve operations for medical responders.
  • Banksville Independent Fire Company – Chief Walter Watson; $5,000 to help fund the purchase of a Bullard Thermal Imaging Camera.  A thermal imaging camera allows Firefighters to view heat in a given area.  This includes locating a fire or victims within a building or outside a building, locating victims at a motor vehicle accident or during a large area search effort.
  • North White Plains Fire Department – Chief Andrew Seicol; $5,000 to help fund the purchase of a Bullard Thermal Imaging Camera.  Please see explanation following Banksville Independent Fire Company.
  • Thornwood Fire District – $5,000 to help fund the purchase of a Commercial Turnout Gear Dryer.  This equipment ensures that protective gear is properly dried to prevent contamination with carcinogens and other types of toxins.  Many Firefighters have been diagnosed with forms of cancer that are directly related to wearing contaminated turnout gear.
  • Town of North Castle Police Department – Chief Pete Simonsen and Sergeant Timothy See; $16,500 gift of Modern High-Pressure Hydraulic Rescue Tools (aka “Jaws of Life”). These tools will allow for quicker and safer extrication operations.  In addition, this equipment will revitalize and re-equip the Emergency Service Unit in the Town of North Castle.

 

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