On Thursday, December 26th at 16:04 the Esopus Fire Department was dispatched to a report of an attic fire at 75 Main St in Esopus. Port Ewen Fire Department was dispatched with an engine on a daytime response and later requested with their ladder truck to the scene. The first arriving unit was on the scene within 3 minutes and found an active chimney fire and a smoke condition in the residence. Firefighters were able to confine the fire to the chimney and had the fire under control within 30 minutes.
All you can eat pancake breakfast rom 8:30am to 11:30am. Donations Accepted.
***Due to the forcast, this event has been rescheule to December 8th, it was originally December 1st*****
On Thursday, April 25th at 06:59 the Esopus Fire Department and Town of Esopus Volunteer Ambulance Squad were dispatched to a report of a motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle at the intersection of Route 9W and Cross Street. The first arriving unit was on the scene within minutes and found a motorcycle and rider down in the roadway. A school bus was also involved and had several students on board. The rider was transported to a landing zone at the Esopus Firehouse and then airlifted to Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center in Poughkeepsie.
On Sunday, April 14th the Esopus Fire Department and five mutual aid fire companies had the opportunity to complete a full day of training exercises at Scenic Hudson’s Black Creek Preserve river front property (formerly known as Winding Brook Acres) in the Town of Esopus. Firefighters from Esopus, Highland, Port Ewen, Rifton, Saint Remy and Spring Lake were able to complete training on skills including search & rescue, ladder operations, ventilation, hose line advancement and FAST (Firefighter Assistance and Search Team) operations.