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Today at approximately 0528 hrs, the Roosevelt Fire District was dispatched to a reported structure fire at 9 Windmill Road in the Greenfields Development off Cream Street. At 0531 hrs., Chief Lew Da...
Tue. May 19th 2020
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Roosevelt Ladder 63-45 and Engine 63-12 relocated to City of Poughkeepsie Station #2 at 505 Main Street over night while they operated at a 3 Alarm fire in multiple buildings on Duane Street on the Ci...
Thu. Mar 7th 2019
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Roosevelt firefighters, along with 1 Engine from Pleasant Valley FD were dispatched this morning to a report of a Automatic Fire Alarm at 501 Salt Point Road. Within a couple minutes of being dispatc...
Wed. Jul 5th 2017
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Roosevelt Ladder 63-45 moved up to stand-by at the City of Poughkeepsie Main Street Station tonight for couple hours as City of Poughkeepsie FD operating at 2nd Alarm Fire on 45 Fitchett Street. Cit...
Sun. Jun 18th 2017
Roosevelt firefighters assisted this morning with a mutual aid 2nd alarm fire at the Hyde Park Heights Apartments at 107 East Market Street in the Hyde Park Fire District. Roosevelt Engine 63-13 &...
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Sun. Jul 5th 2020
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It is with deep regret and sorrow that we announce the passing of past Captain Kenneth Witter of the Engine Company. Ken was a very community minded person, volunteering for the fire company, giving ...
Sat. Jul 4th 2020
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We wish everyone a Happy and Healthy 4th of July.Be Safe
Sun. Jun 21st 2020
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The membership of Roosevelt Engine Company #3, want to wish all our hard working Father's a Happy Fathers Day. Today is your day take it easy.
Fri. Jun 19th 2020
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The Roosevelt Fire District has on order these two wonderful pieces of apparatus which will replace the current and aging units in their respective stations. The apparatus are both being built by E-On...
Fri. Jun 5th 2020
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We would like to ask you all to join us, as we congratulate and welcome the latest addition to our list of EMT's at Roosevelt FD Rescue Squad.William Marshall V, recently completed his NYS EMT cla...
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Large Commercial Fire - 501 Salt Point Road
Thu. Mar 7th 2019

Roosevelt firefighters, along with 1 Engine from Pleasant Valley FD were dispatched this morning to a report of a Automatic Fire Alarm at 501 Salt Point Road.  Within a couple minutes of being dispatched to this call a passing Pleasant Valley Fire Dept. firefighter contacted the PVFD Chief advising him he was on scene and there was an active fire in the building.  That chief immediately contacted DC911 dispatch to update them of a actual fire, which DC911 then redispatched as such upgrading the alarm to fill out the assignment.  

About 2-3 minutes after that, the Pleasant Valley chief was then on scene and confirming a active fire throughout the structure with fire starting to break through the roof already,  he then requested a 2nd alarm to the incident.  Upon arrival a the 1st Roosevelt FD chief, a 3rd alarm was transmitted to the alarm bringing more resources, manpower and equipment to the scene, as well to cover the area stripped.  

The building was heavily damage by fire and it remains under investigation by the Dutchess County Fire Investigation Team, NYS OFPC and Dutchess County Sheriffs Office.  Fire Departments on scene or on stand-by were Roosevelt, Pleasant Valley, Fairview, City of Poughkeepsie, Hyde Park, New Hamburg, West Clinton, East Clinton, Millbrook, LaGrange, Arlington, East Fishkill, Hillside, EmStar EMS. Assisting agencies were DC FID, NYS OFPC, DCDER, City of Poughkeepsie Police, Town of Poughkeepsie Police, Hyde Park Police,  DCSO.

Photos courtesy of Melissa Lawlor, PVFD

Article in the Poughkeepsie Journal can be found at: https://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/story/news/local/2019/03/07/fire-thomas-gleason-poughkeepsie/1089756001/

 

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