Banksville Independent Fire Department

2017 Incidents
Jan 26
Feb 29
Mar 33
Apr 35
Total 123

Past Incidents
2016 397
2015 355
2014 418
2013 423
2012 437
2011 452
2010 425
2009 321
2008 302
2007 355
Total 3885

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Not in service for 24 hours and taking in a job in Armonk
Not in service for 24 hours and taking in a job in Armonk

Tanker 17 Refurbishment Complete

February 16

Back in 2012 we had purchased a new Tanker, the current Tanker 7 and decided to run two tankers on a trial basis. This decision proved to be very beneficial not only to our first due response area, but to the surrounding community's we provide mutual aid to. We then decided to keep both Tankers. Over the past year we had contacted Gowans-Knight Co. a fire apparatus builder in Watertown, CT. to do ... (Full Story & Photos)

Mutual Aid to Stamford

BIFD Staff, January 24

Tanker 7 responded mutual aid to a structure fire in Stamford on Saturday, January 21st. See News 12 video and Stamford Advocate article below for the full story. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Tanker 7 at Stamford structure fire
Tanker 7 at Stamford structure fire

Graduation!  Congratulations to Kevin O'Shea and Ben Gershman for completing Firefighter 1
Graduation! Congratulations to Kevin O'Shea and Ben Gershman for completing Firefighter 1

Fall Review

BIFD Staff, December 28

Pictures from events over the past few months.

Congratulations to the following members who received awards at our annual Turkey Jamboree event:
Firefighter of the Year - Todd Kennedy
Rookie(s) of the Year - Mete Bajraktari, Kevin O'Shea and Ben Gershman
Chief's Award - Joe Santoro
Ex-Chief's Award - Assistant Chief Al Farquhar... (Full Story & Photos)

Working Fire in Greenwich

BIFD Staff, December 17

Banksville Tanker 7 and Engine 157 responded to a working fire in Greenwich Thursday night. Greenwich firefighters made a quick knockdown of a fire located in the attic. Mutual aid tankers from Armonk and Long Ridge also responded. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Theodore J "Red" Brosko

Chief Walter Watson, November 04

It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Charter Member and retired Greenwich Police Detective Theodore J "Red" Brosko. Red had been a member of our department since its inception in 1949 and was our last surviving Charter Member.

Arrangements are as follows:

Thursday, November 10, 2016
4pm to 8pm
Castiglione Funeral Home
544 Old Post Road #3
Greenwich, CT 06831

Mass ... (Full Story & Photos)

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