Banksville Independent Fire Department

2024 Incidents
Jan 34
Feb 29
Mar 25
Apr 26
Total 114

Past Incidents
2022 403 2023 431
2021 371
2020 358
2019 343
2018 406
2017 364
2016 397
2015 355
2014 418
2013 423
2012 437
2011 452
2010 425
2009 321
2008 302
Total 5775   431

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No Caption Herby Farquhar's 50th Member Anniversary

Banksville Fire Department, December 24

Congratulations to Former Chief Herby Farquhar on his 50th Anniversary at the Banksville Fire Department.

Herby joined the department in December of 1973 where he served in every line officer position, serving numerous terms as Assistant Chief and then becoming department Chief in 1978. Herby throughout all of his terms served a total of 9 years as Chief.

Herby was very involved with the original ... (Full Story & Photos)

Bob McCullough 55 Years

Banksville Fire Department, December 23

Congratulations to Former Chief Bob McCullough on his 55th Anniversary at the Banksville Fire Department.

Bob served as department Chief in 1977 and still attends every monthly meeting and Fire Department function such as our annual Turkey Jamboree. Thank you for your years of service!

Congratulations Bob!... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Stayin’ Alive Charity 5K (2023)

Banksville Fire Department, October 07

October 7th, 2023, BIFD members participated in a 5K hosted by the Sayin’ Alive charity.

Their mission is raising money for First Responders of Northern Westchester (to date: 89 grants have been given, over $430,000).

This year, BIFD received a grant from Stayin' Alive for:
- 2 Cold water/ice rescue suit kits
- 2 Reach N' Sling floatation/rescue device
- 2 PrincetonTec Quad Tac MPLD Headlamp's

We ... (Full Story & Photos)

August 20th, 2023 - Injured Hiker

Banksville Fire Department, August 20

@ 10:44, Banksville FD was dispatched to “MIANUS RIVER GORGE PRESERVE” on a report of an injured hiker. 60 Control Dispatchers advised the hiker was approximately 2 miles into the woods and was going to be unable to exit without FD/EMS Assistance

@ 10:51, Car 2581 arrived on location establishing command. UTV/ATV vehicles were requested to assist with transporting the injured party out of the woods.

Bedford ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Banksville Fire Department, July 14


BIFD personnel attended the annual Mt Kisco Fire Department Parade yesterday. Mt Kisco did a great job organizing this event!

Tanker 7 brought back a trophy to Banksville -- winning the "Best Tanker" award!

Tanker 7 is a 2011 Mack / KME 1500 GPM, 3500-gallon water tank with a 4000-gallon portable pond.... (Full Story & Photos)


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