Banksville Independent Fire Department


2024 Incidents
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No Caption In Memory of Preston Pratley

Firefighter/EMT Walter Watson, May 29

It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of long-time member Preston Pratley.

After serving in the Navy, Pres joined the fire company in 1971. He was an active firefighter with us for many years and served several years as a lieutenant. With his home being just down the road, he was often one of the first members at the firehouse when the horn blew for a call. Pres could always be ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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)

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No Caption 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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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)

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No Caption 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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