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Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department

Blaze Sparks At Yorktown Heights Restaurant Blaze Sparks At Yorktown Heights Restaurant
Blaze Sparks At Yorktown Heights Restaurant A blaze at a Northern Westchester restaurant was stopped from being worse than it could have been thanks to the quick actions of firefighters.  The fire happened on Monday, June 6 just after 2:30 a.m. at Coral Seafood Restaurant in Yorktown Heights at 63 Route 6, according to the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department, which helped respond to the blaze.  Thanks to the work of fire crews, more extensive damage to the building was prevented, the department said.  The cause of the fire was not released. 
Blaze Damages Condominium Building In Mahopac Blaze Damages Condominium Building In Mahopac
Blaze Damages Condominium Building In Mahopac A residence inside a Hudson Valley condominium complex was left damaged by a fire. According to the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department, the incident happened in Putnam County on Friday, April 26, just before 6:40 p.m., when a blaze began inside a unit at a condominium building in Mahopac on East Lake Boulevard. Arriving crews soon realized they would need more manpower to tackle the blaze, so they received help from the Mahopac Falls, Croton Falls, Carmel, and Yorktown Heights fire departments, the Carmel Police Department, and the Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services. After around t…
2-Car Crash Blocks Traffic At Busy Carmel Intersection 2-Car Crash Blocks Traffic At Busy Carmel Intersection
2-Car Crash Blocks Traffic At Busy Carmel Intersection A two-vehicle crash held up traffic at a busy Hudson Valley intersection, firefighters said. The crash happened in Putnam County on Wednesday, Feb. 28 around 6:10 p.m., when two cars collided in Carmel at the intersection of Route 6 and Crane Road (Route 32), according to the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department.  The collision sent one car off the road into some brush, according to photos of the crash released by the department.  The cause of the crash was not released. 
2-Car Crash Causes Fluid Spill On Busy Carmel Road 2-Car Crash Causes Fluid Spill On Busy Carmel Road
2-Car Crash Causes Fluid Spill On Busy Carmel Road A two-car crash in the Hudson Valley caused a temporary closure on a busy road to allow crews to clean a fluid spill.  The crash happened in Putnam County on Friday, Feb. 23 just before 8 p.m., when two cars collided on Croton Falls Road in Carmel, according to the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department. Luckily, no injuries resulted from the collision, fire officials said. The crash caused the road to close for around 30 minutes to allow crews to clean up vehicle fluids and remove the cars. 
Car Strikes 25 Feet Of Fencing, Mailbox In Crash In Front Of Mahopac Home Car Strikes 25 Feet Of Fencing, Mailbox In Crash In Front Of Mahopac Home
Car Strikes 25 Feet Of Fencing, Mailbox In Crash In Front Of Mahopac Home A one-car crash in front of a Hudson Valley home left the residence's fencing and mailbox heavily damaged.  The incident happened in Putnam County on Sunday, Feb. 4 in the area of Bucks Hollow Road in Mahopac, where a car crashed into around 25 feet of fencing and a 4-foot tall stone and concrete pillar holding a residence's mailbox, according to the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department.  The driver of the vehicle later refused any medical attention, firefighters said. The roadway was closed for around a half-hour while the car and debris were removed, the department said. The …
3 Hospitalized After Car Strikes Pole In Mahopac 3 Hospitalized After Car Strikes Pole In Mahopac
3 Hospitalized After Car Strikes Pole In Mahopac Three people were taken to a hospital following an early morning crash in the Hudson Valley.  The incident happened in Putnam County on Saturday, Feb. 3 just before 4:30 a.m., when a car crashed into a pole on Croton Falls Road in Mahopac near the Westchester border, according to the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department.  Three people involved in the crash were taken to a hospital to be evaluated, firefighters said. The cause of the crash was not released. 
Car Loses Wheel In Crash On Road In Mahopac: Here's Where Car Loses Wheel In Crash On Road In Mahopac: Here's Where
Car Loses Wheel In Crash On Road In Mahopac: Here's Where A one-car crash left a Hudson Valley road briefly closed as fire crews responded to the scene. The crash happened in Putnam County on Monday, Jan. 22 around 4:30 p.m., when a vehicle crashed in the area of Buckshollow Road and Astor Drive in Mahopac, according to the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department.  The driver of the vehicle refused medical attention once first responders arrived at the scene.  The crash caused the road to close for just over a half hour as crews worked to remove the damaged vehicle, which lost a wheel. The cause of the wreck was not released. 
2 People Injured In Head-On Crash In Carmel 2 People Injured In Head-On Crash In Carmel
2 People Injured In Head-On Crash In Carmel Two people were injured in a head-on collision in the Hudson Valley that left two cars severely damaged.  The incident happened in Putnam County on Friday, Jan. 19 around 2:45 p.m., when two cars collided on Crane Road (Route 32) in the area of Fini Drive in Carmel, according to the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department.  Two people were taken to a hospital after the crash by first responders, firefighters said. The cause of the crash was not released. 
Driver Emerges Unharmed After Rollover On Snowy Mahopac Road Driver Emerges Unharmed After Rollover On Snowy Mahopac Road
Driver Emerges Unharmed After Rollover On Snowy Mahopac Road Despite flipping their car onto its side on a busy Hudson Valley road amid snowy conditions, a driver was able to walk away from the crash unharmed, fire officials said. The crash happened in Putnam County on Tuesday, Jan. 16 just before 8 a.m., when a car rolled over and landed on its side on Croton Falls Road (Route 34) in the area of McLaughlin Drive, according to the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department.  Miraculously, the driver was not injured and was able to get themselves out of the vehicle before first responders arrived, the fire department said.  The crash happened d…
3 Injured In Crash At Busy Carmel Intersection 3 Injured In Crash At Busy Carmel Intersection
3 Injured In Crash At Busy Carmel Intersection A busy intersection in the Hudson Valley was shut down for nearly an hour following a two-car crash that left three people injured.  It happened in Putnam County on Saturday, Dec. 2 around 6:15 p.m. at the intersection of West Lovell Street and Union Valley Road in Carmel. Police and first responders soon arrived at the scene of the incident and found that three people had been injured. The patients were later taken to a hospital with minor injuries, according to the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department. After around 40 minutes, the roadway was reopened to traffic. In addition to t…
Rollover Crash: Car Flips On Side On Windy Mahopac Road Rollover Crash: Car Flips On Side On Windy Mahopac Road
Rollover Crash: Car Flips On Side On Windy Mahopac Road A windy Hudson Valley road was briefly blocked by a flipped-over vehicle after a one-car crash, fire officials said. The incident happened in Putnam County on Sunday, Nov. 5 just before 7:30 a.m., when the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department responded to Union Valley Road for a single-car crash. According to the department, the car rolled over on its side as a result of the crash. Authorities have not revealed if any people were injured or the cause of the rollover. 
Person Hospitalized After Crash In Front Of Mahopac Home Person Hospitalized After Crash In Front Of Mahopac Home
Person Hospitalized After Crash In Front Of Mahopac Home A person was taken to a hospital following a serious crash in front of a Hudson Valley residence.  The incident happened in Putnam County on Thursday, Oct. 5 in Mahopac. At around 3:45 p.m., the Carmel Police Department and Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department responded to the area of Mount Hope Road and Highridge Road for a reported car wreck.  According to the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department, the driver was extricated from the vehicle and taken to Westchester Medical Center for treatment.  The crash caused a temporary road closure on Mount Hope Road as authorities responde…
New Details: Missing Man Found In Mahopac Woods After Extensive Search New Details: Missing Man Found In Mahopac Woods After Extensive Search
New Details: Missing Man Found In Mahopac Woods After Extensive Search Thanks to an extensive four-day search joined by numerous law enforcement and fire organizations, a missing Hudson Valley man was found in a wooded area and taken to safety.  The search began on Thursday, July 27 in Putnam County, when Carmel Police were notified that 66-year-old Roy Clayton was missing from his Myrtle Avenue home in Mahopac.  Earlier Report - Missing Carmel Resident Found Alive, Police Say Clayton had last been seen by his family around lunchtime when he left his residence to go on a walk and was reported to have serious medical conditions that require…
Lithium Battery Causes Garage Fire In Mahopac While Homeowner Vacations Lithium Battery Causes Garage Fire In Mahopac While Homeowner Vacations
Lithium Battery Causes Garage Fire In Mahopac While Homeowner Vacations A homeowner in the Hudson Valley came home from vacation to discover that a lithium battery had started a fire in their garage while they were gone, fire officials said.  The incident happened on Tuesday, July 18 just after 2 p.m., when members of the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department were sent to a residence in the hamlet to respond to a report of a possible structural fire.  According to the department, the call came from a homeowner who had returned after six days away on vacation to find their single-car garage covered in soot and the charred remains of some of their belonging…
8-Year-Old In Cardiac Arrest Saved By First Responders In Hudson Valley 8-Year-Old In Cardiac Arrest Saved By First Responders In Hudson Valley
8-Year-Old In Cardiac Arrest Saved By First Responders In Hudson Valley An 8-year-old girl who went into cardiac arrest at a gymnastics facility in the Hudson Valley was saved thanks to quick action from police and first responders who knew exactly what to do.  The rescue started in Putnam County on Saturday, May 20 just after 4:30 p.m., when Carmel Police, members of the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department, and Ambulunz medic units were sent to a local gymnastics facility on a report of an 8-year-old girl not breathing, according to Lt. Michael Bodo.  Once arriving at the scene, officers and first responders found that the girl was in cardiac arrest an…
3-Car Crash Shuts Down Busy Road In Mahopac 3-Car Crash Shuts Down Busy Road In Mahopac
3-Car Crash Shuts Down Busy Road In Mahopac A serious three-car crash left a pickup truck on top of another vehicle and caused a busy Hudson Valley intersection to close for a period of time, fire officials said.  The crash happened on Tuesday, April 25 around 2 p.m. in Putnam County at the intersection of Drewville Road (Route 36) and Westshore Drive (Route 38) in Mahopac, according to the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department.  No one involved in the crash suffered any reported injuries.  However, the incident required the road to be closed for a little more than half an hour so the three vehicles could be removed, the …
Brush Fire Almost Reaches Homes In Hudson Valley, Leaves Backyards, Toys Scorched Brush Fire Almost Reaches Homes In Hudson Valley, Leaves Backyards, Toys Scorched
Brush Fire Almost Reaches Homes In Hudson Valley, Leaves Backyards, Toys Scorched A brush fire in the Hudson Valley left the edges of backyards and some residents' belongings blackened and singed by the time the blaze was put out.  Earlier Report - Smoke From Blazing Brush Fire Spreads Through Neighborhood In Mahopac The fire started on Wednesday, Feb. 15 around 3:30 p.m., when firefighters and police in Putnam County were sent to Mahopac in the area of 50 Astor Dr., where the blaze had started behind the residence.  Once arriving, firefighters discovered that the fire was quickly making its way up the hill behind Astor Drive to Tulip Road, where more houses were in da…
Car Flips On Its Side, Closes Road In Mahopac Accident Car Flips On Its Side, Closes Road In Mahopac Accident
Car Flips On Its Side, Closes Road In Mahopac Accident A crash in the Hudson Valley left a car perched on its side and a road closed for a period of time.  On Friday, Jan. 6, around 4 p.m., officials in Putnam County responded to an accident in Mahopac on Clark Place for a reported vehicle rollover, according to the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department. Luckily, no injuries were reported.  The road was closed for a half hour as crews worked to clear the scene, officials said.
3-Car Collision Leaves Person Injured, Slows Traffic On Route 6 In Mahopa 3-Car Collision Leaves Person Injured, Slows Traffic On Route 6 In Mahopa
3-Car Collision Leaves Person Injured, Slows Traffic On Route 6 In Mahopa A crash involving three vehicles left a person injured and clogged traffic on a busy Hudson Valley road.  On Wednesday, Dec. 21, around 3:15 p.m., first responders in Putnam County were sent to Route 6 near the Park Ford dealership for a three-car collision, according to the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department.  Upon arriving, police started directing traffic while emergency responders tended to those involved in the accident, members of the department said.  Only one person involved in the crash was found to have minor injuries, and additional help from the Mahopac Falls Volu…
House Fire Breaks Out In Northern Westchester House Fire Breaks Out In Northern Westchester
House Fire Breaks Out In Northern Westchester Multiple crews responded to a fire that broke out at a home in Northern Westchester. Firefighters responded to a report of a grill fire at a residence on Route 202 in Somers at about 5:50 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, according to the Somers Volunteer Fire Department. Firefighters found a two-story home with a fire on the exterior. With the fire spreading into the residence, crews called for additional resources in the area, officials said. Firefighters opened the roof to check the inside of the home, and the fire was brought under control at about 6:15 p.m., the fire department reported.&nb…
'Person In Crisis' Hospitalized After Hours-Long Standoff In Area, Police Say 'Person In Crisis' Hospitalized After Hours-Long Standoff In Area, Police Say
'Person In Crisis' Hospitalized After Hours-Long Standoff In Area, Police Say A person described as being "in crisis" was hospitalized following an hours-long standoff with responders at a residence in the area. At about 10:50 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 24 in Putnam County, the Carmel Police Department received a call to check on the welfare of a person in crisis at a residence on Union Valley Road.  The subject has had a history of mental health issues and was known to not respond to officers when attempting to make contact with them at the residence, Town of Carmel Police Department Lieutenant Stephen Kunze said. Carmel PD officers attempt…
House Fire Breaks Out In Area House Fire Breaks Out In Area
House Fire Breaks Out In Area Crews from throughout the area worked to extinguish a fire that broke out in an area home. First responders in Putnam County were called to the house on Drewville Road in Carmel at approximately 11:20 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 13, Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department spokesperson Jack Casey said. According to Casey, the first crews arrived confirmed the fire, and called for: Mutual Aid from Carmel Fire for a ladder truck; A FASteam from the Yorktown Heights Volunteer Fire Department; Tankers from the Mahopac Falls and Croton Falls fire departments; Multiple units and paramedics from the Ca…
Man Struck, Killed By Jeep Outside His Mahopac Home In Hit-Run Crash Man Struck, Killed By Jeep Outside His Mahopac Home In Hit-Run Crash
Man Struck, Killed By Jeep Outside His Mahopac Home In Hit-Run Crash Click here for an updated story: Arrest Made In Fatal Hit-Run At Lakefront Home In Area; ID Released For Victim A 61-year-old man walking outside his lakefront home in the area was killed after being struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run crash. It happened Friday, June 25 at approximately 8:07 p.m. in Mahopac on South Lake Boulevard (Route 6N) near Hilltop Street. Town of Carmel Police were alerted by Putnam County 911 of the crash with injuries, reported as a hit-and-run with a pedestrian struck in the roadway on South Lake Boulevard in Mahopac, said Carmel PD …
House Fire Breaks Out In Area House Fire Breaks Out In Area
House Fire Breaks Out In Area One firefighter was hospitalized battling an overnight fire that broke out in an area home, officials announced. First responders in Putnam County from the Mahopac Falls Volunteer Fire Department and Carmel Police Department responded to a Secor Road home at approximately 9:15 p.m. on Wednesday, June 16, where there was a report of a deck on fire with an elderly resident possibly inside the home. Officials said that upon arrival, first responders found an active fire and heavy smoke condition at the property, as the flames had spread from the deck to the residence. Crews from the Mahopac V…
Family Dogs Rescued After House Fire Breaks Out In Area Family Dogs Rescued After House Fire Breaks Out In Area
Family Dogs Rescued After House Fire Breaks Out In Area A local family had a happy reunion with man’s best friend after a house fire broke out in the area. First responders were dispatched to an Ellen Avenue home in Mahopac after the blaze broke out shortly before 9 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17, Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department Public Information Officer Jack Casey said. Casey said that within minutes of receiving the first call, the department received a second call advising that one member of the house was planning on going back into the fire to retrieve the family’s dogs, prompting them to call additional units. Upon arrival, Mahopac firefig…
Photos: Oil Spill Reaches Lake Mahopac Photos: Oil Spill Reaches Lake Mahopac
Photos: Oil Spill Reaches Lake Mahopac More than 200 gallons of oil flowed down a hill, spilled into Lake Mahopac and had to be cleaned up by first responders. The oil spill was reported on Mount Hope Road in Mahopac at approximately 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 19, prompting a heavy response by multiple emergency agencies. Crews from Mahopac, Mahopac Falls and Somers fire departments; Carmel Police; the Putnam County HazMat Team; the Department of Environmental Protection and its HazMat team; the Department of Environmental Conservation; and Carmel Building Department all responded. According to Mahopac Volunteer Fire Departm…
Investigation Leads To Charges For Driver After SUV Hits Officer On Route 6 Investigation Leads To Charges For Driver After SUV Hits Officer On Route 6
Investigation Leads To Charges For Driver After SUV Hits Officer On Route 6 The driver of an SUV is facing multiple charges after striking an officer directing traffic on a busy stretch of Route 6. The incident happened around 7:38 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14 in Mahopac. Due to the injuries and the mechanism of injury, the Putnam County sheriff's deputy was transported to Danbury Hospital by the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department’s Ambulance where it was determined that the injuries did not appear to be life-threatening, Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. said. As a result of that investigation, the driver of the SUV was issued three summons …
Officer Injured After Being Struck By SUV On Route 6 Officer Injured After Being Struck By SUV On Route 6
Officer Injured After Being Struck By SUV On Route 6 An officer directing traffic was rushed to the hospital after being struck by SUV on a busy stretch of Route 6. The incident happened around 7:38 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14 in Mahopac. Due to the injuries and the mechanism of injury, the Putnam County sheriff's deputy was transported to Danbury Hospital by the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department’s Ambulance where it was determined that the injuries did not appear to be life-threatening, Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. said. The accident is being investigated by the Town of Carmel Police Department.  "I would like …
Love A Parade? Annual Northern Westchester-Putnam St. Patrick's Day Event Set Love A Parade? Annual Northern Westchester-Putnam St. Patrick's Day Event Set
Love A Parade? Annual Northern Westchester-Putnam St. Patrick's Day Event Set Saint Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, and with it comes the 43rd Annual Northern Westchester — Putnam Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. This year’s parade is scheduled for Sunday, March 10 at 2 p.m. with Bill Dowling as the Grand Marshal. The route begins by the 9/11 memorial on the corner of Route 6 and Croton Falls Road, and the lineup itself begins on Route 6 between Mt. Hope Road and the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department. This parade is said to be one of the largest in the state with a total of six divisions. It involves numerous marching bands, police and fire departments, civil ser…
Head-On Rollover Crash Injures Three In Carmel Head-On Rollover Crash Injures Three In Carmel
Head-On Rollover Crash Injures Three In Carmel A rollover crash in Putnam County left three people hospitalized following a head-on collision in Carmel. First responders were dispatched to Drewville Road at approximately 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 23, police said. Two were transported to Putnam Hospital, and a third was airlifted to Westchester Medical Center following the crash with non-life-threatening injuries. Police said that the crash is currently under investigation by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office and Carmel Police Department. No cause for the crash has been released. The extent of the injuries was not available on Monday mo…
Truck Driver Hospitalized After Rollover Crash In Mahopac Truck Driver Hospitalized After Rollover Crash In Mahopac
Truck Driver Hospitalized After Rollover Crash In Mahopac The driver of a dump truck was hospitalized after a rollover crash that brought down a pole and power lines in Mahopac on Wednesday. The still-energized 13,000-volt wires above the wreck on Long Pond Road near Pleasant Road prevented first-responders from approaching or removing the loan driver from the truck, said Tom Beatty of the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department. By order of MVFD Chief Bill Nikisher, the road was closed to all traffic by Carmel Police, MVFD personnel and with the assistance of MFVFD Chief Brian Sacher. NYSEG crews soon removed power from that stretch of power lines, an…