Rombout Monthly Activity Report

The year 2003 ended with a record number of emergency calls responded to, a 12% increase over the year 2002. Rombout Fire Department responded 48 calls in the month of December including twenty motor vehicles accidents, a building fire under mutual aid to Cold Spring, 11 automatic alarms, four smoke conditions and three carbon monoxide alarms in buildings, two medical assists, one chimney fire, one call for power lines down in the road, one stove fire, two water pump outs and one oil spill. Rombout FD responded under mutual aid with Glenham and Chelsea Fire Departments for an auto accident on I-84. This makes a grand total of 479 calls for the year 2003.

Blood-Borne Pathogens training was given by Alamo EMS Instructor Andrew DiLuvio on the prevention and proper handling of patients at medical emergencies or accident scenes to avoid transmission of illnesses.

Do you need to have an event catered? Rombout can cater buffet or sit down dinners, small affairs or large, accommodating up to 225 people. Call Rombout Caterers at 227-1350, the Hudson Valley's best kept catering secret!

Safety tip of the month: Is your house number correct and prominently display so that it can be seen from the road?

About Rombout

Rombout is an all volunteer fire company formed in 1971, and is named after the “ Rombout Patent ” which once covered most of the land in Dutchess County, NY. Rombout has about 50 active members, and many more exempt/associate members.

Rombout Fire Company protects the Rombout Fire District. Rombout is one of five fire departments or districts that protect the residents of the Town & Village of Fishkill, NY.

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