Jul
15
2015

MacBoston 18 Memorial Truck To Make Appearance At Glenmont Fireman’s Fair

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The MacBoston 18 Truck, a traveling New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial, will be making a special appearance at the 59th Annual Glenmont Fireman’s Fair, on July 18th.  Expected arrival is around 6:00PM.  Check out http://www.macboston.com/ for more information on this special truck.
Jul
15
2015

District Secretary – Job Announcement

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Fire District Secretary Employment Opportunity The Selkirk Fire District is accepting applications for a Part Time Secretary to directly support the Fire Chief and Board of Fire Commissioners. Please submit cover letter and resume by August 1st to secretary@selkirkfd.org or via USPS: Selkirk Fire District, Attn: District Secretary, P.O. Box 5, Selkirk, NY 12158. Job
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Jul
14
2015

Selkirk FD Reponds To Structure Fire

Photo Courtesy Of Sidewinder Photography
At 4:51PM, on July 14th, Selkirk FD was dispatched to a confirmed structure fire on Edgewood Dr., in Selkirk.  Upon arrival, first units found a heavy smoke condition coming from the chimney, and also from the rear section of the trailer-home.  Entry was quickly made, and openings to the underneath section of the home were
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Jul
14
2015

Selkirk FD Assists In Rescuing Trapped Worker

Photo Courtesy Of Tom Heffernan Sr.
At 11:24AM, on Tuesday July14th, Selkirk FD was dispatched to assist with the rescue of a bridge construction worker.  He was injured after being knocked off of his feet while working on painting the Castleton Thruway bridge.  He fell 10-20 feet to a platform below the bridge.  Once the proper plan was in place to
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Jun
24
2015

Selkirk FD Responds To Garage Fire

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On Wednesday June 24th, at around 6:30PM, Selkirk FD was dispatched to a confirmed Garage Fire, at a home in the Enclave housing development, off of Elm Avenue.  First arriving units found a heavy smoke condition coming from the garage area of the home.  Firefighters quickly made an attack from the house-side, into the garage,
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May
25
2015

Selkirk FD 2015 Town Of Bethlehem Memorial Day Parade Pictures

Chief Bill Asprion and our "Ride-Along" Family
Some pictures from the 2015 Town of Bethlehem Memorial Day Parade.  Selkirk FD auctioned off a ride in the fire truck, in the parade, to a lucky Glenmont School family.  To benefit school activities.
Apr
16
2015

Congratulations Newest Selkirk FD Firefighter I Graduate – Alex Katko

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Congratulations to FF Alex Katko, on completing the Firefighter I course.  Firefighter I is a mandatory New York State fire training course, that each new interior firefighter in the state must complete to be interior qualified.  The course is almost 100 hours in length, and takes months to complete.  Well Done Firefighter Katko.
Mar
28
2015

Selkirk FD Installs New Officers

2nd Asst. Chief Steve Hummel, 1st Asst. Chief Joe Michaniw, and Chief Bill Asprion getting installed by Chairman of the Board Chuck Wickham.
At the annual Installation Dinner, held on March 28th, at the Normanside Country Club, the 2015 Line and Civil Officers were installed.  Congratulations and Thank You to the new officers.  Other special recognitions, given this night, were given to a group of firefighters, who went to Western NY, after the Buffalo Blizzards left the area
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Mar
6
2015

Selkirk FD Responds To Warehouse Fire

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Shortly before 9:30PM, on March 6th, Selkirk FD was dispatched to a reported structure fire at the Bethlehem Industrial Park, on Rt. 9w in Selkirk.  First units arriving saw a heavy smoke condition coming from the right-side of the structure.  Entry was quickly made, however after an attempted quick attack, the situation grew worse, and
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Mar
4
2015

Selkirk FD Responds To Tractor Trailer Rollover On NY Thruway

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On Wednesday March 4th, at around 6:30AM, Selkirk FD was toned out for a tractor trailer rollover, on the NYS Thruway, near the ramps.  Originally Selkirk FD was dispatched to assist with the containment of the leaking Gasoline, but then were notified that the driver needed extrication, from the vehicle, as he was trapped, and
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