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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Mar
3
2015

Lieutentant Rob Messenger Named Selkirk FD Firefighter Of The Year

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At a town-wide ceremony, held on March 2nd, at the Nathaniel Adams Blanchard Post, in Delmar, Lieutenant Rob Messenger was named the Selkirk Fire Department Firefighter Of The Year. Lt. Messenger is one of the most active firefighters in the Department.  He has been a vital part of the Department’s training program, building new training
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Mar
2
2015

Selkirk FD Responds To MVA At Glenmont Cumberland Farms

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On Monday March 2nd, a around 9:30PM, Selkirk FD was dispatched to a MVA, at the Cumberland Farms, on Rt. 9W, in Glenmont.  Dispatch stated three cars were involved, with one involved with a collision, with one the gas pumps.  The car that had collided with the pump was also on fire.  Officers arrived on
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Feb
28
2015

Selkirk FD Members Participate In Cystic Fibrosis Tower Climb

Selkirk FD Members at the Cystic Fibrosis Tower Climb.
L to R:  FF Mitch Lake, FF Sarah Hospodar, FF Erica Wegrzyn, and team Captain FF Bill Collins.
On Saturday February 28th, four Selkirk FD members participated in the Cystic Fibrosis Tower Climb, held at the Corning Tower in Albany NY.  Four members formed a relay team, and climbed 809 steps, to the top of the Corning Tower.  Each member climbing approx. 200 steps, in full PPE.  Selkirk FD members climbed to help
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Feb
7
2015

Selkirk FD Members Attend 2015 FASNY Winter Games

Selkirk FD Members at the 2015 FASNY Winter Games.
Back Row L to R:  FF Dan Wagoner, FF Jordan Betor, FF Sarah Hospodar, FF Alex Griffin, FF Ryan Lundgren, FF Jeremy Benassi, and Captain Brian Pugsley.  Front Row L to R:  FF James Bercharlie, FF Zack Myers, and F Chelsie Alderson.
From February 5th, through the 7th, 10 Selkirk FD members participated in the 2015 FASNY Winter Games, held in Cortland NY.  Over the three days, the members participated in various “events”, representing Selkirk FD with pride.  
Dec
24
2014

Happy Holidays & Happy New Year From The Selkirk Fire Department

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Happy Holidays & Happy New Year From The Selkirk Fire Department!  From our family, to yours, may you have a safe holiday season.