Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department
 

Welcome to the Official Website of the Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department. For over 100 years, the Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department, has been committed to preventing and minimizing the loss of life and property, through their delivery of the highest quality, effective, and efficient emergency fire and rescue services to the residents and businesses located in the Town of Mamaroneck.


National Weather Service Alerts for Westchester County, NY

Wind Chill Advisory issued January 30 at 4:15AM EST until January 31 at 12:00PM EST by NWS
Wind Advisory issued January 30 at 4:06AM EST until January 31 at 4:00PM EST by NWS

 

In Memory of Michael J. Acocella, Jr.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015  It is with great sorrow that we announce that Ex-Chief Michael A. Acocella, Jr. passed away in Mamaroneck, NY, on Tuesday, January 27, 2015.  Mike was an active member of the Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department for over 60 years, serving as Chief from 1975-1976 and again in 1991.

Born in New Rochelle, to Angelina Gugielmo and Michele Acocella. He was predeceased in 2006 by his wife Carol whom he married on December 12, 1959. Mike graduated from New Rochelle High School in 1956. He served in the US Army until 1961.

He was active in the Mamaroneck Elks Lodge #1457 and The Knights of Columbus Mamaroneck Council 2247. Mike is survived by his children Michael J. Acocella and Sharon Acocella as well as his granddaughter and “Little Princess” Jennifer Sweeney. He is also survived by sisters Josephine Marino of New Rochelle, Nettie Villamagna of Midlothian, VA, brother Ben Acocella and sister-in-law Grace of New Rochelle. Predeceased by his sister Connie Romanello (1972). Longtime companion Brenda Kennedy and all of their families. He will be missed dearly by his many friends and family.

Visiting Thursaday 6-9 PM and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Fox Funeral Home. Mass Saturday 10 AM at St. Vito’s Church in Mamaroneck. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in New Rochelle.



In lieu of flowers donations to Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department, 205 Weaver Street, Larchmont, NY, 10538.



   


 

Blizzard Warning Issued

Monday, January 26, 2015  A blizzard warning has as been issued be the National Weather Service starting today at 1PM through Tuesday Jan 27th  at 11:59 PM:


Accumulations expect to be between 18- 24 inches


Winds form the north averaging 20 to 30MPG with gusts of 45 to 55 MPH.


Visibility one quarter mile of less at all times


Temperature in low 20's ..


As always the TMFD asks its residents to be please be careful.


Only go out if absolutely necessary


Extremely dangerous conditions due to heave snowfall and strong winds, whiteout conditions possible.  Roads may become impassible


Strong winds may down power lines and tree limbs.

In the event of an emergency do not hesitate to call 911





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Winter Storm Warning Issued

Sunday, January 25, 2015 
Before Winter Storms and Extreme ColdTo prepare for a winter storm you should do the following:

  >Before winter approaches, add the following supplies to your emergency kit:

  • Rock salt or more environmentally safe products to melt ice on walkways. Visit the Environmental Protection Agency for a complete list of recommended products.
  • Sand to improve traction.
  • Snow shovels and other snow removal equipment.
  • Sufficient heating fuel. You may become isolated in your home and regular fuel sources may be cut off. Store a good supply of dry, seasoned wood for your fireplace or wood-burning stove.
  • Adequate clothing and blankets to keep you warm.
  • Make a Family Communications Plan. Your family may not be together when disaster strikes, so it is important to know how you will contact one another, how you will get back together and what you will do in case of an emergency.
  • A NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts alerts and warnings directly from the NWS for all hazards. You may also sign up in advance to receive notifications from your local emergency services.
  • Download FEMA’s Be Smart. Know Your Alerts and Warnings for a summary of notifications at:www.ready.gov/prepare. Free smart phone apps, such as those available from FEMA and the American Red Cross, provide information about finding shelters, providing first aid, and seeking assistance for recovery.
  • Minimize travel. If travel is necessary, keep a disaster supplies kit in your vehicle.
  • Bring pets/companion animals inside during winter weather. Move other animals or livestock to sheltered areas with non-frozen drinking water.


   


 

Felix "Hap" Hughes (602) signs off

Sunday, January 25, 2015   The Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department congratulates former Mamaroneck Village Fire Chief and Westchester County Emergency Dispatcher Felix "Hap" Hughes on his recent retirement from the county position he has held since 1982.  




   


 

Town Bunny Hop Race Scheduled

Wednesday, January 7, 2015  The Town of Mamaroneck Bunny Hop and Lil' Bunny Hop races have been scheduled for Sunday March 22, 2015.

The race which is sponsored by the Town of Mamaroneck Recreation Department and the Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department will Start and Finish at Memorial Park – Located on Myrtle Blvd, Larchmont.


Free parking is available across the street in Commuter Lot #1.

Two races are available: A 5k run/walk for all ages and a 1 mile option for participants 12 years of age and under.

Pick up your race packet at the Recreation Office Wednesday March 18th, 6-8pm and Saturday, March 21st 10-Noon or at Memorial Park Sunday, March 22nd 7:30am.

   


 

Happy Hannukah

Tuesday, December 16, 2014   Happy Hannukah from all of us at the Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department!

   


 

TMFD Thanksgiving Food Drive

Thursday, November 27, 2014  The Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department was joined by the Larchmont Fire Department in delivering 158 meals to 55 families throughout the tri-municipality.  This is the 17th year of assisting those neighbors that asked for a little assistance on Thanksgiving.

Over 30 volunteers gave up part of their Thanksgiving Day Eve and Thanksgiving Day to assist in cooking 30 turkeys and preparing all the traditional side dishes.

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you from all of us at the TMFD!

     



 

TMFD Annual Toy Drive

Monday, November 24, 2014  We are once again asking for the communities help as we kick off our annual TOY DRIVE. All gifts should be unwrapped and can be left at the Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department Headquarters (205 Weaver Street) anytime between 8am to 8pm on any day. Please join us at the Hommocks Ice Rink on December 7th from 12pm to 2pm during our Skate with Santa event where you can donate toys there as well.

Also we’re looking to beat our record of 31 pints of donated blood set two years ago during our annual BLOOD DRIVE. You are more than welcome to join us in the Club Room of the Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department Headquarters on December 4th from 5pm to 8pm. Your assistance could save a life.


Thank you in advance to all those that donate (toys or platelets).





   


 

Honoring our Veterans

Tuesday, November 11, 2014  In 1954 President Dwight D. Eisenhower called for the formation of a Veterans Day National Committee to oversee national planning and coordination of the Veterans Day observance.  The day of November 11th which marked the end of the first World War was referred to as Armistice Day and in 1954 by Presidential Proclamation was chosen as the day in which the country would honor all of it's veterans.



The Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department joins the nation in celebrating this day and honoring past and current members of the Armed forces serving our nation at home and abroad.



   


 

Unique Opportunity to Serve your Community

Thursday, November 6, 2014  The Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department is a municipal fire district which is committed to preventing and minimizing the loss of life and property, through their delivery of the highest quality, effective, and efficient emergency fire and rescue services to the residents and businesses located in the Town of Mamaroneck.  It is a "combination" department which means it has both volunteers and career firefighters.  The departments leadership is made up of three volunteer Chiefs, under them are four volunteer Department Captains, four volunteer Company Lieutenants and three career Lieutenants.

The Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department is looking for a local resident to fill an administrative non-emergency roll within the Fire Department.  They will assist the three Chiefs in clerical, bookkeeping and office administration.  The role calls for roughly five to ten hours of service to the department each week.  Previous office experience is preferred but not necessary to apply.  Applicants should be detail oriented and able to work independently on a number of different projects and tasks.  Days and hours are flexible with very few exceptions.

The offer will extend to the end of December 2014.


If you're interested in this position and want to learn more or apply please contact 2nd Deputy Chief Paul Tortorella at ptortorella@tmfd.org or call the Chiefs office at 914-834-2438.


   


 
 
 

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