Vista Fire Department Responds To Five Calls

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The Vista Fire Department answered five calls last week, including ambulance requests and downed wires on roads.
The Vista Fire Department answered five calls last week, including ambulance requests and downed wires on roads. Photo Credit: Bob Dumas

VISTA, N.Y. – The Vista Fire Department answered five calls last week, including two for downed utility wires with trees blocking roadways.

The fire log for the week of Jan. 28 through Feb. 3 follows:

Monday, Jan. 28

At 11:28 p.m., the department received a mutual aid request from the South Salem Fire Department for smoke in a residence on Main Street. The call was canceled while the company was en route.

Thursday, Jan. 31

At 6:15 a.m., the department received a report of a tree branch on wires in the area on Laurel Road. The department arrived to find a tree branch down, blocking the road and involved with the power lines. Responders barricaded the road and notified NYSEG and the town highway department.

The department received a report at 6:59 a.m. of a tree down on wires on Mill River Road near the intersection of Smithridge Road. The department arrived and found the road completely blocked by a tree and two broken telephone poles. The department cordoned off the road and notified NYSEG and the town highway department.

Friday, Feb. 1

At 9:33 a.m., the department received a request for the ambulance at a residence on Stone Meadow Drive. The patient was transported to Northern Westchester Hospital with a Westchester paramedic on board.

Saturday, Feb. 2

The department received a request at 4:12 a.m. for the ambulance at a residence on Lake Kitchawan Drive. The patient was transported to Norwalk Hospital.

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