2022 Incidents
Jan 16
Feb 7
Mar 15
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 38

2021 Incidents
Jan 8
Feb 9
Mar 24
Apr 12
May 13
Jun 17
Jul 21
Aug 14
Sep 28
Oct 12
Nov 13
Dec 23
Total 194

Past Year Incidents
2000 142 2015 165
2001 167 2016 132
2002 139 2017 129
2003 133 2018 136
2004 136 2019 160
2005 140 2020 113
2006 143 2021 194
2007 176
2008 110
2009 138
2010 199
2011 181
2012 157
2013 107
2014 128

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No Caption Manse Barn Fire

Assistant Engineer Geoffrey Dick, March 03

Last night March 3rd, just before 10:30pm the Tappan Fire Department was dispatched to the Tappan Reformed Church- Manse Barn for an automatic alarm. Within minutes of dispatch Chief Tom Abraham (21-1) arrived on scene and confirmed there was a working fire on the rear side of the building. 21-1500 and 21-1502 arrived on scene shortly after and immediately went to work stretching hand lines into the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Passing of Robert "Doc" Schelin

First Lieutenant Kevin Quinn, February 07

It is with a heavy heart that the Volunteer Fire Association of Tappan announces the passing of Life Member and Past President, Robert "Doc" Schelin.

Doc was an instrumental part of the life blood Orangetown. One would be hard pressed to find someone that attended St. Thomas Aquinas College during his tenure that does not name him as their favorite professor. Doc, you will be sorely missed.

Visiting ... (Full Story & Photos)

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January 04

Last night at our monthly meeting, two of our members were recognized from the office of NYS Assemblyman Mike Lawler, with the best of AD-97 firefighter certificate of merit. Pictured are the recipients, Chief Thomas Abraham & Captain Kory Roper, along with state assemblyman Mike Lawler. Congratulations to you both and thank you for your continued efforts to protect and serve our community!... (Full Story & Photos)

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5K Run Walk Results

November 15

The results from yesterday's walk/run are up and posted on the link below.

We Would like to Thank everyone that came out to help make this event a great success! ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Santa’s Workshop Raffle and Fire Truck Winners

Assistant Engineer Geoffrey Dick, December 20

The Volunteer Fire Association of Tappan members would like to thank the community for making our Holiday Drive-Thru a great success! We distributed over 500 gifts to children and had over 250 cars come through! We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did hosting it!

The lucky winners to our raffles are below, thank you for your support!

50/50 - 930113 (Orange)
Fire Truck - 914689 (Green)

Please ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Car Fire

Assistant Chief Thomas Abraham, March 04

Just after 6AM, Tappan F.D. was dispatched to a reported car fire in the area of the PIP SB Exit Ramp. On arrival, Assistant Chief Abraham (21-2) advised of a working car fire on the exit ramp right next to Tappan Golf. T.F.D. units extinguished the blaze, and cleared the scene within 30 minutes. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Car Fire, 3/4/2020
Car Fire, 3/4/2020

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Assistant Engineer Geoffrey Dick, December 15

Just before 5:30pm, we were called to assist with a vehicle that was stuck on the train tracks at the Old Tappan Rd crossing. We were able to raise the vehicle using air bags and stabilize it using cribbing for the tow truck to remove it from the tracks. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Motor Vehicle Accident, Rt. 303

Second Lieutenant Kevin Quinn, December 09

On Monday, December 9th, a little after 7pm we were dispatched to Rt. 303 and Kings Highway for an extrication. Chief Holihan (21-1) advised the first arriving crew there was no extrication needed. The crews put speedy dry down for a fuel leak and all crews were released from the scene a short time later.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Lawnmower Fire

Assistant Engineer Geoffrey Dick, November 29

After 1pm we were called for a lawnmower that had overheated and caught fire. Chief Holihan (21-1) established command and confirmed a working lawnmower fire. The fire was extinguished quickly and all units were released from the scene.... (Full Story & Photos)

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RCVFA Parade 2019

Assistant Chief Thomas Abraham, September 07

Tappan F.D. participated in 2019 RCVFA Parade which was jointly hosted by Tallman and Suffern Fire Departments. It was a good day had by all, especially since we walked out with a 1st place Best Appearing Antique and 2nd place Best Appearing Pumper trophies. Congratulations to all the winners! ... (Full Story & Photos)

RCVFA Parade 2019
RCVFA Parade 2019

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