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All New Posts Tagged 'fire' (4)

4 fire trucks for "smoke in a crawl space"!

I heard a siren outside my house so I went to check it out and found several police cars and four (4) fire trucks, including one from Fishkill!  I asked a police officer if there was a fire, and he said that smoke had been reported in a crawl space.  Is there any wonder why our taxes keep going up when four fire trucks respond to smoke?  I'm off Sargent Avenue, so how a Fishkill fire truck ended up all the way across Beacon from Fishkill is a mystery to me.

Added by Steve Knowles on January 25, 2013 at 12:58pm — 3 Comments

Restoring the Mt. Beacon Fire Tower

A restoration effort for the tower is nearly complete. The tower, when finished, offers amazing views from the summit and will be a hiking destination.



From the Poughkeepsie journal:

"The existing tower, built in 1931, was used by the state for more than 50 years to spot fires from the 1,650-feet peak.



Over the years, the tower was one of the draws to the top of the mountain. The Mount Beacon Incline Railway… Continue

Added by Kelly Kingman on August 6, 2008 at 10:04pm — No Comments

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