Independent Fire Company

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2020 Call Stats
Apr 23
May 15
Jun 22
Jul 35
Aug 53
Sep 27
Oct 33
Nov 27
Dec 35
Jan 23
Feb 35
Mar 30
Total 358

LOSAP Annual Calls (Must make 10% of Total)
Jan 23
Feb 35
Mar 30
Total 88

Past Call Stats
2019 400
2018 413
2017 494
2016 364
2015 346
2014 369
2013 366
2012 354

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Captain Jon Pucila, April 01

The Mount Kisco Fire Department operates on a April to March fiscal year, which means this April starts a new year for us. It goes without saying that this past year was one of the strangest and most difficult years in the history of The Independents. We went from people being in and out of the fire house multiple times a day to a world where members were prohibited from being at the fire house ... (Full Story & Photos)

Passing Of Ex Chief Peter W Hughes

Web Reporter, February 23

Peter W. Hughes (1931- 2021)

Peter W. Hughes, a lifelong resident of Mount Kisco, died peacefully at home on February 22, 2021. Peter was born on July 5, 1931 to the late Victor A. and Ann Finnegan Hughes. He married his wife Frances Didio on May 23, 1959. Peter is survived by his children Roseann Hagen (John), Peter (Patty), Andrew, and David (Jennifer). He is survived by his grandchildren Peter ... (Full Story & Photos)

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40 ft trailer full of used tires on fire
40 ft trailer full of used tires on fire

2020 Refuses to Go Out Quietly - New Year's Eve Stubburn Tire Fire

Ex-Captain Eric Hartmann, December 31

At 8:53 PM on New Year's Eve the Mt. Kisco Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to North Bedford Road for a report of tires on fire next to a structure. First arriving units found a 40ft trailer full of used tires on fire. The trailer was located within feet of a 2 story commercial structure. A working fire was transmitted (10-75).
The Bedford Hills, Katonah, Yorktown and Ossining Fire Departments ... (Full Story & Photos)

Working Car Fire on South Bedford Road

Ex-Captain Eric Hartmann, November 25

On November 25th @ 1:15pm Station 3 was dispatched to a possible vehicle at 110 South Bedford Road. Chief Hughes (Car 2281) was first to arrive on scene. He reported that he had a well involved vehicle fire. Engine 105 and Utility 13 along with Rescue 31 from Station #1 took in this alarm. The crew from Engine 105 under the direction of Captain Pucila arrived on scene and quickly extinguished the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo Credit: Ex-Captain T. Jackson
Photo Credit: Ex-Captain T. Jackson

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Web Reporter, September 11

On September 11th MKFD joined by area mutual aid departments, assembled at our memorial. Nineteen years later we did
“NOT FORGET” attendees were in face masks!!! 2020 has been a difficult year.
As I stood at attention next to a new firefighter, only 18 years of age, I realized he was born after the day of the attack. Our committee continues to host the service, in addition volunteer members maintain ... (Full Story & Photos)



The Independent Fire Company is an all-volunteer fire company with approximately 65 members. The company is one of four that make up the Mount Kisco Volunteer Fire Department. The other three companies are the Union Hook & Ladder Co #1, the Mutual Engine & Hose Co #1 and the Mount Kisco Rescue & Fire Police.
The Mount Kisco Volunteer Fire Department covers approximately 3 square miles, half of which in the Town / Village of Mount Kisco proper, and the other half is made up of sections of the Town of New Castle and the Town of Bedford. The M.K.F.D. protects a population of approximately 18,000 people.


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