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Brooksville Engine and Hose Co# 5
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Kitchen Fire with Extension
Thursday, February 28, 2013 20:15
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On Thursday, February 28th, 2013 at approx. 8:15pm E58, E60, E62, TL2 & R40 were toned out for a kitchen fire at 450 Glen Avenue. Car 2392 arrived on scene to find heavy fire showing from the first floor "B" side of the structure and called for a 10-75 assignment, which brought E63, L31 & U65 to the scene (with E61 & E64 standing-by in quarters). Car 2391 arrived moments later and assumed IC, and 2392 went inside as forward command. E60 hit a hydrant at Hawley/Glen Ave., and E62 took a hydrant on Shelley Ave. The fire was visible from a few blocks away and auto-exposed into the second floor of the structure. Multiple lines were stretched and members made an aggressive interior attack. The fire was brought under control within 40 mins, though units remained on scene for a few more hours overhauling & packing up equipment. All searches were negative & no injuries were reported. See the attached link for an article/photos from the Port Chester patch.

 
Port Chester Patch Article
Additional Photos
Credit PC Resident, Kevin Brennan
   Credit PC Resident, Kevin Brennan
Credit Adam Littman
   Credit Adam Littman
Brooksville's Annual Station Clean-Up
The captain has scheduled Brooksville's annual station clean-up for Friday, January 25th, 2013 @ 7pm. Attendance is mandatory. **THERE IS A $5 FINE FOR NON-ATTENDANCE**

 
2012 Chief's Election
   
Thursday, December 20, 2012 19:00
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All members be advised that the Chief's Election will be held on Thursday, December 20th, 2012. Polls will be open from 7pm-8:30pm. Members should vote at their respective firehouses. Please come out and vote!

 
Happy Holidays!
   
All of us at Brooksville E&H would like to wish you & your family a very safe, happy & healthy holiday season!!

 
2012 Annual PCFD Inspection
Friday, November 30, 2012 
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The Annual PCFD Inspection will be held on Friday, November 30th at 6:45pm in the Oak St. parking lot, in full dress uniform. Dinner to follow at 800 Westchester Ave.

 
Passing of Bernard Santucci & Paul Agostino
Thursday, November 29, 2012
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Within the last two weeks the PCFD has lost an additional two members. It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Bernard Santucci (retired career firefighter, 46 year member, and Past Captain of Reliance E&H)--and Paul Agostino (42 year member and Past Captain of Mellor E&H). Brooksville extends our deepest condolences to both the Santucci and Agostino families.

 
Passing Of Charles "Chucky" Melillo, Jr.
Sunday, October 21, 2012
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It is with deep regret that we announce the the untimely passing of 1st Lt. Charles "Chucky" Melillo, Jr. of Harry Howard Hook & Ladder Co #1. Chucky was a very dedicated FF & EMT, and will be sorely missed by all. Our deepest condolences to the Melillo family. Rest in peace, brother.

WAKE: Wednesday, 10/24/12, from 4-9pm (the Department will attend at 7:00pm in full dress uniform) at the Craft Funeral Home: 40 Leichester St., Port Chester, NY

FUNERAL: Thursday, 10/25/12, at 10:00am at the Holy Rosary Church: 22 Don Bosco Pl., Port Chester, NY

 
   
   
2012 Mamaroneck Fireman's Parade
   
Thursday, June 28, 2012 19:00
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The Village of Mamaroneck's 65th Annual Fireman's Parade will be held on Thursday, June 28th at 7pm (rain or shine). The parade will start at the top of Mamaroneck Avenue and end at Harbor Island Park (Mamaroneck Ave & Boston Post Rd), where the carnival is being held.

Engine 64 is hosting this event. All PCFD members are urged to attend (full dress uniform required). Anyone wishing to ride down on the apparatus should be at Washington Park by 4:45pm, rigs will leave at 5pm.

 
2012 Yorktown Parade Review
Thursday, June 21, 2012 
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Despite the hot & humid weather, hundreds of spectators lined the streets in Yorktown to enjoy the 2012 Fireman's Parade. The PCFD was proud to participate in this annual event and the crowd appreciated our appearance. Even the judges took notice and awarded L31 with the "Best Ladder" trophy. Many people were thrilled to see the old, retired E62 (a 1981 Mack) riding down the street with the current E62 (a 2008 Pierce)--see attached photos. The Yorktown Chief, Chet Swirski, was especially pleased that Brooksville accepted his invitation to this parade, as he was a former member of the company. He stated that having us there meant a lot to him, and made his first parade as Chief very special. Thank you to all the PCFD members who braved the warm weather for this event, your dedication & support is greatly appreciated.

 
Article (with additional photos) from the Yorktown Patch
   
   
2012 Yorktown Parade
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 
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Brooksville is proud to announce that we will be hosting the annual fireman's parade in Yorktown on June 20th, 2012. Rigs will leave Port Chester at 5pm. Kick off starts at 7pm. The parade will end at the Carnival grounds behind the firehouse on Commerce St. Full dress uniform is required. We hope to have a big turnout for this event, so please come celebrate with your brothers & sisters as we show off our PCFD pride!

 
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