Chelsea Accidents and Fires

Chelsea Fire District

PO Box 61
Chelsea, NY 12524
845.831.4434

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Hurricane Irene- 8.28.2011
Pumping Basements Marina flooded River Rd flooded Pumping basements
Snow Storm Drops 3 Feet of Snow - 2.26.2010
After a snow storm dumped close to 3 feet of snow in the area, firefighters assisted an elderly resident from her home utilizing a stokes basket.
3 Feet of Snow Storm - Photo 1 3 Feet of Snow Storm - Photo 2 3 Feet of Snow Storm - Photo 3  
13,600kw Power Line Burns Hole in Roadway - 10.25.2008
A primary wire broke and fell to the roadway causing it to burn during a rain & wind storm. After about 4 hours the wire burned very bight and very hot, burning a 8' long 5' wide 2 foot hole in the blacktop and dirt underneath.
Power Line Burns Hole in Ground - Photo 1 Power Line Burns Hole in Ground - Photo 2 Power Line Burns Hole in Ground - Photo 3 Power Line Burns Hole in Ground - Photo 4
Gas Main Rupture in Chelsea Ridge - 3.23.2008
Sunday March 23, 2008 (Easter Sunday) firefighters from Chelsea and Castle Point along with Town of Wappinger EMS and State Police responded to a car into a gas main and building in front of 3 Pembroke Circle in the Town of Wappinger. Firefighters found the minivan only struck the gas main which was actively leaking but not the building. Firefighters stretched hose lines in case a fire erupted. Central Hudson had the gas shut off in about 20 minutes. No injuries were reported.
Pembroke Circle Gas Main Rupture - Photo 1 Pembroke Circle Gas Main Rupture - Photo 2 Pembroke Circle Gas Main Rupture - Photo 3  
Partial Building Collapse on River Round North- 3.22.2007
On March 22, 2007, Chelsea responded to a roof collapse at the Chelsea Forest Products Lumber Yard on River Road North. Firefighters found the roof had collapsed on an attached section of building that is used as storage and equipment repair. The roof gave way overnight due to age and snow load. No injuries were reported. The Castle Point FD and a Town of Wappinger's ambulance assisted on the scene.
River Road N Building Collapse - Photo 1 River Road N Building Collapse - Photo 2 River Road N Building Collapse - Photo 3 River Road N Building Collapse - Photo 4
Chelsea Waterfront Flooding - 3.16.2007
Chelsea Waterfront Flooding - Photo 1 Chelsea Waterfront Flooding - Photo 2 Chelsea Waterfront Flooding - Photo 3 Chelsea Waterfront Flooding - Photo 4

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