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City Elevates McDwyer to Captain of FD

The City has elevated John McDwyer to the position of Fire Captain. The 29-year veteran was made Lieutenant and the City's Fire Inspector in...

Rye FD’s Castelhano Retires After 29 Years of Service

Rye Fire Department's Senior Firefighter John Castelhano finished up his last tour and is retiring with over 29 years of service to the City...

New Firefighters Ready to Take the Heat After 18 Week Training

Probationary Rye firefighters Joseph Tolve, Kevin Ramsey and Salvatore Inguanti completed Westchester's Career Fire Academy, a basic firefighter training program, after an intense 18...

Rye FD Adds Two Recruits to Career Staff

(PHOTO: Members of the Rye FD just after Monday's swearing in ceremony.) On Monday, the City of Rye Fire Department added two new recruits, bringing...

Rye FD’s Role in Multi-Car Pile Up

Rye FD "got the call shortly after 7am," said Lieutenant John McDwyer, as he went on the detail the fire department's response to the...

Ladder 25 Heads for a Makeover

Rye FD’s Ladder 25 is headed for a makeover expected to provide the rig--and Rye taxpayers--another ten years of ladder service. The Rye City...

Toys for Tots & Other Give Back by PD and FD Unions

The Rye PBA and Rye FD Local 2029 are busy supporting charities this holiday season, starting with Toys for Tots. The Rye PBA has its...

Rye FD Local 2029 Joins Rye PBA in No Shave Fundraiser

(PHOTO: Rye FD rocking 'staches for no shave November - John Rodrigues, James Groglio, John Castelhano, Johnny Thompson III, Peter Kennedy and Michael Stoddart.) Rye...

Veterans with Rye FD, Rye PD

We have veterans right here in our own Rye Fire Department and Rye Police Department. Thank you for your service. Missed the Veterans Day...

Check Your Smoke Alarms When Changing Your Clocks

Rye FD's Local 2029 reminds residents to check your smoke alarms when you change the clock. The local said on social media that two-thirds...

Rye PD Not Blue, Rye FD Not Red > Everyone is Pink

Rye keeps getting pinker. You have seen pink ribbons start to pop up all over town thanks to the "TieTheTownPink" campaign that was launched October...

After 31 Years of Service to Rye, Firefighter Cucchiara Works His Last Shift

Monday was Rye firefighter Mike Cucchiara's last shift after 31 years of service to the City of Rye, the last 27 with the fire...

VIDEO: Using Jaws of Life, Rye FD Saves Fawn Stuck in Fence

(PHOTO: The fawn being released after being freed from the fence using the jaws of life, seen in the foreground.) Early Thursday morning the Rye...

Car Fire on I-95 Extinguished by Rye FD

(PHOTO: A MINI Cooper was engulfed in flames Monday afternoon in the northbound lane of Interstate-95.) Rye FD extinguished a car fire on Interstate 95...

Remembering Our Rye Neighbors Lost on 9-11

(PHOTO: This 9-11 memorial plaque on the side of the Rye FD Locust Avenue headquarters building was dedicated on September 11, 2008.) Today marks the...