ALBANY AIRPORT STABILIZATION CALL

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On December 29th 2014, Colonie Fire Company was toned out to assist crews from Albany Int'l Airport, Verdoy and Shaker Road for an In-Flight Alert.  A fully loaded commercial airplane had become unstable on the apron after what appeared to have been an equipment malfunction.  Both the front and one side of the rear landing gear had been compromised due to the incident and it was deemed unsafe for the passengers to disembark the airplane until … [Read More...]

ROSE SALE 2015

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  Our annual Valentines Day Rose Sale is right around the corner. This year's sale will take place the following dates and times: Thursday 2/12 - 8am to 7pm Friday 2/13 - 7am to 7pm Saturday 2/14 - 7am to 6pm (or until we sell out) Prices are the same as always, starting at - - -  $25 for two dozen roses - - - Sale will take place inside the Firehouse this year! Enter off Central Ave or Locust Park and head to the parking lot … [Read More...]

CFC vs. FRFD Charity Football Game

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Members from Colonie Fire Company and Fuller Road Fire Department will face off in a charity football game to benefit Toys for Tots.  This is the first year the two neighboring departments will take each other on to see who takes the top prize for what we hope will become an annual event.  There is no actual prize except for bragging rights...and maybe a free truck wash courtesy of the losing team. The import part to remember here is that we … [Read More...]

ROMA FOODS BUILDING COLLAPSE

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At approximately 9:30pm on November 23rd Colonie Fire Company was dispatched to the scene of an accident in Latham  involving a car crashed into a building.  Latham Fire Department was already on scene  and handled the extrication of two patients successfully.  The Town of Colonie Building Department called for the building to be shored up due to the structural damage.  We rolled Rescue 2 and Squad 2 to handle the collapse.  Crews made fast and … [Read More...]