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Fire Destroys House on Barrett Hill Road

March 13, 2019

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - A house on Barrett Hill Road in Mahopac was destroyed by fire Monday afternoon (March 11) and the cause of the blaze, though not labeled suspicious, is under investigation.

Mahopac Falls Volunteer Fire Department (MFVFD) Second Assistant Chief Robert Trace said the 9-1-1 call came in around 1:15 p.m. as a reported structure fire. Officers from the Carmel Police Department ...

Falling Tree Traps Driver in Car, Escapes Serious Injury

MAHOPAC FALLS, N.Y. - A motorist escaped serious injury on Monday, Feb. 25, when 50-plus mph winds toppled a tree on West Lake Boulevard that came crashing down on her car.

The Mahopac Falls Fire District responded at around 5:30 p.m. with its EMS, fire and heavy rescue units, along with the Carmel Police Department and equipment from the Putnam County Highway Department.

First arriving ...

Mahopac FD Installs New Officers at 105th Annual Gala


MAHOPAC, N.Y. -The Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department held its 105th annual dinner-dance and installation of officers gala at Villa Barone Hilltop Manor on Saturday, Jan. 26. The event boasted an impressive list of guests, including Sheriff Robert Langley, Judge James Reitz and Town Supervisor Ken Schmitt.

In addition to the installation of officers, which included second-term Chief ...


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