Extra funding approved for Spring Valley FD

A huge budget approval will allow the Spring Valley Fire Department to finally get some much-needed equipment upgrades. On Tuesday night, the village passed a

A huge budget approval will allow the Spring Valley Fire Department to finally get some much-needed equipment upgrades.

A huge budget approval will allow the Spring Valley Fire Department to finally get some much-needed equipment upgrades. (4/27/16)

SPRING VALLEY - A huge budget approval will allow the Spring Valley Fire Department to finally get some much-needed equipment upgrades.

On Tuesday night, the village passed a $1.3 million budget to update dangerously outdated gear and firetrucks.

Officials say the bond was repeatedly postponed, leaving firefighters at risk. News 12 is told that the "yes" vote came about after the safety and health bureau of the state Department of Labor stepped in to help facilitate the proceedings.

The new gear won't be in operation for another three months.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The bond money would go to pay for 1 Hundreds rally in Port Chester ahead of school bond vote
Kristina's Korner tracks the 2 Trending: "Tom Brady" and "Carrie Fisher"
3 Westchester/Hudson Valley Sportscast, March 23
VIDEO: Yonkers Mayor Spano delivers State of the 4 VIDEO: Yonkers Mayor Spano delivers State of the City address, Part 1
Kristina's Korner tracks the 5 Trending: "Diddy School"

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE