Delaware County Emergency Services

By Timothy Knight on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016 - 3:14 pm
Above: A fire on Main Street Delhi destroyed two buildings on Thursday morning. Photo via the Delaware County Department of Emergency Services Facebook page.  Area firefighters spent much of Thursday morning fighting a massive blaze in the Delaware County... Read more
By Robert Cairns on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 - 10:31 am
Above: Police say the body of a Walton man was found in this burned-out apartment in Walton. Photo by Robert Cairns. Police say a man died in an early morning fire on Monday, Feb. 8 at an apartment house at 22 Benton Avenue in the Delaware County village... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, May. 13, 2015 - 11:18 pm
Above: A video of the fire shot by Laura Gioffe and shared with the Watershed Post.  A 19-year-old Delhi man was gravely injured in an explosion behind the American Legion building in Delhi around 8:15 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13. The minivan he was driving... Read more
By Robert Cairns on Sunday, May. 10, 2015 - 4:16 pm
Firefighters were called on Sunday afternoon, May 10 to the Delaware County Solid Waste Management Center in Walton, where a smoky fire was burning in a pile of construction and demolition debris. The "C & D" pile contains wood, plastic and other... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:56 am
Above: A photo of the Hill Cest Roller Rink in the village of Sidney, New York, on fire late on Tuesday, August 26. Photo via the Delaware County NY Fire Wire & Emergency News Facebook page. The Hill Crest Roller Rink, a nightlife institution for... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, May. 9, 2014 - 1:50 pm
Above: A WWII plane that crash-landed at the edge of a field on North Montgomery Hollow Road in Roxbury on Friday. Photo by Lissa Harris. A small airplane with a single occupant crashed on North Montgomery Hollow Road near Hubbell Corners, in the Delaware... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Mar. 19, 2014 - 2:44 pm
A fast-moving fire destroyed a house on River Street in the village of Stamford last night, forcing a man, Nick Mattice, to jump to safety from the second floor of the structure before first responders arrived at the scene. No injuries were reported, but... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Jun. 29, 2013 - 2:56 pm
Above: Minor flash flooding sent water streaming across Franklin-Walton Road in Walton early Friday evening. Photo by Tina Burghart Kokoszka; used with permission. With the Mohawk Valley reeling from severe flooding caused by recent rainstorms, Gov.... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 - 10:18 am
In Delaware County, thousands of homes are without power (mainly in Sidney and Roxbury) and there is a travel advisory issued for the roads. The county has lifted the state of emergency, however, and is not operating any shelters, has cut emergency... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 - 5:42 pm
From the Delaware County Emergency Services Facebook page: Delaware County Chairman, James E. Eisel, Sr., has declared a State of Emergency for Delaware County. All roads in the county will be closed from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. when conditions will be... Read more


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