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Mahopac Falls Fire District Welcomes Back A Familiar Staple

Falls firefighters guide the siren as Carmel firefighters prepare to lift the siren. Photo Credit: Jack Casey
Firefighter Stan Zalesny climbs the pole to accept the siren in its perch. Photo Credit: Jack Casey
Carmel ladder truck operator 'puts it right on the pins' with the thanks from MFVFD members. Photo Credit: Jack Casey

Over the past few months, residents of Mahopac Falls might have noticed something missing -- the 6 p.m. siren from the fire district headquarters.

The siren also used to summon firefighters when they are needed, has been down to be refurbished with a new motor.  With the help of members of the Mahopac and Carmel fire departments, and their expertise using their ladder trucks, the siren was removed, repaired and remounted.

Now back home where it belongs, the siren has been repainted and re-stenciled with the familiar "FDNY 343", a tribute to those lost on 9/11.

Residents can expect to hear their daily time reminder once again.

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