The Grasslands Fire Brigade offers fire suppression and life safety services to the Grasslands Campus and Westchester Medical Center located in Valhalla. Service is provided Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. with after-hour coverage provided by Valhalla and Hawthorne Fire Departments.   

Presently there are 13 volunteer members of the brigade, comprised of employees from the County Departments of Emergency Services and Public Works. All members are NYS or Nationally Certified Firefighters and EMT's or CFR's. 

To ensure proficiency of skills for safe operations, all members are required to attend monthly training classes and drills on various subjects ranging from fire suppression, rescue to CPR andFirst Aid. All training is conducted at the County Fire Training Center located at 4 Dana Road, Valhlal, NY. 

The Grasslands Fire Brigade headquarters are located at the DES training center at 4 Dana Road, Valhalla, under the direction of This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Chief Robert Russell, III - 2541
Chief Neil Caputo - Car4/2542
Chief Chief Denis Halloran - 2543
Capt. John Munson - 2544
Capt. Jason Ward - 2545
Capt. Jason Lewer - 2549


Tom Alessi - Driver E7
Jospeh Primerano - L7 Driver
Brett DiBattista - Firefighter
Dennis Delborgo - Firefighter
Matt Kavaler - Firefighter
Anthony Scafidi - Firefighter
Rebecca Velez - Firefighter
Samantha Stretz-Fejes - Firefighter
Christopher Johnson - Firefighter
Julia O'Brien - Firefighter