Arlington Fire District
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|Fire chief||William Steenbergh|
|EMS level||CFR, BLS, ALS|
|Facilities and equipment|
|Engines||5 Front-Line, 2 Reserve|
The Arlington Fire District is one of 3 fire departments that provides fire and EMS services to the residents of the Town Of Poughkeepsie. Arlington has four fire stations located at numerous ends of the Town. The fire district is staffed with 70 career and 35 volunteer members. The fire district is one of only two in Dutchess County that have career FF/Paramedics. Career firefighters and officers belong to the IAFF. Arlington's Dutchess County department ID number is "32". Firefighters are dispatched via radio paging by the Dutchess County Department Of Emergency Response who are based in Poughkeepsie.
Emergency Medical Services
The Arlington Fire District provides Advanced Life Support first response with at least one member of each engine company being a paramedic. Transportation to the hospital is provided by Mobile Life Support Services. Calls are received, and dispatched centrally through the Dutchess County 9-1-1 communications center in Poughkeepsie (Dutchess County Department Of Emergency Response)
Stations and apparatus
|Station||Paramedic Engine Co.||Ladder Co.||Other Co.||Other Units||Address|
|32-9 Shift Commander, Training Division, Fire Prevention Division,
Bureau of EMS, District Administrative Offices, Trench Rescue Trailer,
Swiftwater Rescue Trailer, Zodiac Boat.
|11 Burnett Boulevard|
|3||32-13||Reserve Engine 32-18, District Mechanic Shop||213 Vassar Road|
|4||32-14||Reserve Engine 32-16||1075 Dutchess Turnpike|
|7 Spackenkill Road|
Fire district administrative staff
The Fire District Administrative staff consists of the Board of Fire Commissioners, Fire Chief, EMS Director, District Secretary, Bookkeeper, Account Clerk and an EMS Secretary.