East Fishkill Fire District

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East Fishkill Fire District
Operational area
Country  United States
State  New York
Town East Fishkill
Agency overview[1]
Established October 1935 (1935-10)
Annual calls 2,186 (2014)
Staffing Volunteer
Facilities and equipment[1]
Stations 4
Engines 10
Trucks 2
Squads 1
Rescues 2
Ambulances 2
Tenders 3
Wildland 3
Website
Official website

The East Fishkill Fire District provides fire protection and emergency medical services to the town of East Fishkill, New York. The fire district has 4 main fire stations as well as two substations. The district is responsible for 56 square miles (150 km2) and has a population of just over 29,000 as of the 2010 United States Census.[1]

History[edit]

The East Fishkill Fire District was founded in October, 1935 with just a single fire company by the name of Hopewell Hose Company.[1] Initially fire protection was provided by this company with mutual aid coming from Fishkill and Beacon. In 1949 the Stormville Fire Company was added, along with the Hillside Lake Fire Company in 1952 and the Wiccopee Fire Company in 1954.

Stations and apparatus[edit]

As of June 2015 below is a complete list of all apparatus in the East Fishkill Fire District.[2] The apparatus run out of 4 main stations and 2 sub-stations.

City Engine Ladder EMS Tanker Wildland Chief
1 Hopewell Engine 39-11
Engine 39-15
Ladder 39-45 Rescue 39-51
2 Stormville Engine 39-12
Engine 39-81
Engine 39-17
Engine 39-22
Rescue 39-52 Tanker 39-32 Mini 39-62 Assistant Chief 39-4
3 Hillside Lake Engine 39-13
Engine 39-18
Tanker 39-33 Mini 39-63
4 Wiccopee Engine 39-14
Engine 39-21
Squad 39-67 Tanker 39-34 Brush 39-64

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "About the Fire District". East Fishkill Fire District. Retrieved 16 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Apparatus". Columbia County Fire Apparatus. Retrieved 18 June 2015.