Forestport Fire Dept.

Forestport Fire Dept. Forestport Fire Fighters, Inc.11965 River Rd, Forestport, NY 13338 Open 24/7 - 365 to Serve the C Forestport Fire Fighters, Inc. serves approximately 244 sq.
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mi. which includes the lower half of the Town of Forestport, Alder Creek in the Town of Boonville and Deep Lake, North Lake, South Lake and Honnedaga Lake in the Town of Ohio in Herkimer County. Our Fire Protection District is the largest of any single Fire Dept., served by one fire station, in Upstate, NY. "We still make house calls!"

Forestport and Woodgate Fire Depts joined together for training at Tolpa’s Tuesday night. Practicing with the jaws of li...
09/21/2023

Forestport and Woodgate Fire Depts joined together for training at Tolpa’s Tuesday night.
Practicing with the jaws of life on a car.

Congratulations to Kaityln Hebert on passing her EMT exams
09/20/2023

Congratulations to Kaityln Hebert on passing her EMT exams

09/14/2023

Forestport Fire Dept. responded to a MVA involving a Motorcycle on O’Brien Road on 9/13/23 at 6:56pm.
Star Ambulance transported to Buffalo Head parking lot.
Patient was then transported to Upstate by Mercy Flight Ambulance.

Steak Raffle Winners Billy McGoughBill Miller Dave Mathis Thank You to OmahaBeefAndSeafood.com for donating these for us
08/28/2023

Steak Raffle Winners

Billy McGough
Bill Miller
Dave Mathis

Thank You to OmahaBeefAndSeafood.com
for donating these for us

The Forestport Fire Department sends our condolences to the Stark Family and the Floyd Vol. Fire Department on the loss ...
08/27/2023

The Forestport Fire Department sends our condolences to the Stark Family and the Floyd Vol. Fire Department on the loss of Chief John Stark (Fluffy).

August 26 Please join us 300 Chicken Barbeques - 12- til sold outChinese Auction- 9-4Water Ball- 3-?Crafters/Vendors -9-...
08/25/2023

August 26
Please join us
300 Chicken Barbeques - 12- til sold out
Chinese Auction- 9-4
Water Ball- 3-?
Crafters/Vendors -9-5 In Firehouse and on Woodhull Road
Car Show -10-2
Firemens Kitchen - Closes at 5
Raffle Tickets being sold from OmahaBeefandSeafood.com
3 Winners will be drawn between 5-6pm

We responded with one tanker to this Structure Fire in Boonville.
08/07/2023

We responded with one tanker to this Structure Fire in Boonville.

Fire investigators are trying to figure out what caused a late-night house fire in Boonville.

We responded to an Atv Accident last night on River Road. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family.
08/07/2023

We responded to an Atv Accident last night on River Road. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

According to Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol, members of the Sheriff's Office are currently investigating a fatal ATV accident on River Road, in the Town of Forestport.

Through the investigation, it was learned that the deceased male is, Kenneth S. Veckmer, 57 of Forestport. Kenneth was operating a 2005 Polaris four wheeler on River Road in the Town of Forestport.

More details may be released at a later time.

Our door-to-door campaign kicks off today. We will be stopping to each house to give you a brochure. This brochure gives...
07/17/2023

Our door-to-door campaign kicks off today. We will be stopping to each house to give you a brochure. This brochure gives you updates on equipment and what we are doing this year. We include an envelope for donations. Thanks to everyone who donates. We couldn’t do what we do without you.

Steel Drive This Week
07/11/2023

Steel Drive This Week

Our Annual Steel Drive on the side of the fire house, will be July 7th- 17th 2023.
Please consider bringing steel down to our dumpsters to help us raise money.

Tree on wires burning this morning on Bellingertown Road
07/02/2023

Tree on wires burning this morning on Bellingertown Road

David Lenczewski was so nice to send us these pictures of our passed Fire Apparatus.
06/29/2023

David Lenczewski was so nice to send us these pictures of our passed Fire Apparatus.

Our Annual Steel Drive on the side of the fire house, will be July 7th- 17th 2023.Please consider bringing steel down to...
06/25/2023

Our Annual Steel Drive on the side of the fire house, will be July 7th- 17th 2023.
Please consider bringing steel down to our dumpsters to help us raise money.

Smoke tornado from the brush fire on O’Brien Road. And yes we are aware the New York State Forest Rangers are still ther...
06/02/2023

Smoke tornado from the brush fire on O’Brien Road.
And yes we are aware the New York State Forest Rangers are still there.
They are still finding some hot spots.

New York State Drone Footage on O’Brien Road. Gives a much better visual of just how large this fire was. O’Brien Road i...
05/31/2023

New York State Drone Footage on O’Brien Road.
Gives a much better visual of just how large this fire was.
O’Brien Road is at the top of both of these photos
The first photo is from much higher up.
We appreciate New York State Fire sharing there with us to show.

Checked in with Forest Rangers this evening. They had just a couple hot spots today, which is good news. They will be ba...
05/31/2023

Checked in with Forest Rangers this evening.
They had just a couple hot spots today, which is good news.
They will be back checking and working it again tomorrow.
(This photo is from the other day)

Just to answer the question of why the NYS Forest Rangers are still on O’Brien Rd. This Fire burns deep into the ground....
05/30/2023

Just to answer the question of why the NYS Forest Rangers are still on O’Brien Rd.
This Fire burns deep into the ground.
They have been there working on it and putting out any hot spots.
Please let them work.
They have been keeping Chief Mike Clover updated.

This morning at 11:38am we were called out to a rekindle of the Brush fire yesterday.Upon Arrival this fire was much far...
05/30/2023

This morning at 11:38am we were called out to a rekindle of the Brush fire yesterday.
Upon Arrival this fire was much farther back off the road then the previous day and moving in the opposite direction.
We called In Remsen, Barneveld, Boonville, Woodgate, & Otter Lake Fire Departments to Assist.
Several of the Departments brought in their UTV's to assist with getting back to the fire, fighting the fire, and transporting water, Firemen, & Forest Rangers.
Thank you Mark Manno for also lending yours.
County Car 13, Star Ambulance, & Boonville Ambulance were also called in.
The New York State Forest Rangers were the ones who noticed the rekindle, and were out there working the fire with the Firemen.
New York State Fire brought in their drone to assist.
After almost 7 hours we returned back in quarters.
Thank you to everyone who donated water, ice, & snacks.
It has been a long hot 2 days fighting this Brush Fire.
Our Chief Mike Clover Wants to send out a Special Thanks to everyone who showed up to help us, whether it was yesterday or today, or both days. Thank You So Much.

At 1:18 pm Forestport Fire Dept. responded to a brush fire on O’Brien Road. With the dry conditions it spread up to 8.8 ...
05/29/2023

At 1:18 pm Forestport Fire Dept. responded to a brush fire on O’Brien Road.
With the dry conditions it spread up to 8.8 acres before it was completely out.
Special Thanks to Remsen, Boonville, and Woodgate Fire Departments for assisting.

05/04/2023
Aprill 22nd & 23rd Stop In to Our Open House & Recruitment At The Forestport Fire Dept.9-3 each day.Throughout the day, ...
04/10/2023

Aprill 22nd & 23rd
Stop In to Our Open House & Recruitment
At The Forestport Fire Dept.
9-3 each day.
Throughout the day, we will be providing demonstrations. Along with giving tours and addressing questions on becoming a member. This gives visitors a taste of what it means to be in the fire service. Volunteer firefighters will also be on hand to discuss the requirements and rewards of joining. All are welcome and encouraged to attend, including families with children.
At just 14 years old you can join to help the Fire dept , and be a Jr Member.
You need to be 18 years old to be a Firemen
See you there!!

Not sure of the year
04/09/2023

Not sure of the year

Just a reminder as the snow melts to not burn your brush around your house
04/06/2023

Just a reminder as the snow melts to not burn your brush around your house

03/22/2023
A state of emergency will begin at 8 p.m. on Monday in Oneida, Herkimer, Otsego, and all other counties expected to be i...
03/13/2023

A state of emergency will begin at 8 p.m. on Monday in Oneida, Herkimer, Otsego, and all other counties expected to be impacted by a nor’easter that will bring heavy, wet snow and gusty winds across New York.
A winter storm warning is in effect from 6 p.m. Monday to 8 a.m. on Wednesday for much of Central New York and the Mohawk Valley. Snowfall rates Monday night into Tuesday could be up to 1 to 2 inches per hour.
State and local officials advise people to avoid unnecessary travel throughout Tuesday.
Starting at 8 p.m., all tandem and empty tractor-trailers will be banned from the Thruway from exit 17 to exit 36.

National Grid is also reminding residents to make sure they prepare for possible power outages by charging devices ahead of time and keeping working flashlights and fresh batteries on hand.

Flat Ice Rescue Training on Otter Lake this morning.  Austin Clover and Alex Miller were both certified today.
02/19/2023

Flat Ice Rescue Training on Otter Lake this morning.
Austin Clover and Alex Miller were both certified today.

Just a reminder, For everyone that got an invite, our Banquet RSVP is Due before February 25th, 2023. Please contact Dav...
02/14/2023

Just a reminder, For everyone that got an invite, our Banquet RSVP is Due before February 25th, 2023. Please contact Dave or Shelly or message us on here to let us know.

01/24/2023

Tonight was our Voting for Elections:

Chief- Michael Clover
Assistant Chief- Clarence (Tex) Flickinger
Deputy Chief- Chad Burdick
President- Dave Schuler
Vice President- Shelly Privett
Treasury- Dave Brewer
Secretary- Sandra Roberts Koumos

11/20/2022
Have you seen our 1979 f350 brush truck? Well its up for sale check it out at auctionsinternational.com....I'll put the ...
05/12/2022

Have you seen our 1979 f350 brush truck? Well its up for sale check it out at auctionsinternational.com....I'll put the direct link in the comments

Our upcoming timed auctions include: LaFayette CSD-NY #28572, Cortland CSD-NY #28292, Wood Working Shop Liquidation-NY #28486, Town of Saugerties Hwy-NY #28316, Town of Halfmoon Parks-NY #28466, Hamilton College-NY #28488, Business Surplus-NY #28489, City of White Plains-NY #28490, Business Surplus-...

We would like to say thank you to M.E Garlock Construction for the use of the tools to pour our concrete floor. Mike is ...
05/20/2021

We would like to say thank you to M.E Garlock Construction for the use of the tools to pour our concrete floor. Mike is always so helpful and we appreciate it so much. Thanks again Mike. Highly recommended!!!

Je**ed pork is almost ready raffle tickets are here for the chainsaw raffle ps we made some chicken too can’t wait to se...
03/06/2021

Je**ed pork is almost ready raffle tickets are here for the chainsaw raffle ps we made some chicken too can’t wait to see everyone

This year’s raffle tickets are here contact one of the fire members to purchase or stop by one of our events to pick som...
02/18/2021

This year’s raffle tickets are here contact one of the fire members to purchase or stop by one of our events to pick some up (ps) je**ed pork dinner March 6th

01/26/2021

Tonight Forestport Fire Dept. Held their annual elections for 2021. We would like to congratulate the following people:
President- David Schuler
Vice President- Chad Burdick
Treasurer- Brittany Smith
Secretary- David Brewer
Chief- Kody Smith
Asst. Chief- Michael Clover
Deputy Chief- Clarence Flickinger

Also thank you Natalie Roth from Benn Reality for the donation of the food tonight

Forestport fire department, Santa and the grinch are making a Christmas miracle in forestport fire department tonight ev...
12/13/2020

Forestport fire department, Santa and the grinch are making a Christmas miracle in forestport fire department tonight everyone is social distancing and family’s are getting presents for there kids merry Christmas everyone

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11965 River Road
Forestport, NY
13338

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(315) 392-4741

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