Lancaster Fire Department

Lancaster Fire Department The Lancaster Fire Department provides fire, rescue, and emergency services for the Village of Lancaster and mutual aid jurisdictions.
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The Lancaster Fire Department protects approximately 12,000 residents of the Village of Lancaster. Our district is comprised of a mixture of residential, commercial, and industrial properties. Four active rail lines dissect the Village, along with two major state truck routes (Walden Avenue and Broadway). Five elementary schools, one middle school, one high school, nine churches, Como Lake Park, and the Lancaster Opera House call the Village of Lancaster home.

Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management OEM
03/29/2020

Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management OEM

M2.6 earthquake near Medina at approx 1:04pm this afternoon. M2.6 earthquakes are generally considered minor. Source: USGS

Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management OEM
03/29/2020

Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management OEM

Severe thunderstorms are possible with cloud-to-ground lighting possible expected. The greatest risk for these storms is between 2-5pm.

03/17/2020
Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management OEM

Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management OEM

Effective March 16, 2020 @ 8pm the Village of Lancaster will implement a State of Emergency. This preemptive measure, already taken by a number of area municipalities, the County of Erie and New York State, is an administrative function that will allow us to better coordinate our response with our local and state partners. There is no specific threat to our community.

Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management OEM
03/16/2020

Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management OEM

The ECDOH is advising individuals who were present at the following locations to monitor their health daily, and if you develop the below symptoms to call you doctor.

Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management OEM
03/16/2020

Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management OEM

The ECDOH is advising individuals who were present at the following locations to monitor their health daily, and if you develop the below symptoms to call you doctor.

03/13/2020
Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management OEM

Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management OEM

In the interest of public health and safety, the Skoob's St Patrick's Day Parade scheduled for Saturday, March 14, in the Village of Lancaster, is cancelled.

Our last meeting with the current Administration. Chief Jeffrey Moore, Assistant Chiefs Mark Stonebraker, Paul Stencel, ...
03/11/2020

Our last meeting with the current Administration. Chief Jeffrey Moore, Assistant Chiefs Mark Stonebraker, Paul Stencel, Eric Feldman. Administrator Tom Kukoleca, Secretary Lynne Ruda, Treasurer Nick LaManna,Records Officer Doug Lahnen

03/08/2020
Code 3 Health and Safety, LLC

Code 3 Health and Safety, LLC

Make sure while your setting your clocks ahead 1 hour, check all your detectors Smoke and CO!

We are looking for motivated individuals to join us in the fight against fires and saving lives in the Lancaster communi...
03/04/2020

We are looking for motivated individuals to join us in the fight against fires and saving lives in the Lancaster community. Start your application process: https://firedept.link/LancasterNY_VFD

02/27/2020
Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management OEM

Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management OEM

Please be advised that due to adverse weather conditions throughout the region, Lancaster schools will be closed on Thursday, February 27 and activities cancelled.

02/26/2020
Town of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management - OEM

Town of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management - OEM

Due to impending weather, Waste Management has decided that they will not be picking up garbage on Thursday, February 27th.
Pick up will be delayed one day.
This included the Town & Village of Lancaster

02/26/2020
Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management OEM

Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management OEM

Winter Storm Watch in effect from Wed evening through Thurs afternoon. Heavy snow possible with winds gusting as high as 45mph resulting in significant blowing snow.

Big thank to our members who spared their time today to fill the boot for the Variety Club Telethon
02/22/2020

Big thank to our members who spared their time today to fill the boot for the Variety Club Telethon

Please use caution today& Tomorrow.Members of Lancaster Fire Department will be at various intersections collecting mone...
02/22/2020

Please use caution today& Tomorrow.Members of Lancaster Fire Department will be at various intersections collecting money for Children’s Hospital .9am - 1pm

Some of our firefighters participated in a physical fit air consumption drill today.
02/15/2020

Some of our firefighters participated in a physical fit air consumption drill today.

Today some of our members did their annual bailout requalification
02/08/2020

Today some of our members did their annual bailout requalification

Independence Day
02/03/2020
Independence Day

Independence Day

Thursday July 2nd- Saturday July 4th, 2020 2020 Independence Days Event Schedule: Thursday 7/2 Band & Beer Tent 6-11pm Band & Location TBD Friday 7/3 Band & Beer Tent 6-11pm Band & Location TBD...

Congratulations to our members of the Lancaster Fire Dept. Marc Smith, Chris Heim, and Scott Kuhlmey on their 1st place ...
02/02/2020

Congratulations to our members of the Lancaster Fire Dept. Marc Smith, Chris Heim, and Scott Kuhlmey on their 1st place finish in the firefighter relay today

We are looking for you! Lancaster Volunteer Fire Department is recruiting volunteers to help keep our community safe. Do...
01/29/2020

We are looking for you! Lancaster Volunteer Fire Department is recruiting volunteers to help keep our community safe. Do you have what it takes? Apply today: https://firedept.link/VolunteerLancaster

Congratulations to our own member Lynne Ruda for this accomplishment
01/07/2020
2020 Music Educator Award Finalists Announced

Congratulations to our own member Lynne Ruda for this accomplishment

10 music teachers from across the country will receive cash honorariums with one award recipient to be announced during GRAMMY Week

National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin - January 4, 2020
01/06/2020
National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin - January 4, 2020

National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin - January 4, 2020

National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin Date Issued:  Saturday, January 4, 2020 View as PDF:  National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin - January 4, 2020 (pdf, 1 page, 641.01KB) Summary The United States designated Iran a “State Sponsor of Terrorism” in 1984 and since then, Iran has ac...

01/03/2020
Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management OEM

Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management OEM

VILLAGE OF LANCASTER REINSTATES OVERNIGHT WINTER PARKING BAN

Effective immediately the overnight winter parking ban is in effect for the Village of Lancaster. Parking on all Village of Lancaster streets is prohibited from 2:00 a.m. until 7:00 a.m. now through March 15.

By Order of Mayor William C. Schroeder, Village of Lancaster

Are you looking to kickstart your New Year’s resolution of giving back to your community? Learn more here about how you ...
12/31/2019

Are you looking to kickstart your New Year’s resolution of giving back to your community? Learn more here about how you can join our team of volunteers: https://firedept.link/LancasterFire

12/31/2019
FBNY

On behalf of the Chiefs ,great job by all very proud of everyone’s effort , also big thank you to the mutual aid companies Twin District,Bomansville, Depew,South Line, & Marilla.

Happening now: Lancaster FD Working Fire on Pleasant Avenue (Photo credit: Ron Hendershot Jr.)

On behalf of the Lancaster Fire Department have a safe and joyous Holiday
12/24/2019

On behalf of the Lancaster Fire Department have a safe and joyous Holiday

12/24/2019
Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management OEM

Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management OEM

VILLAGE OF LANCASTER SUSPENDS OVERNIGHT WINTER PARKING BAN

Effective immediately, the overnight winter parking ban is suspended for the Village of Lancaster. The ban is suspended until January 1, 2020. Should a significant snow event be forecasted for our area the parking ban will be re-instated.

By Order Of: William C. Schroeder, Mayor, Village of Lancaster

12/24/2019

Thank you to everyone that stopped by yesterday to donate to Ludwig family, it was much appreciated

Christmas Tree Fire Safety
12/23/2019
Christmas Tree Fire Safety

Christmas Tree Fire Safety

BRE Global wants everyone to enjoy their Christmas. Check your tree lights for electrical safety and if you have a real Christmas tree make sure it is regula...

12/22/2019

Last night we had working structure fire in the Village on behalf of Chiefs I would like to say thank you to the firefighters that came and gave their best effort and Thank You to all The neighboring Departments that assisted ( Depew , Twin District, Bomansville, Sothline, Town Line,Millgrove,&Marilla )

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5423 Broadway St
Lancaster, NY
14086

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Operating out of two stations, the Lancaster Fire Department operates three Engine Companies, one Ladder Company, one heavy rescue, two light rescues, a boat, and fire prevention utility vehicle. Our district borders Depew to the West, Town Line to the East, Twin District to the South, and Bowmansville to the North.

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Thank you to all of the men and women of the Lancaster Fire Department for hosting the Pack 57 Cub Scout meeting last night and teaching us about fire safety. The kids (and adults) had a great time! And thank you to all LFD members past and present for everything you do for our community!
I am a vol. firefighter and I also play sled hockey. my cousin is trying to get me my own sled
LFD , Sending a personal invite to the 9/11 Ride, 65 miles closed by NYPD IN NYC, 200+ Emergency Vehicles lead THOUSANDS of Motorcycles to WTC, Scenic FDR, 42st & Times Sq. PLEASE share & invite friends. (⬇️⬇️INVITE PAGE) PJ PRESIDENT NYC PUNISHERS https://www.facebook.com/events/329062304484898/?ti=icl
Is there a Childrens Parade this year?
Take just a few moments from your day and watch this amazing video. Always sleep with your door closed!
Hey Lancaster!! Can I come to your next Company meeting to talk briefly about the Tunnel to Towers Foundation and the work we are doing to build homes for severely injured veterans in WNY and across the country?? We are holding our 3rd Annual Buffalo Tunnel to Towers 5k on Sept 8th. This is the largest 9/11 Remembrance event in WNY! Every year we have a huge First Responder presence and competition between fire departments. Let me know when I can come and meet with you. Thank You, Brian Guy Co-Director, Buffalo NY Tunnel to Towers 5k Run/Walk Asst. Chief East Seneca VFC https://www.facebook.com/t2tbuffalo/ https://tunnel2towers.org/ https://www.facebook.com/TunnelToTowersFoundation/videos/2097738603589548/
A Good Friend of mine, Lt. James O’Donnell has written a new book titled “ Sons Of Valor Parents Of Faith” In his book Lt. O’Donnell looks at the lives of Ten First Responders, Nine Of which were Members of the New York City Fire Department and One a Member Of the New York City Police Department whose lives were Tragically cut short due to the Terrorist Attack on September 11 , 2001 at the World Trade Center and how their Families have had to cope with the loss of a Loved One on 9-11 Please Everyone Like and Share this Page Lt O’Donnell is donating All proceeds from the Sale of this Book to Various FDNY 9-11 Charities Available on line @ Amazon and Barnes and Noble jodonnellfdny.com
Thank you, thank you, thank you for responding to our carbon monoxide/gas scare last night! You guys are the best!!!!!!!!
Please keep an eye out for Liberty (Libby, Libs, Liberdoodle). She is a darker colored labradoodle, female, 8 yrs old, and about 50 lbs. She was last seen near Sweet & Center in EA on 11/24/17. She is very much missed and loved by her family. If you could please share this flyer, her page and/or this post we would very much appreciate it. Her family can be reached at (716) 982 - 6887 with any sightings or other information. There is a reward being offered for her return. Thank you!, Libby's family ttps://www.facebook.com/HelpFindLiberty/