Our open house is on Wednesday night October 9 starting at 6:00 pm. It will be at Fords on Division street. This year’s theme is “Prevent Kitchen Fires”
We will have 6 stations set up for the community to learn about fire prevention. We will offer fire engine rides at the end of the night. We will be assisted by Northside fire dept, Waterford Police, Waterford rescue Squad. Light refreshments will be served.
Members of the Waterford Fire Department Dive Team were invited to a mutual aid training class
and hands on at Rexford Fire Department.The purpose was to familiarize other agencies on the
capabilities,assets and scope of the WFD Dive Team.One Classroom training and a Mohawk River Dive in
Alplaus Fire District were conducted along with boats from Alplaus FD and Vischer Ferry FD.
We wish to thanks these agencies for the invite and the beneficial exchange of knowledge between
Members of WFD marched in the Ossining FD Parade, Ossining NY
WFD Marched in the 2013 HVVFA Dress Parade in West Glens Falls, New York (Warren County)
Department Physicals & Fit Tests are Wednesday June 12th @ 1800hrs.Fit Test are for Blue Tag qualified members.
See your Company Captain for more info and details.
6-5-2013 NYSEG Live Wire demo
Members of WFD attended a Live Wire demo in Mechanicville hosted by NYSEG. The purpose of this demo was
to show and explain the safety considerations when a call involves primary and secondary electric transmission lines
and live wires in general.Thanks to Bill Gallup and the entire NYSEG crew for your time and professionalism and sharing your knowledge.
WFD Birthdays for June
6/28 FF D.J Lee ( Knickerbocker Steamer)
WFD members please notice 2 new Department SOPs posted in SOP books and online here under the Files section.
WFD Birthdays for May
5/13 FF Eddie Williams of JW Ford Hose Co
5/15 Jim Kelly- Past Chief
5/15/ John Fairclough -Past Chief
5/16 Chief Matthew Roy of Knickerbocker Steamer
5/17 Chrissy Falcone- wife of FF Craig Falcone of Knickerbocker Steamer Co
WFD had a Fire Prevention and Recruitment table and booth at the Village of Waterford Riverspark Canal Fest 2013.We handed out 3 new member applications and got to meet some new and familiar faces from the area.Thanks to Fire Prevention Officer Raymond Morse for putting this all together and making it another successful event.
WFD and Northside FD assisted Waterford PD and Waterford Rescue Squad at this years Mock DWI Crash presentation at WHHS the day of the HS Prom.
Various print and TV media were present to do a feature on the event and YNN had live broadcasts from the scene.
The Waterford Volunteer Fire Department is
We are seeking applications for membership and need your help!!
No pay... but GREAT Benefits:
- Tax Break Incentives
- Educational Scholarships for College
- Social/organizational benefits
- Department and State sponsored Training
- Knowing that YOU helped a person in need when they needed you the most
Be a part of making a difference in your community...Join today!!!
Follow the progress of the makeover of Marine Rescue 663 on our website HERE or click on Marine Rescue 663-NEW! tab on the left navigation box
Do you and your family have In Case Of Emergency (I.C.E) cards in your vehicles?
Keep your ICE Card in your car and wallet.
In addition to carrying ICE Identification Cards, you can program your ICE contact information into your cell phone.
To program ICE into your cell phone:
• Access the address book feature of your cell phone.
• Enter the word ICE.
• Enter the phone number of your spouse, parent or
anyone who should be contacted in the event of an emergency.
** Have a printer? Go to our files section and download the AAA ICE pdf and make your own ICE cards for you and family members.
The new WFD Marine 1 boat is on its' way here to be outfitted and trained on soon to be put into service.
WFD participated and marched in the Albany 2013 St Patricks Day Parade. Engine Rescue 67-1 was the parade Apparatus for the event.
Ice Rescue Training at AlCathys on Mohawk River.Waterford FD and F.B. Peck Hose (Northside FD)
*photo courtesy of Express Weekly-Melissa LeMay
Waterford Fire Department Installation Banquet
@ Hilton Garden Inn, Troy, NY
This years Officer Installation Banquet we had our friends and Honored guests from the Island Park Vol Fire Department (2nd Battalion Fire District, Nassau County) with whom some of our
deployed members worked alongside in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in early November 2012.
The 2012 Lysander Button Award recipient was 1st Lt Steven McNaughton (pictured here below with Chief Of Department Brian Wright and Island Park VFD Chief Ruscio and Asst Chief Esposito)
Many awards were handed out that night and much fun,friendship,camaraderie and Brotherhood was in the air.
WFD was invited down to Island Park for a parade and picnic in Spring 2013.
Our prayers and sincerest condolences to the families of the two West Webster Vol Fire Department members killed this morning while responding to a report
of a vehicle fire next to a home on Lake Rd in the County of Monroe, NY.Also best wishes and prayers for the recovery of the two WWVFD firefighter gunshot victims recovering in the Hospital.
Congratulations to the following WFD members who successfully completed the PADI Dry Suit Diver Course yesterday at Lake George/ Pilot Knob
Cpt Matt Ball
FF Robert Hilton
1st Lt Steven McNaughton
FF Chad Smith
Congratulations to Fire Fighter I graduates Joshua Hulse and Cody Paquin pictured here with Instructor Jeremy Connors
Great job guys!
T-661 and WFD members on detail in Mechanicville on 12/10/12. WFD was one of the invited agencies to provide a boom for the display of a large American flag to honor local US Marine Lance Corporal Anthony Denier who was KIA in Afghanistan during combat operations.It was good seeing so many folks come out to show respect for a Hometown Hero and War Fighter
WFD crew deployed to Island Park Fire District area on Long Island with their gift from the members of IPFD
(front row L to R )Lt J. Loguercio,FF Z. Lenegar
(back row L to R )FF N.Cook Sr, Lt. S.McNaughton,FF Lee,FF J.Norton
Waterford Fire Department has deployed a crew to Island Park on Long Island to assist the Island Park Fire Department
with manpower for a 72 hour period due to aftermath of Hurrican Sandy. More info on IPFD and news
can be found on the IPFD facebook page here