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The Verplanck Fire Department is a volunteer fire department located in Westchester County, NY. The department protects the hamlet of Verplanck within the Town of Cortlandt. The Verplanck Fire District also includes several commercial sites including the Indian Point Energy Center located in the neighboring Village of Buchanan.
The Department answers approximately 250 alarms per year consisting of fire alarms, ambulance calls, auto accidents, boating incidents on the Hudson River, and other emergencies. We provide mutual aid to our neighboring departments of Montrose, Buchanan, Montrose VAFD, Croton, as well as the City of Peekskill.
2018 Call Stats
100 Fire and EMS Calls as of June 19, 2018
For A brief synopsis of the Fire Calls, go to the Tab "The Whistle is Blowing, The Lights Are On, So What's Happening?" Page located under the Home Tab or Click the Button under the 2016 Call Stats.
This information will be given out once the call has been completed. We will not release any Medical Emergencies Address or Patient Information out to the public.
PAST YEARS CALL STATS 2017 Call Stats - 242 Calls
DID YOU KNOW? When you see an approaching Blue Flashing Light in your rear-view mirror it is a Volunteer Fireman or EMT responding to either a Fire or Ambulance Call. These personnel need to get to the firehouse or to the scene as quickly as possible to render the service needed in a timely fashion. PLEASE BE COURTEOUS and PULL OVER, STOP and LET THEM PASS. Someone is depending on their help and sometimes seconds really do count.
MOVE OVER LAW NYS VTL 1144-a DID YOU KNOW? When you see any emergency vehicle (Police, Fire, Ambulance,Tow Trucks) on the side of the road with their Emergency Flashers on you need to SLOW DOWN AND MOVE OVER! If you are not able to move over to a new lane you MUSTreduce your speed and watch for instruction of personnel who may be directing traffic and proceed pass the emergency scene safely and slowly.
Non-Emergency Contact Information: Verplanck Fire Department 238 8th Street Verplanck, NY 10596 P.O. Box # 518 Phone: 914-737-8233 Fax: 914-788-6943
Board of Fire Commissioners PO Box 356 Verplanck, NY 10596 Business Phone: 914-788-6940 Fax: 914-737-3932
The Board of Fire Commissioners: The Monthly meeting is held on the 3rd Thursday of Every Month starting at 7:30pm at the Verplanck Fire House This Meeting Is Open to the General Public Taxpayers
New Member Applications: The Verplanck Fire Department is always looking for New Active Firefighters and EMS Members
Firefighters can join starting at the age of 16 and will be able to ride both Fire & EMS Calls
EMS Only Members can Join starting at age 18 and must be willing to take a New York State Basic EMT Course
For an Application please click the button below and E-Mail your name, address (PO Box), and phone number. An Application will be sent out to you. (Verplanckfiredept@gmail.com) COME TO THE DARK SIDE WE HAVE GREEN FIRE TRUCKS! JOIN OUR TEAM TODAY!!!
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