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 265 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.
PAST YEARS CALL STATS 2018 Call Stats - 218 Calls Average calls over a 10 year span is appox. 265 FIRE/EMS Alarms.
VERPLANCK FIRE on Facebook
Check out our Official Facebook group page "Verplanck Fire"which will be in accordance to our website. The Facebook page is to provide ongoing Fire and EMS Safety, Community Awareness, Ongoing incidents that effect's our community, As well as available training classes to our members to attend. There even times were we add photos on what is happening around the firehouse. If you have any photos and or post you would like to share with us please feel free to post it.
Attention Members: Beside the 2019 Parade Season sign up which has it's own tab. There has been a new tab located under "More" "Members Section" called STANDBY/Training Coverage, This will allow members to sign up for events that will arise throughout the year, such as Standby Request for Concert Series, Fireworks, Feast Event's, Department Training's and other event through the year. All that is needed is your name and position you wish to cover and it will email the officers of your request. If you have any issues please contact an officer.
August Board and Company Meeting scheduled for Thursday August 8, 2019 has been cancelled as per company vote at the company meeting to Tuesday July 9, 2019 Next Board and Company Meeting will be held at normal time on Thursday September 12, 2019
Verplanck 90th Anniversary Parade will be held on Saturday July 20, 2019 Line up 5p. Start 6p
Feast Week will be July 17 - July 21, 2019 Fireworks on July 21, 2019.
Ladies Aux will be hosting their Annual 50/50 Raffle in front of the Firehouse
Verplanck Fire Company will be hosting a BBQ Theme Raffle in front of the Firehouse.
Parade Route: * Line will be along Broadway between 3rd Street and 5th Street. * Parade proceed down 5th Street to Westchester Ave * Westchester Ave to 6th Street * 6th Street to Broadway * Broadway to 8th Street * 8th Street to Verplanck Fire HQ
**There will be a request of NO Parking on the entire length of 5th Street/Westchester Ave and 6th Street/Highland Ave on the day of the Parade. ** **There will also be periodic road closure during the parade route so please plan accordingly**
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.
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.
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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