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Board of Fire Commissioners

PO Box 356
Verplanck, NY 10596

Business Phone:
Fax: 914-737-3932


National Weather Service Alerts for Westchester County, New York

Tower Ladder 46, Engine 128,Engine 126, Ambulance 83-B1,

Utility 29, Utility 30, Utility 146, Marine 1, Marine 29, Marine 30, Antique 1




No Caption 10-75 in Buchanan March 21,2024

March 21

Just after 1:00pm, our department along with Buchanan FD was dispatched to a reported basement fire on Lindsay Ave. Upon arrival of TL-46 Buchanan FD declared a 10-75 (a working structure fire) Units operated on scene for approximately three hours.
Units on scene TL-46, Car 2491,Car 2492 ... (Full Story & Photos)

Wing Night May 18,2024

March 13

Come join us for a great night of fun at our 9th annual Wing Night on May 18 starting at 6pm. We will have entertainment all night long by DJ Paulie and Six String Country. 9 different wing flavors, raffles,50/50 and all you eat and drink!! We hope that you will be able to join us for such a fun night. Tickets are 40 dollars for adults and 20 dollars for kids (kids under the age of 5 are free). Tickets ... (Full Story)

No Caption The Administrative and Operational Officers for 2024

December 31

The Department would like to congratulate its newly elected officers.

The Administrative and Operational Officers for 2024 are as follows;

Chief of Department: John Schembari
First Assistant Chief: Holly Haight
Captain: Shawn O’Mara
First Lieutenant: Dave Rinaldi
Second Lieutenant: Michael Pio
Third Lieutenant: James O’Brien
EMS Lieutenant: Gwyneth Warn
EMS Lieutenant: Rachel Ostrowski

President: ... (Full Story & Photos)

Water Rescue

Verplanck Fire Dept. , December 30

On Friday December 29,2023 around 4pm the Verplanck Fire Department was dispatched to Steamboat dock for a body found floating near the shoreline.

Upon arrival a body was noticed approximately 8 feet away from the shoreline. Captain O’Mara and Firefighter Mitchell quickly got into wetsuits and were able to retrieve the body safely. The scene was then turned over to the Westchester County Police ... (Full Story)

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Chief Roberto Rosario, December 01

Due to the weather forecast for Sunday
December 3. We decided to move our tree lighting up to Saturday December 2 at 6pm!! We hope to see you all there! ... (Full Story & Photos)

Santa Run Details

Chief Roberto Rosario, November 27

The Verplanck Fire Protective Association will be holding our Annual Santa Run, on Saturday December 16th starting at 10AM we will bring Santa Claus around the district to spread some holiday cheer to our community.

Please check our website Verplanckfire.org and Facebook group for more information and updates.

If you live on a dead end street please try and meet us at the closest main road.

On ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chief Roberto Rosario, November 27

The Verplanck Fire Protective Association will be hosting our annual tree lighting December 3, 2023 at 6pm. Santa Claus will be making a special appearance to help light our tree!!

We will also be holding our Annual Santa Run, on Saturday December 16 ,2023 starting at 10AM we will bring Santa Claus around the district to spread some holiday cheer to our community.

Please check ... (Full Story & Photos)

Passing of Ex-Chief Walter J. Laug

Chief Roberto Rosario, November 02

We are sadden to announce the passing of Ex-Chief Walter J Laug.

Walter was a member of Verplanck FD for over 50 years and severed as Chief from 1979-1980. He was the pride of "The Point' and was known as "Mayor of Verplanck".

We will deeply miss Ex-Chief Walter Laug and his dedication to the Verplanck Fire Department.

Reposing will be at the O'Mara & Carpentieri Funeral Home on Friday from 4-8 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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