Facts about membership with Liverpool Fire Department
We are 100% volunteer! Members dedicate their time, training and experience to serve our community.
In 2014, the Combined fire department responses for all three Liverpool Fire Department stations totaled over 2100 calls for help, including EMS, fire and rescue.
We regularly assist our neighboring fire departments (Moyer’s Corners, Seneca River, Belgium-Cold Springs, and Baldwinsville) through county mutual aid agreements.
The department provides all protective equipment and training at no cost to members.
Members are required to attend a minimum of 3 drills per quarter, 6 business meetings per year, attend NYS basic firefighting class, Liverpool FD “probie” class, and perform required apparatus and equipment inspections. Members are encouraged to respond to emergency incidents whenever possible.
Weekly fire department training is offered Monday evenings, Wednesday mornings, and other times by request. Business meetings are held the first Monday evening of each month.
In addition to fire department training, a multitude of courses are available through the New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control, the Public Safety Institute at Onondaga Community College, the NYS Fire Academy in Montour Falls,NYS Division Of Homeland Security and Emergency Services in Oriskany, New York as well as the National Fire Academy in Emmittsburg, Maryland.
Members are also encouraged to train and participate in other aspects of the modern fire service including EMS, hazardous materials, and water rescue/SCUBA diving.
On Saturday, April 25, 2015, from 11am to 3pm, Liverpool Fire Department will be holding their annual RecruitNY event. We are going to be at locations throughout the community to answer any questions that you may have about joining Liverpool Fire Dept. We are looking for members of all ages, starting at 14 years oldRead more..
On the afternoon of Wednesday, April 16th, units from Liverpool, Moyers Corners, Mattydale, and North Syracuse were dispatched to the 300 block of Chestnut Heights Drive, in Station 2’s first due, for a reported house fire. Shortly after dispatch a County Emergency Management car arrived onscene, reporting light smoke showing. Liverpool Engine 2 arrived simultaneouslyRead more..
During the morning rush hour Liverpool Stations 1 and 3 were dispatched for a vehicle fire on Route 57, in front of Station 1. Liverpool Engine 1 (Lt. Sikora) pulled out onto the pad, to find a well involved vehicle fire. Car 2 [D/C Ormsby] had command as Engine 1’s crew quickly knocked down theRead more..
At 1132 this morning, Liverpool station 3 was alerted to respond with an engine to a reported house fire on Doyle road. Engine 3 was quickly out the door with LT Paparo in the seat and Car 2(Ormsby) leading the way. The first arriving chief arrived to a heavy smoke condition in the house andRead more..