Facts about membership with Liverpool Fire Department
We are 100% volunteer! Members dedicate their time, training and experience to serve our community.
In 2013, the Combined fire department responses for all three Liverpool Fire Department stations totaled over 1800 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.
At 5:47pm on Tuesday, March 25th, Liverpool was dispatched along with Rural/Metro ambulance to the Onondaga Lake Parkway, near Interstate-81, for an individual in a vehicle who was reportedly unconscious with ineffective breathing. Liverpool units had just cleared a fire alarm on Salina Meadows parkway and Car-2 [D/C Ormsby], M-1, Engine 3, and Squad 2Read more..
At 10:12pm on the evening of March 21st, Liverpool was dispatched to the Onondaga Lake Parkway for a reported vehicle fire. Car 1 [Chief Loucks] arrived to find a large SUV with a working fire in the engine compartment. Engine 1 [Lt. Geidel] was first arriving and deployed a handline, quickly knocking down the fire. Read more..
At 12:12pm on Tuesday, March 17th, units from Liverpool, Mattydale, Baldwinsville, Moyers Corners, and North Syracuse were dispatched to 131 Kearney Ave, in Station 2’s area, for smoke coming from the rear of a house. Car-2 [D/C Ormsby] arrived to find heavy smoke coming from the rear or a two story wood-frame private dwelling. AfterRead more..
Shortly before midnight on Tuesday, March 10th, Liverpool’s three stations were dispatched to Oswego Street between 3rd and 4th for a reported building collapse. Baldwinsville Rescue 6 was dispatched as the Rapid Intervention Team. The caller reported that power lines were also down in the area. Car-4 (O’Key) arrived to find that the enclosed porchRead more..