Facts about membership with Liverpool Fire Department
We are 100% volunteer! Members dedicate their time, training and experience to serve our community.
In 2012, the Combined fire department responses for all three Liverpool Fire Department stations totaled over 2300 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.
Liverpool assisted Lakeside with a single vehicle roll over with one trapped and a guard rail through a vehicle. Rescue 1 (Capt. Laakso) provided vehicle stabilization while the crews from Lakeside and Baldwinsville extricated the patient. The patient was removed from the vehicle in approximately 30 minutes. Solvay fire operated at the scene as wellRead more..
Liverpool units were alerted for a 2 vehicle collision with injuries at Oswego St & Cypress St. Engine 5 (Lt. ZOGG) arrived to provide vehicle stabilization and begin extrication with the assistance of Rescue 1 (Capt. MANLEY). One patient was transported for evaluation as well as one dog transported to the local vet for shelter.
Liverpool units were alerted for a motor vehicle collision at Henry Clay Blvd and Clayton Manor Dr, In front of the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office North Station. One Patient was immobilized and transported by NOVA to a local hospital for a evaluation. Engine 5, Rescue 1 and Engine 3 operated at the scene.
Liverpool Truck 2 was alerted for a industrial fire on Cambridge St in Mattydale. Mattydale Quint 3 arrived with heavy smoke and fire showing, a signal 99 was transmitted. Liverpool Truck 2 (FF Hagenmayer) and Car 4 (D/C Lafavor) arrived as the 3rd due piece, 1st due truck. A crew of two went to theRead more..