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.
Liverpool Truck 2 (Lt. Ingram) was alerted for a reported multiple occupancy fire in Hinsdale. Truck 2 arrived first due to find a 3 story apartment building charged with smoke. After gaining entry to the basement the crew found a active dryer fire spreading to the areas around it. The crew from truck 2 utilizedRead more..
Liverpool Engine 3 (Capt. Whelen) was called on a second alarm assignment to Solvay for a industrial fire on Milton Ave. Engine 3 participated in a long water relay to get supply line to multiple elevated master streams. Liverpool Truck 2 (Capt. Laakso) was called to the scene on a third alarm assignment. Truck 2Read more..
Liverpool Engine 3 (FF Kammer) was alerted for a reported garage fire in Begium Cold Springs. Upon arrival the chief found a fully involved garage and signaled a “99″ working fire. Engine 3 primarily assigned as RIT arrived second due and assisted with extinguished. Car (D/C Ormsby) accompanied Engine 3 at the scene.
Liverpool Units were alerted for a vehicle Fire at Long branch and Route 370. Upon arrival Engine 3 found a single vehicle in the snow bank with fire from under the hood. The fire was quickly extinguished and the units were in service within the hour. Engine 1 (LT Schaffer) and Engine 2 (LT Ingram)Read more..