Rensselaer County Fire Department

Find Rensselaer County New York fire departments, city fire stations, firefighters, brigades, chiefs, inspectors, marshals, and local volunteers. Fire departments provide information on fire risk assessment, permits, fire alarms, and safety guidance.


Averill Park & Sand Lake Fire 35 Eastern Union Turnpike Averill Park NY 12018 518-674-3077


Berlin Volunteer Fire Company PO Box 269 Berlin NY 12022 518-658-2890

Best Luther Fire Department Inc 303 Old Best Road West Sand Lake NY 12196 518-283-5641

Brunswick Volunteer Fire Co 566 Hoosick Road Troy NY 12180 518-272-9393

Buskirk Fire Hall 2217 Buskirk-West Hoosick Road Buskirk NY 12028 518-686-9966

Castleton Fire Department 11 Green Avenue Castleton-on-Hudson NY 12033 518-732-4342

Center Brunswick Firehouse 1045 Hoosick Road Troy NY 12180 518-279-3878

Clinton Heights Fire Department 11 Hampton Avenue Rensselaer NY 12144 518-465-3990

Defreestville Fire Department 480 North Greenbush Road Rensselaer NY 12144 518-286-3612

Eagle Mills Fire Department 627 Brunswick Road Troy NY 12180 518-279-3332

East Greenbush Fire District 3 68 Phillips Rd East Greenbush NY 12061 518-479-4168

East Schodack Fire Company 3071 New York 150 East Schodack NY 12063 518-479-3366

Grafton Fire Department 2385 Route 2 Cropseyville NY 12052 518-279-3606

Hoag's Corners Volunteer Fire 7237 Highway 66 East Nassau NY 12062 518-766-5474

Hoosick Falls Fire Department 3 Griffin Avenue Hoosick Falls NY 12090 518-686-7427

Hoosick Fire District PO Box 167 Hoosick NY 12089 518-686-9650

Hoosick Valley Fire House 69 Stillwater Bridge Road Schaghticoke NY 12154 518-753-4664

Johnsonville Fire Department 5 River Road Johnsonville NY 12094 518-753-4843

Melrose Fire Co Inc 784 Route 40 Melrose NY 12121 518-235-9860

Mountain View Fire Company 2 Shafter Avenue Troy NY 12180 518-283-4530

What is a Fire Department?

A fire department is an emergency services agency entrusted with responsibility for firefighting services in a particular area. The line of hierarchy in a fire department begins with a fire chief who is the top-ranking officer in command. Lower-ranking officers include an assistant chief, battalion chief, captain, and lieutenant, as well as paramedics and firefighters.

Fire departments with member firefighters and volunteers serve their communities by ensuring safety during fires and also natural disasters. They help with prevention by providing fire-risk assessments, building permits, fire alarms, and safety education. As first response teams, firefighters are trained and equipped to handle medical emergencies. Some fire departments also have their own ambulance services.