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RecruitNY 2019. Jefferson, Lewis, St. Lawrence and Oswego Counties Fire Department recruitment dates and events.

Below is a list of the NNY fire departments that are having recruitment events during the 2019 RecruitNY weekend as part of F.A.S.N.Y. recruitment drive and FireInYou. We have everyone listed that is already listed on the RecruitNY website and on the top are the departments that contacted us back directly and told us what they are doing. If the department is not listed, it does not mean they are not doing an event, they may be, contact them 1st to be sure. If your department is not listed here and your department would like it to be, please contact us at events@redlightsforfirefighters.com

Northpole Fire Company, Inc. located at 22334 US Route 11, Watertown, NY will be having an Open House from 10:00am-2:00pm on Saturday 4/27/19 as part of the Recruit NY initiative. During the Open House, we will also be running our 4th annual chicken BBQ to benefit local K-9 police dogs. Chicken BBQs will cost $10 and be ready for pickup starting at 11:30. In addition, there will be k9 demos and fire demos throughout the open house. K9’s from the Watertown City Police, NYS police and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office will all be on hand that day as well.

Joe Wargo Fire Chief



My name is Kristen I’m a firefighter for TWFD. I will be hosting this year’s recruit NY. We will be having an open house on Saturday, April 27th from 10am-2pm at TWFD Station 1. We will have food and beverages available. The day plan is to show around the equipment, answer any questions any potential recruits may have, and provide application information.

Town Of Watertown Fire Department



Yes, we will participate. We are having it on Saturday the 27th. We will open at 10am, demonstrations will be Automobile extrication demo at 11am, and at 1pm bailout training. Unknown at this time if there will be any food. Open house included to explain our gear, apparatus and mission.

Cape Vincent Fire Department



Jefferson County

Adams Fire Department
4 N. Main street Adams, NY 315-783-4572 April 27
April 27 START: 10:00 AM END: 3:00 PM
Details: We will have a Open House, Plus celebrating Arbor Day at the same time here at our Fire Station.
Contact: Brian S Berkey

Black River Fire Department Inc.
218 LeRay Street Black River, NY 315-773-4522 April 27
April 27 START: 9:00 AM END: 1:00 PM
Contact: Jonathan Gaines  

Cape Vincent Fire Department
241 East Broadway Street Cape Vincent, NY 315-654-2004 April 27
April 27 START: 10:00 AM END: 5:00 PM
Details: open house for those interested in joining our department and ways you can serve our community at our Fire Department.
Contact: Bill DeSouza  

Carthage Fire Department
685 S James St Carthage, NY 315-493-2346 April 27
April 27 START: 10:00 AM END: 2:00 PM
Details: Your community needs you! Join your local volunteer fire department! Come meet the members of the Carthage Fire Department to see if this is something you might want to try. There will be displays as well as demonstrations. Chicken BBQ will be held at 11am benefiting Believe NNY.
Contact: Brian Draper

Felts Mills Fire
State Route 3 Felts Mills , NY (315) 489-4367 April 27
April 27 START: 9:00 AM END: 1:00 PM
Details: Station tour, gear demonstrations, and fire safety
Contact: Steven Heeren

Great Bend
PO box 182 Great bend, NY 315-778-1589 April 28
April 28 START: 9:00 AM END: 3:00 PM
Details: Station tour with demonstrations. Chicken BBQ and Drill truck demonstration.
Contact: Mark Pomerville  

Lorraine Vol. Fire Co. Inc. 
20876 County Route 189, PO Box 89 Lorraine, NY 315-232-2601 April 28
April 28 START: 12:00 PM END: 3:00 PM
Details: Open House. Equipment on display. Membership information. Refreshments
Contact: Mark Shelmidine

MANNSVILLE MANOR FIRE DEPARTMENT (No Website or Facebook Page)
310 South Main Street Mannsville, NY 315-465-7000 April 27
April 27 START: 9:00 AM END: 3:00 PM
Details: open house chicken bbq
Contact: Jay Miller

Northpole Fire Company
22334 U.S. Route 11 Watertown, NY 315-788-9020 April 27
April 27 START: 10:00 AM END: 3:00 PM
Details: The Northpole Fire Company will open its doors on Saturday April 27 from 10 am to 3 pm for the public to stop in and tour the station, trucks and equipment as well as meet our dedicated members. We will be hosting a chicken BBQ starting at 12pm till gone to benefit local K9 officers and we will be
Contact: Matthew Fitzgerald  

Rutland Fire Department
28502 NYS Route 126 Black River, NY 315 767-5259 April 28
April 28 START: 8:00 AM END: 2:00 PM
Details: Come visit the dedicated members of the Rutland Fire Department at our Open House. This will be a great event for the public and especially those interested in becoming involved with or learning more about the fire or emergency medical service. Open House 8 am to 2 pm Pancake Breakfast 8 am-12 pm
Contact: Logan Eddy

Theresa Fire Dept
400 mill st Theresa, NY 315-628-4492 April 28
April 28 START: 9:00 AM END: 1:00 PM

Town of Brownville Joint Fire District
100 Locke Street Dexter, NY 315-639-3054 April 27-28
April 27 START: 9:00 AM END: 2:00 PM April 28 START: 9:00 AM END: 2:00 PM
Contact: Ryan McIntosh

Town Of Watertown Fire Department
22825 County Route 67 Watertown, NY 315-788-9101 April 27
April 27 START: 10:00 AM END: 3:00 PM
Contact: Kristen Johnson

Wellesley Island Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 250 43859 Cross Island Rd. Wellesley Island, NY 315-482-4222 April 27
April 27 START: 10:00 AM END: 2:00 PM
Details: Open House for all who are interested in becoming a firefighter and or EMT.
Contact: Don Smith


Lewis County (No Departments Listed)


Oswego County

Altmar Volunteer Fire Department, Inc 
15 Bridge Street Altmar, NY 315-298-4619 April 27
April 27 START: 9:00 AM END: 1:00 PM
Details: open house-demo"s
Contact: Carl Holcoomb

Caughdenoy Fire
48 Prospect St Central Square, NY 315-668-3551 April 27-28
April 27 START: 10:00 AM END: 4:00 AM April 28 START: 10:00 AM END: 4:00 AM
Contact: Mike Leonelli

Hannibal Fire
155 OSWEGO STREET Hannibal, NY 315-564-5601 April 27
April 27 START: 11:00 AM END: 5:00 PM
Contact: Lieutenant Congdon 

Minetto Volunteer Fire Department
12 Barrett Drive Minetto, NY 315-343-7566 April 27
April 27 START: 10:00 AM END: 4:00 PM
Details: We will be hosting an open house with drills, hands on skills and food.
Contact: Gregory Wilkins

Redfield Volunteer Fire Company, Inc.
4879 County Route 17 Redfield, NY 315-599-7750 April 27
April 27 START: 10:00 AM END: 2:00 PM
Details: Open house with apparatus and equipment on display, along with complimentary refreshments.
Contact: Corey Yerdon, Chief  

Ringgold Fire Company (No Website or Facebook Page)
12 Lake St Pulaski , NY 315-298-2121 April 27-28
April 27 START: 9:00 AM END: 4:00 PM April 28 START: 9:00 AM END: 3:00 PM
Contact: Samantha Parker  

Volney Volunteer Fire Corporation
3002 State Route 3 Fulton, NY 315-529-7047 April 27
April 27 START: 10:00 AM END: 2:00 PM
Details: Recruitment drive and open house. Members will be available to answer any questions.
Contact: Ryan Buck

West Amboy Vol. Fire Dept.
10 Cusson Drive West Monroe, NY 315-706-9245 April 27
April 27 START: 11:00 AM END: 7:00 PM
Details: Come see the many jobs we do. Who knows there might be one just right for you.
Contact: Lorraine Powelczyk

West Monroe Fire Department
54 County Route 11 West Monroe, NY 315-676-4600 April 27
April 27 START: 9:00 AM END: 3:00 PM
Details: Open House


Saint Lawrence County

Colton Volunteer Fire Department  
P.O. Box 304 80 Riverside Drive Colton, NY 315-262-2072 April 27
April 27 START: 8:00 AM END: 4:00 PM
Details: Open House
Contact: Jeffery Angleberger

Heuvelton Volunteer Fire Department
95 State Street Heuvelton, NY 315-344-2426 April 27
April 27 START: 12:00 PM END: 3:00 PM
Contact: Aaron Pierce 

Louisville Fire
14818 state Highway 37 Louisville , NY 315-769-2316 April 27
April 27 START: 11:00 AM END: 4:00 PM
Contact: Louisville Fire

Waddington Volunteer Fire Department
51 Maple Street Waddington, NY 315-388-4441 April 27
April 27 START: 9:00 AM END: 1:00 AM


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