Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
At 0528, Schuyler Fire was dispatched to a possible structure fire on Mowers Rd in the Town of Schuyler. Initial reports indicated smoke was filling the residence. Unit 2, upon arrival, upgraded the...
At 1107, two engine crews from Schuyler Fire were requested by Frankfort Center FD to the scene of a working structure fire at the CharlesTown Mall Complex in Frankfort. Initial reports stated there ...
Friday, September 19th, 2014
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Just before 0500 am Schuyler Fire Department was toned out for an outdoor fire. Initial reports from dispatch stated that that the fire was confined to an outdoor boiler. Secondary reports stated th...
Thursday, September 18th, 2014
Around 0930 this morning, Schuyler Fire and Schuyler Ambulance were dispatched to a one vehicle MVA with possible injury in the 200 block of Newport Road. Initial on-scene reports stated that both oc...
SVFC took 1st place for best appearing squad at NHFD Fire Truck Spectacular
Best Appearing Engine
Best appearing Appearing Ambulance
Monday, March 31st, 2014
Attention officers:Website email addresses have been set up for each office.Please see Captain Edward LeFever for your log in credentials.Thank YouAny other member wishing to have an email address on ...
About us

 

 

 

Welcome to Schuyler Volunteer Fire Company Inc.
 
1949 to Present Historical Facts
 
1st Civil Officers
President:                  George Seaver
Vice President:           Gordon Tucker
Secretary:                  Winfred Boudry
Treasurer:                  Roy Gillette
Board of Directors:     James Domina,        Kenneth Sterling,    Ted Robinson,
                                Robert Uebler,          Merritt Balch
 
 
 
1st Fire Officers
Chief:                       Edward Kochan
Deputy Chief:           Robert Gillette
Captain:                   Wayne Dodge
Lieutenant:                Robert Conley Sr.
 
History of the Schuyler Fire Chiefs
1949-1956                 Edward Kochan
1956-1968                 Guy T. Sterling
1968-1978                 Curt Dodge
1979-1984                 Theodore Lange
1984-1987                 Greg Smith
1987-1992                 Thomas Geer
1992-1993                 Theodore Lange
1993-1996                 John Scholl Jr.
1996-2001                 Anthony Klimek Jr.
2001-2006                 Scott Lange
2006-2011                 Robert Reska
2012-2014                 Donald Kane
2015 - 2020               John Scholl iii
2021- Present            Walter Reska
 
 
History of the Schuyler Fire Stations
1949 The first firehouse was at the old wooden highway garage on Windfall Rd.
1953 A new firehouse was built on Newport Rd. Called station #1
1956 A second firehouse was built on State Rte 5. Called station # 2
1984 Station #1 was remodeled – 4bays, TV room, Restrooms and Hall
                Work was completed by the Navy Seabees at a cost of $ 9,050.20
1997 A new firehouse was built at Station # 2
 
Fire Protection established for the Town of Schuyler in May 1953
1953 – Fire Protection cost was $ 1,438.64
1989 – Fire Protection cost was $ 60,000.00
1999 – Fire Protection cost was $ 64,000.00
2009 – Fire Protection cost was $ 150,000.00
 
History of the Schuyler Fire Company fleet
1949 The first truck was built at a cost of $ 1,722.55
A 1937 dodge $ 300, Tank $ 750, Pump $ 75, Generator $ 197.55, Nozzles & equipment $ 400, INS $50
1969 The First New truck was purchased at a cost of $ 17,390
                A 1969 Ford F-750 $ 10,640, Tank & Equip $ 6,750, Insurance $ 690
1969 September - The first new ambulance was purchased at a cost of $ 2,200
                A 1963 Cadillac – Ted Robinson gave us stock to purchase this ambulance.
1975 September – A Cadillac demonstrator was purchased at a cost of $ 20,000
1987 March – 1st Type 3 Ambulance purchased at a cost of $ 46,000
Ford Econoline - $ 40,000 by means of power authorities, $ 6,000 by means of Fire Company
1989 A new fire truck was purchased at a cost of $ 111,000
                A Ford L 8000 - Insurance was $ 20,000
1999 A new fire truck was purchased at a cost of $ 225,000
                A Freightliner FL-106 – Insurance was $ 18,020.50
2005 A new rescue was purchase at a cost of $130,000
                A Ford F-550
2006 A new ambulance was purchased at a cost of $150,000
                A Ford E-450
2015 A new Ambulance was purchased 
               A Mercedes Benz Sprinter - at a cost of $110,000
2020 A new Pierce 3000 gallon tanker was purchased
 
 
 
 
Other Vehicles in the fleet over the years
1941 Chevy Fire Truck                   1950 LaSalle Squad Car
1952 Ford Fire Truck                       1960 Ford Fire Truck
1957 Brockway Tanker                   1972 Ford L800 Tanker
1978 Ford L800 Fire Truck                             
 
 
Fund Raisers over the past 60 Years
Horse Shows            Calendars                 Ham Raffles        Roast Beef Dinners
Bingo                         Chicken BBQ           Paper Drives       Ice Cream Socials
Turkey Shoots          Ham Dinners                        Christmas tree Sales
Santa Around Town                                    Support the town Extravaganza               
 
1st Ladies Auxiliary Civil Officers in 1975
President –                Christine Smith
Vice President –       Katherine Looman
Secretary –                Barbara Dodge
Treasurer –                Patricia Hickey
 
1st EMS Captain
Walter Reska – 1969 to 1975
 
1st EMS Lieutenant
Michael J. Hickey 1969 to 1975
 
1st Firematics Team Established in 1974
Richard Lesniak                   James Dodge
Dean Dodge                         Ronald Dodge
Dan Derdzinski                    John Reska
Walter Reska (coach)          Curt Dodge (coach)
 
During the past 60 years we have responded to various calls such as
(5) Plane Crashes
(3) Train Derailments
(3) Boat fires on the Canal
As well as all other types of calls

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