Recent Calls
Mon. Mar 27th 2017
Structure Fire

Alarm time: 08:42  Location: Washington Ave @ 7th St.   At 08:42 this morning, while on his way to an appointm...

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Tue. Mar 21st 2017
Mutual Aid - Structure Fire

Alarm time: 23:44 Location:  N 4th St. Mechanicville   Mutual Aid Request for T-661 to respond to the scene of...

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Mon. Mar 20th 2017
Fire Alarm Activation - Commercial

Alarm time: 02:45  Location: 6th St.  Call from the alarm company reporting a smoke alarm activation, smoke in the ...

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News Headlines
Sat. Jul 23rd 2011
Fund Raiser for Victims of Momentive Explosion

Fund Raiser for Victims of Momentive Explosion Sat. Jul 23rd 2011 4:00pm-7pm The F.B. Peck Hose Co. will be hosting ...

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Wed. Feb 16th 2011
Open House April 9th for Waterford Fire Department

Waterford Fire Department will be participating in the Statewide Fire Recruitment Open House campaign for April 9th and 10th ...

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Sun. Feb 13th 2011
Pancake Breakfast-Northside Fire

Feb 27th 9am till 12 noon $6 adults $5 children/senior All you can eat! Pancakes,bacon,sausage,water,juice,coffee

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We wish to thank our fellow First Responders and Mutual Aid agencies who took time to come assist us at a working residential structure fire on First Street today on this Christmas Day. Northsides FB Peck Hose Co, Halfmoon Fire, Boght FD and Mechanicville FD on scene. And to West Crescent FD and Maplewood FD for their standing by in our stations. With prompt and professional response in our call for mutual aid , no injuries and the rescue of 2 homeowners pet cats it goes to show the dedication of the Volunteer Fire Service through ongoing skills training and deployment and TEAMWORK. Everyone went home safe which is job one.. Have a safe and Happy New Year everyone!

12/25/2016 W.Redick




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Tug Boat Round Up 2016

September 9th -11th from 5pm Friday till 4 pm Sunday will see Ladder Company sponsoring and hosting Troy Lobster food booth along the canal near Peeble Island Bridge. Come down and support the CH Kavanaugh Hool & Ladder Company fund raiser and enjoy some Lobster,Crab and Shrimp Rolls and Seafood Chowder.


Safe Child ID program at Tug Boat Roundup 2016

WFD will be hosting the Saratoga County  SafeChild ID program at Lock 2 on Saturday.

Parent or Legal Guardian is required to be present with  children.

Lock 2 area
Waterford Fire Department as part of its' Community Outreach campaign will be hosting two
Safe Child ID events in the community.These are based on a first come,first serve basis.There is
no charge or fee.A parent or Guardian is required to be present during the session.

Saturday September 10th at Lock 2, WFD Fire Prevention Booth from 11am til 3pm. Tug Boat Roundup 2016
Wednesday October 12th ,from6pm to 9pm , Ford Hose Company Stn 2, 68 Division St,Waterford NY

The main purpose of the program is to capture identifying information about your child on a SAFE CHILD card.
The same information is stored in a statewide database. The storage of this information is entirely voluntary
and requires the written consent of a parent or legal guardian.

In addition to quickly providing important details to police agencies investigating child disappearances, the
SAFE CHILD card can be used in conjunction with the NYS AMBER Alert and Missing Child Alert programs.
If a child goes missing, the SAFE CHILD program allows their information to be electronically disseminated
within minutes, significantly increasing the possibility of bringing a missing child home.

The information is stored in a database at the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS).
When DCJS receives a missing child report, the fingerprints of that child are compared against all 
incoming fingerprints submitted to DCJS. A parent or lawful guardian can request that the information 
be purged from the database at any time. When a child turns 18, the fingerprints are automatically purged from the database.






June 2nd 2016

WFD members ,Town and Village officials and friends and family members attended a gathering to thank Chief Don Baldwin for
his tenure of Leadership of the Waterford Fire Deparment. With 2 years as Department Chief and 4 years as Assistant Chief ,there was quite a bit
of progress made in many areas behind the scenes and Firematically.As with every Fire Chief before him, senior officers have a responsibility to groom and prepare
the future line and Chiefs offers who come after him. A special thanks to his family for letting us take up some of his time away from his family and friends
to fulfill his duties as Chief Of Department.




Structure Fire Wed. Dec 30th 2015

Alarm time: 03:21  Location: Broad St.   Initial request for the Fire Dept. for a structure fire, reported by a passing patrol unit as fully involved.   Units arrived to find the 2nd floor of the building fully involved, flames blowing out the front 2 windows and the rear of the building with a significant exposure problem on both sides. Crews entered the structure with handlines and were pushed back by intense heat, flames and unstable flooring on the 2nd floor. A defensive, external operation began with handlines and master streams from T-661.  Mutual Aid was supplied from the Northside Fire District, Halfmoon FD, Boght FD for a FAST Team, Mechanicville FD standing by in Kavanaugh Hook & Ladder Co,, Maplewood FD standing by the Northside Station, and West Albany FD for the Mobile Air unit.  Investigation was completed by the Saratoga County Cause and Origin team.  



2016 Line Officers



Captain Steven McNaughton  KHL
Captain Brian Mc Mahon  KSC
Captain Nick Cook Sr  JWF
Lt Steve Mc Naughton  KHL
Lt William Balfe  KSC
Lt Zach Lenegar  JWF
Lt Mike Koblensky KHL
Lt Jim Norris  KSC
Lt Greg Willetts JWF



 August 23 2015

Waterford Fire Department conducted Rope Rescue training at Lock 2. The Instructor was Mr. Bob Day


















Recent Calls
Mon. Mar 27th 2017
Alarm time: 08:42  Location: Washington Ave @ 7th St.   At 08:42 this morning, while on his way to an appointment with his kids, Car 64-0 came across a residence heavily involved in fire.   As he approached the scene and radioed the alarm in to the dispatch, he noticed Lt. B...
Tue. Mar 21st 2017
Alarm time: 23:44 Location:  N 4th St. Mechanicville   Mutual Aid Request for T-661 to respond to the scene of a working structure fire in the City under the automatic mutual aid agreement.  T-661 responded and was ordered to set up on Chestnut St to ventilate the roof of the str...
Mon. Mar 20th 2017
Alarm time: 02:45  Location: 6th St.  Call from the alarm company reporting a smoke alarm activation, smoke in the dining room.  Call back from the alarm company prior to response requesting the FD cancel.   T-661 responded, holding all other units in station to investigate....
Sun. Mar 19th 2017
Alarm time: 15:45  Location:  Cohoes/ Waterford Bridge   WFD was dispatched to a report of a refuse fire on the Cohoes/Waterford Bridge.   Car 64 responded and questioned the dispatch.   Dispatch error and the correct agency was requested by Saratoga County to...
Fri. Mar 17th 2017
Alarm time: 13:10  Location: 4th St.
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