News Headlines
Sun. Dec 29th 2019
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HUDSON, NY - This holiday season, the members of CVFC adopted two veteran firefighters who now reside at the Firemen's Association of the State of New York's (FASNY's) Firemen's Home w...
Sun. Dec 29th 2019
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COTTEKILL, NY - We all know the words "He's making a list, He's checking it twice"; well on Saturday December 21st, 2019 dear old St. Nick did his annual pre-Christmas sleigh run in ...
Thu. Jul 18th 2019
COTTEKILL, NY - On July 17th, 2019 Fire Chief Brad Fiore promoted Timothy Houck and Erik Whispell from Exterior Firefighter to Interior Firefighter. Both members completed the NYS Interior Firefighte...
Fri. Jul 12th 2019
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COTTEKILL, NY - Members of the Cottekill Volunteer Fire Company (CVFC)along with Cottekill Fire District commissioners formed a committee back in January 2018 to design a new rescue pumper. Over the n...
Mon. Mar 25th 2019
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Burn Ban Decreases Wildfire Risks and Protects Lives and PropertyDepartment of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today reminds residents that with spring approaching condition...
Become a Member
Ever say to yourself...
 
"I'd like to become more involved with my community." or "I wish there was some way I could help my Fire Company."
 
Well here is the place to start!!!  For women and men ages 16 and above click on the link to our Membership Application Packet. You can save/print the application at home and then just stop in at any regular business meeting, held every 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7:00PM. We are located at 240 Cottekill Road, Cottekill, NY 12419
 
Where Do I Fit In?
 
The volunteer fire company in many if not all communities was the center of town like the church. everyone belonged and everyone pitched in. During the 30's, 40's and 50's Cottekill used to host dances and card parties. The 60's and 70's brought bizzars and chicken BBQs. We had great pancake breakfasts and spagettie dinners through the 80's and 90's, but with fewer and fewer volunteers we now conduct the anual Santa run and an open house during Fire Prevention Week. Plain and simple your community needs you... Your fire company needs you... You need You!!!!!
 
The following is a list of positions/activites that need to be filled or supplimented. 
 
Interior Firefighter
Exterior Firefighter
Apparatus Driver/Operator
Medical Personnel (EMT, CFR, Heartsaver)
Fire Police
Building and Grounds Maintenance
Fundraising
Recruitment
Office Staff
Public Education

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