Call & Drill Statistics
MonthFireEMSDrills
Jan14328
Feb13398
Mar18249
Apr11238
May9169
Jun13199
Jul31189
Aug21208
Sep10279
Oct18149
Nov8177
Dec8
Total166249101
 

Brunswick Fire Company No. 1, Inc.
566 Hoosick Road
Troy, NY 12180
(518) 272-9393

If you are a resident;
For EMERGENCY Dial 911

Welcome to the Brunswick Fire Company No. 1, Inc.

   

  The Brunswick Fire Company No. 1, Inc. is one of five fire departments serving the Town of Brunswick.  We currently respond to over 500 calls per year, ranking us the 3rd busiest of Rensselaer County's 40 fire departments.  The Town of Brunswick is located in upstate NY, Rensselaer County and borders the City Of Troy, a major part of the Capital District area comprising of the cities of Albany, Troy, and Schenectady.  Our fire protection district comprises a majority of Brunswick's residential and commercial properties.  We are located on Hoosick Road also known as NY Route 7, a heavily traveled main thorofare that connects the Capital District and vacationers from as far New Jersey to Vermont and it's popular skiing destinations during the winter months.  NY Route 7 is historically noted for attracting thousands of travelers in the early fall season for great views of fall foliage. 


 

HALL RENTAL NEWS - The Brunswick Fire Company No. 1 no longer rents our Hall to the public.  We refer anyone who needs to rent a Hall to contact the Center Brunswick Fire Company or the Town of Brunswick for the Brunswick Community Center on Keyes Lane. 


 

   


 

Protect your family and home, KEEP FIRE HYDRANTS CLEAR OF SNOW

With heavy snow and ice accumulations most hydrants are very hard to find or become inaccessible.  Snowplows make large snowpiles and along roadways they become taller and deeper.  The Brunswick Fire Company No. 1  would like to remind residents and business owners to make sure they keep areas surrounding fire hydrants clear.

Many hydrants in the area remain inaccessible due to snow pile up.  Hydrant accessibility is a prime factor in fighting fires and protecting lives and property in the event of a fire.  If there is a fire, time is of the essence, it's extremely important for life and preservation of property, as fire doubles in size every MINUTE.  If you cannot clear the hydrant, please ask a neighbor or someone else who can do it for you and remember to help neighbors who are sick or disabled by clearing hydrants for them.  If you have a hydrant that needs attention please call the firehouse at 272-9393.  Each Monday and Thursday during our firehouse drill time, we send out crews to shovel out hydrants and make them accessible.

     
Can you find the FIRE HYDRANT in this picture?  If you can't, we can't either!

Can you find the FIRE HYDRANT in this
      picture? If you can't, we can't either!

A great job of keeping a FIRE HYDRANT clear!

A great job of keeping a FIRE HYDRANT
      clear!



 

Structure Fire

Wednesday, November 19, 2014  Brunswick No. 1 and Center Brunswick responded to a Structure Fire today at 2:03pm.  Multiple calls to the Rensselaer County 911 Center reported the address as Hoosick Rd or Coolidge Av, the structure was later found to be accessed off Sycaway Av.  Firefighters stretched lines through the yards of a Coolidge Av residence to access the structure, which was fully involved on arrival.  The structure was an old garage and used as storage, according to the owner, it was slated to be demolished the next day.  It took firefighters about an hour to bring the blaze under control.  One nearby property suffered minor damage to the exterior siding.  New York State Police, Mohawk Ambulance, the Rensselaer County Fire Investigation Unit and HazMat teams were also on scene.

     



 

Berlin Parade

Friday, July 4, 2014  Brunswick No. 1 attended the Town of Berlin 4th Of July Parade today.  Car 1, Car 3, Engine 4-2 and Utility 4 were utilized and the fire company won 'Best Appearing' fire company.  Great job guys (and gal

     



 

Truck 4 final inspection

Tuesday, April 29, 2014  Truck committee members traveled to the Sutphen factory in Ohio for a final inspection of the fire companies new ladder truck.  The new Truck 4 is a 70' aerial platform on a single axle chassis.  The truck is very manueverable and drives like a pumper.  Several features aid the driver during driving operations such as intersection and rear view video cameras and OnSpot tire chains for ice and snow conditions  Setup time is extremely fast, just 15 seconds to 'fly' the bucket.  The truck also features a unique design utilizing a drop down ladder rack not normally seen on ladder trucks. 

     



 

Brush Fire - East Rd

Monday, April 21, 2014  Brunswick No. 1 responded to a fast moving brush fire today off East Rd in Brunswick Hills.  About 2 acres burned, but firefighters had to battle the quick moving fire on steep terrain with thick brush, downed trees and large limbs.  Eagle Mills assisted on the scene and Center Brunswick provided stand by coverage for both Brunswick No. 1 and Eagle Mills.  The fire was bought under control in about 2 hours. 

   


 

New Truck 4 almost complete

Wednesday, April 2, 2014  Brunswick No.1 Truck Committee members will be traveling to Ohio soon to inspect the new Truck 4.  Sutphen was chosen again to build Brunswick's new aerial platform.  The truck is a Sutphen SP70 model with a 70' platform capable of flowing 1500 gallons of water with a 1000 pound load capacity.  The truck is very quick to setup, normal setup time is only 20 seconds.  The chassis is a single rear axle, making the truck more maneaverable and will ride very similar to the pumpers in the fleet.  Check back for more pictures from our inspection trip on April 9th.  The new truck is expected early May 2014. Click on the following link to our Gallery page for more pictures and check back for additional pics www.brunswick1fire.com/gallery/showalbumphoto/abid/NzQ3OQ==

   


 

Structure Fire - 1 Yates St

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 1101 Brunswick No. 1 responded to a Structure Fire today at 1 Yates St. Chief Wilson was first to arrive on the scene with smoke showing from eves and 2nd floor windows.  He immediately transmitted a 2nd alarm.  Crews from Center Brunswick, Eagle Mills, Mountain View, Pittstown, and Spiegletown also responded.  Mohawk ambulance provided medical coverage.  Rensselaer County Fire Investigators also responded to investigate the scene.  The fire was quickly knocked down, but there was extensive smoke and water damage. Several exotic animals were in the building, including a large turtle that was saved and sent to Brunswick Animal Hospital. 

     



 

Come see Santa at Brunswick No. 1

Wednesday, December 4, 2013  Santa will be at Brunswick No. 1 on Saturday, December 15th!  There will be goodies and refreshments served. 

Also look for Santa's ride on one of Brunswick No. 1's trucks throughout the district.

   


 

Happy Thanksgiving from Brunswick No. 1

Thursday, November 28, 2013  Brunswick No. 1 wishes everyone a safe and Happy Thanksgiving!  Remember many of us aren't able to be home on this great day;

Members of our Armed Forces, Police, Fire and EMS workers !!!

   


 
 
 

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