Fire District Commissioners Elections
December 10th, 2019; 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Speigletown District Firehouse, 146 Speigletown Rd.
The board of Fire Commissioners of the Speigletown Fire District, which is located in the Town of Schaghticoke, Rensselaer Co., are holding an Annual election for one (1) district fire commissioner, serving a 5-year term. Elections will be held on December 10, 2019, from 6:00 - 9:00 PM at the Speigletown District Firehouse, located at 146 Speigletown Rd., Troy, NY 12182.
Candidates for the position of District Fire Commissioner must file a letter of intent to run with the Secretary of the Fire District (James Westhead), no later than November 20, 2019.
All voters registered with the Rensselaer Co. Board of Elections on or before November 18th, 2019, who are residents of the fire district for thirty (30) days preceding the election, shall be eligible to vote.
Hazardous Materials Drill - Sunday, October 19th, 2019
On Sunday, October 19th, 2019, Rennselaer County HazMat Team (Troy Fire), and multiple area departments staged a simulated chlorine leak drill at the treatment station in Melrose. The Hazmat team ran several evolutions which included decon. companies provided approximately 90,000 gallons of water to the scene. Thank you to J. Catalano (Facebook) and Connor Liscum for photos.
Next Firehouse Breakfast
Sunday, December 8th, 7:30 - 11:30 AM
$8 per person, children under 5 eat free.
All proceeds support the fire department training activities.
Congratulations Chief William Maloney, NYS Volunteer Chief of the Year!!!
On Thursday, June 13th, 2019 at the 113th annual New York State Association of Fire Chiefs meeting, Speigletown Fire Districts Chief William Maloney was awarded the Volunteer Chief of the Year Award. Chief Maloney was selected out of all the volunteer chiefs in the state. We are very proud to have him as our chief, and excited for his award. Congratulations Chief!!!!!
2019 Speigletown Scholarship Awards
At the June monthly meeting 5 scholarships were preseted members of the Speigletown Fire District and Community. The reciepients are Christopher Funk, Delaney Graber, Brian Gregoire, Madison Tera, and Christina Wright. All of them are enrolled college students and we wish them the best of luck in school next year. For more information on the scholarship please vist our scholarship page.
Speigletown Fire Company
The mission of the Speigletown District Volunteer Fire Company is to protect life and property from fire and other emergencies through incident response, public education, and thorough training of Fire & EMS personnel. It's the District's endeavor to deliver the highest level of care, including Basic Life Support First Response EMS, to our residents at the lowest cost, with the most modern and advanced Firefighting and EMS equipment to be provided to Speigletown Fire District personnel. As well as having the highest regard for the personal safety of the public and district personnel. As a customer driven organization, it is our mission and number one priority to deliver the best possible service to our customers.
Interested in joining Speigletown Volunteer Fire Department?
We always welcome new members; social and active firefighters. For information on the different types of membership, please check out our 'Join' page for details on types of membership, how you can help out, and for a membership application.
Do you shop on Amazon and want to help Speigletown Fire Department? Consider adding us to your Amazon Smile.
Did you know that Amazon.com will make a small donation to the Non-profit group of your choice every time you shop? It is called Amazon smile. If you do any shopping through Amazon you can designate Speigletown Fire to receive a donation from Amazon worth 0.5% of the purchase price. There is no additional cost to you. Please use the following instructions to set up Speigletown Fire as the destination for your donation:
1. Log on to Amazon through the address: http://www.smile.amazon.com
2. On the top right click on "Accounts and Lists"
3. Select "Your Amazon Smile"
4. On the right select "Change your Charity"
4. In the search box at the bottom of the window type "Speigletown Fire" and then press "Search"
5. Select Speigletown Distric Volunteer Fire Co.
6. Use htps://smile.amazon.com ever time you shop to have Amazon make a donation to Speigletown Fire