We are a team of dedicated volunteers and full-time and part-time employees that help to keep our 21,000+ residents protected.
Welcome to the Latham Volunteer Fire Department! Formed in 1910, our department is located north of the City of Albany, New York, covering Latham, and the Town of Colonie in Albany County, New York. We protect about 21,000 residents. Our district is densely populated, with a mix of residential and commercial. We respond to about 1,500 calls for service annually between Fire and EMS, making us one of the busiest fire departments within the Town of Colonie. We are staffed by a dedicated group of volunteers and paid staff.
Latham Volunteer Fire Department has a long, proven relationship with many other public services. Boght Fire Dept, Colonie Village Fire Co, Fuller Road FD, Maplewood FD, Menands Fire Co, Midway FD, Schuyler Heights Fire Co, Shaker Road Loudonville FD, Stanford Heights FD, Verdoy FD, West Albany FD, Albany Airport FD, Colonie Police Department, Albany County Sheriff’s Office, New York State Police, Colonie Emergency Medical Service, Colonie 911 and Albany County 911 are close partners in our business, and contribute to the goal of providing the best possible service to our community.
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