Our Team

We are a team of dedicated volunteers and full-time and part-time employees that help to keep our 21,000+ residents protected.

21K+

Protected Residents

1,500+

Answered  Calls

11

Apparatus Vehicles

2

Fire Stations

Our Team.

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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Photos By Truck and Fraternal Composite for

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Vincent Giovannone

Chief

Neil Blanchard

2nd Captain

William Juliano

3rd Lieutenant

Paul Lavigne

Fire Police Captain

Richard Barlette

President

Kenneth Plew

Head of Trustees

Peter Miller

Director

Kevin Fronk

Director

Warren Hopson

Member at Large

Frederick Pettingell

Member at Large

Christopher Dedrick

Staff Firefighter

Gregory Holt

1st Assistant Chief

Theodore Huban

3rd Captain

Thomas Bergin

Safety Officer

Paul Daigneault

Fire Police Lieutenant

Timothy Whitelaw

Vice President

Ronald Babbitt

Trustee

Charles Nightingale

Director

Steve Enright

Director

Paul Toscino

Member at Large

Anthony Oppelt

Maintenance Technician

Jason Gibbins

Staff Firefighter

Michael Herritt

2nd Assistant Chief

Brendan Treadwell

1st Lieutenant

Paul Fink

Safety Officer

Patrick Germaine

Fire Police Lieutenant

Edward Krawiecki

Secretary

Richard Haack

Trustee

John D'Allaird

Director

David Alfano

Director

George Vogt, IV

Member at Large

Heather Williams

Administrative Assistant

David Shea

Staff Firefighter

Todd Gardner

1st Captain

Philip Giguere

2nd Lieutenant

Paul Bentley

EMS Coordinator

Nicholas Mitchell

Treasurer

John Riccitelli

Financial Secretary

Donald Geary

Director

Fr. Geoffrey Burke

Chaplain

Jerry Shaw

Member at Large

Christ Sullivan-Irwin

Staff Firefighter

Nathan Tinney

Staff Firefighter