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The City’s organized Fire Department dates back to 1886 and has been protecting the City of Beacon since the its establishment in 1913.
The combined volunteer and career Fire Department
s provide fire and rescue services with a staff of 16 full-time career firefighters, approximately 16 volunteer firefighters and one career Chief.
The Fire Department operates out of two firehouses that accommodate five fire apparatuses. One of the City’s firehouses is in a beautiful historic building.
The Department responds to more than 1,700 runs per year, while being designated as having the fastest response time in Dutchess County. The City of Beacon Fire Department is part of Battalion 7 of the Dutchess County Emergency Response Unit.
Mase Hook and Ladder
Three story 1911 station house at 425 Main Street
Lewis Tompkins Hose, Station 2
The city’s newest 1982 station at 13 South Avenue