Car Fire Safety

With the height of the cooling season here, please be safe with your Air Conditioners, Fans, and extension cords

Five Common Causes of Electrical Fires
Use Extension Cords Safely


North Street Fire

Vestal Fire responded mutual aid to Endicott for structure fire on North Street

Castleman Road MVA

Vestal Fire responded to a one car MVA into a pole Castleman Road on June 2nd

April Live Fire training

April Live Fire training at the Fred Singer training site

Station #2 Sign Dedication

On Monday May 7th, Station #2 had a dedication ceremony dedicating their new sign to the deceased members of Station #2

Fire on Deerfield Ave

On May 5th Vestal Fire responded to a second alarm fire on Deerfield Ave. Our brothers and sisters from Endwell Endicott and West Corners assisted with the call

Burn Ban in Effect

The yearly Burn Ban runs between March 15th and May 15th. This can be extended depending on conditions. If you decide to burn during the ban, and get caught, costly penalties can be incurred. Once the Burn Ban is lifted, there are still restrictions on what, how, and when you can burn. Check your local ordinances on open burning. Learn before you Burn! Please abide by the law!

Burn Ban

Learn before you Burn

Ross Corners Fire

On April 6th, Vestal Fire Department was dispatched to a working trailer fire

Norris Ave Fire

Vestal Fire was recently dispatched for a possible house fire

Mutual Aid Call with Binghamton Fire

On Tuesday evening March 6th, Vestal Fire assisted Binghamton Fire with 3 alarms in the city that happened within hours of each other. Chief 32=B along with Engine 32-4 responded with a crew of 4.

More information on the calls can be found at,

Sheedy Road

Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

On Saturday, March 3rd, Vestal Fire was honored to participate in Binghamton’s Saint Patrick’s Day Parade! Our brothers and sisters from Oceanside Fire Department came up to join us once again in the parade! It was good seeing our friends, as a good time was had by all! Click the following link to view the video of our march in the parade!

Water Rescue Training 1/21/18 Ice Water Rescue using different techniques.

The buyer for the old tanker 2 stopped by to take ownership of their new vehicle.

It is going to the Charlotte Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department, in Charlotte Maine. Before she leaves us, we wanted to get a picture of the old and new.

Referendum for a New Tower Apparatus for Station 4

The Vestal Volunteer Fire Department sends a big Thank You to the residents of Vestal for supporting the referendum on the new tower apparatus. The vote was overwhelmingly in favor. We appreciate your support. As a reminder, please see our 2018 Budget and 20-year Financial Plan on this web site. Thank You

Click here 2018 Budget and 20-year Financial Plan

Thank You


1-10-2018 Call

Vestal Fire responds to a call at the Town Square Mall. Possible Fire in roof heater unit

Tanker 2

Vestal Fire Department took delivery on the new “Tanker 2” at station 2. It was put into service on December 4th.

Tanker 2

Broome County NYS EMT Class

Vestal Fire Department recently participated with the Broome County NYS EMT Class at the Fred Singer training site in an automobile extrication exercise. Here are a few pictures from the exercise.

2018 Fire District Budget

On Tuesday, October 17th, a public hearing was held at the Town Hall presenting the 2018 Vestal Fire District Budget. Click here to view the presentation.

2017 Vestal Fire Awards Dinner

The 2017 Vestal Fire Departments award dinner was held on November 4th honoring those members that had passed this year, along with our members who have reached service milestones. A special Thank You goes out to our current Fire Marshal, Carle Truman, who was awarded for 60 years of service, and to past chief Ed Zimmer, for 55 years of Service. Congratulations to all that received awards! The Vestal Fire Department greatly appreciates your dedicated years of service!

5 Years
Shelby Frisbie, Stephen Langeland, Keith Chason

10 Years
Christopher Farley, Dustin McCartney, Sacha Sigelman-Schwartz, Jason Stupski

15 Years
Joe Bunzey, William Fletcher

20 Years
Dave Foland, Kenneth Fortier

25 Years
Mark Sanford, Edward Hildebrand

30 Years
Scott Orcutt

35 Years
William Murphy

40 Years
Edward Tomczyk

45 Years
Theodore Baker

55 Years
Edward Zimmer

60 Years
Carle Truman

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