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Welcome to Cold Spring Fire Co. No 1

The Cold Spring Fire Company No. 1 is located in the Village of Cold Spring, Putnam County New York.  We proudly protect 3500 people living in an area of 5 square miles.  We operate out of a headquarters located at 154 Main Street that protects a primarily residential area. Our department is a public department whose members are on a volunteer status.  We have an ISO rating of 5.

The Cold Spring Fire Company has a total of 125 men and woman and are led by Chief Matt Steltz and President Michael Bowman.  We respond on approximately 150 calls per year providing fire protection to the residents of the Villages of Cold Spring, Nelsonville and the Philipstown/Cold Spring Fire District. For information on joining, call the Firehouse at 845-265-9241 or email at:


Yearly Archives: 2012

In Memoriaum

It is with great sadness that the Cold Spring Fire Company #1 announces the death of George Tompkins, 36 year life-member, ex-President and Treasurer of the Company. Funeral arrangements will be announced when they are finalized.

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Junior Firefighter Academy (Day 5 and Graduation)

On Friday 7/27 our recruits boarded a charter bus for our yearly trip north to the NYS Firefighter’s Museum in Hudson, NY. Here they were lead through the history of firefighting in America, and got to see first hand the progression of firefighting equipment, trucks and tactics throughout history. The museum in Hudson houses a […]

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Junior Firefighter Academy (Day 4)

    The weather held out for us today, as we traveled by coach bus across Putnam County to the Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services building in Carmel. Here our recruits received a tour of the 911 center and the Emergency Preparedness Facility. Robert Cuomo and Adam Steibeling of PCBES, led our students through […]

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Junior Firefighter Academy (Day 3)

    Today our recruits had lectures in what type of departments and companies make up the fire service, what different trucks are used (i.e. pumpers, tankers, ladders, etc.), and the personal protective equipment (PPE) that firefighters wear. This included a demonstration of the steps that a firefighter goes through upon responding to a fire […]

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Junior Firefighter Academy (Day 2)

On Tuesday our Junior Firefighters were joined by members of the NYS Office of Fire Prevention and Control, Rombout Fire Department and the Garrison Volunteer Fire Company. Recruits were shown how to properly use a fire extinguisher, how to get out of a burning building and were introduced to Bonnie and Dax, two NYS Search […]

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