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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:


Category Archives: Community

Cold Spring Junior Firefighter Academy (Day 2)

Today 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 Kura, two NYS Search and […]

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Cold Spring Junior Firefighter Academy (Day 1)

Today was the first day of the 9th Annual Junior Fire Academy. Junior Firefighters were issued their uniforms and their pictures were taken for ID cards.  Lectures today included the History of the Fire Service which was taught by guest instructors from the Manlius Fire Department, and basic Fire Prevention. The Cold Spring Fire Company […]

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The 9th Annual CSFC Junior Firefighter Academy! Starts Tomorrow!

The Cold Spring Fire Company in connection with the Town of Philipstown Recreation Department will be holding their 9th Annual Junior Firefighter Academy this week. Classes begin at 9am each day and end at 3pm.  So if you see a line of new recruits doing pushups on St. Mary’s lawn, or jogging up Main Street […]

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Cold Spring Firefighters Give an Impromptu Demo

Children from all over France stopped by the firehouse last week to see the equipment, and learn about volunteer firefighting in the United States. The children were part of a tour group that is visiting NY for 10 days. Cold Spring was just one of their beautiful stops along the way.

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CSFC Hosts Gathering of Philipstown Fire Leaders

In a meeting reminiscent of the former “Philipstown Five” meetings, the now Philipstown Four – consisting of Cold Spring Fire Company No. 1, North Highlands Engine Company No.1, Garrison Volunteer Fire Company, and Continental Village Fire Department  (Nelsonville Fire Department disbanded c.2002) – met with Councilman John VanTassel and Professional Mediator Joe Hines to discuss […]

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