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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: Firematic

Confined Space Awareness Training @ CSFC

     On Tuesday, March 27th and Wednesday, March 28th, 30 firefighters from Cold Spring, North Highlands, Kent and Putnam Valley Fire departments received training in Confined Space Awareness and Safety. The course which provides identification and awareness information to allow students to make reasonable judgments in confined-space rescue situations was presented at the firehouse […]

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CSFC Responds to Large Brush Fire

  At approximately 5:20pm on March 14th, Cold Spring firefighters were called to a “large brush fire near a residence” off of Indian Brook Road in a portion of Philipstown covered by the CSFC. Upon arrival, firefighters found a rather large fire that had spread down a hillside, consuming a large tract of yard and […]

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Cold Water / Ice Rescue Joint Training with NHFD

    On Tuesday February 21st, upwards of thirty firefighters from the Cold Spring Fire Company No. 1 and the North Highlands Engine Co. No.1 gathered at the North Highlands Headquarters on Fishkill Rd. for a joint training exercise focusing on cold water and ice rescues.  Beginning with a powerpoint classroom presentation led by NHFD […]

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Happy New Year From the Cold Spring Fire Company No.1

The Cold Spring Fire Company would like to wish everyone a healthy, happy and prosperous New Year.  We would also like to introduce new Chief Matt Steltz, who takes over the reigns of the Fire Company from outgoing Chief Chris Tobin.  We would like to thank Chief Tobin for two years of great work and […]

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CSFC Mega Drill 2011

Approximately twenty five firefighters assembled at the Cold Spring Firehouse on Saturday morning at 8am to start a day of training and drilling.  Deemed the “Mega Drill”, it has become an annual tradition in addition to the usual Tuesday night drill nights.  Beginning with breakfast, firefighters gathered around the meeting room and watched an abridged […]

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