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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:


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CSFC Ventilation Drill

On Tuesday evening Cold Spring Firefighters gathered at the Village Municipal Garage for a tools training and familiarization session, focusing on saws and roof ventilation. The focus of the drill was to teach firefighters proper use and handling of gas powered chainsaws and roof saws. This was accomplished by allowing members to demonstrate proper cutting […]

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CSFC Participates in Philipstown-wide Emergency Services Extrication Drill

On Thursday evening, September 15th, Garrison Volunteer Fire Company hosted a town-wide extraction drill in the parking lot/training area of their headquarters on Route 9. Setup as a simulation of a large accident scene, four passenger cars and their victims were positioned in the parking lot, each having their own scenarios and sets of obstacles. […]

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Putnam County Communities Qualify for FEMA Assistance

  In the wake of Hurricane Irene, Putnam County was recently declared eligible for financial assistance from FEMA for damages caused during the storm event. Putnam County now joins a host of other North East localities seeking assistance from FEMA, mainly due to the extreme flooding caused by the torrential rains. For more info please […]

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CSFC Marks 10th Anniversary of 9/11

Cold Spring Firefighters and their families spent 9/11/11 remembering the events of ten years past and the victims and heroes who lost their lives on that day and in the subsequent days and years since, defending our country. The day began with a Memorial Service at McConville Park’s “Freedom Garden” where a wreath was laid […]

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Hurricane Irene Hits Cold Spring / Philipstown Area

Water pouring from a manhole cover on Main Street. It was an exhausting non-stop weekend for the Cold Spring Fire Company.  Beginning around 8 am on Sunday August, 28 and continuing into Tuesday morning, firefighters from CSFC responded to dozens of calls for flooding conditions, wires down, fallen trees, water rescues, propane leaks and other […]

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