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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

CSFC Goes Mutual Aid to Dutchess Junction

Firefighters from Cold Spring, Beacon, Glenham, Chelsea and Hughsonville were called to a report of structure fire at 40 Victoria Lane on Sunday morning July, 9th.  Upon arrival firefighters found the single family home fully engulfed.  CSFC operated on scene throughout the morning. *Interested in volunteering?  Fill out an application, stop by on one of […]

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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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CSFC Hosts Multi-Agency Mutual Aid Drill

Approximately 50 firefighters and apparatus from Cold Spring Fire Company, North Highlands Engine Company and Garrison Volunteer Fire Company gathered at the Cold Spring waterfront on Tuesday evening for a joint mutual aid drill.  The gathering, hosted by CSFC, and jointly conducted by CSFC Captain Josh DiNardo and NHEC Captain Jim Matero, focused on demonstrations […]

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CSFC Water Rescue Training

On Tuesday June 21st firefighters from the Cold Spring Fire Company No.1 descended upon the Cold Spring Boat Club and utilized their riverside docks for some water  rescue training.  The main focus of the session was to give basic instruction on how and when to use the dry/thermal suits, different rope rescue techniques, and ultimately […]

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CSFC Wild Fire Suppresion Training

Tuesday night June 14th, firefighters from CSFC traveled to Little Stony Point with 13-3-1 (the company brush truck) and 13-3-2 (Polaris Ranger) for some hands on wild fire suppression training.  In the course of the drill firefighters were familiarized with the tools and equipment on 13-3-1, including utilizing chainsaws, rakes, and Pulaski tools to demonstrate […]

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