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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: Social

CSFC Annual Appeal 2011

Over the weekend firefighters from the Cold Spring Fire Company No.1 were out in our community going door to door with our annual appeal letter. We would like to remind the citizens of Philipstown that we serve, that the Cold Spring Fire Company No.1 is 100% volunteer and is only partially funded by municipal contracts. […]

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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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Cold Spring Junior Firefighter Academy (Day 5)

Today the Cold Spring Junior Firefighter Academy traveled to Hudson, New York to tour the FASNY Museum of Firefighting. There our recruits toured the museum collection, that features everything from historic firefighting apparatus, memorabilia and fire fighting equipment.  In all, it was a fun conclusion to the week…and a tiring one! Junior Firefighter graduation will […]

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Cold Spring Junior Firefighter Academy (Day 4)

  Today recruits got a close up look at an emergency medical helicopter at Mayor’s Park. The flight crew from LifeNet explained the role of a medical helicopter and the Junior Firefighters got to go on-board, sit in the pilot’s seat and get a closeup view of the take-off and landing . Recruits were also […]

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Cold Spring 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 call […]

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