Announcements

Meet Secretary Michael Palmer

Meet Secretary Michael Palmer

6/21/2019

June 2019
FEATURED MEMBER OF THE MONTH

Secretary Michael Palmer
Member since 2010


Mike Palmer was born and raised in Glens Falls, and moved to Queensbury after graduating High School. He's currently employed as the Town of Queensbury Fire Marshal with nearly 20 years of service. In addition, he...

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Burn Ban in Effect Through May 14

Burn Ban in Effect Through May 14

3/28/2019

Please be advised that the NYS burn ban is now in effect. While it gets warmer outside make sure 

1. Any flames are less than 3 feet in height
2. Fires are always unattended or completely extinguished when abandoned
3. You only burn charcoal or clean, untreated or unpainted wood


If you have any questions feel fre...

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Meet 2nd Assistant Chief, Jeremy Coons

Meet 2nd Assistant Chief, Jeremy Coons

3/26/2019

March 2019
FEATURED MEMBER OF THE MONTH


2nd Assistant Chief Jeremy Coons
Member since July 2008

Jeremy was born and raised in the Lake George-Queensbury region, and is a third generation firefighter of Bay Ridge. He currently resides in Queensbury with his...

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New Years Safety Tips

New Years Safety Tips

12/28/2018



Have a happy and safe new year!

Drinking
If you're planning to ring in the new year at a party or event this Monday, don't sit your drink down anywhere. It's unfortunate to think this way, but New Years parties are a very opportune time for someone to be spiking drinks. If you must put down your drink for any reason, leave it ...

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Meet Firefighter, Director Jeremy Dickinson

Meet Firefighter, Director Jeremy Dickinson

12/21/2018

December 2018
FEATURED MEMBER OF THE MONTH


Interior Firefighter, Director Jeremy Dickinson
Member since December 1999

Jeremy grew up in South Glens Falls, and moved to Queensbury a year after graduating in the Spring of '99 just before meeting his wife, Sandra, and joining Bay Ridge Vol. Fire C...

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Winter Fire Safety Tips

Winter Fire Safety Tips

12/19/2018

Home fires unfortunately occur more in the winter than any other season. These are completely preventable, and caused by some of the most practiced safety advice being ignored. Not to mention, ice and snow is some of the most dangerous environments for firefighters to work in. So for the safety of us all…




Home Heating Eq...

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Meet Captain John Schadwill

Meet Captain John Schadwill

11/12/2018

November 2018
FEATURED MEMBER OF THE MONTH


Captain John Schadwill
Member since June 1995

John was born and raised in the Glens Falls – Queensbury area. He is happily married for 15 years with 2 children, and has worked in the civil engineering field f...

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Welcome to our New Site!

Welcome to our New Site!

11/7/2018

As firefighters we are routinely welcomed into someone’s house during one of their worst days, and then we disappear when the job is done. As friendly and warm as we try to be, we usually end up leaving as just strangers from the fire department. Let’s change that.

Bay Ridge is here to serve you. When the call is placed we respo...

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Warren and Washington county emergency crews practice in mass casualty drill

Warren and Washington county emergency crews practice in mass casualty drill

10/22/2018

Sunday, October 7th, 2018 - More than a dozen emergency response agencies in Warren and Washington counties came together on a rainy Sunday morning to train for the worst. (The Post Star)...

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Fall Fire Safety Tips

Fall Fire Safety Tips

10/22/2018

As many of us may try to ignore it, the fact is Fall is here and it’s getting cold. This unfortunately means raking leaves, packing up the outdoors, getting out the heaters, and preparing for the colder months to come. All of this extra equipment running, extra debris outside, and chimneys roaring are cause for homes to be at a greater risk ...

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