May 2021 was a particularly busy month for Bay Ridge Fire and our surrounding districts. BRVFC responded to a total of 67 alarms; 30 of which were fire calls. 46% of these calls came within a 10 day period. Between May 15 - 24, we responded to 31 alarms. Within that time, our company responded to 11 different structure fires. One day in particular,...
On Monday, January 4th, 2021, members attended our Annual Meeting to elect this year's officers. On behalf of the members of the Bay Ridge Volunteer Fire Company, we would like to welcome and congratulate the newly elected Corporate and Line officers for the upcoming year, 2021:
Fire Chief (second yea...
With the cold weather upon us, now is the time to be prepared for hazaradous conditions on the road and at home.
With this in mind, it is never too early to pack an emergency kit in your personal vehicles. Fill your kit an extra jacket, blankets, hat and gloves, and water.
Also, remember to give yourself a few extra minu...
Quick link to Warren County's COVID-19 resources....
Open Burning Prohibitions
Open burning is prohibited in New York, with several exceptions:
Campfires less than 3 feet in height and 4 feet in length, width or diameter are allowed.
Small cooking fires are allowed.
Fires cannot be left unattended and must be fully extinguished.
Only charcoal or clean, untreated or unpainted ...
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...
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...
Have a happy and safe new year!
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 ...
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...
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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