Welcome to Elsmere Fire District
Elsmere is one of seven hamlets in the Town of Bethlehem, along with Delmar, Glenmont, Selkirk, Slingerlands and South and North Bethlehem. Elsmere is directly south of and adjacent to the City of Albany, New York’s capital city. It is a modern suburban community that, due to its location in Albany County, offers a unique combination of friendly neighborhoods and convenient retail shopping opportunities. The Town of Bethlehem, incorporated in March of 1793, is a dynamic and diverse community with a population of over 32,000 and total area of 52 square miles.
Elsmere to Host NYSAFC Flashover Training
The Elsmere Fire District will host the NYS Association of Fire Chiefs Flashover Training on Friday, May 17th, Saturday, May 18th and Sunday, May 19th.
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Elsmere Fire District Installs 2013 District Officers
At a ceremony conducted on Saturday, January 19th the 2013 Officers of the Elsmere Fire District were installed......
Firefighters Brave Severe Cold to Rescue Hikers Along Normanskill Creek
This news article appeared in a recent issue of 1st Responder Magazine. The article was written and photographs were taken by Glenmont resident Tom Heffernan, Sr.
Richard S. Webster Re-Elected to a Five Year Term on the Board of Fire Commissioners
Commissioner Richard S. Webster was re-elected to a five year term on the Board of Fire Commissioners at a Fire District election on December 11, 2012....
Voters Approve Changes in LOSAP Program
Voters approved ammendments to the Elsmere Fire District Length of Service Award Program at a Fire District election on December 11, 2012.
Elsmere Fire District Looks to Reduce Cost of LOSAP Program
The Elsmere Fire District is proposing to change the District’s Length of Service Award Program (LOSAP) to substantially reduce costs to its taxpayers.
Elsmere Truck 30 Deployed to Nassau County for Hurricane Sandy
Elsmere Truck 30, a 100' aerial platform was deployed to Nassau County on November 6th at the request of the NYS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services....
Elsmere Fire District Adopts 2013 Budget
At a special meeting on October 16, 2012 the Board of Fire Commissioners adopted a budget for the 2013 fiscal year.
Elsmere Fire District Takes Delivery of New Pumper
The Elsmere Fire District took delivery of a new 2012 Pierce Impel Pumper on Tuesday, August 14th.
Commissioner Anthony J. Morrell Completes 50 Years of Active Service
Commissioner and Past Chief Anthony J. Morrell recognized for 50 Years of Active service.
Bethlehem Fire Districts Collaborative Planning Update
The Manitou Report, commissioned by the fire districts in the Town of Bethlehem for the purpose of determining how to achieve service improvements and cost savings through collaboration, was released in November 2011.
Elsmere Firehouse Renovation (2001)
In 2001, the Elsmere Fire District undertook a Renovation and Reconstruction project to improve and enlarge its facility at 15 West Poplar Drive.