01/17/14 Congratulations to the Dexter Fire Department and Town of Brownville Joint Fire District on putting their newest piece of apparatus in service. A new HME/Ferrara custom engine with 1500 pump, foam system, hydraulic generator and stainless steel body. (Northern Fire Equipment)
11/10/13 Dexter's new Engine/pumper has arrived and is being setup for service out of Dexter station 1.. Pictures soon.
09/07/13 We are happy to welcome our three new members recently voted into the fire department.
Help your community and become a member!!!
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02/28/13 Foul Night is March 3rd, info is lacated on our calander link.
9/01/12 Have a safe labor day.
8/28/12 New York State's Move Over Law Has Changed Effective January 1, 2012
This law protects law enforcement officers, emergency workers, tow and service vehicle operators and other maintenance workers stopped along roadways while performing their duties.
Drivers must use due care when approaching an emergency vehicle that displays red and/or white emergency lighting: On all roads and highways, drivers must reduce speed.
On parkways and other controlled access highways with multiple lanes, when approaching an emergency vehicle that displays red and/or white emergency lighting or a hazard vehicle displaying flashing amber lighting, drivers must move from the lane immediately adjacent to the emergecy or hazard vehicle, unless traffic or other hazards exist to prevent doing so safely.
Penalties: Violations of this law are punishable as a moving violation.
03/28/12 A three-week-old food pantry established in the basement of Dexter United Methodist Church received a surprise boost Wednesday from the Dexter Volunteer Fire Department. Chief Gerald A. Kostyk and a small group of volunteer firefighters arrived at the church, 210 W. Kirby St., in two fire trucks from the village fire hall and Pillar Point fire stations to deliver a check in the amount of $1,000.
03/12/12 A reminder NO OPEN BURNING March 15th to May 15th. The Dexter Fire Dept Thanks You.
02/18/12 Long day a 4 am fire call for those darn big bales on fire. 10 hrs and many 1000's of gallons of water we protected/ save a stg barn and several hundred other bales of hay. Thanks to Brownville fire, chaumont fire & Duck stop diner for the coffee. Then 3:30 tour of the new Plane/ set up and ARFF truck at the Dexter airport. Truck is ok but you wonder why they did/didn't do certain things.
01/10/12 The fowl night raffle is scheduled for Saturday, March 3 at 7:00pm at Dexter Volunteer Fire Department. hope to see you there.
11/26/11 Still need a flu shot? Want one at no charge? Want to be a part of helping JCPHS refine emergency preparedness plans and capabilities? If so, then click this link to read about our upcoming flu clinic exercise. Then, click through to the JCPHS page to find the link to register for your no charge flu shot! Limited doses as provided by the New York State Department of Health make this offering possible. Please share this with all your facebook friends!
11/09/11 As many of you are aware, on Wednesday, November 9th at 2:00pm EST, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), in conjunction with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System. The test will last approximately 30 seconds and will be transmitted via television and radio stations across the U.S.
09/11/11 and Brownville Fire Depts. combined forces to field a color guard @ the memorial service today. It not only pays honor to those that died this faithful day in 2001, but also those members of the local Depts., that passed away in the past year.
09/11/11 9-1-1 ceremony today @ the Jefferson County Fire & Ems Training center @ 1pm
06/24/11 Tentative dates for the Information Sessions will be:Thursday 8/11 – Dexter Station 1
Wednesday 8/17 – Brownville Fire Hall
06/24/11 After the Public Hearing on the proposed Fire District, it was determined that a Public Referendum (vote) will be held on August 31st 12noon till 8pm at the Town Hall.
This will be open to all Taxpayers in the Villages of Brownville & Dexter and the Town of Brownville.
Leading up to this will be Three Public Information sessions and informational hand outs at the Transfer site.
04/11/11 Its back !!!! The bullhead feed is planned for the first Sunday in may this year.
08/23/10 A small video from the Clayton drill team's has been added click here
08/22/10 The Department is now taking new applications for firefighters and EMT's goto the application tab on the top of this page, fill out the quick app and we will contact you.
06/18/10 Crafters needed for the field days July 30,31 25.00$ will reserve your 10x10 spot.
05/08/10 Luke Peters,Nick Picket,Adam Reff have Recived there certificates for the completion of fire officer 1.
04/29/10 Due to the unforseen shortage of bullheads there will not be a feed this year.
04/24/10 The department and there guests celebrated another great year at our 131st. annual baquet full of tradition. Congratulation to Kyle Flath for reciving the award of firefighter of the year.
04/11/10 The Members of the Dexter Fire Department are deeply saddened by the loss of Assistant Fire Chief Garrett Loomis, Our prayers go out to his family.
02/13/10 3rd Annual ice fishing derby at pillar point fire department is Saturday March 6th. Check out the link for more details.
10/7/09 Please take the time to read our fund raising letter located on the left of this page.
9/11/2009 We will never forget the people that lost there lives this day eight years ago...
7/25/09 Time to bring this site back up to snuff, check back soon !!!
7/22/08 Dexter fields days are back.!!!!
7/17/08 Good News..Dexter's marching squad took 2nd in class A at the jefferson county fair.
6/25/08 Congratulations to Adam Reff, Chris Shear, Kyle Flath & Luke Peters for successfully completing the FF II Class. And Mike Bennett for successfully completing ALS.There were a lot of man hours involved for these people to complete these courses. Chief Kostyk.