News Headlines
Mon. Aug 10th 2020
COTTEKILL, NY - A little over a year ago, the Cottekill Fire District placed an order for a new fire engine. In April of this year the district pre-paid the chassis, that saved the taxpayers $3800.00....
Sat. Aug 1st 2020
Public Notice to BiddersThe Cottekill Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners of Cottekill NY, has authorized liquidation of surplus property by sealed bid. Item offered for sale includes:2005 Pierc...
Sun. Dec 29th 2019
HUDSON, NY - This holiday season, the members of CVFC adopted two veteran firefighters who now reside at the Firemen's Association of the State of New York's (FASNY's) Firemen's Home w...
Sun. Dec 29th 2019
COTTEKILL, NY - We all know the words "He's making a list, He's checking it twice"; well on Saturday December 21st, 2019 dear old St. Nick did his annual pre-Christmas sleigh run in ...
Thu. Jul 18th 2019
COTTEKILL, NY - On July 17th, 2019 Fire Chief Brad Fiore promoted Timothy Houck and Erik Whispell from Exterior Firefighter to Interior Firefighter. Both members completed the NYS Interior Firefighte...
Continuing Education

Keeping current on strategies and tactics; advancements in equipment; and learning from our peers is the only way to become better firefighters. This page contains links to membership reference material; training course listings; trade magazines websites; training and on scene videos; books and other professional education materials .Firefighting is a job, not an after school activity. You can't learn this job just by attending Wednesday night drills...Google it, YouTube it, research it, and Pass It On.

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Members interested in attending outreach courses and seminars are to complete the form below. This includes all courses, classes and seminars sponsored by an outside agency that are not part of the companies regular training. Fill in all applicable fields. For a complete list of available courses click the following links: [NYS & Ulster County Fire Courses] [NYS Assoc Fire Chief's] [VFIS] [Ulster County EMS Courses]


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