There have recently been updates to the Gloversville City Code pertaining to garbage disposal, junk and debris, lawn trimmings and infestation. Click HERE to learn more about what changes have been made!
The department became motorized in 1912 when a car was purchased for the Chief.
This vehicle carried chemicals and a roll of hose.
Early fire trucks at first had no roofs so that when approaching a fire, the men could look up to see the building and assess what action needed to be taken to knock the fire down.
Today the Gloversville Fire Department is equipped with the latest technology and equipment which includes a thermal imager to locate victims in a smoke filled building, air packs, and a safety trailer which teaches fire safety and procedures to children.