City Hall of Gloversville | 3 Frontage Rd, Gloversville, NY 12078 | 518.773.4500

Emergency Number: 911

Non-Emergency Number: (518) 725-3124

Fax Number: (518) 725-3722

The Gloversville Fire Department protects 15,500 residents in 5.2 sq. miles. The department operates with four Battalions made up of a Battalion Chief, Captain and six (6) firefighters. Initial response is two engines, one truck and a Battalion Chief. Gloversville provides BLS with EMT-D and EMT-I personnel on engine companies.

Gloversville was the first department in New York State to purchase a Cairns IRIS thermal imager in 1997. The department utilizes an ISG Thermal imager.

Dispatching is done from E-911 central dispatch at the Fulton County Sheriff's department utilizing all civilian communications specialists.

The department provides code enforcement for all existing structures within the City. All code enforcement is coordinated by on-duty personnel under the Office of the Fire Marshal.




Fire Chief 
Thomas Groff 
518 725 3124

First Battalion Chief
Mike Putnam

Joseph Gillis

Second Battalion Chief
Brandt Minkler

Jason Sweet

Third Battalion Chief
David Rackmyre

Robert Davis

Fourth Battalion Chief
James Anderson

Robert King


Mission Statement