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