The Goshen Fire Department consists of three fire companies, the Cataract Engine & Hose Co., the Dikeman Engine & Hose Co. and the Minisink Hook & Ladder Co. We operate out of three fire stations, strategically located in the Goshen Fire District - Goshen, Orange County, NY. The Goshen Fire Department was formed in 1843 as a volunteer department. Many years later we still remain 100% volunteer! The department currently has 180 active volunteers and has responds to an average of 725 calls a year over the past few years. The members of this department average over 5,500 hours in training, drilling, and schooling each year.
Over the past two years, the department's Fire Prevention/Education Program has reached over 10,500 residents and students, with members accumulating over 1,000 hours in Fire Prevention related activities.
The Goshen Fire Department responds to fire and emergency calls twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, fifty-two weeks a year. The well-trained and dedicated members of our fire department continue to SELFLESSLY and VOLUNTARILY serve the community in a professional manner!