Welcome to Goshen Fire District
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Welcome to Goshen, NY, Fire Department

    Come join the Goshen Fire District on SEPTEMBER 12, 2015 at 4:00 for the Triennial Fire Parade. If you would like to have a Float in the Parade please contact Chief Elmer Budd at 845-742-3147

  • 100 MILE RUN

    On May 24, 2015 twenty four Marines ran a 100-mile Memorial Day Relay from Albany to the Veterans Cemetery in Goshen to honor their fallen comrades. When they arrived at the cemetery the Goshen Fire District had the honor of greeting them with the American Flag hanging from our ladder truck.

    One of the Marines being remembered was Cpl Joseph Tremblay, 23 from New Windsor who is buried in the Veterans Cemetery ... Full Story

  • Disabled Veterans Association

    On the third Thursday of each month the Dikeman Engine & Hose Company hosts the Disable Veterans Association in their meeting room. This meeting is open to all Veterans. If you would like more information or need assistance with any type of benefit please contact Pete & Laura Rollins at 845-291-1197

  • Firefighter 1 Graduation

    On April 16, 2015 the following firefighters completed Firefighter One School.
    Shown in the photo are Rory Pettus and Sean Duurloo with Chief's Elmer Budd and Alex Streichenwein. Missing are Mike Bono and Vincent Winters.

  • Our winning team

    Goshen MS Odyssey of the Mind

    For the past 4 years the Goshen Odyssey of the Mind team, under the direction of Wayne & Marilyn Smith, have practiced in the training room of the Goshen Fire District. This year we are especially proud of them as they have made it to the state competition. Next Saturday, April 11, 2015 they will be competing at the University of Binghamton. They based their skit on music and how it has changed through the years. The ... Full Story

  • Guns & Hoses Hockey Game

    On March 29, 2015 Firefighter Tim Cox played in the Guns & Hoses Hockey Game to benefit the Hudson Valley Guns & Hoses Organization. This organization helps Heroes in the Hudson Valley. If you would like more information on this organization please visit HVGunsandHoses.org

    See Special Events for more photos from the game.

  • St. Patrick's Day Parade

    On February 15, 2015 the Goshen Fire Department along with Chester marched in the St. Patrick's Day Annual Parade.

  • Fire Prevention Educator of the Year

    Mike Hoffman was awarded the Fourth Annual Fire Prevention Educator of the Year Award on June 7, 2014 by the Orange County Firefighters Museum. For more photos please go to Special Events 2014.


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 550 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!


The mission of the Goshen Volunteer Fire Department is to provide the residents, merchants, and visitors of the Goshen Fire District with the highest degree of fire protection, rescue, fire safety education, and mitigation of emergency and non-emergency incidents in a professional manner with minimal damage to property while keeping the safety and well being of our members as our utmost ...more

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Check this section of our website each & every time you visit us to keep up with the latest news from the Department & District as well as website updates.

Filled with helpful links and information of fire safety and preventions tips. There are games for the kids and downloadable educational flyers.

Visit our Multimedia Gallery to see us in action, training, at incidents and marching proudly in pardes. There are also interesting links to more multimedia.

Minisink Hook & Ladder Co.Dikeman Engine & Hose Co. Cataract Engine & Hose Co.