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Welcome to Goshen, NY, Fire Department
  • Cataract Engine & Hose 175 Anniversary

    The Cataract Engine & Hose Company is celebrating their 175 Anniversary this year and had a picnic on September 8 to celebrate. See Special Events 2018 for more photos

  • Association of Fire Districts of Orange County

    On Tuesday, August 28, 2018 the Goshen Fire District hosted the meeting of the Association of Fire District of Orange County. The topic of discussion was the new cancer bill for volunteer fireman and how it will effect the Fire Departments. Greg Townsend from Marshall & Sterling Insurance was our guest speaker. See Special Events 2018 for more photos.

  • Honoring Firefighter Curtis Price

    On May 9, 2018 the Orange County Fire Police held their annual memorial service where Goshen Fire Departments Curtis Price was honored. Curtis was a lifetime member of the Minisink Hook & Ladder Company. Thank you for your service Firefighter Price. Please see the photo gallery for more photos.


    On May 28, 2018 the Village of Goshen held their annual Memorial Day Parade at and Past Chief Elmer Budd was the Grand Marshal.
    See the photo gallery for more Memoridal Day Parade Pictures.

  • Rest in Peace Firefighter Archie Carroll

    Archie J. Carroll, 92, of Goshen, entered into rest peacefully of natural causes Friday, February 23, 2018 in Del Ray Beach, FL.

    Visitation will be on Wednesday, February 28, from 4-8 pm at the Donovan Funeral Home, Inc., 82 South Church St., Goshen.

    Fireman will meet at 6:45 at the funeral home and walk in as a group at 7.

    The Funeral Service will be on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 10:00 am in t ... 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


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.

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