A Word From Chief Jason Berry
On behalf of the dedicated men and women of the Lake George Volunteer Fire Department, I welcome you to our website. The LGVFD is an all volunteer department which strives to provide the highest level of service possible to the citizens, businesses, and visitors of Lake George. Our firefighters are committed to providing the highest quality of emergency and non-emergency response. We spend a great deal of time training, maintaining our equipment, and fund raising for new equipment to ensure the services we provide are the best they can be.
Please enjoy the Lake George Volunteer Fire Department website. Surf through the various pages and e-mail me with your comments or questions at
News from the Lake George Volunteer Fire Dept.
The Lake George Volunteer Fire Department was established to serve both the residents in the Village and the Town of Lake George. It is a well supported and well equipped department, trained and ready to meet the needs of the citizens of the Town and Village. Those interested in becoming part of the organization would be welcomed.
President Rob Hickey Message
As President of the organization I would welcome
you to our web page and invite you to visit our station if you are in the area.
We moved into our new home in April of 2009 and with the help of donations and
our fundraising efforts we have completed the areas of the building that the
Company was responsible for. The membership is involved in much more than fire
protection to the community. We work with the school district, the Boy and Girl
Scouts, the Senior Citizens, the American Legion and other civic organizations
such as the Rotary Club to make the quality of life in our area better. I am
proud of our Company and their continued support and involvement to our
In closing I would also like to say our Company works hard on Recruitment and
Retention and I am proud to say we have been successful this past year in
growing our membership with several new volunteers. Recruitment never ends, so I
ask of you, “Have you ever thought about joining the volunteer fire service and
you just not sure if you have what it takes?” Please feel free to contact us,
visit our station, talk with our members and watch what we do. There is always
a need for help and a job for everyone.
The Lake George Fire Department is proud of
its history, and serves the residents of and visitors to, the Town
and Village of Lake George with the following objectives in mind:
- To provide the best possible protection to
the residents of the Town and Village of Lake George and the surrounding communities under the Mutual Aid Plan and as
set forth in the Standard Operating Procedures of this
- To provide fire protection, fire inspection
and fire safety education services to our community.
- To foster interest in all matters
pertaining to the volunteer service and to promote the welfare
and social advances of all volunteer firefighters.
- To inculcate love of country, good
citizenship, civic virtue and self sacrifice, and to perpetuate
the spirit, which from the early days has actuated volunteer
fireman in the rendition of service of the highest type in the
protection of life and property from fire without hope of fee or
- To promote the improvement and advancement
of the Lake George community and its residents.