New York fire department celebrates 182 years

  • Source: The Observer Review & Express
  • Published: 04/20/2022 12:00 AM

The Dundee Fire Department will celebrate the 182nd anniversary of the volunteer emergency responder group, Saturday, April 23. The event, which was originally planned to commemorate the 180th anniversary was delayed for two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. will feature an open house with old department trucks, apparatus on display and a children's section. The history of the department includes: The fire department in Dundee was presented for incorporation during the sixty-third session of the New York state assembly in March, 1840. The village of Dundee has also recorded several dates from the early years of the fire department. In 1853, the village voted to appoint 33 individuals to the fire department.


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