Fire Department

More than 100 dedicated men and women stand ready to protect the citizens and property of the City of Geneva.

Mission Statement

The combined efforts of the volunteer and paid staff of the Geneva Fire Department shall always be directed towards a fire safe community. The fire department shall attempt to educate the community on all matters of fire safety, while maintaining a well equipped and properly trained fire suppression force.

The City of Geneva Fire Department is an Insurance Services Organization (ISO) Class 3.

Companies & Staff

The Geneva Fire Department is comprised of the Hydrant Hose Company, the Nester Hose Company, and the C.J. Folger Hook and Ladder Company. The department is staffed by 120 professional firefighters, including 18 career firefighters and over 100 active volunteers.

Career Staff

The career staff is responsible for driving and operating the department's apparatus, as well as conducting fire safety inspections in commercial occupancies and places of public assembly and conducting educational programs for the public.


The department's volunteer firefighters train thousands of hours and respond to hundreds of fire department emergencies within the City each year.


The Hydrant Hose Company mans two Class A pumpers: Engine 1111, a 2006 American LaFrance, and Engine 1112, a 2002 american LaFrance. The Hydrants also run a mini-pumper, Engine 1151, a 2009 Pierce.

The Nester Hose Company mans one Class A pumper, Engine 1113, a 2012 Pierce.

The C.J. Folger Hook and Ladder Company mans a 2000 Pierce Sky-Arm Quint. Quint 1181 is the first of its kind in New York State.

All three companies share responsibility for Rescue 1171, a 2017 Pierce Heavy Rescue.

The career staff also uses Utility 1161 when conducting fire safety inspections.

Community Groups

The Geneva Fire Department offers community groups the opportunity to receive fire prevention and safety training, as well as tours of the fire stations, at no cost to Geneva civic and community groups. We are pleased to offer these classes at the firehouse, or at your location. For more information, contact Anne Alaimo at 789-6305.