The Medway-Grapeville Volunteer Fire Company was established in 1945 to provide fire protection services to the western half of the Town of New Balitmore in Greene County, New York. Operating out of a single station on County Route 51, the Company responds to alarms of fire, rescue situations and emergency medical situations.
The members who make up this company are a diverse group of individuals who have given a great deal of time and effort to become the best emergency services personnel that they can be. No matter what the emergency, be it a fire, a car accident, an ice rescue, or a medical problem, we are ready to respond 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
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The mission of the Medway-Grapeville Fire Company is to protect lives and property. In dangerous situations, every second counts, so firefighters must think and act quickly in order to avoid tragedies. Our training is focused around speed and proficiency - put to use through our response to every call we receive, regardless of when or where.
Fighting fires in homes and businesses is the chief mission of the Medway-Grapeville Fire Company. We are dedicated to protecting the lives and property of our neighbors.
MOTOR VEHICLE RESCUES
Our highly trained membership along with well equipped rescue apparatus provide rescue services along the scenic byways of Medway.
EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
Partnering with transporting ground and air ambulance services, our certified first responders and emergency medical technicians provide critical life saving interventions for the sick and injured.
STORM AND DISASTER MITIGATION
Severe weather is a common occurrence in the Catskill region, and we're ready for it. Whether it's clearing roads or pumping out basements, we're here to help.
With large bodies of water present throughout the district, our members are trained, equipped and prepared for the unique challenges that ice rescue requires.
The interface between residential development and wilderness areas is ever increasing. Our members have received specialized training and drill frequently to respond to this increasingly common emergency.