• 2435 Hamburg Street, Schenectady, NY
  • 518-355-6425
About Carman Fire Department

The Carman Fire Department, as we know it, was formally organized in 1933.

The present Carman Fire Department originated in the home of Joseph Reisinger, in 1933, on Second Avenue. Better fire protection was frequently discussed during the weekly card games. Six of the players formally organized the Department.
  • 10 Years Experience of service to the people and community
  • What's in a name
  • The fire brigade days
  • The organized fire department's early days
  • The war years
  • The post-war era
  • The second 25 years
  • Who said all fire engines are RED
  • The 1990's bring more changes
  • Changes at the turn of the century

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Helping a Neighbor
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On May 17 at 6:40am Carman received a call for mutual aid from Ft Hunter for ...

Rainy Day Worker
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At 2:55 on May 5th Carman received a report from a neighbor saying the next d...

Afternoon Worker
  • April 29, 2024
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On Sunday April 28 around 5:30 Carman responded to a report of a structure fi...

Ho! Ho! Ho! Here he Comes!
  • November 3, 2022
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Please click on “santa run” to see the attached flyer for the Car...

Please Read
  • October 7, 2022
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Recently many residents received our annual Turkey Raffle mailing and noticed...

890 Accident
  • July 18, 2022
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On June 30th CFD responded to a reported accident on 890 near Exit 7. Respond...

Make Way For Ducklings
  • July 18, 2022
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On June 27 CFD was called to assist PD with the rescue of some baby ducks who...

Fish Tale
  • July 18, 2022
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On Saturday June 11, the anglers of CFD headed out to the wide Atlantic Ocean...

Early Morning Withdraw?
  • July 18, 2022
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On the morning of June 10, 2022 the Carman Fire Department responded to assis...

Not Yet
  • April 22, 2022
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Also, on April 13 we responded to a report of a large open burn. Upon arrival...

Live Wire
  • April 22, 2022
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On April 13 the Carman Fire Department responded to a report of wire down. Up...

Three Strikes???
  • April 22, 2022
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On Saturday April 9, Members of the Carman Fire Department and their families...

Should Have Turned Right
  • April 22, 2022
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On March 23 Carman responded to a report of a car into a house.
Upon ar...

Two is Better than One
  • January 12, 2022
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On January 2 Carman Fire responded to report of a car on fire close to the ho...

Here Comes Santa Claus
  • December 8, 2020
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It’s that time of year again when Santa and his friends from the Carman...

Is it a boy? Is it a girl?
  • October 31, 2020
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Neither! It is the newest addition to the Carman Fire Department. On October ...

A Big Thank You!
  • April 14, 2020
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The members of the Carman Fire Department would like to thank Quick Response ...

Hippity! Hoppity! Here come the Easter Bunny!
  • April 8, 2020
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On Saturday, April 11, the Carman Fire Department and our special friend will...

Emergency Response Update
  • March 30, 2020
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The members of the Carman Fire Department want everyone we serve to know that...

Santa is still coming
  • December 8, 2019
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Due to an unscheduled event today, Santa has agreed to reschedule us for next...

Monthly Calls

2024

25

Jan

27

Feb

10

Mar

26

Apr

23

May

 

Jun

 

Jul

 

Aug

 

Sep

 

Oct

 

Nov

 

Dec

111

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Our Members

John Nuzback

Chief

Dan Sommerman

1st Assistant Chief

JD Clairmont

2nd Assistant Chief

Ronald Zadrozny

Captain

Fred Adamec

Fire Police Captain

Many changes happened in the fire service in the late 1980's and 1990's.

Changes at the turn of the century

Fire apparatus were getting larger and wider overall and the many rules adopted by the fire service in relation to reporting requirements and firefighter safety caused a shortage of apparatus parking and office space at our firehouse.
The Carman Fire Department, as we know it, was formally organized in 1933.
Contact Address
2435 Hamburg Street
Schenectady, NY 12303
Phone
  • 518-355-6425
  • 911
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