The First Volunteer Fire Company of Bergholz, Inc.
Established 1918
We recently completed our 100th year of service to the residents of the Town of Wheatfield, NY.  One hundred years of pride and professionalism as our members dedicated continuous service to our community and we look forward to the next one hundred years.  
If you have thought about volunteering but you don't know where to start, we are here to help.  On this site is an application page that you can fill out and submit.  One of our first responders would be glad to reach out to you.  We are always accepting interior and exterior firefighters, fire police, emergency medical technicians and driver/pump operators.  If you have something that would keep you from physically participating but you have a talent that would assist on our administrative side, please let us know.  We also have an auxillary that supports our fire company through fund raising and assistance on larger emergencies.  You can also contact us at our fire station by calling and leaving a message at 716-731-4848.
First Volunteer Fire Company of Bergholz, Inc. Trains With
Advanced Firefighter Training
Thanks to our friends

Advanced-Firefighting Training

For a solid night of hands on forcible entry training - we highly recommend to our fellow firefighters! 🚪🪓👊🏼🚒
Recent photos from our second round of Forcible Entry training
Bergholz Firefighters Complete MagneGrip Installation
The Bergholz Fire Company has just recently seen the completion of the installation of a new MagneGrip diesel exhaust removal system in it's fire station.  The installation includes five "drop lines" for their apparatus and any additional lines can be added in the future if needed.  Air-Deb out of Alden, NY completed the installation in seven days.
Bergholz Swears In Incoming Officers for 2021

The firematic and administrative officers of the First Volunteer Fire Company of Bergholz, Inc. as well as their ladies auxillary officers were sworn in during a Covid precautionary ceremony held at their fire station on Sunday February 28th, 2021.  The officers took their oaths from Pastor Denton White from the Holy Ghost Lutheran Church.

Line Officers (L to R) - Lt. Dean Durow, Capt. Mike Manth, 3rd Asst. Chief Jeff Stenzel, 2nd Asst. Chief Jim Kish, 1st Asst Chief Kevin Mahoney and Chief Dave Manth
Administrative Officers (L to R) - Trustee Art Kroening, Trustee Zach Will, Fin. Secretary Carmen Morreale, Trustee David Devantier, Sgt-at-Arms Hannah Carrier, Rec. Secretary Jim Kish, Treasurer Doug Wittkowsky, Vice President Robert Jasper and President Gail Carrier
Ladies Auxillary Officers (L to R) - Trustee Susan St. Cyr, Secretary Jean White, President Jenny Wittkowsky, Vice President Donna Cosgrove and Treasurer Heidi Dubois
We want to thank all of our customers for you patronage and understanding with the recent COVID-19 crisis.  We have decided to continue our monthly chowder sale in a "Drive-Thru" manner.  Please follow the signs posted for the route and directions that are also listed below.  There are some changes to the sale listed below:
  • You will not be permitted to bring your own personal container.   
  • The price of chowder is now $9.00 per two (2) quart container and $18.00 per gallon.  PLEASE NOTE THE PRICE CHANGE.
  • From Niagara Road - Take Rohr Street south to Cayuga Street then turn left.
  • Proceed on Cayuga Street to Luther Street and then turn left.
  • Take Luther Street to the side driveway on the east side of the fire station.
  • Once you are on the property, please stay in your vehicle and in line.  A member will assist you in placing your order, paying for the chowder and then the chowder will be brought out directly to you.  Please note that you can pay in cash or you can now pay through Pay Pal as well!!

Again, thank you for your patronage and we hope to see you at the fire house!

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