Dexter Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. formerly known as the Dexter Fire Department an entity of the Village of Dexter organized on the 19th day of November 1886 and declared a village fire department by the village trustees on the 21st day of May 1889 has now become companies of the Town of Brownville Joint Fire District beginning at midnight on the 1st of January 2012. Even though you don't hear Dexter Fire across the scanners anymore we are still here just being called a different name. Below is some history we would like to share with you and towards the bottom you can see who is our officers of the incorparation.
The Last Apparatus of the Dexter Volunteer Fire Department Inc.
1865 Rumsey Hand Pumper
The Rumsey hand pumper, built in Seneca Falls, NY was purchased by the fire department in 2875.
Please use the link provided for the full History on the Rumsey Hand Pumper. (Link)
1929 Brockway Pumper
The Brockway Pumper was bought new by the fire department in 1930. This was Dexter's fire motorized vehicle.
DFD STation 1
Located at 100 Locke St. The DFD Station 1 is now the Town of Brownville Joint FIre District Station 1
DFD STation 2
Located at 11430 Middle Road. The DFD Station 1 is now the Town of Brownville Joint Fire District Station 2
Retired Fire Apparatus
The Silsby Steamer pumping from the canal downtown.
1933 Packard Squad
Unsure who is in the image.
The 1951 Dodge (Engine 31) when it was new. Manufactured by FAE in Clayton, chassis was purchased from Eveleigh Motors in Dexter.
The First Ambulance 1957 Plymouth
First Mini 1974 Chevy, built by Reinhart Brothers.
Historic Fires In Dexter
Here are some historic fires around the Dexter area.
The Ramblers Firematics Racing Team & Photos
Who we are
The Officers of the Dexter Volunteer Fire Department Inc are listed below.
Willis (Kook) McIntosh
VIce President Station 1
Secretary Station 1
Treasure Station 1
Vice President Station 2
Secretary Station 2
Robert (Bob) LaSage
Treasure Station 2
Vice President Ladies Auxiliary
Secretary Ladies Auxiliary
Treasure Ladies Auxiliary
The Constitution and By-Laws of the Dexter Volunteer Fire Department Inc.