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Town Fire Coordinator

Town Fire Coordinator

Chris O’Connor
ext. 245
Cell: (607) 882-5865

The Town Fire Coordinator interfaces between town government and local fire departments to ensure that mutual goals are met and that efficient and effective fire response service is provided throughout the Town of Dryden. The Coordinator identifies and pursues opportunities to assist local fire departments through grants, trainings, response coordination, and resource sharing. The Coordinator acts as liaison between the five fire departments that serve the Town of Dryden and the Dryden Town Board.

Town of Dryden Fire Protection Districts

The Town of Dryden is protected by 6 volunteer fire departments: Brooktondale Fire District, Etna Volunteer Fire Department, McLean Fire District, Neptune Hose Company No. 1 of Dryden (Dryden Fire Department), Varna Volunteer Fire Company, and W.B. Strong Company of Freeville (Freeville Fire Department). Brooktondale Fire District and McLean Fire District are independent Fire Districts.

Information on Becoming a Volunteer

The Town of Dryden is in need of volunteers in every capacity, from administrative positions to firefighting positions.

For general questions about volunteering and recruitment, or for help locating which fire protection district you live in, contact the Town Fire Coordinator.

Brooktondale Fire District

786 Valley Road
Brooktondale, NY 14817
(607) 539-7173

Etna Volunteer Fire Department

26 Wood Road
Etna, NY 13062
(607) 347-4511

McLean Fire District

2 Stevens Road
McLean, NY 13102
(607) 838-3700

Neptune Hose Company No. 1 of Dryden

26 North Street
Dryden, NY 13053
(607) 844-8124

Varna Volunteer Fire Company

14 Turkey Hill Road
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 273-2407

W.B. Strong Fire Company of Freeville

21 Union Street
Freeville, NY 13068
(607) 844-9662