Niskayuna Fire District #2 News

Thank You PTA!

The Niskayuna PTA recently stopped by and dropped off lunch for our Station Keepers, who have been reporting to work daily while many of us work from home. Thank You to the PTA!

New Rescue On The Way!

Niskayuna Fire District #2 is excited to announce, after year of planning, and many meetings, we have ordered a new Heavy Rescue.  Our current Heavy Rescue, 414, has served us well for 25 years, and will continue to serve for another year or so while our new truck is built.  Over the past 25 years, […]

Corona Virus Information

The Commissioners, Line Officers, and Volunteers of Niskayuna Fire District 2 take the current COVID-19 pandemic very seriously.  Each of our members have been trained in the proper use of Personal Protective Equipment and current protocols for suspected COVID-19 patients.  In addition, our station is currently closed to public events, tours, visitors, or any other […]

NFD2 Member Recognized with AAA Star of Life

David Battaglia, an EMT/Fire Fighter with NFD2 was recently awarded the American Ambulance Association Star of Life.  Dave is also an employee at Mowhawk Ambulance Service.  Dave was nominated by his co-workers for his outstanding skills and dedication to patient care.  Dave traveled to Washington D.C. to receive this honor.  We congratulate Dave on this […]

Junior Firefighter Program

Niskayuna Fire District #2 has a Junior Firefighter Program for 16 and 17 year olds.  This program allows students to gain experience and State certifications in Emergency Services.  We are currently accepting applications for our fall class. If you are interested, please stop up to the station at 7pm on Mondays.

Congratulations Past Chief Herrgesell on being recognized as Firefighter of the Month! Thank you for your service! ...

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School starts this week for many of our friends and neighbors! Do you remember what to do when you see a school bus with flashing red lights? Do you need to stop on Troy Rd? What about Avon Crest Blvd? Here is a friendly reminder from the New York State Department of Transportation that all vehicles in all lanes must come to a complete stop! (Yes! Even fire trucks on Troy Rd need to stop!)

Be sure to review the rules surrounding school buses and always be alert for kids and other pedestrians! Let’s not meet by accident!We're excited about the prospect of seeing school buses on the roads again in the coming days! 🚍

It's been a while, so here's a quick reminder: vehicles in all lanes in both directions must come to a complete stop for stopped school buses with flashing lights.
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Members from Niskayuna Fire District 2 joined Niskayuna Fire District No.1, Niskayuna Permanent Firefighters Association, IAFF Local 4151, Niskayuna Police Benevolent Association, local religious leaders, and neighbors from our community this morning to ensure those that made the ultimate sacrifice on September 11, 2001 are never forgotten. Past Chief Friderici officiated the ceremony that has become an important annual tradition.

Photo Credit: Ed Kostek
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This week, our newest class of Junior Firefighters practiced skills to develop proper wear and self-confidence with their firefighter personal safety equipment under the supervision of Lieutenant Henery, Firefighter Snitkoff and Firefighter A Ferrara. This is the third class of Junior Firefighters to start our program designed to offer exposure to the fire service and a pathway to become a fully qualified volunteer firefighter by each participant’s 18th birthday! Great job Juniors! ...

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Please join us at the Niskayuna Town Hall this Friday. All are invited to attend. ...

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