Activities Totals - 2021
January --- 74
February -- 67
March ----- 55
April ------- 73
Total - 269
Includes Drill, Meetings, and Alarms
2020 - 862 activities
2019 - 881 activities
2018 - 924 activities
2017 - 946 activities
2016 - 934 activities
VOLUNTEER SERVICE FOR 180 YEARS
The Penfield Fire Company is comprised of 100% VOLUNTEERS of both men and women living in the community of Penfield, NY. Our Units operate within a 30 square mile district that covers over 11,500 residences which makes up a large portion of the town of Penfield along with areas in the town of Perinton. We respond 24 hours a day 365 days a year to help anyone in the community during a time of need.
**ATTENTION** We've just been made aware that there's a phone scam going around who's ID pops up as "Penfield Fire District" and has our number associated with it. DO NOT GIVE ANY MONEY OR FINACIAL information out, this is a scam. The Penfield Fire Company DOES NOT solicit by phone. Please make sure residences are aware of this scam.
Our fund drive is currently active where a letter was sent out asking that any funds please be turned into the Canandaigua Nation Bank -
Penfield Volunteer Fire Company
C/O Canandaigua Nation Bank
1816 Penfield Rd
Penfield, NY 14525
Thank you to those who have donated and please beware of this scam.
May 8th 2021
On May 8th at 0437 hrs. the Penfield Fire Company received a call for a reported deck on fire on New Wickham Drive.
First arriving Chief officer observed heavy fire visible across the back of a row of townhouses consisting of (3) two story units and (2) single story units. At this time fire was also observed along the south side of the row of garages located directly behind the townhouses. Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputies were working on evacuating the residents of the involved townhouses and relocated them to the neighborhood community center. Our sincere thanks to the Deputies who responded that morning and assisted in evacuating these residents just minutes before their homes were engulfed in flames.
Assisting on scene with fire suppression was Fairport FD and East Rochester FD. A second alarm was declared which brought the assistance of Brighton FD, Webster FD, West Webster FD and Egypt FD to the scene with one Engine Company each for additional manpower. Additional fill in companies were called from Pittsford and Bushnell’s Basin FD to cover the Penfield District while units were tied up.
Along with the 5 town houses involved there were a total of (7) seven vehicles either damaged or destroyed. An adjacent row of garages suffered some exposure damage as a result of the heat. Units were able to keep the fire from spreading any further than the initial row of structures that were involved. There were no injuries to residents or first responders.
Monroe County Fire Investigation Unit is conducting the investigation into the cause of this fire.
Our sincere thanks to ALL of the responding agencies that assisted at the scene.
Chief Bob Ockenden
March 12th 2021 House Fire
Fire crews responded to Edenfield Road Friday evening March 12th for multiple calls to 911 reporting a garage on fire.
First arriving officer's found a garage fully involved with fire extension into the main portion of the house. Command declared a working fire and immediately requested additional units to the scene. Fire damage was contained to the garage and the upstairs bedrooms with smoke and water damage throughout the rest of the home. No injuries were reported, crews were out for about 3 hours.