Boght Community Fire District

8 Preston Drive
Cohoes, NY 12047

Phone: 518-785-0339

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Hours of Operation

We are open 7 days a week,
24 hours a day.

Service Areas

The Residents of Boght Corners, the Town of Colonie, Southern Saratoga County and any other locale that requests our assistance.

Your Boght Firehouse

Want to see a day in the life of your local Colonie firehouse? Boght Community Fire District in Colonie, NY, is happy to show off our volunteers and accomplishments. Our Boght community firefighters are proud to be part of and help protect our local community. For more than 74 years, we have been serving the people of Boght Corners, as well as the rest of Colonie and will continue this endeavor for many years to come. Our volunteers are happy to have the support of our local community as well. Browse through the gallery below to see more about our house and the fire services we offer.


Boght Fire Safety Program

Learning fire safety is absolutely critical to having a safe home. The more aware our community is of fire risks, the more likely...

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About Us

Boght Fire Department

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The Boght Community Fire Department is staffed with Professional Firefighters 24 hours a day.  Every time we respond to a call for assistance, our apparatus is staffed completely with all Professional Volunteer firefighters.

Interested in seeing what it takes? Please stop in on Thursday evenings between 630-900pm for a visit, information and an application.




ANNUAL ELECTION OF THE BOGHT COMMUNITY FIRE DISTRICT

DECEMBER 10th, 2019

 

Please take notice that the Annual Election of the Boght Community Fire District will take place on December 10th , 2019 between the hours of 6:00 PM and 9:00 PM at the Boght Community Fire House located at 8 Preston Drive in the Town of Colonie, County of Albany and the State of New York for the purpose of electing one (1) Commissioner for a 5-year term commencing on January 1, 2020 and ending on December 31, 2024.

Candidates for District Office of Commissioner must file a letter of intent to run with the Secretary/Treasurer of the Fire District no later than November 20th, 2019.

 

All residents of the Fire District duly registered with their County Board of Elections as of November 18th, 2019 shall be eligible to vote.

 

BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS OF THE BOGHT COMMUNITY FIRE DISTRICT


PROPOSITION

 

APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS TO AMEND THE LENGTH OF SERVICE AWARD PROGRAM.

 

THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS OF THE BOGHT COMMUNITY FIRE DISTRICT, TOWN OF COLONIE, COUNTY OF ALBANY, IN A RESOLUTION ADOPTED NOVEMBER 11, 2019, APPROVED THE AMENDMENT OF THE LENGTH OF SERVICE AWARD PROGRAM ADMINISTERED BY THE FIRE DISTRICT AND ESTABLISHED FOR ACTIVE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER MEMBERS OF THE BOGHT COMMUNITY FIRE DEPARTMENT TO INCREASE THE ANNUAL SERVICE AWARD CONTRIBUTION FROM $700 TO $1,200 EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2020. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH AMENDMENT IS CONTINGENT ON THE GOVERNOR SIGNING BILL A0752 / S4207-A INTO LAW BEFORE JANUARY 1, 2020, AND IF THIS BILL IS NOT SIGNED INTO LAW SUCH AMENDMENT SHALL NOT BE EFFECTIVE.

 

THE CALENDAR YEAR 2019 ANNUAL COST OF THE PROGRAM IS $18,000, WHICH IS $700 PER ELIGIBLE FIREFIGHTER, PLUS ANNUAL ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS OF APPROXIMATELY $2,000. BASED ON CURRENT FIEFIGHTER PARTICIPATION, THE ANNUAL COST OF THE AMENDED PROGRAM IS ESTIMATED TO BE $36,000, OR $1,200 PER ELIGIBLE FIREFIGHTER, PLUS AN ANNUAL ADMINISTRATIVE COST OF APPROXIMATELY $2,000.

 




We are the team you call for any rescue situation. Our Boght Fire Department team is available 24 hours a day to help you. Contact us today to learn more about our firehouse.


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