Fire Companies


Armor Volunteer Fire Department
4932 Clark Street Hamburg NY 14075
Phone: 716-649-9821


Hamburg Volunteer Fire Department Inc.  
301 Union Street Hamburg NY 14075
Phone: 716-649-1753


Lake Shore Volunteer Fire Company  
4591 Lake Shore Road Hamburg NY 14075
Phone: 716-627-3522
Fax: 716-627-7502

The Lake Shore Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. is a not for profit corporation staffed by 100% volunteers, operating in the Town of Hamburg, Erie County, New York, along the beautiful shores of Lake Erie. Our Fire Company is proud to provide Fire Protection, Emergency Medical Services, Rescue and Fire Safety Education for the residents and businesses of the Lake Shore Fire Protection District, which is 7.5 square miles and has some 12,300 residents. The District includes 3,500 single to three family homes and 234 Commercial/Industrial properties which includes apartment complexes. Protection is provided by two stations, the Rogers Station and the Amsdell Station and our apparatus includes two (2) pumpers, a Heavy Rescue, Light Rescue, Special Rescue, Ambulance and Chief’s Vehicle. Banquet facilities are also available.


Scranton Volunteer Fire Department  
5395 Scranton Road Hamburg NY 14075
Phone: 716-648-4563
Fax: 716-648-3531

Since our incorporation in 1933, we have been given the task of providing the residents of our fire protection district with an adequate and timely response to their fire or medical emergencies. Our role has expanded drastically since those early days as we now respond to over 1000 total alarms of Fire and EMS annually. Additionally, we rank the busiest mutual aid company in the township due primarily to our central location between the communities of Armor, Big Tree, Lake Shore, Orchard Park, and the Village of Hamburg. In addition to responding to alarms of fire or first aid, we are also dispatched throughout the town to provide mutual aid assistance and support during natural disasters, major catastrophes, or police-related emergencies. We also dedicate a considerable amount of time to fire prevention education, ongoing fire and first aid training,and a variety of community support functions.


Big Tree Volunteer Fire Company  
4307 South Park Avenue Blasdell NY 14219
Phone: 716-825-6144
Fax: 716-825-2170

The Big Tree Volunteer Fire Company is dedicated to protecting the lives and property of our fellow citizens while maintaining fiscal responsibility. The Big Tree Volunteer Fire Company is located centrally in the Town of Hamburg, just south of Buffalo, New York. As one of nine fire companies serving the 49 square miles of the Town of Hamburg, the Big Tree Volunteer Fire Company boasts a central location and high call volume. Big Tree operates out of two stations. The main station is located at S-4307 South Park Avenue while a substation is located at S-4470 BayView Road. Banquet facilities are also available.


Blasdell Volunteer Fire Department  
121 Miriam Avenue Blasdell NY 14219
Phone: 716-825-0456

Blasdell Volunteer Fire Department proudly protects 2900 people living in an area of 1 square miles. We operate out of 1 station that protects a primarily residential area. Our department is a public department whose members are on a volunteer status. Blasdell Vol. Fire Dept. was the first dept (in the Town of Hamburg) along with the Big Tree Vol. Fire Co. in 1993 to incorporate a structured TRUCK COMPANY SOP for all reports of building fires.


Newton Abbott Volunteer Fire Company  
3426 Abbott Road Blasdell NY 14219
Phone: 716-825-3663

The Newton Abbott Fire Company, Incorporated, is a not-for-profit, volunteer organization which provides fire protection, heavy rescue, and emergency medical services to one of nine fire protection districts in the Town of Hamburg, New York. The district, located in the northeastern corner of the town, is largely commercial/industrial with several residential communities. It is bordered to the east by the Town of Orchard Park, by the City of Lackawanna to the north, the Village of Blasdell to the west, and the Armor, Big Tree and Scranton fire protection districts to the south. Newton Abbott also services the New York State Thruway between the Lackawanna toll barrier and the Big Tree Road overpass, and the South Campus of Erie Community College. Running between six and eight hundred calls per year, Newton Abbott enjoys a reputation for excellence in the performance of duty. Training as often as six times each month, our firefighters continually work to develop their knowledge and skills in various aspects of the emergency services field. Among other notable facts, the company was the first in the region to develop a Rapid Intervention Team (RIT), trained and equipped to rescue other firefighters entrapped in burning structures. Newton Abbott also led the effort to introduce commercial paramedic ambulance service to the area, recognizing the need for an advanced-level supplement to the volunteer EMS community. Today, Newton Abbott continues to strive to be the premier organization it is known to be, building upon past success, adapting new methodologies and technologies, and cultivating excellence in the business of fire protection.

Lake View

Lake View Fire Department  
2005 Lake View Road Lake View NY 14085
Phone: 716-627-3400


Woodlawn Fire Company  
3281 Lake Shore Road Woodlawn NY 14219
Phone: 716-824-2284
Fax: 716-332-2059

The Woodlawn Fire Company is an all volunteer company, located in the Town of Hamburg, NY. Our company currently protects and serves about 10,000 residents of Woodlawn, Blasdell, and the Town of Hamburg. Woodlawn firefighters respond to a wide variety of calls including fire, EMS, motor vehicle accidents, carbon monoxide, and various rescue situations. The Company also provides stand by to the Erie County Fair and various local neighborhood events. Banquet facilities are also available.