Test Alarms

Test all smoke alarms at least once a month by pressing the test button to make sure the alarms are working.  Silent alarms won’t let you know when there is a fire!


The Gates-Chili Fire Department will be hosting its annual Recruit NY Open House from 10a-2p on April 22 at our Headquarters, 2355 Chili Ave. Come and talk with our firefighters to see what volunteering in all about! #GatesFd #RecruitNY #VolunteerFirefighter

Joanna Award

This morning, Lt Collett, FF Canham, FF May, and FF Meyer along with GATES Police Department officers and Gates Volunteer Ambulance Service medics were awarded the Joanna Award from the STEP Board of Directors for a cardiac arrest save last December. Your amazing work does not go unnoticed. The Joanna Award is an award that … Read more


🚨RESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES PROGRAM🚨 #DYK that the Gates Fire District partners with the Ridge Road Fire District, North Greece Fire District, Barnard Fire District, Lake Shore Fire Department, Monroe Ambulance, and the Public Safety Training Facility – PSTF to provide Greece Central School District students education in the first responder field? The ‘Responding to Emergencies’ … Read more


‼️SIGN UP FOR THE CITIZENS FIRE ACADEMY SEMINAR 2023‼️ Join us to see what it’s like to be a Gates firefighter on Saturday, April 29th from 8am-3:30pm! All participants will be provided with: 🔴CPR TRAINING 🔴STOP THE BLEED TRAINING 🔴NARCAN TRAINING 🔴FIRE EXTINGUISHER TRAINING And also get a chance to witness technical rescue and auto … Read more

Congratulations Battalion Chief Poness

The Gates Fire District would like to announce the retirement of Battalion Chief Ron Poness, Jr. after 30 plus years of dedicated service to this community. Ron joined the Gates-Chili Fire Department in May of 1989. He was then hired as a Firefighter for the Gates Fire District in April of 1993. BC Poness is … Read more


‼️WHAT IS CARBON MONOXIDE?‼️ Carbon monoxide, also known as CO, is called the “Invisible Killer” because it’s a colorless, odorless, poisonous gas. More than 150 people in the U.S. die every year from accidental non-fire-related CO poisoning associated with consumer products, including generators. Other products include faulty, improperly used or incorrectly vented fuel-burning appliances such … Read more


COMMUNITY RISK REDUCTION WEEK 2023 STARTS TODAY! CRR Week is a grass-roots effort by an informal group of fire safety professionals from across the nation. The idea is to help promote the awareness of Community Risk Reduction within the fire service by having a week where everyone can do CRR programs and demonstrate its importance … Read more

Recognition Award

Thursday afternoon, Chief Bubel, Lt. Statt, and FF Alton received a recognition award on behalf of the Gates Fire District from Monroe County Executive Adam Bello for the District’s assistance to Erie County during the recent winter storm emergency. #GatesFD

The Scheuermann Family

The Scheuermann family stopped by the fire house today to meet the firefighters that responded to their home fire on December 28th, 2022. We are so thankful the family is making a full recover and Bane (their puppy) is tails-a-waggin! #GatesFD

Holy Childhood Christmas Celebration

Yesterday we finally got to celebrate Christmas with the students and staff of Holy Childhood with the Henrietta Fire District and the Rochester Fire Department. This event is always the highlight of the holiday season! #GatesFD

2022 Year End Summary

Here’s our 2022 statistics! The Gates Fire District is an emergency services organization which responds to more than just fires. #GatesFD  

Did you know you have less than 3 minutes to get out of your home during a fire? We would like to remind Gates Fire District residents that we provide and install smoke and carbon monoxide detectors to homeowners at NO CHARGE. Call our Community Risk Reduction office at 426-2720 ext. 118 to schedule an … Read more

Incidents 12/27-28/22

Yesterday, Group 1 companies had a busy shift taking 29 total calls for service including an MVA with a person ejected and 2 working fires. At 04:03pm, companies were called to WB RT 490 at RT 531 for the motor vehicle accident, vehicle into the ditch with a person ejected. Upon arrival, Quint 4530 found … Read more

Merry Christmas!

From our family to yours, have a safe and Merry Christmas 🎄 #GatesFD

Last Night of Good Night Lights

Last night, the Town of Gates emergency services came together for the final night of Good Night Lights at the Galisano Childrens Hospital. Happy Holidays from your Gates emergency services family! #GatesFD #GatesPD #GatesEMS

Wreaths Across America

This past weekend, our members attended Wreaths Across America held at the Gates Town Hall. Members of the Armed Forces placed wreaths in rememberance of those serving, those who have served, and those who paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving for our country. 🇺🇸 #GatesFD  

District Election Results

Please see the attached document for our District Election Results: District Election Results