Thank You 🎅🏽

Thank you to our wonderful residents, community partners, and Santa himself for making our 2nd Annual Santa’s Coming to the Fire House event a great success! We are so happy to kick off the holiday season with those that mean the most to us. GATES Police Department Monroe County Sheriff’s Office – Rochester, NY Gates … Read more


🚒FIRE TRUCK RIDE TO SCHOOL WINNER🔥 Sydney, with the help of her siblings, created a magnificent fire escape plan for their family. Because of this plan, Sydney’s family will know exactly what to do in case of a fire! Stay tuned for more fire escape plan contest winners!! #GatesFD


🚒❤️THANK YOU❤️🚒 Open House 2023 was a huge success. Thank you to our community partners and everyone that came to enjoy an afternoon of family fun!! We can’t wait for next year! GATES Police Department Gates Volunteer Ambulance Service, Inc. CHS Mobile Integrated Healthcare Emergency Communications Department – 911 in Rochester, NY New York State … Read more

Welcome Home, Bill!

Gates Chili Fire Department Life Member Bill Vogel returned home yesterday afternoon after completing the latest Honor Flight Mission. A United States Air Force veteran, Bill continues to serve the GCFD on its Board of Directors. At the airport to greet him upon his return were Chief Bubel and the crew of Engine 4512. Welcome … Read more

Remembering Fireman Joe

Today we would like to take a moment to remember a great Fire & Life Safety Educator, coworker, and friend. Joe Manuse passed away unexpectedly on September 1, 2019, but his fire prevention programs and memories still live on. Rest in peace friend.

Air Show Weekend

Your Gates Fire District members assisted the Airport Fire Department with stand-by duties at this weekend’s air show. Two days of great performances, capped off by the United States Air Force Thunderbirds! #GatesFD


Today was the last day of JFA for 2023. This morning we had the opportunity to spend it with Truck 4510’s crew learning all about some specialized tools they carry and watching the firefighters demonstrate a rope rescue. This afternoon was spent with families, friends, and everyone that made this camp possible. Our junior firefighters … Read more


Today we spent the day at the North Greece Fire District training facility leaning about hydrants, hose lines, ladders, fire trucks and more! Our students even had a chance to ride in the bucket of NGFD’s Truck 270. We ended the day at Sprinkles for a tasty treat to cool down after a long days … Read more


Today we had opportunities to tour the Emergency Communications Department – 911 in Rochester, NY and the Rochester Airport Fire House. We also learned all about fire extinguisher and had a water bucket race to cool off! #GatesFD #GatesNY #ChiliNY  


Today we had a day packed with excitement! This morning the students got a chance to experience wearing fire gear, crawling through the maze, learned to tie knots and how to use an SCBA. This afternoon we toured the GATES Police Department and finished our community service project at the Gates-Chili Food Pantry. #GatesFD #GatesNY … Read more


Today we had a busy day of learning and community service! We learned CPR and then some Stop the Bleed skills from Paramedic Everett at Gates Volunteer Ambulance Service. Later in the day we assisted Mrs. Angelina at the Gates-Chili Food Panty organize food and clothing for our community members in need. #GatesFD #GatesNY #ChiliNY

Congratulations Jeff and Officer Ventrella

Congratulations! Former Commissioner and Firefighter Jeff West was recognized for his actions at a house fire on May 17th by the Town of Gates. Jeff was driving on Foxshire Lane when he noticed smoke from the back of a residence. He quickly sprung into action and stretched a garden hose to knock down a fire … Read more

Kids Fest

We had a great time visiting our friends at Kids Fest this past weekend! #GatesFD


Today our firefighters canvased the neighborhood of Trolly Blvd – Lucena Dr for the annual American Red Cross of Western New York Sound the Alarm Event. We installed 127 smoke and 116 carbon monoxide alarms into 80 homes. Working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms save lives! If you, or someone you know, need working smoke … Read more

NYS 2023 Child Passenger Safety Technical Conference

Today and tomorrow CRRS Herouvis, ACRRS Schwenzer, FF Kolb, FF Lang, FF Yale, and FF Uhl are attending the NYS 2023 Child Passenger Safety Technical Conference. They will be learning updates on how to keep our young passengers safe in their car seats! #NYSCPS #GatesFD

Boy Scouts Camporee

Busy day today in the Gates Fire District! Lt. Nardone, along with firefighters from Spencerport Fire District, Chili Fire Department, Barnard Fire District, and the NYS DEC attended the Boy Scouts Western Gateway Spring Camporee. They provided fire safety education to the Boy Scouts attending so they can receive their fire badge! Great job all … Read more