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

Gates Fire District Graduating Class #8

Congratulations to the Gates Fire District 9 graduates.  Front row: Dave Sanza, Collin Willis, Garret Lymber, Tyler Conrad, Ken Wuest, Adam Grzegorek, Tyler Tornstrom, Tyler Daley and Ben Krywy. Back row: representatives of the district along with Asst. Chief Goole, Chief Bubel, Battalion Chief Amendolare and MTO Lt. Yale

Annual Gobble Wobble

The Annual Gobble Wobble brought out many walkers and runners who donated food to the local food pantry. Even our 4-legged residents joined the race. Thanks to all who supported the cause.

Oven Fire

In case of an oven fire, keep the door CLOSED.  Turn off the oven and wait for it to cool.  Opening the door allows the fire to grow or spread.

Turkey Fryer Safety

To prevent severe burns, NEVER put a frozen turkey in hot oil. Also, ALWAYS remember to use the deep fryer outside and several feet away from any structure.

Injury Prevention

The number one killer and cause of hospitalization of people from ages 1 to 44 years old is injuries. Help us bring awareness to this issue by lighting your home green on Nov. 18. Go to for more information.


🚒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!!

Gates Fire District would like to thank Drabik Orthodontics (2300 Buffalo Rd) for Ridge Donuts and Trinity Alliance Church (1275 Spencerport Rd) for cookies that were dropped off at each of our stations in honor of First Responders Appreciation Day. The crews enjoyed them very much! Having the support and appreciation of our community means … Read more

National First Responders Day

National First Responders Day is celebrated annually on October 28.  It was created to show appreciation for the men and women who are the first to deal with emergency situations and to honor the memory of first responders who died in the line of duty. The Gates Fire District would like to thank our community … Read more


🚒❤️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

Future Firefighter

After responding to an Emergency, the crew of Engine 4522 had the opportunity to meet a future Firefighter, who showed off his skills right away!