Volunteer Opportunities

Scanned from a Xerox multifunction device001Volunteers in the City of Cortland Fire Department serve in many diverse roles, and use their talents in many aspects of fire department activities. Their commitment to serving the community is what binds the membership, which is comprised of individuals of all ages, experiences and backgrounds. However, because not everyone has a special interest in each aspect of the fire department, our structure allows folks to explore the areas that interest them most.

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Cortland Fire DepartmentThe City of Cortland (NY) Fire Department has two fire stations staffed around the clock.

Our Headquarters, located at 21 Court Street, is a historical building built in 1914. We believe it is the second oldest continuously working firehouse listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.

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Ride in a Fire Truck


2018 Poster Contest

ride to school in a fire truck2018Create an 8 1/2 by 11 poster using  this years Fire Prevention Week theme..."LOOK. LISTEN. LEARN, Be Aware Fire Can Happen anywhere ".  Winners will receive a ride to school on a fire truck and entries will be displayed at the Cortland Fire Department Open House.  4 rides will be awarded for each Cortland City School grades PK-K, 1-2, 3-4, and 5-6.

Entries can be dropped off at Cortland Fire Headquarters, 21 Court St. Cortland, NY 

By: October 5th at 5PM  Call 607-756-5612 for more information.  Download info.























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To report an emergency, Dial 911 or 756-5611.

We welcome any questions or comments you may have. 

Cortland Fire Department

Main Station
21 Court Street
Cortland, NY 13045

Station 2
19 South Franklin Street
Cortland, NY 13045

Code Enforcement
25 Court Street
Cortland, NY 13045

Phone Directory

Main Station/HQ: 607-756-5612

Fire Station 2: 607-753-7440
Administrative Calls: 607-756-5612

Code Enforcement: 607-753-1741

Staff Voicemail/Directory: 607-758-8388
Fax: 607-758-8385

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