Gilbertsville Fire Department Annual Activity Report
Published: February 16th, 2022

GILBERTSVILLE — The Gilbertsville Fire Department recently submitted their annual reports and held annual elections. The fire department responded to a total of 28 tone calls in 2021, and department members logged a total of 1,395 work hours. The calls consisted of fires, motor vehicle accidents, trees down, flooding, and mutual aid.

Department election results are as follows: Chief, David Robinson; 1st Assistant Chief, Chris Orals; 2nd Assistant Chief, Mike Tiffany; Captain, Sean Schaefer; 1st Lieutenant, Brian DeGroat; President, John Mason; Vice President, Dave Haynes; Treasurer, Scot Lueck; Secretary, Dawn Wheeler; Captain of Fire Police, Don Osborne; Chaplain, Reverend Randy Palada. Board of Trustees: Jim Pochy, Jim VanDusen, Jerry Theis, and Ken Held.

Emergency Squad captain Steve Gayle reports that the squad responded to 111 calls in 2021, with a total of over 450 work hours and 3,311 miles.

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The Gilbertsville Fire Department would like to thank the community for another year of record-breaking donations from district residents. With the flooding damage repairs this past year and the constant maintenance of equipment and facilities, these donations are extremely beneficial to our bottom line and are greatly appreciated by the members.

The Eagle Engine and Hose Company is no different from other volunteer fire departments in that it can always use new members. If you are interested in helping your local volunteer fire department, contact any department member for information, or stop by during our weekly Thursday drill night.

-from the Gilbertsville Fire Department