Volunteer Fire Department
East Herkimer Fire Station
193 Main Road
(Mailing address) P.O. Box 95
Herkimer, NY 13350
Phone: (315) 866-1140
Chief - Ben Keller
Deputy Chief - Dave McClouskey
1st Ass’t Chief - Steve Brockett
2nd Ass’t Chief - Richard Ward
Captain - Michael Zucker
Lieutenant - Eric Brinski
Crew Chief - Alan Richard
Fire Police Captain - Rev. Paul Bailey
President - Dan Wellington
Vice-President - Rev. Paul Bailey
Recording Secretary – Paul Bailey, Jr.
Treasurer - Walter Richard
Ass’t Treasurer - Alan Richard
Financial Secretary - Kevin Saltis
East Herkimer Fire District Commission
Board of Directors
The East Herkimer Volunteer Fire Department
celebrated their 75th Anniversary in 2006.
A parade and a wonderful dinner were held
in celebration of the event.
Many dedicated individuals are volunteer
firefighters and several women belong to the
Our fire department covers 32.2 square miles, less
the 2.8 square miles within the village and also provide mutual aid to the Mohawk Volunteer Fire Dept.
The East Herkimer Fire Department is a big part
of our community. They hold two chicken BBQ’s
each year and tickets sell out in a hurry!
On Halloween, the department hosts a party complete
with goodies and hayrides for the kids.
The department’s ladies’ auxiliary also hold
several events at the fire hall each year, including a physic fair, ice cream social and garage sale.
EHFD 75th Anniversary, (1931-2006),
History by Walt Richard
I. Fire Department Background
II. Fire Station Evolution
III. Fire District History
IV. History of Finances
V. Fire Department Apparatus
VI. Fire Department Operations
VII. Recreation and Fun