Thornwood Fire District

The Thornwood Fire Department consist of the Fire District Board of Fire Commissioner's who are the five residents elected by the voters of the Thornwood Fire District to manage the affairs of the Fire District. The Fire Chief reports to the board and is responsible for the operation of the fire department's emergency operations, training and equipment. The Thornwood Fire Co. #1 is comprised of approximately 75 volunteer firefighters who are the driving force in protecting the 2,500 homes and businesses in the 5 square mile community, nearly 6,000 residents and many more visitors each day. The department is always looking for new hero's to step forward and become part of an exciting team. Stop down any Thursday evening at 7:30 PM or call 914-769-0345. Membership starts with the Boy Scout Venturing program at age 14-15, then advancement to the Fire Corp comprised of 16-17 year old members. Senior Corp membership begins at age 18. Annual scholarships help high school students with college tuition. Free emergency services training helps keep the community safe. There are many benefits in becoming a volunteer firefighter. There are no better reasons then being there when somebody needs emergency help. Only a few have what it takes to become a firefighter in Thornwood, is that you?

Staff Contacts

Name Title
James Courtney Fire Commissioner
James Finn Fire Commissioner
Gail Wind Fire Commissioner
Brian Dwyer Fire Commissioner & Chairman
Kevin Woods Treasurer
Holly Frengs Secretary
Herb Doerr Fire Chief
Kevin Dwyer Fire Chief