Recent Calls
Fri. May 15th 2020
Seneca Hose was dispatched for the tractor trailer leaking diesel fuel on the 90 East over Buffalo Creek this afternoon. Upon arrival, Chief 9 found a heavily damaged jack-knifed tractor trailer with ...
Sun. Jan 19th 2020
Seneca Hose firefighters were dispatched to a reported working fire on Marlow Rd this afternoon. Upon arrival, Seneca Hose 9-1 found heavy smoke and fire showing from the 1-4 side of the residence. Se...
Wed. Oct 30th 2019
Last night, Ladder 6 responded mutual aid to Vigilant for the reported chimney fire. Luckily, the fire was minor and was contained with no damage.As a public safety reminder, if using a wood burning s...
Fri. Sep 20th 2019
The past 24 hours have been busy for your Seneca Hose firefighters. We have had 10 calls for service including 3 major incidents.The first being a mutual aid call with the Erie County Technical Rescue...
Wed. Jul 10th 2019
Seneca Hose Engine 1, Truck 6, and Rescue 5 responded mutual aid to Vigilant this morning for the residential structure fire. Crews worked to extinguish and overhaul for approximately an hour before r...


Interested In Becoming A Member?

As an active firefighter in our company you will be expected to be just that, active. All new members will go through a 1 year probationary training period. You will need to attend at least 25% of all Company and 25% of District Functions (calls, trainings, etc.) New firefighters must take the state Firefighter 1 course as well as NYS EMT-Basic within 2 years of your membership. Training you may take includes courses on firefighting, victim extrication, rescue strategies, apparatus operation, and basic EMT. All training is free to members.

Please contact for any questions you may have on joining.

Minimum Requirements
  • The applicant must be 18 years of age or older and out of high school.
  • The applicant must live in the Town of West Seneca Fire District #5 or Boundary Fire District (the Cities of Buffalo and Lackawanna are NOT boundary fire districts)
  • The applicant must provide three letters of character reference which must be submitted with this application. (they shall not be family members)
  • The applicant must not have any arson convictions or felony convictions
  • The applicant should not have any serious physical limitations that would hinder his ability to perform the duties of a firefighter


Please complete and return applications to 2801 Seneca St, West Seneca, NY 14224.

Applications can also be emailed to



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