Recent Calls
Sat. Jan 16th 2021
Seneca Hose Rescue 5 responded mutual aid to Newton Abbott for a garage well involved in fire.Crews worked on extinguishment and overhaul before returning to West Seneca.Seneca Hose Rescue 5 now respo...
Fri. Oct 23rd 2020
Seneca Hose Chief 9, Engine 1, and Ladder 6 responded mutual aid to Reserve for the residential structure fire on Allendale Rd yesterday afternoon. Crews arrived to find heavy smoke and heat on the fi...
Tue. Oct 20th 2020
Seneca Hose Rescue 5 was requested by Union 9 to a Burgandy Circle address for the vehicle through the structure with an occupant trapped inside. Rescue 5 arrived on scene and assisted crews from Unio...
Wed. Aug 26th 2020
At 20:00 hrs on Wednesday the 26th of August, Seneca Hose firefighters were dispatched to a reported motor vehicle accident with a vehicle on fire on the I-90 Westbound over Mineral Springs Road. Simu...
Thu. Aug 13th 2020
Seneca Hose Engine 1 responded mutual aid to Reserve for the smell of electrical burning in the residence on Windmill Rd. First arriving Chief, Reserve 9-1, found smoke showing from the 3 side reporti...
News Headlines
Wed. Feb 3rd 2021
Attention Attention!! No this isn’t a reminder about your cars extended warranty, but a local fire station actively looking for new people interested in a new chapter, or experienced Firefighter...
Fri. Dec 11th 2020
It was our honor to have Ladder 6 assist with forming a flag arch for the services of Trooper Czarnecki. 19 years later and victims are still be claimed from the Terrorist attacks of 9/11. Our thought...
Thu. Dec 10th 2020
Seneca Hose Company #1 held its 2021 elections this evening. The elected officers for the year 2021 are as follows: Chief (9) - Joshua Myers1st Assistant Chief (9-1) - Daniel Shanahan2nd Assistant Chi...
Tue. Nov 3rd 2020
***PRESS RELEASE*** President Robertson and Chief Myers are saddened to announce the passing of two Seneca Hose members: John (Jack) Blake and Tracy Escott. Jack Blake joined Seneca Hose in 1982. He w...
Sun. Oct 11th 2020
Save the Date!!! Join us for our first drive-thru chicken BBQ!Date: 10/11/20Time: 11am - Sold OutDinners byCarrubba’s Chicken Pitare $12 and include Chicken, potato, coleslaw, and roll.Please se...
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Interested In Becoming A Member?
Due to a recent By-Law change, we are now accepting applicants who reside within a 1-mile radius of 2801 Seneca Street! Yes, this means those who may reside in Buffalo.
Also, we recently adopted a Member’s Scholarship Fund for any active Firefighter to use while attending college or trade school part time or full time.
But wait, there’s more…
• LOSAP retirement pension program
• FREE Fire, Emergency Medical Technician, and CPR training
• FREE membership to Catalyst Fitness on Seneca Street in West Seneca

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, even if your hesitant, or unsure if this is the right thing for you, contact our recruitment email,, to discuss any of your concerns!


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, or within a 1 mile radius of 2801 Seneca Street.
  • 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 click on the link below to electronically fill out an application. Once completed, save a copy and email it, along with 3 letters of reference to

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