Watervliet Fire Department proudly protects 10000 people living in an area of 2.5 square miles. We operate out of 1 station that protects a primarily residential area. Our department is a public department whose members are on a paid status.
The Watervliet Fire Department serves the Arsenal City of close to 10,000 people and an area of 2.5 square miles. The city is located 8 miles north of Albany (the state capital) on I-787. We responded to 1750 calls in 2004. In 2005 we responded to 1749 calls. We estimate answering 1650 calls in 2006. In 2009 we answered 1851 calls. On November 1st 1998 this department started a first response ALS program. As of January, 2001 we offer 24/7 ALS first response paramedic service. Our Medical Director is Dr. Michael Dailey.