Department History

The Homer Fire Department was formed in 1873 with the organization of Triumph Hose Co. No. 1. Since that time the department has grown and changed in many ways. We now are made up of Triumph Hose Co. No. 1, Tioughnioga Hose Co. No. 2, and West Side Hose Co. No. 3. There was a fourth Company, Homer Hook and Ladder Co., which was active from 1935 to 2010. Each of these companies has their own Captain, Lieutenant and administrative officers and has a membership limit of 30 firefighters. The department is very active in terms of the number of alarms we handle. For the year 2009-2010 we ran 772 fire and EMS alarms. Our district is about 125 square miles, and we cover about 13,000 population. This district is made up of the Village of Homer, the Town of Homer, Town of Scott, Town of Summerhill, and the north central portion of the Town of Cortlandville. The department operates from one station situated in the Village of Homer.

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Latest forecast from the National Weather service, heavy snow expected into Monday evening.

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Latest forecast from the National Weather service, heavy snow expected into Monday evening. 

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Faye Christy Strauf Wayde Train Strauf

Great job by our firefighters and our neighboring departments this afternoon in keeping a small fire from becoming bigger. Thanks to them all!
Mahlon Irish Jr.
Fire Chief
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Nice stop HFD, stay safe and Happy Thanksgiving Chief!

Great job to all First Responders

well done brothers

Congratulations to our three firefighters, Tyler Ponticello, Griffin Langhans, and Matt Stockwin along with the rest of their classmates on their graduation from Firefighter Training Series class 20. This series provides them with over 195 hours of certified instruction, hands on skills and required testing. ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to our three firefighters, Tyler Ponticello, Griffin Langhans, and Matt Stockwin along with the rest of their classmates on their graduation from Firefighter Training Series class 20.  This series provides them with over 195 hours of certified instruction, hands on skills and required testing.Image attachment

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Hooray Nate and Matt! Congrats to all!

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Congratulations to you all great job

Great job!

Way to go guys!!! So proud of you!!!

Awesome job guys!!

CONGRATULATIONS EVERYONE!!

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Great leadership

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CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL and WELCOME TO THE BROTHERHOOD !

Welcome to the Brotherhood!!!

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I would like to take this opportunity, on behalf of the family of Firefighter Robert Bush, and the Officers and members of the Homer Fire Department to thank everyone that played a part in yesterdays service. I personally was impressed by the number and locations of the fire departments that traveled to help us pay our respects.

Also to ALL those that sent sympathy and condolences via mail or social media. It was really over whelming as to where they came from!!!

I know the family has been viewing the online responses and that they were very pleased with the services and the reception following.

I want to thank all of our members and life members that helped with all the logistics, set up and the arrangements for the food and serving it at the reception. There were also donations of various food items and I thank the folks that thought of the family and took time to do that.

Hopefully we didn't miss any details.

Thank you to ALL!!!

Mahlon Irish Jr.
Fire Chief
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It was an honor and it's always a great feeling to see a brotherhood come together in such a time of need

Homer Fire Dept is my second Family.

Brother hood forever

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#Brotherhood

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Homer Fire Department

Mahlon Irish

Fire Chief

Charlie Ford

Deputy Fire Chief

Robert Johnson

1st Assistant Fire Chief

Steven Hayes

2nd Assistant Fire Chief

45 S. Main Street
P.O. Box 58
Homer, NY 13077
Tel: (607) 749-3121
Fax: (607) 749-4948

Fire Department Board

  • Tim Maxson, President
  • Donald Hurteau, Vice President
  • Randy McKay, Treasurer
  • Richard Elmer Sr., Secretary