Arlington Fire District, Poughkeepsie NY

The Arlington Fire District, located in Dutchess County,  NY, is one of three fire departments that serve the Town of Poughkeepsie. Around the clock fire protection and advanced life support medical services are provided to a mix use of residential, industrial and commercial properties, major roadways, as well as countless people visiting or traveling through the area. The District is home to many businesses, including International Business Machines Corporation, and renowned educational institutions such as Vassar College, Oakwoods Friends, and Poughkeepsie Day Schools.

On behalf of the Arlington Fire District, welcome to our website and thank you for taking the time to visit.  The men and women of this department consider public service a privilege and recognize our sworn responsibility to help ensure life safety, stabilize incidents, and conserve property.  Since 1922, we have continued to deliver our services in a courteous, expedient and efficient manner.  Simply stated, our personnel care deeply about their duty to serve and value the trust we are given.

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Fire Safety

Home Fire Safety Tips

  • Change Your Smoke Detector Batteries
  • Check Your Smoke Detectors
  • Vacuum Your Smoke Detectors
  • Change Your Flashlight Batteries
  • Install Fire Extinguishers
  • Plan and Practice Your Escape
  • Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery

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Have a question about Open Fires?

Please read: Town of Poughkeepsie Town Code §110.16.1 - OPEN FIRES
or call our Fire Prevention Officer, Captain George Finn at (845) 486-6309


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