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2024 Call Volume
Month Fire/MVA EMS Total
Jan 46 61 107
Feb 28 52 80
March 25 65 90
April 36 51 87
May 30 74 104
June 35 54 89
Total 200 357 557

2023 Call Volume
Month Fire/MVA EMS Total
Jan 29 48 77
Feb 40 53 93
March 18 53 73
April 36 50 86
May 25 63 88
June 34 51 85
July 52 66 116
Aug 38 48 86
Sept 34 57 91
Oct 40 63 103
Nov 18 54 72
Dec 28 47 75
Total 392 653 1045

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Interested In Becoming a Member?


Seneca Hose Company #1 offers 2 types of Membership, Percentage Based and Duty Shift Program. Please click on the following link for more information on the Duty Shift Program requirements.

Percentage Based MembershipThe applicant must live in West Seneca Fire District #5 or Boundary Fire District, or within 1/2 mile of the borders of West Seneca Fire District #5. You will need to attend at least 6 Company Meetings, and 4 Company Work Details. You also must attend 25% of District Functions (calls, trainings, etc.) for your probationary year, and 10% of all Company and District functions after that.

Duty Shift Program: Applicants must reside in Erie County, NY. Duty Shift members will be required to do a minimum of 288 hours annually (Minimum 16 hours per month, Maximum 36 hours per month to recieve LOSAP credit). Shifts run in 4 hour incriments, maximum 12 hours per 24 hours. Please click here for all Duty Shift requirements.


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

Please, even if you’re hesitant, or unsure if this is the right thing for you, contact our recruitment email, recruitment@senecahose.com, 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 1/2 mile of the borders of West Seneca Fire District #5 for Percenatge Based Membership, or a reisdent of Erie County, New York for Duty Shift Program.
  • 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 applications@senecahose.com




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