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House Fire

Past Chief James Koeppel, March 18

Investigators are working to determine what started a fire Monday in that caused $400,000 in damage to a home on Hedstrom Drive. At 10:30 AM, the Snyder Fire Department along with automatic mutual aid from Eggertsville Hose, and Getzville Fire Companies were alerted for the reported fire. On arrival, crews found advanced fire conditions in a 1.5 story wood frame structure. Shortly after arrival, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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District Secretary James Koeppel, December 12

Fire District Voters elected Tom Tiberi as a Fire Commissioner of the Snyder Fire District. He will serve a 5-year term beginning January 1, 2024. Tom is a 24 year Snyder firefighter and long time Board of Director.... (Full Story & Photos)

Snyder Firefighters Train with Buffalo-Niagara Airport Fire Department

Captain Zach Polvino, September 07

In September Snyder Firefighters participated in a series of drills with the Buffalo-Niagara Airport Fire Department to train on mutual aid response to the Airport. Crews utilized "Ginger" the training plane in a Hands-On Drill, and simulated a Crash-Fire-Rescue response. Snyder Firefighters worked with the Airport Firefighters to search the synthetic smoke-filled cabin of the plane and practice victim ... (Full Story & Photos)

Snyder and BNIA Firefighters in front of Ginger after a night of Hands-On Training
Snyder and BNIA Firefighters in front of Ginger after a night of Hands-On Training

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District Secretary James Koeppel, July 21

Congratulations to Firefighters Tyler Evans, Matt Fortune and Emmett Wright (Not Pictured) on passing their Firefighter 1 final.

Additionally, Firefighter Evans was awarded the Robert Newell Memorial Award for recognition as the outstanding recruit in her Firefighter 1 class.... (Full Story & Photos)

Reuniting with a Past Member

Snyder Fire Department, July 19

Always nice when former members stop in for a visit. Former member Martin Drexelius (pictured right) stopped in to say hello and check out the firehouse. Marty served with us from 1980 until 1983 and he has not been back since leaving New York State 40 years ago. Marty is also the son of our late Chief Bob Drexelius and he was kind enough to donate this classic Snyder metal fire helmet that was worn ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Snyder Fire Department, July 01

Snyder Firefighters had a busy Friday Evening and Saturday Morning as they responded to two mutual aid fires within hours of each other.
First, just before 10:30 pm on Friday, June 30, Snyder responded as Mutual Aid FAST (Firefighter Assist and Search Team) to Cheektowaga for a Working Fire in a 1 story commercial structure.

A few hours later on Saturday Morning, just after 3:30 am, Snyder Firefighters ... (Full Story & Photos)

Structure Fire

District Secretary James Koeppel, May 11

Just before 8:30 PM the Snyder Fire Department along with firefighters from Eggertsville Hose Company, Williamsville Fire Department, and Getzville Fire Company responded to a report of a structure fire on Woodbury Dr. Firefighters arrived on the scene quickly and found “Smoke Showing” from the house with a well-involved attic fire. Firefighters worked to contain and extinguish the fire. Additionally, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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