General Membership Meetings

March 28
Lake Carmel FD

May 23
Putnam Lake FD

July 25
Patterson FD

September 26
Continental Village FD

November 28
Mahopac Falls FD

Board Meetings

January 17

March 21
May 16
July 18
September 19
November 21
Installation Dinner
April 8th
Centennial Grille Room, John Simpson Rd., Carmel

All meetings at the TOPS building unless noted otherwise

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Welcome to Putnam County Volunteer Firemen's Association
"Organized in 1951"

The Putnam County Volunteer Firemen's Association ("PCVFA") was formed in 1951 with its general purpose being the promotion and development of the Putnam County Firefighters and Volunteer Ambulance personnel, so that together they may, among other things:   More effectively assist in the Firematic and First Aid training of all firefighters and ambulance personnel in the County, support and execute the specific efforts of our County's volunteer First Responders and promote and encourage fire prevention and first aid education throughout Putnam County through our Member Companies.  We continue to aspire to this Mission Statement more than 70 years later.

Our Association meets five times a year at one of our Member Departments or VACs.  


Monday, November 28, 2022

17 Luccaro Lane, Mahopac, NY 10541
1(845) 628-4414

Meeting starts at 8:00pm

FASNY training webinar

Member Charles Eberhart, November 11

Captain Michael Dugan, FDNY (Retired), "My Story"

On Monday, Nov. 14, 2022 at 7:30 p.m, Captain Michael Dugan will hold a webinar called "My Story."

Captain Dugan is a 27-year veteran of FDNY with more than 40 years in the fire service. He has received the James Gordon Bennett Medal (FDNY's highest awards for bravery) and the FDNY Harry M. Archer Medal ). Captain Dugan will share his experiences ... (Full Story)

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Hosted by the LAPCVFA, begins Oct. 14, November 07

Our County Ladies Auxiliary is having a special PAPARAZZI Fundraiser beginning October 14 and running through November 7. Perfect timing with the holidays looming before us, their BLING PARTY will feature fabulous, fun and giftable $5.00 jewelry! Paparazzi Accessories Independent Consultant Phyllis Dinkelacker will be working with the Auxiliary on its special Facebook page, as well as hosting its ... (Full Story & Photos)

13th Annual UCVFA/DCVFA Fire Police Seminar to be held November 5th

L Edele, November 05

The well-anticipated jointly run Ulster/Dutchess County Volunteer Fire Police Educational Seminar returns to the Highland Fire Department on Saturday, November 5th, with a great line-up of speakers! Cost: $20/pp in advance; $25/pp at the door. Certificates of attendance will be provided at the end of the day to account for LOSAP training points. Check out the flyer and contact them today!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Charles Eberhart, October 27

Blood Drive October 27 9am-7pm @ Putnam Valley Firehouse ... (Full Story & Photos)

Enjoy a TRUNK or TREAT at Patterson Firehouse!

L. Edele, October 23

Patterson Fire Department is hosting a TRUNK or TREAT and you're invited! Event will be held on Sunday, Oct 23rd (rain date Oct 30th) from 6:00pm to 7:00pm and will have a "Best Trunk Contest"! Food, challenge coins and t-shirts will be available for sale that evening as well. There's no entry fee though donations are welcomed. Check out the flyer for full details, including how to be a 'trunker' ... (Full Story & Photos)

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L Edele, October 16

Two of our County's Fire Departments - Brewster Fire Dept. and Putnam Lake Fire Dept. - are opening their doors to the public for their annual OPEN HOUSE events this coming Sunday, October 16. Always a great day for kids and adults alike, there's plenty of fire prevention education mixed with f-u-n!! Check out their flyers and their Facebook pages for more details. We hope you will support ... (Full Story & Photos)


L. Edele , October 16

The Putnam Lake Fire Department and its Ladies Auxiliary is hosting a VENDOR/TAG SALE - and you're invited!

Whether you're a vendor, crafter or entrepreneur looking to participate -or- you're someone always meaning to have that driveway tag sale but can't get around to it - then you'll want to contact PLFD today! Even if you just love to shop, there's bound to be something for everyone!
For additional ... (Full Story & Photos)

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RESCHEDULED: Don Pearlman & Jimmy Roberts Memorial Golf Outing

Hosted by the Carmel FD , October 14

The Carmel Fire Department was forced to postpone its Golf Outing on August 22 due to Mother Nature but this annual fundraiser was not to be stopped - it's been rescheduled! It will still be held at the Putnam County Golf Course but on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14th. All details remain the same and an updated registration form is now attached!

Registration begins at 10AM. Shotgun at 11AM. Lunch will ... (Full Story)


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