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The Rush Volunteer Fire Department has been proudly serving our community since 1920.

We appreciate your support.

  Rush Fire Dept. - 1971 Rush-Mendon Road, Rush, New York 14543  585-533-2058   rfdept@rochester.rr.com   bfaugh@rochester.rr.com)

2018 CARNIVAL DATES: JULY 19, 20 & 21

2017 Fire Rescue- EMS Activity 486 Calls

We wish to congratulate the residents of Rush for a very safe year and for practicing fire prevention all year long. We had one major home fire which was quickly contained. That home is being repaired at this time. One expensive hay bailer and one auto on I-390.

We put over 8,000 miles on our emergency response equipment with NO mishaps!

Major Serious Fires (In Rush District)      3       1- Auto, 1 Hay Baler, 1 Home  

Good Intent Calls (Poss. car fires etc)     22   Though FD was needed but was not

Fumes (no CO Alarm)                               10    In structure or dug up pipes

Service calls to Other Districts              44    (Fill in or to the scene)

Service type calls in Rush                          3

Auto Alarms (Good Intent)                      10     Cooking set it off or CO present

Auto Alarms (False/Malfunctions)            28

Wires Down/Trees Down/Haz Cond          22

Water Problems                                       25

Brush and/or rubbish                                  2

MVA EMS                                                 37   

MVA w/ Apparatus Response                    25   MVA Extrication Required   4

MVA Fluid spills  (Car-Deer usually)       34

EMS calls   (Ambulance Only)                  221   

Includes lift assists, over 70% of these calls required Advance Life Support which CHS (Henrietta Ambulance) & HF Mendon supplied. We really appreciate their help!