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email: chiefs@gcvfd.com

The City of Glen Cove
Volunteer Fire Department
10 Glen Cove Avenue
Glen Cove, NY 11542
Monthly Alarm Statistics

General Alarm: 28

Signal 8: 14

Signal 9: 3

Signal 10: 0

Signal 33: 0

Report Only: 3

Monthly Total September: 48
Total Year to Date:

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RECRUIT NY: Glen Cove Vol Fire Department Recruitment Drive 2014 written by SJB & RP, 03.24.2014
Photographer:SJB Caption:The City of Glen Cove Volunteer Fire Department is holding a recruitment drive as part of the New York State FASNY Recruit NY Campaign.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Glen Cove Volunteer Fire Department please come down to the Glen Cove Firehouse at 10 Glen Cove Ave, Glen Cove, ...more

Congratulations to the elected officers for 2014. written by , 01.01.2014
Photographer:MB Caption:Chief Solomito

Congratulations to the elected officers for 2014.



Chief of Department 5200 - Joseph J. Solomito

1st Assistant Chief 5201 -Philip Grella Jr

2nd Assistant Chief 5202 - Robert F. Marino

3rd Assistant Chief 5203 - Marvin Tate


Signal 10 House Fire at 22 Marietta Rd written by MB, 10.27.2013
Photographer:MB Caption:22 Marietta Rd - The City of Glen Cove Volunteer Fire Department responded to this house fire after receiving a call from one of the department’s members stating that the house across the street from his was on fire. Chief Rodni Leftwich [5200] who was the on-duty dispatcher transmitted ...more

Working Fire at 2 Medical Plaza - The Marquis Care Center. written by MB, 10.21.2013
Photographer:MB Caption:2 Medical Plaza - Just after 4:30am the City of Glen Cove Fire Department received a report of a possible Building Fire at the Marquis Nursing Home. Dispatcher #1 [Chief Rodni Leftwich] transmitted the alarm and the members started responding. First on scene was Assistant Chief Phil Grella ...more

Glen Cove Volunteer Fire Department Hosts Fire Prevention Open House written by A C, 10.13.2013
Photographer:A C Caption:

On October 13th, 2013, the Glen Cove Volunteer Fire Department hosted their annual Open House for the National Fire Prevention Week.  Glen Cove ...more

Smoke in the area during Fire Prevention Open House 2013 written by AC, 10.13.2013
Photographer:A C Caption:

During Fire Department Open House, members noticed smoke coming from the tree line in the area of Glen Cove Ave and Shore Rd.  Chiefs Leftwich, Solomito, and Grella responded to investigate the source of the smoke and found a brush fire in the woods behind the Mason Drive playground.  ...more

Swim Across America written by AC, 08.10.2013
Photographer:A C Caption:

On August 10th, 2013, the Glen Cove Fire Department assisted in the 2013 Swim Across America.  The Fire Department provided a rescue boat with ...more

SIGNAL 10 HOUSE FIRE written by MV, 04.29.2013
Photographer:MV Caption:

Excerpt from GCVEMS Chief Venturino: On Saturday April 27th at 12:15PM Glen Cove EMS, Fire Dept and Police Dept responded to a house fire in a residence on Landing Road at the corner of Rose Ave. All occupants safely escaped without injury. Multiple neighboring departments were ...more

RECRUIT NY - APRIL 21, 2013 | A SUCCESS!!! written by SJB, 04.16.2013
Photographer:SJB Caption:GCVFD RECRUIT NY 2013

[UPDATE] 4/29/13:

The 3rd Annual RecruitNY was a success! We had many visitors come and learn what the fire department and the volunteer services is all about.  Not only did we get new applicants, but residents of the city came out to show their support - ...more

Volunteers Battle Multiple Fires in a Week written by Kevin C. Horton, 04.11.2013
Photographer:KL Caption:26 Coles Street

26 Coles Street

The Glen Cove Fire Department, aided by neighboring departments andGlen Cove EMS had a very active week battling large fires, burning cars, and building fires. On Saturday March 30 at 1:45am the Glen Cove Volunteers were alerted to a “signal ...more

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