Boght Community Fire District in Colonie, NY has been providing fire and rescue service to the Boght community and the surrounding areas for more than 73 years. Our Boght Fire Department team has specialized in both fire and water rescue services, with the skills needed to help keep our community safe.

Our capable firefighters are here to handle any crisis, keeping the cool head needed to move forward, and we are open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day to address any situation.


Chief Mark Dufresne

Message from the Chief

On behalf of Boght Community Fire District, I want to thank you for visiting our website. Our webpages will provide you with information on all of the services we offer. All of our volunteer and district personnel take great pride in serving the Boght Community.

I’m honored to serve as the Chief of such a dedicated department. Since 1940, Boght Fire have had a singular mission to serve the community with any needs that arise. No matter what it is, our volunteers answer the call 24hrs/7days a week with no haste and with professionalism.

As Boght Fire looks to the future, we are constantly looking at new technologies in equipment and training programs for our personnel to better serve our community in the time of need.

I’d like to invite you to visit our facility and to meet our firefighters. We train every Thursday at 7pm. You never know, you might find a calling to volunteer.

Chief Mark Dufresne

Boght Community Fire District - Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Ladies Auxiliary – May 11, 2024
Ladies Auxiliary is having a Garage Sale on May 11, 2024 from 8am-2pm. Garage Sale is located in the hall. Please contact Christine Oreshan at (518)858-8162 of your like to rent a table $25 per table.

Memorial Day Services – May 27, 2024
Memorial Day Services May 27, 2024

Boght Community Fire District - News

News & Community Updates

Graduation ceremony and dinner for the Albany County Firefighter 1 class
Thursday, June 13, 2024
Congratulations to all of the graduates in completing their FF1 training and becoming interior firefighters!

Boght Fire District upgrades rescue capabilities
Monday, March 11, 2024
The Boght Fire District has again upgraded our rescue capabilities. On Thursday February 1st 2024, Boght took delivery of new extrication tools. These new tools are cutting edge technology with increased power, lighter weight, increased cutting capability, unparalleled speed allowing for ultimate control and unlimited mobility. With the approval of the Chief of Department and the unanimous support of the […]

Fire Safety, Prevention & Awareness

Be Careful With Flames

Be Careful With Flames

Don't leave flames unattended. Never smoke in bed or in the home. Stay in the kitchen while frying, grilling, or broiling food.

Have a Plan

Have a Plan

Plan and practice a fire escape route with your family. Keep emergency contact information up-to-date.

Use Safety Equipment

Use Safety Equipment

Have a working fire extinguisher. Install smoke alarms on every level of your home and test them often. Know how to use an extinguisher.

Inspect Your Home

Inspect Your Home

Inspect your electrical cords and appliances for damage. Maintain your wires. Keep items at least 3 feet from space heaters.


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