MONROE FIRE DISTRICT
MESSAGE FROM THE CAPTAIN
Most people are not aware of their local fire department or who rides on board the fire trucks. Mostly, folks just know that in the event of an emergency, they can dial those three magic numbers: 9-1-1. And when they do, they feel safer knowing that help will be on the way.
For more than sixty years, Lakeside Fire and Rescue has answered that emergency call. Our volunteers are the community members who answer the emergency call, day and night, every day of the year.
Today, we need your help to continue our vital mission. Your financial and community support are always welcome and appreciated. But today, we most importantly need your participation. Your service as a volunteer responder is critical to preserve the safety and security of our home town – so that there will always be someone to respond when the call for help is received.
Won’t you please take a moment to think about all of the benefits that being a volunteer firefighter can offer, and submit your membership application today? Our fire company appreciates your contribution – and our community appreciates it more!
Whether you can support our fire company financially or firematically, I hope that our website helps you learn a bit more about our organization, our service, our members and our history. Thank you for allowing the Lakeside Fire and Rescue Company to be an important part of our community.
CAPTAIN, LAKESIDE FIRE AND RESCUE COMPANY
In 2011, the three fire companies serving the Town of Monroe (Mombasha Fire Company, Harriman Fire Engine Company, and Lakeside Fire and Rescue Company) merged to create the Monroe Joint Fire District.
The three fire companies respond together for calls within the Town of Monroe and the Village of Harriman. By combining resources, the Monroe Joint Fire District is able to provide a wide range of fire and rescue services as part of a consolidated Department.
The three companies work together on a daily basis, and routinely participate in joint training sessions to achieve the highest level of integration. Three Chiefs and several junior officers oversee the combined Department.