The Ulster Hose Fire Department protects the 5th fire District of the Town of Ulster, NY. The district which is approximately 13 square miles covers the counties shopping and manufacturing hub, the Hudson Valley Mall, Tech City, two elementary schools, a middle school, and a population of approximately 7,000. The fire district is managed by an elected board of five fire commissioners.

Ulster Hose Company #5 which staffs the fire district is an all volunteer company with 90 active members, providing fire and EMS response to the residents and business within our district. The membership also conducts fire prevention and community outreach programs.

Latest News

Room and Contents on Wrentham Street

On August 17th at approx. 1045 hours, Ulster Hose was dispatched for a reported bedroom fire on Wrentham Street. Car 1 arrived first and found a working fire on the second floor. The engine Read More

Kitchen Fire on Stahlman Place

On August 12th; Ulster Hose was dispatched for a structure fire on Stahlman Place. Car 4 arrived and found a stove fire with extension to the surrounding walls. The fire was contained and placed Read More