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Brighton Firefighters Pull 2 from House Fire

On Monday 10/23/17 just before 5:00pm, Brighton 9-1 and firefighters on Ladder 1 responded to Glenside Ave. as the FAST for Ellwood. When Ladder 1 arrived on scene command reassigned the crew to perform a search for victims and requested another FAST to the scene. During the search, Brighton firefighters found and removed a victim […]

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Brighton Fire responds to separate “car vs. building” motor vehicle accidents within days of each other

On Monday 7/3/17 just after 8:00am, Brighton Fire was alerted to a fire alarm activation with a vehicle reported to have struck the building on Niagara Falls Blvd. Upon the arrival of Asst. Chief Andy Hallnan, it was confirmed a vehicle did strike the building causing actual structural damage to it. The Town building dept. […]

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Brighton Fire to Receive $78,309 in Federal Funding

TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) – (5/20/2017) Brighton Fire Department will receive $78,309 in federal funding through the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. The federal funding will be used to replace large diameter hoses which connect to fire hydrants as well as 2.5 inch hoses and service hoses. U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten […]

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Brighton Softball Team – 2017

The Brighton Fire Company Softball team is still playing strong after an extra innings win over North Amherst. They will end the month will an undefeated record of 7-0. Friday’s game was another close one, and after giving up a run in the top of the eighth they were able to score two runs in […]

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HAZMAT – Suspicious Substance

Thursday March 30th turned out to be a busy night for the Brighton Fire Company. Shortly after 7pm the Brighton HAZMAT team was called to assist Police and the Kenmore FD with suspicious substances found in a vehicle that was involved in a traffic stop. Shortly after the HAZMAT team arrived on scene, Brighton’s FAST was […]

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Fight for Air Climb (3.11.17)

On Saturday, March 11th the Brighton Fire Company participated in the American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Climb. The team consist of 17 firefighters climbing to the 470 stairs of the Main Place Tower to raise money to help those who suffer from lung disease. Firefighters must climb in full Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The […]

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Tunnel to Towers 5K (9.11.16)

On Saturday, September 10th, Brighton Firefighters and their families participated in the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers 5K. The run/walk is organized by the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers foundation which was created to honor the memory of Stephen, a New York City firefighter who lost his life on September 11th, 2001. This was the first year of the […]

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Brighton Softball Team – 2016

The Brighton Fire Company Softball team ended their season just 1 game short as they fell in the championship game to our friends at North Amherst by a score of 4-2. It was the teams 3rd playoff game of the weekend as they had to get through Main Transit and then Newstead. The championship game […]

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