Rapid Hose Engine 6 Company 1

at 87 Hone St, Kingston, 12401 United States

all aspects of the fire service we do.

Rapid Hose Engine 6 Company 1
87 Hone St
Kingston , NY 12401
United States
Contact Phone
P: (845) 338-0412


EVER WILLING, EVER READY! Excellence in Training, Perfection in Duty. Pride and Honor.

General Info

Line Officers: Captain Kevin Campbell 1st Lieutenant Joe Prout 2nd Lieutenant Aaron Bridges Firefighters: Robert "Hink" Hinkley Michael D'Arcy Aaron Bridges Joe Prout Tyrone Wilson Executive Board: President: L. Sullivan Vice President: A. Bridges Treasurer: R. Hinkley Secretary: Financial Secretary: T. Wilson Past Military Service Members: R. Hinkley, U.S. Army D. Lang Jr., U.S. Navy A. Vedder, U.S. Army M. D'Arcy, U.S. Marine Corps L. Sullivan, U.S. Navy, U.S. Army Departed Brothers of Engine 6 KFD: Rich Quigley; Life Member, LT E6 John Dittus; Life Member Emerson Kilmer; Life Member, Fire Police KFD Frederick Crantz; Life Member, Fire Police KFD Frederick Miller; Life Member, Fire Fighter E6 Walter VanDerMark; 50 year Member, Fire Fighter E6 Howard Keter; Life Member John Porsh; Life Member Francis McCluskey; Life Member Daniel Bittner; Life Member Leo Bittner; Life Member William Wells; Life Member Jo Wood; Life Member

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Rapid Hose Co. No. 1 is actively seeking new members to become volunteer firefighters to serve our community in Kingston. This commitment typically involves training on Monday nights except during holidays and over the summer and manning Engine 6 to assist the paid city firefighters as needed. Primary tasks can include standing by in quarters during active emergencies to provide supplemental emergency protection for the city, debris removal in active fire emergency situations to enhance safety in such circumstances, emergency scene clean up and hose rolling to assist with a timely emergency scene departure, tarp deployment and property protection / recovery efforts in smoky and wet environments, and first in fire suppression / life saving tasks should alternative manpower be unavailable. Ideal candidates have free time that's conducive to volunteering, have a willingness to learn new skills, be willing to endure light to moderate physical activity for short to moderate timeframes, and be willing to follow orders and function within the command structure as established by the paid fire department of the city of Kingston. Parties only interested in fighting fires or people who complain a lot need not apply.

Published on 2014-11-08 16:37:23 GMT

The Rapid Hose Co.#1/Engine Co.#6 would like to wish the following members that moved on to other fire departments good luck in their new departments!! The members are the following: Darryl Lang (past Captain) now with Port Ewen F.D. Brian Galvin (past LT) now with Sawkill F.D. Adam Vedder (past FF) now with FD in Greene county Shawn Shaw (past FF) Now with Ulster Hose We wish nothing but the best for the brothers listed above in the future. Stay safe brothers!!!!! When more changes are completed they will be posted.

Published on 2014-10-31 23:45:04 GMT

The company is under going some major changes in all areas of the company so in the near future other comments will be posted. Thanks for your time and support.

Published on 2014-10-28 22:47:19 GMT

Members responded to a automatic alarm of fire at 2007 hours this evening on Broadway .

Published on 2014-10-21 01:45:41 GMT

regular company training tomorrow at company 1

Published on 2014-10-05 23:48:02 GMT

On 3/2/15 at 1833hrs Engine 6 responded to an odor of natural gas on Henry St. Responding members were Capt. K. Campbell and 2nd LT. A. Bridges

Published on 2015-03-03 00:20:35 GMT

On 2/23/15 at 20:52hrs Engine 6 responded to a structure fire on Pine St. Members responding were Capt. K. Campbell,1st LT. J. Prout,2nd LT. A. Bridges

Published on 2015-02-24 02:17:01 GMT

On 2/23/15 at 19:10hrs Engine 6 responded to an automatic alarm on Broadway. Responding members were Capt. K. Campbell, 1st LT. J. Prout, 2nd LT. A. Bridges

Published on 2015-02-24 02:11:55 GMT

On 2/22/15 at 22:58hrs Engine 6 responded to an automatic alarm on North Front St. Engine was manned with Capt. K. Campbell and 2nd LT. A. Bridges

Published on 2015-02-23 04:32:49 GMT

City of Kingston-Asked to voluntarily conserve water due to a leak in the system. Water is safe to drink. Town of Kingston-Boil Water Advisory

Published on 2015-02-17 16:38:59 GMT

FYI: Tonight's department training has been cancelled for companies 4,6,and 8.

Published on 2015-02-02 19:24:53 GMT


Published on 2015-01-30 17:07:34 GMT

Kingston City Schools are CLOSED

Published on 2015-01-30 00:35:05 GMT

On 1/26/2015 at approx 1800 hrs Engine 6 manned a standby crew for the impending snow storm. Members on duty were: Capt. K. Campbell, 2nd LT. A. Bridges, and FF. S. Lear.

Published on 2015-01-27 13:28:57 GMT

Happy Easter!!!

Published on 2015-04-05 16:05:05 GMT

************"UPDATE "************* Brother FF. S. Shaw is home resting comfortably after being discharged from the Westchester Medical Center Burn Unit.

Published on 2015-10-09 21:42:30 GMT

Shawn Shaw on of our former members is in the West Chester Medical Center burn unit deal with burns and infection. We ask everyone to keep him in your thoughts.

Published on 2015-09-21 01:58:41 GMT

Just a reminder, Rapid Hose Co. still seeks volunteers new and old for all aspects of fire fighting services. If you'd like to join or know someone who might let us know!

Published on 2015-09-11 18:44:08 GMT

Update on Brother Florie Boice has been discharged and resting at home.

Published on 2015-05-21 01:21:07 GMT


Published on 2015-05-17 01:28:49 GMT

Today we would like to wish Eng 6 Firefighter Ty Wilson a Happy Birthday! Have a good day brother!