Fire Department

Fire Truck in front of Fire Department

About the Fire Department

The Depew Fire Department is a 100% volunteer fire protection service. Members are on-call 24 hours a day and are notified of calls via radio pagers. The Fire Department operates 5 Pumpers, 1 Aerial Platform Truck, 1 Heavy Rescue Truck, 1 small Rescue Boat, and 1 Command Vehicle.

Visit the Fire Department website.


  • John Gauthier, Fire Chief
  • Brian Musielak, 1st Assistant Chief
  • Joseph Aquino, 2nd Assistant Chief
  • Vacant, 3rd Assistant Chief
  • Vacant, 4th Assistant Chief
  • Vacant, 5th Assistant Chief

Services Provided

  • Extinguishment of fires
    Assistance at Motor Vehicle Accidents with Injury
  • Carbon Monoxide Investigations
  • Rescue and Extrication
  • Response to Hazardous Conditions
  • Fire Prevention Visits (call to schedule a visit)
  • Enforcement of Fire Code by the Fire Marshal

Open Burning Law

The Village of Depew has recently adopted a new law (PDF) regarding open burning.