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Open House 2018

Lewiston Fire Company No. 1 would like to thank our community for their continued support during our annual fundraiser (mailer) and open house event. Our open house ran from noon to 4pm and was attended by hundreds of Lewiston residents.

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Polar Bear Tug-of-War 2018

Lewiston 1 members participated in the Polar Bear Tug-of-War this past Sunday as the reigning champs. It took four Niagara County companies to join together to claim the trophy for 2018. 

Congratulations to the new reigning champs and to all the Responders who came together for some friendly competition!

Photo courtesy of Adam Hudson.

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2016 in Review

2016 YEAR IN REVIEW: It was a busy year for Lewiston Fire Co No 1, with our last call being dispatched just before midnight. Our members responded to 902 calls for service including:


Structure Fires: 6

Other Fires: 13

Motor Vehicle Accidents: 48…

Fire and CO Alarm Investigations: 122

Gorge/ Water Rescues: 5

Hazardous Conditions: 30

Medical Service: 587

Other calls for Service: 91

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Lewiston 1 Installs Officers for 2016-2017

Lewiston Fire Company No. 1 celebrated their 102nd Anniversary on Saturday April 16th 2016. The evening included the swearing in of officers, awards/recognition of members, a memorial service of members/exempt members who passed away in the past year and reports of current officers.

Lewiston Fire Company No. 1 responded to 835 calls for service in 2015 and consistently remains one of the busiest companies in Niagara County. Their members dedicated thousands of volunteer hours responding to calls, trainings and maintaining certifications reported Chief John Penzotti.

The Fire Company continued to progress in updating company policies, operations and their ever expanding Banquet Hall Rentals reported President Matthew Grainge. Grainge continued by thanking dignitaries from the Village and Town of Lewiston, Lewiston Courts, Police and Highway Dept., Niagara County Sheriff’s Office, Niagara County Emergency Management Office and neighboring Niagara County Fire Companies for their attendance and continued support.

The Chief and President recognized Upper Mountain Fire Company for their Advanced Life Support service to Lewiston Fire Company No. 1 calls.

Food was provided by JCI Catering, a preferred caterer in the Banquet Hall Rentals.

Anyone interested in joining the Fire Company are encouraged to visit for an application.

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