The Rhinebeck Fire Department was founded in 1834 and has been an active fire department ever since. We are located in the center of the historic village of Rhinebeck, NY
, situated in Dutchess County in the picturesque Hudson Valley region of New York State. Rhinebeck is home to the Dutchess County Fair
, Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome
, and an array of historic buildings such as the Beekman Arms
Our primary response area is about 35 square miles and our response area has a population of approximately 7,500 residents in both the Village of Rhinebeck and the Town of Rhinebeck, with the Town being a mostly rural area. We have approximately 60 motivated and dedicated volunteers who serve as firefighters, emergency medical technicians (EMTs), drivers, and fire police officers.