At around 1:30 Friday afternoon York Dispatch sent the York Village Fire Dept. to the area of Rt. 103 near the Kittery line for a report of a possible brush fire with a large amount of smoke in the area.  First arriving units determined the fire was in a heavily wooded area of the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge.  Members re-positioned to Raynes Neck Rd. to look for a way into the fire.  A trail was taken by members on foot right to the fire.  An estimated area of 5 to 7 acres was actively burning and spreading fast in multiple directions.

Mutual Aid came in from York Beach Fire, Kittery Fire, Eliot Fire and Ogunquit Fire.  Berwick Fire covered the York Village Fire Station.

Portable pumps, hand tools and ATVs needed to be used.  Luckily there were two water sources directly in the middle of the fire.

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We are proud to announce one of our big events for our 100th Anniversary Celebration.  On September 9th at 6pm we will be kicking off the 53rd Annual Maine State Federation of Fire Fighters Convention with a back road country bash at Churchill Ranch featuring Ned’s Bakes & BBQ and Southern City Band. For more Read More →


Members were dispatched to the York Harbor Inn for a Fire Alarm Activation on Monday night.  Shortly after being toned, York Dispatch updated us with a report of a strange smell in the building.  The response was upgraded, bringing in York Beach Fire.  Chief Balentine signed on scene and reported smoke in the ball room. Read More →


On today’s date 100 years ago, January 26, 1916 a tragedy struck the Town of York, Maine. Just prior to 7pm caretaker Charles Perkins discovered a fire at the Marshall House Hotel in York Harbor on Stage Neck Point. He quickly summoned the fire department, which at the time was only the York Beach fire Read More →


New Castle, NH Fire Department and York Village Fire have a great working relationship, and this fire proved it.  New Castle FD was dispatched to a report of an extinguished fire in a basement of a large, three unit converted condo building.  There were reports of still smoke in the basement upon arrival.  A 1st Read More →


After a garbage truck took down a set of wires attached to the side of the Meadowbrook Plaza on Rt. 1, a strong oder of electrical smoke was discovered in the three story office portion of the complex.  A tone for both York Village and York Beach Fire Departments was requested to the scene to Read More →


Lebanon, ME has had several serious fires in the past few weeks.  The most recent being a fatal.  The SMART Truck was requested to the scene to provide bottled water to the firefighters fighting the fire.  Due to the snowy conditions, Chief Balentine and FF Zeller delivered bottled water to the fire in the Chief’s Read More →