A history of service

The Shaker Road-Loudonville Fire Department was formally organized in 1932 when thirty members met at original station was located at 526 Albany Shaker Road at the site of an old Sunday School House. A newer station was constructed up the road in 1949 and remained the main station until 1989 when the current station was constructed at 550 Albany Shaker Road. A second station was built on Old Niskayuna Road in 1972.

Proudly serving Loudonville
and beyond,
day and night

Today SRLFD is a combination department with weekday paid firefighters to bolster our response whom also perform building and equipment maintenance. The remainder of the time is covered by dedicated volunteers as well as in-station night time volunteer crews to provide rapid emergency response at all hours.

This is where you come in. Residents of Loudonville are encouraged to be part of our mission and volunteer today!

SRLFD's district covers from the Albany, New York city limits at the southern district border to the north, covering much of Albany International Airport. It goes east to west from Menands, New York to the borders of the Fuller Road Fire Department Protection District and the West Albany Fire Department District. Locations that are inside SRLFD's district are Loudonville, Newtonville, and Latham.

Our 2022 Officers

Line Officers:
Chief: Jason Geary
Deputy Chief: Dominick DiBenedetto
Assistant Chief: Will Moreland
Captain: Phyllis Rinella
Captain: TBD
Captain: Shaun Leonardo
Lieutenant: Mike Mittler
Lieutenant: Zach Palaszynski
Lieutenant: Michael Berry
Lieutenant: TBD

Fire Police Officers:
Fire Police Captain: Donna Palaszynski
Fire Police Lt: Tim Bell
Fire Police Sergeant: Virgil Montavon
Fire Police Sergeant: Art Bowen

Civil Officers:
President: Chip Heinbach
Vice President: Kevin Curran
Recording Secretary: Megan Schmidt
Financial Secretary: Dave Mesick
Treasurer: Bob Stevens

Board of Directors:
Director: Steve DeGroff
Director: George Brizzell
Director: Ben Stott
Director: TBD