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Emergency Services

This information is offered for informative and non-emergency use only.
In case of an emergency, call 911.

The Town of Claverack is supported by six volunteer fire departments. The volunteers who
operate these departments are well known and respected for their dedication, professionalism
and pride in the services that they provide.

Each department is a member of the Columbia County Volunteer Firefighters Association.

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The Columbia County Sheriff’s Department and the New York State Police provide police service to the town of Claverack. The village of Philmont maintains a part-time police force.

Dial 9-1-1 in an emergency

In an emergency, dial 911.

Columbia County Sheriff’s Department

Fire Departments

Churchtown Fire Company

A.B. Shaw Fire Company

Craryville Fire Department

Mellenville Fire Company

Philmont Fire Company

West Ghent Fire Company

Emergency Medical Services

Greenport Rescue Squad

Community (Copake) Rescue Squad

Police Departments

Philmont Police Department

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office

New York State Police

County Emergency Services

Columbia County 911 Department

Columbia County EMS Coordinators
​518-822-8610 Ext. 2

Columbia County Emergency
​518-822-8610 Ext. 5

Columbia County Fire Coordinators
​​518-822-8610 Ext. 1

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