Districts & Protection Districts Information
Harrison is served by five fire districts, manned mostly by volunteers and supplemented by career firefighters in the Downtown District only.
District #1 - West Harrison area, covers eleven square miles and is entirely manned by volunteer firefighters.
District #2 - Downtown area, has fourteen career firefighters and 70 volunteer firefighters.
District #4 - Purchase area is served by 50 volunteer firefighters.
Each Department elects its own chiefs and officers. All firefighters attend drills and training sessions, to maintain and improve their firefighting and rescue skills, so that they can function at maximum efficiency when needed.
Fire Protection Districts
Fire Protection District #3 is served by the Rye City Fire Department, under a contract with Harrison. It is a small section close to the Rye border.
Fire Protection District #5, North Castle Border is served by the West Harrison Fire District #1.
Harrison has an excellent fire insurance rating, which reflects the opinion of the insurance companies that we have good Departments and good protection.