Welcome to the website of the City of Poughkeepsie Professional Firefighters. Members of the International Association of Firefighters, Local 596. The City of Poughkeepsie Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 596 consists of 65 uniform members of the fire department. This includes 52 Firefighters, 5 Captains, and 8 Lieutenants.
The members of IAFF Local 596 operate 3 engines and two trucks at all times. These companies are staffed with a minimun 2 Firefighters on each apparatus, 1 Lieutenant on Engine 2, and 1 Captain as Shift Commander on Car 10. [ More... ]
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