April is National Safe Digging Month...Call 811 before you dig!

Help us spread the word...Call before your dig...like our photo on the Call 811 Facebook page....

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Governor Showcases the Main-Transit Fire Department during 2014 Budget Press Conference

Govenor Cuomo will hold a Press Conference at the Main-Transit Fire Department to discuss 2014-15 NYS Budget....

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Spring Fire Safety Tips

As spring approaches thoughts turn to cleaning up from the long winter, making repairs around the home and enjoying the outdoors. Keeping a few safety thoughts in mind will help you make your spring experience much more enjoyable....

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$500,000 Structure Fire – 60 Earhart Drive, Amherst, NY

The Main-Transit Fire Department of Amherst, NY responded to a reported fire in the office at 60 Earhart Drive in the Amherst Inducon Park Business Development, Amherst, NY. The call came in at 4:54 pm on Sunday, February 23, 2014...

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$350,000 Structure Fire – 177 Patton Place, Amherst, NY

The Main-Transit Fire Department of Amherst, NY responded to fire alarm activation 177 Patton Place, Amherst, NY. The call came in at 7:52 pm on Sunday, January 26, 2014....

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Main-Transit Lieutenant Named Erie County Firefighter of the Year

23-year-old Main-Transit Lieutenant Nick Stevens, was honored last year as Erie County Volunteer Firefighter of the Year. Nick, a lifelong Ayer Road resident, was honored during Firefighters’ Day at the Erie County Fair...

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MTFD Community & Member Programs

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The Explorers

Developing support for volunteer fire and community service is an ongoing dedication at Main-Transit Fire Department. The Explorers is our youth program designed to help develop the  formation of positive relationships and a sense of belonging to something greater than ones self, for youths ages 14-18 years of age.

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The Slo-Pokes

Main-Transit Fire Dept. competes in motorized and foot race Firematic Competitions throughout the state, which utilize many facets of everyday firefighting skills, including developing unity, dedication, skill amongst themselves, and pride within the department. Spectators are welcome to all tournaments held throughout the state.

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Amherst Firemen's Bowling League

At Main-Transit Fire Dept., we believe that developing camaraderie and friendship with our neighboring departments helps create a stronger and safer community. Competing in the Amherst Firemen's Bowling League is just one of the many ways that we establish these bonds while participating in a fun and competitive atmosphere.

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Banquet Facilities

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Have an upcoming Party or Get-Together?

Check-out and book our newly renovated banquet facilities for your next gathering!

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