Beach Park Hotel FIre

One of the biggest fire in West Point history. This was one of the two hotels on the point. They were a big attaraction for West Point. 

January 1915

First Motorized Car

The department gets its first motorized car a White chemical Truck. 

Dedicated Phone Line

A dedicated phone line for the Chief was installed in his home. 

Content provided by William Palmer

William A. Palmer, Jr. Is the eleventh sworn chaplain of the West Point Volunteer Fire Dpartment., having served in that role from 2012 - 2022. An ordained clergyman in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), he has been endorsed for chaplaincy by that denomination and is a member of the Federation of Fire Chaplains.

Source: Palmer, W. (2014). Forged in Fire.