The Excelsior Fire Engine Company has been protecting Pearl River for nearly a century and currently includes more…More than 70 active volunteer firefighters.</p>
<p>The company is half of the Pearl River Fire Department (Rockland County Department 12) along with Pearl River Hook and Ladder.</p>
<p>The current structure was built in 1968 to take the place of the company's original building and includes the offices and meeting room for the Board of Fire Commissioners and the Pearl River Fire District</p>
<p>Excelcior's vehicles include two pumpers, a heavy rescue truck, a small motor boat and a patrol/transport vehicle.</p>
Pearl River Hook and Ladder 58 E Central Ave, Pearl River, NY10965 Pearl River Hook and Ladder was founded in 1903 with one hand-pulled pumper and no firehouse. Today it boasts more than…More 70 firefighters in the current structure, which was built in 1968. Pearl River Hook and Ladder combined with Excelsior Engine Company in 1941 to form the Pearl River Fire District. Those interested in joining Pearl River Hook and Ladder are asked to come by the firehouse between 6:30pm and 9pm on Thursdays. Applicants must be at least 16 and either work or live in the Pearl River Fire District. In the event of an emergency, call 911.