Special Election Notice:

Please be advised that the Annual Election of the Rotterdam Fire District Six will take place on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at the Rotterdam Fire District Six Firehouse located at 6 Old Mariaville Road, Schenectady, New York 12306.   Polls will be opened between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. for the purpose of electing the following:

One (1) Commissioner to serve a five (5) year term commencing January 01, 2018 and ending December 31, 2022.

Rotterdam residents who are registered to vote in Schenectady County and who reside within the District Six boundaries are eligible and encouraged to vote in this election.

Terry Hickey
District Secretary


The mission of the South Schenectady Fire Department/Rotterdam District #6 is to provide superior service to the residents of Rotterdam Fire District #6, Rotterdam, New York in an effort to protect their lives, property and environment. The members of our department accomplish this mission through fire suppression, fire prevention, public education, emergency response and non-emergency response. Our department maintains the highest level of readiness, enabling delivery of firefighting and emergency rescue services in a safe, competent and caring manner. 

Our motto is "We Care," which is evident in not only our mission statement but our life and property-saving actions.

We operate out of a station located at 6 Old Mariaville Road, Schenectady, NY.

The South Schenectady Fire Department is a 100% volunteer organization. With over 80 members, we instill our members with a strong desire to continue the tradition of providing efficient Fire and Emergency services to those who reside or visit within the boundaries of the Town of Rotterdam.

We take pride in knowing that when called upon we have the equipment, knowledge and experience one would expect of a modern fire department. If you find yourself in a "moment of need," the members of The South Schenectady Fire Department will be there to help.