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Last Look at the Bridge

Ragamuffin Parade: TOMORROW

The Gerritsen Beach Fire Department annual ragamuffin parade is tomorrow! Step off Plumb 2nd and W ends at the Firehouse/Hall

Lets make this a great parade!

Last year photo gallery


Marty Golden Secures $43,000 Grant for Gerrittsen Beach Fire Department

From the press release below and gbfd.net . State Senator Marty Golden has secured $43,000 for the Gerritsen Beach Fire Department for the purchase of a new vehicle.

For Immediate Release

Monday, October 22, 2012

Contact: John Quaglione (718) 238-6044 or quaglion@nysenate.gov


Vollies: Fall EMT Course

Thursday October 18, 2012 – Thursday October 18, 2012

43 Seba Avenue

Map and Directions | Register


Our upcoming fall EMT course is scheduled to begin Thursday October 18, 2012. The cost of the course is $950. There is a non-refundable deposit of $100 in order to hold your seat. Be aware that […]

Community CPR Class – Saturday August 11th

Saturday August 11th, 2012 9:30 AM @ Volley Memorial Hall

43 Seba Avenue

Map and Directions | Register


Community Level CPR Approximately 4-5 hours Choking, AED, Infant, Child, Adult CPR Dress Comfortably

Class Differences:

Community CPR: is for everyone.

Professional/BLS CPR: is for EMT’s, Nurses, Healthcare Providors, CFR’s, Lifeguards, anyone with a duty […]

BBQ Safely This Memorial Day Weekend

The National Fire Protection Association estimates that there are 7,900 home fires each year involving barbecues and grills.  These fires result in an annual average of 10 deaths, 120 reported injuries and over $80 million in property damage.

During the summer months, there is an increased risk of fire associated with the use […]

Vollies Open House this Weekend

Vollies at 44 Noel Easter Sunday 2012

Lot’s of updates coming from the Gerrittsen Beach Fire Department facebook and GBFD.net

They are offering CPR classes and a fall EMT course see their list of classes.


New Sign

Via GBFD.net

The Gerrittsen Beach Fire Department is opening its doors to area residents, […]

Breaking: Fire on 44 Noel

BOX 3671

44 Noel Ave.

8:58AM Report of children inside

Assign Squad and Rescue on box due to numerous calls

E-321 gave 10-75

L-156 FAST

E321, E309, E254, E276 L159, L153, L156F B33


Vollies: Become a Golden Donor

The vollies are wrapping up their 2012 Golden Donor drive and are making another push – this time online.

Dear Friends and Neighbors;

This past September we began our Annual Fund Drive for 2012. Letters requesting donations were delivered to the doors of over 2,000 homes and businesses in Gerrittsen Beach, and to […]

Councilman Fidler to DSNY: Re-Vamp Seba Avenue for Snow Removal

Councilman Fidler, has asked the Department of Santation to upgrade the designation of Seba avenue during snow storms, to expedite the Gerrittsen Beach Fire Department response during emergencies

The entire Gerritsen Beach community is named tertiary (last to be plowed) during snow storms.

Dear Commissioner Doherty, I am writing to request that […]

Ragamuffin Parade

Via GBFD.net

Thanksgiving day, The Gerritsen Beach Fire Department held their Annual Ragamuffin parade for the families and children of Gerritsen Beach. Santa, costumed Vollies, and the Gerritsen Beach Marching Band escorted many families who walk behind to get their chance to see Santa. The last stop is the Vollies Blue Star Mothers […]

Events: Vollies Thanksgiving Ragamuffin Day Parade

2010 – Ragamuffin

Remember this Thanksgiving Day the Gerrittsen Beach Fire Department will hold their annual Ragamuffin parade.  The last stop is the Vollies Blue Star Mothers Hall where Santa meets and greets the children.

2010 – Ragamuffin

2010 – Ragamuffin


Chauncey Howell Talks To Gerritsen Beach

Vollies Mural Repaired

Repaired mural

Last May Goldman Sachs helped the Vollies with a bit of spring cleaning while Joe Indart painted a mural on the outside of the Blue Star Mothers Hall. Then less than two weeks later it was defaced.

Now finally it has been repaired by the artist!

Defaced mural last […]

Vollies Offering EMT Class

For anyone looking to get into the Emergency Medical Service get certified now and for only $850

The Vollies will be hosting an NYS EMT class beginning in early October.

Phone: 718-332-9292

52 Seba Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11229