The Ellicott Creek Volunteer
Fire Co. had its beginnings in
the latter part of 1943 and
early 1944, when members of
The Swormville Fire Company was established on January 25, 1918. This 100% Volunteer company has been proudly serving Amherst and Clarence since then. We are located on 6971 Transit Road in East Amherst NY 14051. In a non-emergency situation we can be contacted via phone at (716) 688-7055 or through fax at (716) 688-4736. For emergencies always dial 911.
A. To provide Fire Protection, protect life, protect property and render services in case of accidents, calamities and other emergencies in connection with which the services of firefighters may be required, to the territory in which operations of the Company principally conducted and to the territory adjacent thereto, including any request for assistance under the mutual aid system.
B. To inculcate love of country, good citizenship, civic virtue and self-sacrifice and to perpetuate the spirit which from the earliest days has actuated volunteer firefighters in the rendition of services of the highest type in the protection of life and property, without the hope of fee or awards.
Within the territorial limits of the Town of Amherst, there are ten Volunteer Fire Departments*: