Welcome to the Official Website of the

Best-Luther Fire Department


The Best Luther Fire Department is an all volunteer fire and EMS department located in Rensselaer County, serving approximately 600 homes within 14 square miles. We respond to an average of around 125 calls per year, which ranges from structure fires, EMS emergencies, car accidents, fire alarm activations, mutual aid responses and other emergencies.


Currently, the Best Luther Fire Department has 8 active apparatus, which includes 2 Engines, (3-1 & 3-6) a Rescue Truck (Rescue 3), a Tanker (Tanker 3), an ATV (ATV-3) and 3 Chief vehicles. 

303 Old Best Rd

West Sand Lake, NY 12196

Emergency: 911

Non-Emergency: 518-479-2525

Main Station Phone: 518-283-5641

Are you looking for a way to make a difference in your community? Help others? Join Best Luther Fire Department, and make a difference.
Applications can be found in the Join Best-Luther page, or by stopping in the Main Station on Tuesday nights from 7-9 during drill. 


Visit our Facebook page at or our Instagram @bestlutherfire for updates, photos and events. Thanks for visiting!

Check out our photos page and videos page to see a little of what we do at Best-Luther!


Have a JUNK CAR? Looking to get a tax credit? Best-Luther Fire Department would love to have your car for training! Give us a call at the Main Station (518-283-5641) or stop by on Tuesday nights from 7-9 during drill.