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Citizens Hose Company Mission Statement:
To participate in the preservation of life and prevent loss of property through public education and the operation of emergency response services, including Fire Supression, Rescue, and Emergency Medical Services.

The Citizens Hose Company is a not-for-profit All Volunteer organization. We protect and serve the citizens of Shortsville, as well as parts of the towns of Manchester, Hopewell, and Farmington. Founded in 1909, CHC has more than 70 members.

Contact Information
Citizens Hose Company
5 Sheldon Street,
Shortsville, New York 14548

Phone at (585) 289-4485
E-mail the chief:


The Village of Shortsville is 2 miles south off of Exit 43 from the New York State Thruway (I-90). The city of Rochester is 25 miles to the west, and Syracuse 50 miles to the east. The county seat, in the city of Canandaigua, is 7 miles south of the village.

About Shortsville

Today Shortsville is a busy, happy village with many fine homes and tree-lined streets. Its population, just over 1,500 enjoys the advantage of a fine central school system and a local telephone company, both shared by the other member of the “Twin Cities” the Village of Manchester.
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