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Join Our Department

We are always looking for new members to join our department.  Join Today!

 

Support Us!

Your donation plays a vital role in protecting and serving our community.

Fire Fighters Quiz:

  • Are you Dedicated and Caring?
  • Do you like to help others?
  • Do you like rewarding work?
  • Would you like to contribute to the community?

If the answer was YES to any of the questions then you should become a firefighter!

 

Qualifications:

  • Open to any Vischer Ferry Fire District resident and any resident in a bordering fire district in Saratoga County.
  • Individual must be 16 years of age or older (individuals under 18 years of age need consent of parent or guardian)
  • Be of reasonable health
  • Male or Female

 

Requirements:

  • OSHA Safety Training Requirements (15 hours the first year, 8 hours annually thereafter) - We provide the training.
  • New York State Firefighter I Course must be taken within 2 year of joining (75 hour course, scheduled a couple of nights per week for several weeks)
  • Annual Dues of $3.00 per year
  • Respond when available to our alarms
  • Attend minimum of 6 regular fire company meetings each calendar year (1 meeting held each month)
  • Attend minimum of 9 fire company drills each calendar year (approx. 4 drills held each month)

 

Benefits:

  • Fire service gear provide at no cost
  • Regular Physical examinations provided
  • Service Award Program (payable at age 61)
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Annual Fire Company Family Picnic
  • Annual Officers Installation Banquet
  • Firefighters Room
  • Community Respect
  • Develop New Friendships

 

How to Join:

  • Any Wednesday night submit a completed application with a $5.00 application fee.
  • We will be happy to answer any questions that you may have about our department.

Can your house be found in an emergency?

  1. Numbers must be visible from the street.
  2. Your numbers for easy visibility at night.
  3. Repair or replace aging address number placards, especially on mailboxes that are a distance from the front of the residence.
  4. Prune any bushes, tree limbs or other growth that has covered your house numbers.

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