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!



  • 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



  • 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)



  • 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.