a firefighter is a huge investment of time to the volunteer. Besides
firefighting, the volunteer also has to deal with life's realities like school,
jobs, family, and the multitude of commitments life throws at everyone. Staying
a volunteer is even harder.
The Montgomery Fire Department takes in
between five and six hundred calls each year. Responding to calls, attending
drills, business meetings, attending fire classes to keep up on the lastest
advancements, fundraising and just keeping the apparatus and station clean is
time dedicated to serving the community.
It is a lot of hard work, but the rewards are priceless. If you're considering
becoming a member, stop by on a Tuesday night around 7:00 p.m. and we'll answer
your questions and get you started. Or fill
in the form below and we'll call you!
This form below is not an application, it is an information gathering tool so
that we may contact you further about joining. Someone will respond to your
inquiry within 24 hours, usually by email, and will provide some basic info on
the application process, requirements, training and your request will be
forwarded to a representative of the Company you wish to join. If you state no
preference, you will still be contacted and provided with information.
Regardless if you specify a company or not, the person who contacts you will
inquire when you are available to come to the fire station to get applications
for both Companies and you can then decide which Company you would like to
You MUST be at least 16 years old to join a volunteer fire department in the
State of New York. If you are a 16/17 year old interested in joining, please
discuss joining with your parents or guardians and get their approval before
picking up an application packet. Also, if you are a 16/17 year old interested
in joining, you will have to include a copy of your birth certificate with the
To view the Constitution and By-Laws of the Montgomery Fire Department,