Becoming 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 join.
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 application packet.
To view the Constitution and By-Laws of the Montgomery Fire Department, click here.
A Glimpse of Life in the MFD
(Shots from 2010-2011)