We are Erie County Volunteer Firefighters: More than 5,000 strong. With you we can be stronger!
“Ride a Fire Engine This Weekend” and listen to our RecruitNY Radio Interview on WYRK 106.5 with our Chief Recruiter Tiger Schmittendorf
Click VolunteerNY to find one of the 32 volunteer fire department open houses that might be in your neighborhood this weekend – Saturday-April 26 and/or Sunday-April 27.
Fight Fires. Save Lives. Volunteer Today!
Did you ever wonder whether or not you had it in you to become a volunteer firefighter?
In addition to a big heart and the right attitude to serve your fire department and your community, it also takes a certain level of mental and physical toughness to get the job done. Continue reading
A new video from Fire 20/20 shares the stories of next generation volunteer firefighters and “Why I Chose Fire!”
Different people join the volunteer fire service for different reasons. Some “drive a desk” by day and want the chance to drive a fire engine at night – feeling the adrenaline rush that comes with responding to a real emergency.
A total of 67 Citizens joined their local Erie County Volunteer Fire Department in January-2014.
We’re more than 5,000 strong. With you we can be stronger!
Learn more at iVolunteerFIRE.org
VolunteerNY Open Houses: Saturday-April 26th & Sunday-April 27th.
Check back often as we add to the list of your local volunteer fire departments hosting open houses during VolunteerNY weekend 2014.
Think you lead an active lifestyle?
Don’t have time to volunteer?
DEFINE ACTIVE: Sean Crotty
Sean Crotty started his fire service career as a Fire Explorer with the North Boston Volunteer Fire Company at age 14. Once he became a full-fledged firefighter, he progressed quickly and became one of the youngest fire chiefs in the department’s history.
With a focus on pride, brotherhood and an appreciation for the history — and the future of the fire service — Sean Crotty has grown into his role as a fire service leader. Continue reading