Membership Has Its Privileges
Joining the Delmar Fire Department provides you with many great benefits. You're in for a lot more than just drills, fire and EMS calls. What makes becoming a volunteer so special are the relationships you build with your fellow members. Downtime at the station can be spent relaxing with friends, participating in social events and outings that take place year-round. We even compete in sporting events with a Drill & Racing team as well as a softball league. Along with the social aspects that come with joining, you also can benefit from the networking that happens when you become a member of such a diverse group of individuals.
Service Award Program
The Delmar Fire Department participates in the State of the New York Length of Service Award Program (LOSAP) for volunteer firefighters. Firefighters can earn a monetary award, for each year of active service, collectable when the firefighter reaches his or her retirement age.
The Delmar Fire Department mans two stations in the Town of Bethlehem. Station One, located just behind the Four Corners at 145 Adams Street in Delmar, NY is our main station. Our second station is located at 799 Feura Bush Road in Delmar, NY. Station One offers members a full kitchen, meeting/training rooms, game room, as well as a comfortable day room for duty crews. Our sub-station provides a break room for crews while on stand-by. Also, Station Two is the location of the department's outdoor recreation area. There is a pavilion with a full kitchen and BBQ, additionally the department's regulation softball field is located just behind Station Two. The Delmar Fire District provides physical fitness training facilities through Planet Fitness
A major benefit of membership with Delmar Fire Department is full access to local and state fireman's associations. The Delmar Fire Department and The Delmar Fire District work together to provide all members of the department with full membership to the following organizations:
Fireman's Association of the State of New York – http://www.fasny.com
Hudson-Mohawk Volunteer Fireman's Association – http://www.hmvfa.com
Albany County Volunteer Fireman's Association