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Join the Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Department

If you are interested in becoming a Firefighter or EMT follow the steps below.



To Join

  • Step 1 : Click on the application form on the right
  • Step 2 : Click the "print" bottom at the bottom of the form
  • Step 3 : Fill out the printed copy of the form
  • Step 4 : Sign the bottom of the printed copy
  • Step 5 : Either hand deliver or mail application to:

    Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Dept
    ATT: Vice President
    15 Noel Road
    Broad Channel, NY 11693

Once you have submitted your application to the BCVFD, you will be asked to attend four different tour nights before being eligible to be voted into the department.

The basic requirements of a member is to be over 18 years of age, to attend one "tour" per week, which is 8pm to midnight, and also attend the monthly meeting. Members that live in-town will have a call quota of 1/3 of all calls.

If you have any questions please visit the contact page of this web site and address your questions to the Vice President of the BCVFD.

  Please note that not all members must be firefighters or EMT's. There are many ways a member can help the BCVFD. If you have the desire to serve the community and help people in need then the BCVFD is the right place for you. For over 100 years the BCVFD has protected the community of Broad Channel. The BCVFD serves many roles in the community; everything from fire suppression to emergency medical aid. The BCVFD also acts as a place for the youth of the community to come to, to learn about firefighting and possible prepare them for a future career in the fire suppression service.