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“There are ideas to save the volunteer fire departments. But will any work?” – Pennlive

In Uncategorized on July 5, 2016 at 10:25 am

“As fewer people sign up to be firefighters, the future of many fire companies seems to be dim.

“Closing fire companies that have been around for more than a century isn’t uncommon and is becoming an increasing possibility for some.”

Read this article here.


  1. I would sign up but have you seen the CCFD application? An application fee on top of that? I admit I wasn’t looking to fight fires. More like my day job of building electrical, HVAC, vehicle repairs.

  2. Membership dues at volunteer fire departments are not uncommon:

    West Hempfield’s – http://www.westhempfieldfire.com/wp-content/uploads/Membership-Form.pdf

    Mountville’s – http://www.mountvillefire.com/images/Documents/MFC_Membership_Application.pdf

    Blue Rock Fire & Rescue – Member Application – http://www.bluerockfire.com/#!volunteer/c1hmr

    Wrightsville – http://www.wrightsvillefire.com/content/recruitment/

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