Discover the Benefits of a FASNY Membership

As one of the oldest volunteer organizations in the state, FASNY has built a longstanding tradition of serving volunteers like you, providing fire service resources, support and networking opportunities. Please encourage your department to become a full company member today to enjoy benefits from an amazing accidental death and dismemberment benefit and discounted online training to a subscription to The Volunteer Firefighter and much more!

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New York Nonprofit Revitalization Act – What Does It Mean for the Local Volunteer Fire Companies?

The Fire Chief of Main Street Fire Company, a volunteer fire company, has a son who owns a catering company, GoodFood. The Main Street Fire Company hires GoodFood to cater the annual picnic. The event is a success! All is good except that GoodFood is a “related party” and failing to approve the transaction as required by the New York Not-for-Profit Corporation Law could result in the contract being declared void.
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Gas!

We responded one sunny fall afternoon to multiple calls for the odor of natural gas in the area. Upon arrival in the vicinity, we found that a strong smell had permeated the entire neighborhood.
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