Due in part to a growing and increasingly complex mission, it has become difficult for New York’s volunteer fire departments to recruit and retain members.
To address this vital need for volunteers, FASNY secured a US Department of Homeland Security Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant. This large award supports a statewide recruitment and retention effort to keep the volunteer firefighters already serving their communities and add an additional 15,000 firefighters by 2015. This will translate into improving fire operations by reducing response times of departments throughout New York State.
Each department has a stake in the success of our SAFER activities. We need you to:
Questions can be
or addressed to:
FASNY Volunteer Programs Office
107 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12210
Toll Free: (855) 367-6933