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Requirements
  • Be at least 16 years of age or older

  • Be a United States citizen or legal resident

  • Reside within the West Side of Salisbury Township or Allentown's West End

  • Successfully pass a background check through the Pennsylvania State Police

  • Provide at least three reliable references for pre-approval consultation


 
 
 
Benefits
  • Training in firefighting strategies and tactics, cost free

  • Possessing the ability to aid your community during times of need

  • Contentment in answering the call to service and volunteering priceless time

  • Development of critical thinking and leadership skills 

  • Experience in assessing and mitigating intense situations

  • Camaraderie among company personnel

  • Advancement of lifesaving skills that can be utilized throughout life

  • Attainment of official certifications in various operational domains 

  • Uniform, equipment, and training allowances

  • Invaluable networking among emergency services professionals


 
 
Process
 
  • Complete and submit the interest form below

  • Conduct telephone interview and virtual informational session

  • Complete and submit the official membership application (provided via email following the telephone interview)

  • Successfully pass a Pennsylvania State Police background check

  • Successfully be approved by the company Board of Directors

  • Successfully complete a physical examination 

  • Begin the probationary firefighter period


 
 
 
Expectations
 
  • Attend at least 75% of training sessions as a probationary firefighter, held every Monday from 6:30 PM-10:00 PM

  • Successfully complete the probationary checklist after six (6) months of active training

  • Enroll in a specialty course within the first six (6) months of membership dependent on the status of desired membership (i.e. EVOC/Pumps I & II, Firefighter I, etc.)

  • Respond to at least 10% of emergency calls each year once qualified to do so 

  • Actively participate in company public relations events and special assignments

  • Show interest and initiative in learning the basics of the fire service


 
 
 
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Recent Calls
Thu. Jan 7th 2021
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Units from Station 31 responded to a reported gas odor in a commercial structure at 1230 S Cedar Crest Blvd. at 1006 hrs.Crews determined the odor originated from a malfunctioning elevator motor and v...
Sat. Jan 2nd 2021
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E3112 taking in a commercial alarm in the 1200 BLK of S Cedar Crest Blvd. at 1530 hrs.
Sun. Dec 27th 2020
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C3101/E3112/TK3131 assisted Stations 20 (Eastern Salisbury Fire Dept) and 73 on a carbon monoxide incident with victims in the 1300 BLK of Voortman Ave. at 1413 hrs. on 27DEC.
2021 Call Volume
Jan
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Jul
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Aug
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Sep
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