As part of Recruit NY, on Sunday, April 24 between 12pm-3pm, the Yaphank Fire Department located at 31 Main Street Yaphank NY 11980 will join volunteer fire departments across the New York state at their respective firehouses for a unified recruitment drive. Not only will Recruit NY be an opportunity to highlight the rewards and responsibilities that come with being a volunteer firefighter, it will also raise public awareness about the need for volunteers.
“All are welcome to join us during Recruit NY,” said Chief Of Department Alex Zeruto. “This is an excellent opportunity for people to meet their local volunteer firefighters and learn a bit more about the fire service. Volunteer firefighters are everyday heroes who dedicate their spare time to helping people in their times of need. We are always looking for new members, and it is our hope that after seeing the incredible camaraderie of the firehouse up close, more people will be interested in becoming a part of our very special family.”
Over the years, the Firefighters Association of the State of New York (FASNY) has worked exceptionally hard to build and deploy a multi-tiered plan for helping New York state’s 1,700-plus volunteer fire departments recruit thousands of new volunteer firefighters across the state by utilizing federal SAFER grant funds for programs including the “Fire in You” advertising campaign, FASNY HELP college tuition reimbursement program and recruitment training classes.
For area residents looking for more information, visit https://yaphankfd.org/ or call us via a non-emergency phone number at 631-924-3200.
Hope To See All Of You There!