The Yaphank Fire Department is continuously accepting applications for membership in the Fire and EMS services. The Yaphank Fire Department proudly serves the residents of the Yaphank, Middle Island, and Medford communities and are looking for dedicated individuals who are willing to learn and serve their community. Below is a brief description of following services the Yaphank Fire Department offers:
Firefighters undergo hours of training on how to protect life and property. Must work as a team with others through various types of rescue such as structure fires and motor vehicle accidents.
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is to provide care and treatment to those in need. Caring for the sick and injured takes a special skill set. Those in EMS need to be able to think on their feet and able to handle stressful situations, to help care for the sick and injured.
Fire Police- An Exterior firefighter or exterior firefighters who are sworn in as peace officers in Suffolk County that help protect the various members and serve fire-ground operations in times of congested traffic conditions.