Is there fire in you?
The majority of firefighters in New York State, and the United Stats as a whole are volunteers. In Queensbury, NY there are no paid firefightres. This means that the people rescuing people and putting out fires at emergencies are people like you! Some are mechanics, law enforcement officers, plumbers, electrictians, real estate agents, business professionals, students, teachers, government employees, and more. In other words, they are people just like you! But they have made a simple decision, a decision to help their neighbors by becoming firefighters and rescuers.
- Interior Firefighters: Does the interior and active supression and rescue work.
- Exterior Firefighters: Offers a supporting role on the fire ground through traffic control, getting tools ready, and assisting getting apparatus to the scene.
- Auxiliary: Help with firefighter rehab at large emergencies and other events.