Anyone interested in membership may email the
Department or visit us the last Monday of each month at 7
p.m., our monthly meeting night. Should this night be a holiday
we meet the following Tuesday.
Members must be at least 18 years of age, who
are of good character, mentally fit, pass a general physical
exam, background check and reside within the Town of Lima.
New members shall be on probation for six (6)
months. It shall be mandatory to attend all functions (meetings,
drills, truck checks, etc.) unless excused by the officer
in charge, non-compliance, to be acted on by the Executive
All newly elected active members must obtain
a certificate of training from The State Bureau of Fire, within
three (3) years after the election to the Department, for
"Firefighter I" for interior or exterior firefighters
or "Scene Support" for exterior only firefighters,
to maintain membership.
Under a program from Fireman's Association of
the State of New York (FASNY) called the Higher Education
Learning Plan (HELP), volunteer firefighters who apply as
students are eligible to have between 75 to 100 percent of
their tuition reimbursed, depending on their grades.
download the Application for Membership form by clicking here.
Fire Police Information
What Does a Fire Police Person Do?
Responds to all fire emergencies and MVA's
Upon arrival at scene, determine safety
- If possible, check in with scene control officer
Control traffic around the scene
Use proper means to control the traffic
- (i.e. flares, cones, flags, lights, etc.)
As with all active members, must attend
a Monthly Meeting and a Drill at least once a quarter
Always keep yourself and others safe
and out of harms way
Always respond to the requests of the Chief
of the scene coordinator
Always remember, YOU ARE A PEACE
- Do what has to be done in a friendly way
- But, if need be, remember, you have a very important
job to do. YOU are responsible for the safety of all concerned
Junior Fire Fighter
Lima Fire Department has a program to train
future firefighters. You must be between ages 14-21 and a
resident of the Town of Lima.
here for the Consent Form