There were 1,140,750 firefighters in the United States in 2013. Of these, 31% were paid and 69% were volunteer. Volunteer firefighting is a rewarding and gratifying experience.
Famous Americans who served as volunteer firefighters include George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Samuel Adams, John Hancock, Paul Revere, Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, James Buchanan and Millard Fillmore.
The Fanwood Fire Department is looking for new members to join our 100% volunteer department. Click the Contact Us link and send us a message.
We will answer any questions and provide you with an application.