Service has its rewards.
Not only does being a volunteer firefighter give you the opportunity to serve your community in an exciting and fulfilling way, there are also a variety of incentives available from the government, as well as your local fire companies. These may include:
- Property tax offsets
- State Income Tax Benefits
- Free health checkups
- Free accident insurance
- Tuition Reimbursement (FASNY HELP)
- Length of Service Awards Program
- Free equipment and training
For details on the benefits available in your community, speak with the recruitment coordinator at your local volunteer fire department.